Short shorts Festival director ShokoTakegasa
While studying English Language and Culture at Sophia University in Tokyo, she gained experience working at a movie theater and at Tokyo International Fantastic Film Festival as a volunteer. She also studied Film at the University of Minnesota, USA.
She joined SSFF & ASIA in 2015 and served as Programming Manager, where she is in charge of festival programming, hospitality, and international relations. She also worked for Tribeca Film Festival as a Shorts screener and participated in Nordisk Panorama and Soria International Short Film Festival as a jury member. From February 2021, she works as Festival Director at SSFF & ASIA.