Emiko Omori Biography

Omori began her career as a cinematographer in 1968.  She has freelanced as a cinematographer on many award-winning documentaries.  In 1991, she wrote and directed the highly acclaimed drama, Hot Summer Winds, a co-production of American Playhouse and KCET. In 1999, her documentary/memoir, Rabbit in the Moon, about her family’s confinement in a World War II American concentration camp, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was broadcast on POV, and won a National Emmy and numerous other awards. With Wendy Slick, she co-produced and directed Passion and Power:  The Technology of Orgasm which premiered at Lincoln Center in New York.

Producer/Director Emiko Omori