Production Information
Title: Hannari - Geisha Modern

Producer/Director/Writer: Miyuki Sohara

Producer/Writer: Kentaro Kajino

Co-Producers: Matt Temple, Takako Ishikawa, Mizuho Osawa

Asocciate Producers: Keita Okuda,Kaori Nara Turner,
Shoichi Izumi, Kosuke Fukazawa, Aiko Yamamoto


Conslutants:
Margaret Murphy, Jane Murphy

Directors of Photography: Akihiko Nihonmatsu, David Waldman

Camera: Kohno Hironori, Kentaro Kajino, Hidetaka Ito, Junpei Kikuchi

VE: Yoshinori Noda

Editor: Yusaku Mizoguchi, Kentaro Kajino, Miyuki Sohara,
Yuji Sasaki, Aiko Yamamoto

Music Composer: Mizuho Osawa, Matt Temple

Sound Mixer: Matt Temple

Sound Design: Takako Ishikawa

ADR: Matt Temple

Narrator: Maxwell Caufield, Kentaro Kajino

Photographer: Yuto Hirakakiuchi, Kentaro Kajino

Graphic Design: Cosmo, Masako Nikuma

Art Director: Keiko Nelson

Cordinator: Toshihiko Kita, Katsufumi

Location: Kyoto, Japan & New York

Release Schedule:
Nov, 2006 (USA)

Format: High Definition

Length: 95 minutes

Producer/Director/Writer: Miyuki Sohara
Based in Los Angeles and Japan, She has 13 years of experience as a TV announcer and a radio DJ in Japan and USA. Borrowing from her stint at Dentsu Prox, a major production company in Japan, Miyuki has also produced, coordinated and consulted on many events and plays as well as both short and feature length films. Miyuki has studied classical ballet from a very young age, mastering many other dance disciplines from ballroom dancing, in which she has won national level competitions, to traditional Japanese dance. Miyuki has been studying and training alongside the geisha in both Kyoto and Tokyo for several years. Miyuki is a member of the Screen Actor's Guild of America.

Music Composer: Mizuho Osawa
Olympics Synchronized Swimming Team of Japan 1995 - present, World's Fair Nagoya Exposition 2005

Music Composer & Sound Mixer: Matt Temple
Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson, King Of the Hill, etc

Re-Recording Mixer / Composer: Matt Temple
Mel Gibson`s Passion of the Christ- Sound Designer, plus many other movie/TV Sound Design, composing and mixing credits.

Post Production Editorial & Music Supervision: Takako Ishikawa
Emmy Award Recipiant 2004 - outstanding Sound Editing for a Series.
Many other American TV/Movie Sound Design and Editing credits.

Sakura Production USA, Church Audio Post
ミリエンフォト , Cosmic Sheba, Silk Wave Co., ブライトワン
(株)Jax, おふぃす 勝ふみ Planet Kids Keiko Nelson

協賛 Sponsors:
Nihon Wasou Holdings, Inc.
Yakult U.S.A., Inc.

Asahi Beer U.S.A., Inc.
Mori Building Co
Architects Studio Japan
, Victor Company of Japan LTD
JVC Entertainment Company LTD
Value Create, John F. Daly
ALLFOTO, Tsubakiyama Acupuncture

Media Support
Kyodo News, Yomiuri News paper, Kyoto News Paper

協力 Special Thanks:
JETRO New York Los Angeles
JAPAN FOUNDATION (LOS ANGELES)

Kyoto Prefecture / 京都府
City of Kyoto / 京都市
OKINI ORG / (財)京都伝統技芸振興財団

島原輪違屋
祇園新地甲部組合
祇園甲部歌舞会
上七軒歌舞会
先斗町歌舞会

上七軒御茶屋組合
祇園甲部御茶屋組合

先斗町御茶屋組合
宮川町御茶屋組合

西陣織工業組合
京の花の街ネットワーカー後援会

(株)川島織物
(株)八木源かつら
(株)染の聚楽
山武扇舗店
鷲尾染工
手描友禅
八千代旅館
鳥居本
キヌ美容院
山分物産(株)

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