Naomi Iwamoto


A young female doctor decides to come out to her Japanese family, only for her dad to beat her to it.

Naomi Iwamoto is a Japanese-American television writer and filmmaker who grew up in Los Angeles. She is currently a Producer on Silk at Amazon, and previously staffed on Connecting (NBC), Twenties (BET) and Happy Together (CBS).

Her film, Lost & Found, was included in Ryan Murphy’s Director showcase and Women Behind the Lens at Paramount Studios. Prior to working in television and film, Naomi wrote for LA Weekly and Los Angeles Magazine. She holds an MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and undergraduate degrees from UCLA in Political Science and Asian American Studies.

The daughter of a sushi chef, she loves a good slice of fish and probably has mercury poisoning. Naomi devotes her work to creating full, complicated, and honest renderings of humanity on screen for both television and film.


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