Shane Sato

Shane Sato has spent most of his career working in publicity and advertising in the U.S. and Asia.  He has worked in many aspects in the Asian American community photographing for movies, magazines, and events for over 30 years. With the help of people like Scott Fujita, he hopes that he can continue his passion project of Nisei American Veterans’ portraits, and that these images and stories will never be forgotten. He continues to work in his Los Angeles Arts District Studio, and his work and info is at www.shanesato.com.

Updated October 2017

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Scott Fujita

Over the weekend I was working at the Japanese American Bar Association Annual Fundraising Gala. A fantastic organization that supports lawyers and speaks about issues with Japanese influences. Every year they have a great show with well deserved awardees. This year I was happy to meet Scott Fujita, Super Bowl Champion, producer from the award winning documentary Gleason, and creator of the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” There was a long line of ladies wanting to take a picture with him…..If I just had a quarter for each picture this year!

He told his story about growing up in Oxnard the ...

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