Spledent Media
 
About Us
Splendent Media is a Los Angeles-based film and television production company founded in 2010 by Sakiko Yamada. The company quickly landed its first project, the Al Pacino-directed feature film Wilde Salome, on which Sakiko served as an executive producer. A reimagining of Oscar Wilde's acclaimed and controversial stage play "Salome," starring Academy Award®-winner Pacino, Academy Award® Nominee Jessica Chastain (The Help/Zero Dark Thirty) and Oscar®-winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde), had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in 2011 Salome and Wilde Salome London premier was held at the BFI on the 21st September.

Sakiko Yamada and Splendent Media are currently producing the upcoming feature motion picture Attack on Titan, along with Harry Potter producer David Heyman and Heyday Films, Inc. The project will be a live action adaptation of the world-reknown manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama.It’s set up at Warner Bros, with director Andy Muschietti (the IT franchise) attached.

The company has several feature film and television projects in various stages of development and production.


Sakiko Yamada
President / CEO

Sakiko Yamada is a private investor and the founder/CEO of the Splendent Group, founder of FOOD LOSS BANK and the President of Academy of Gastronomy Japan.

She is an executive producer of the Al Pacino-directed feature film Wilde Salome which won the Jeager LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice Film Festival in 2011 and currently working on "Attack on Titan" with Heyday Films and Warmer Brothers.

For her extensive humanitarian efforts, she was named as a Veuve Clicquot "Woman of Influence" in 2010 by LVMH.

She was the youngest Advisory Board Member for St. Vincent's "Meals on Wheels" Los Angeles, one of the country's largest privately-funded charity organizations. She also served as a committee member and protocol consultant for various charity events hosted by Sir Richard Branson and his mother Eve Branson in conjunction with Virgin Unite, the entrepreneurial foundation of the Virgin Group. In addition, she served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Japan America Society of Southern California, a non-profit educational organization founded in 1909 to build economic, cultural, governmental and personal relationships between the people of Japan and America.

In 2011 she was appointed to serve as founding President of the International Academy of Gastronomy (AIG which works with Unite Nation (FAO), WHO, UNESCO, EU etc) of Japan, the first official Academy in all of Asia. This Academy has chosen as one of the expert organizations for the Cabinet Office's Cool Japan Projects.

She is also an Ambassador for Los Angeles City's SDG 5 "CHANGE" Network to work on the Gender Equity with the Mayor and the City team.

She founded FOOD LOSS BANK to focus on sustainability to protect the environment but also to make sure corporations are financially sustainable as well by doing good.

She is a member of Culture Vision Summit for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and she has given some lectures in 2017 to the Liberal Democrat Party how to promote and brand Japanese Culture on the global stage.

She is a member of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, a member of the Charter Institute of Public Relations and certified as a Protocol Officer by the Protocol School of Washington®.

She has appointed to be a Japanese Ambassador of Distinction and Elegance to Monaco in 2019.

She was born and raised in Tokyo, where she graduated from University of the Sacred Heart and has spent 18 years in the USA, UK and Singapore.

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