by Tom Newton
*Mari will be appearing in a Netflix feature film "KATE" to be released this year.
*"Not to be Unpleasant, but we need to have a serious talk" received The “J.F. Costopouls Foundation” Award at Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2019.
*"Not to be Unpleasant, but we need to have a serious talk", a Greek film by Giorgos Georgopoulos is premiering at Austin Film Festival Oct 26&28th.
*SURFER'S PARADISE has been chosen for Amazon All Voices Film Festival. The pilot will be available to watch free on Amazon Prime(or for purchase) until 6/24! Ratings and reviews will be taken into the judges' account.
*New interview on The Japan Times
*New reel is up!
*SURFER'S PARADISE will be screening at QFLIX Philadelphia on 3/31 and WICKED QUEER Boston LGBTQ Film Festival on 4/3.
*Mari has wrapped US-Japan co-production The Story Game by Jason Lau.
*MOTH by Mackenzie Sheppard is out online. It has been chosen as Vimeo's Short of the Week and Staff Pick. Watch here
*Trailer for pilot project SURFER'S PARADISE is out. Watch here.
*Short film COIN LUNCH by David Allen won the Audience Award at Monmouth Film Festival. Watch teaser here.
*Mari is in the new PANASONIC commercial
*"JIMAMI TOFU" screens at The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and San Francisco CAAMFest
*Mari is in the new "YAKUZA 6" commercial for SEGA
*Mari is in the new beats by dre commercial
*"JIMAMI TOFU" screening at Sonoma International Film Festival on 3/22&3/24
*"JIMAMI TOFU" screening in Berlin 2/21 at Moviemento Kino Berlin
*Appeared in short film "Donny the Drone" by Mackenzie Sheppard starring Guy Pearce
*"JIMAMI TOFU" starring Mari won Best Narrative Feature Audience Award at Hawaii International Film Festival
*Trailer/Interviews and Kickstarter page for pilot "Surfer's Paradise" is out! Check it here
*Wrapped "Unpleasant" directed by Giorgos Georgopoulos in Greece
*Shot music video for The Birthday Girls "Tiger Girl"
*Now represented by KP Talent Management in UK and Greece
*"Jimami Tofu" screening at Hawaii International Film Festival Nov 9&11
*Face of Michail Gkinis AW2017
*Interview for WAttention! Singapore is out in this month's issue
*Wrapped a supporting role in a Japanese feature, more info coming soon
*Wrapped the leading role in pilot "Surfer's Paradise" in Czech Republic