Yohei Taneda

“I think that to have a goal to become a production designer is somewhat similar to dreaming of becoming a film director. I mean, it isn’t enough to do academic studies, you need talent and opportunities, and more than anything, you have to be a person who really loves films.”


Born in 1960 in Osaka, Yohei Taneda grew up in Kanagawa Prefecture and studied fine art at Musashino Art University in Tokyo. While still a student, he began his professional career in cinema as assistant to the artist Sawako Goda on the Japanese-French co-production Fruits of Passion (1981, also known as The Story of O Continued, or Shanghai Ijin Shokan ...

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