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Xavier Marchand, CEO and co-founder
Xavier was Chief Operating Officer at Los Angeles based JBI Studios, a leader in audio and video production for foreign markets. Upon returning to Tokyo from California, he founded Japan Video Production, combining his expert knowledge of video with his passion for Japan. Xavier has a master’s degree from University of Tokyo in Japan, and a BS from Ecole Polytechnique in France. He speaks fluent English, French, and Japanese.
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arnaud-photo-resizedArnaud Kamphuis, COO
Arnaud has over ten years of experience with all aspects of filmmaking, from production to cinematography to editing. In addition to directing several shorts and promotional videos, he has worked on numerous TV, corporate, and fiction projects for dozens of clients.
Arnaud holds a BS degree from Northeastern University. He is also an experienced user of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D, and Adobe After Effects. He speaks fluent English, French, Mandarin Chinese, German and Japanese.
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Chikako Yamada Japan Video ProductionChikako Yamada, Director of Client Services and co-founder
A Tokyo native, Chikako started her career in retail and hospitality, and was subsequently in charge of the launch and management of the United Arrows Cafe in Harajuku, a joint venture between leading Japanese retailer United Arrows, and design firm Age Corporation. Chikako co-founded JVP in 2011 and takes care of our local client base.
Chikako graduated from Caritas College, and is a Certified Food Coordinator. She speaks fluent English and Japanese.
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