Takashi Makino

Takashi (Cross-cutting subjects)

Takashi Makino graduated in Cinematography / Sound Recording from the Film Department at the Nihon University College of Art (Japan) in 2001, and studied film, lighting and music under the Quay Brothers at Atelier Koninck in London in 2001. Makino gained his skills in film and videos while he was collaborating as a Colourist on various filmography, CF, and music videos, from 2001 to 2011. He has been screening his works since 2004. He captures video of ready-made objects, including natural and human phenomena and cities, using various formats. He then layers and configures them during editing. His organic yet imaginative films, which seem to burst all boundaries, are highly regarded internationally. Makino is currently based in Japan and presents movies, music, installations and audiovisual performances around the world. Makino was awarded the Tiger Award at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in 2011 and has also received various awards at several international film festivals, including the Hamburg International Short Film Festival and the Moscow International Film Festival. He was also awarded the Grand Prix at the 25FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival. His cinema works have been screened in over 120 cities around the world.

Last update of this profile: 2021