Born in Tochigi in 1982. With his brother and film composer, Yuji, founded the production group Foolish Piggies Films in 2013 and began making films in his hometown. He wrote and directed And the Mud Ship Sails Away (2013), 7 Days (2015), and Poolsideman (2016), which won the Japanese Cinema Splash Award. Party 'Round the Globe marks his 4th film at TIFF.
|Staff||Executive Producer/Screenplay/Editor/Director/ : Hirobumi Watanabe
Executive Producer/Music : Yuji Watanabe
Director of Photography : Bang WoohyunProducer : Hideki Watanabe
Producer : Akemi Watanabe
Picture Book : Kojiro Imamura