Mayumi Yoshida


Mayumi Yoshida
Region: Vancouver BC
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Bio

Born in Japan, raised in three continents, Mayumi Yoshida is an actor, writer, director, based in Vancouver, BC. She is known for her role as Crown Princess (The Man in The High Castle, Amazon Prime) which got her a nomination for Best Emerging Actor at UBCP Awards. As an award-winning writer/director, Mayumi has been a leading force in emerging Asian-Canadian Cinema. She’s an alumna of Women in the Director’s Chair Career Advancement Module, Women in Focus Mentorship at Whistler Film Festival and currently the participant of the inaugural WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Access Writers Program. She recently was also selected to be part of TIFF Netflix Talent Accelerator Fellowship and TIFF Writer’s Studio for 2022. Her directorial debut short film “AKASHI” which she wrote and acted in as well, has won Outstanding Writer out of 4500 films at NBCUniversal Short Film Festival, Best Female Director at Vancouver Short Film Festival, Matrix Award for outstanding achievement in a short film at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival and many more awards internationally. “TOKYO LOVERS” which was guerilla shot in Kyoto and Tokyo with three crew members, has won Best Performance Award at Vancouver Asian Film Festival, and Best Short at Japan Film Festival LA. In 2019, Mayumi received the Newcomer Award at Vancouver Women in Film Festival’s Spotlight awards for her success in multiple fields. Her latest Harold Greenberg funded short film “In Loving Memory” co-directed with Diana Bang(Karaoke Mamas) and written/starring Andrea Bang(Kim’s Convenience), is currently on it’s festival run. Mayumi is currently in development of her first feature film, and she is repped by Gersh, Atlas Literary and Characters Talent Agency.


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