|Writer: MY CINDERELLA (2008 pre-production) produced by Ben Efraim
Writer (first draft): STREET OF DREAMS (2007 pre-production) produced by Fred Roos, written by Roger Towne (“The Natural,” “The Recruit”), directed by De Felitta.
Writer: FAME ON ICE (2002) option deal with producer Robin Krause (Sub Rosa Productions)
Writer: SEAMLESS (2000) produced by Tri Vision Entertainment, starring Shannon Elizabeth (“American Pie,” “Scary Movie”), distributed by Artisan Entertainment
SEAMLESS was written while working for SHOWER PRODUCTIONS (Los Angeles, CA)
Mr. Tanaka was Chief Development, created and wrote original feature screenplays. He has credits on numerous corporate sponsored projects for companies such as BMG and TV Tokyo.
Development: 3 NINJAS MEGA MOUNTAIN (1996) distributed by Tristar
Pictures 3 NINJAS MEGA MOUNTAIN was written while working for SHEEN
PRODUCTIONS (Hollywood, CA). Mr. Tanaka was responsible for creation and development of numerous feature film scripts, working directly with the producer and the director, aimed at the domestic market as well as the Asian market.
Producer & Director: PETRA (1992) produced by Winnie Pictures
Award: Gold Medal, 20th Japanese Media Film Festival (1992)
Award: 1st Place, 24th CA Media Film Festival (1991)
Screened at the DGA (Director’s Guild of America) in 1992, hosted by William Friedkin (“French Connection,” “The Exorcist.”)
Producer & Director: EMBOLISM (1989) produced by New Zodiac Entertainment
Award: 1st Place, 24th CA Media Festival (1990)
Award: Runner Up, 6th Vision of U.S., sponsored by AFI (1990)