Naoko Tajima is an internationally acclaimed award-winning director based in Tokyo. During her 9 year employment at Hakuhodo Products, she worked alongside agency creatives which led her to understand the full creative process of advertising as well as strong communication strategies and skills. She has shot and directed over 300 TVCs, branded films, and feature films. Her signature TVC, Amazon Prime’s “Lion Dog”(2016) was aired globally, shortlisted at Cannes, and won best audience award in Japan. Her past film and commercial works as director and cinematographer has been awarded at Cannes Film Festival, Hollywood Film Festival, Cairo International Film Festival, Tokyo Short Shorts Film Festival, Moving Pictures International Film Festival and many more.