Masashi Niwano is the Festival & Exhibition Director for the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). He is a Bay Area native who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Production from San Francisco State University. Masashi has been associated with CAAM for over a decade. Prior to re-joining CAAM as Festival & Exhibition Director, Masashi was the Executive Director for the Austin Asian American Film Festival between 2006-2009. He is also an active filmmaker, who has worked on numerous films and music videos that are official selections at Outfest, Newfest & South By Southwest.