- Director, Wonderworld
- Executive Jury - Japan
Based in Tokyo, Naoko has directed a wide range of projects from films and branded content, to music videos. She strives for clear and detailed communication throughout the production process, which attributes to her strong cinematographic delivery and outstanding execution, and brings together her sense of balance between logistical efficiency and artistic approach. Naoko can execute various styles from emotional drama to high-fashion. She has shot over 400 commercials, branded content, and feature films, and works in Asia and globally.