11 projects

Megumi meguru tenri

Chance Maker’s film crew participated in the branding project of Tenri, Nara Prefecture, Japan. During the first year of the project we filmed the daily lives of the residents of Tenri in an effort to attract more people to move to the city. For the second year of the project, we collected footage of the workers of Tenri into short documentaries in order to promote migrant workers coming to the city.

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朝日ウッドテック THE JOURNEY OF “杢-Moku”

Beginning as a rare wood seller in the Osaka Shipyard in 1913, Asahi Woodtech has worked in adaptation to the environment to change the way Japanese people think about home flooring. Chance Maker’s film crew went to capture the incredible manufacturing process that takes lumber selected and sourced in North America to a finished product in Japan. These two short films aim to convey the inner workings of a [...]

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Sacred Food 聖なる食

Artists from east Asia were invited to join this special dining event, Sacred Food, hosted by chef Masayo Funakoshi. This documentary was made with the intention to capture that evening.

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(This series of films is presented only in Japanese.)

2014年から2017年にかけて行われた滋賀県のブランディングプロジェクト「MUSUBU SHIGA」に映像監督、メディア監修として参加。滋賀がこれまで”培ってきた魅力を、新しい視点をもったデザイナーやアーティストとともに調査・再発見し、出会ってきたモノを繋ぎあわせながら、滋賀県のこれからを伝えていく6編で構成される。

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Nara Food Caravan

Chance Maker joined Nara Food Caravan, the team of Masaya Funakoshi who was the director of food for the Culture City of East Asia 2016 Nara to produce this film. Nara Food Caravan is a research team that produces a variety of content through their research surrounding the culture and history of food. This collection of short films became the feature length documentary An Empty Vessel which was completed in [...]

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IBM BlueHub Phase 2

IBM BlueHub is an incubation program offered by IBM and several partner companies. Chance Maker created a film capturing the program’s second session. These six short films feature startups and the people who support them in their efforts to drive innovation in farm tech, visa application, mental health, VR, and the automotive industry.

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This film was produced in coordination with the release of the XSR900 motorcycle in Japan — the first step in delivering Yamaha’s vision of “NEO RETRO” style. This motorcycle represents a return to form for Yamaha, inheriting many of the traditions that made their first motorcycles so special, while also breaking new ground using cutting-edge technology.

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Reading Aesthetics 閱讀美學

(This series of films is presented only in Chinese.)
由台北歷史建築改建成的圖書館——VVG Chapter 好樣文房落成,為推廣閱讀文化,製作三部以人物為主的短片,分別是習武少女、廣播節目主持人、台灣茶店主,探索各種閱讀的態度。

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TOUR DE SANDWICH is a project about traveling by bicycle to gather inspiration from people, places, and ingredients, and using that to create sandwiches. The project is composed of four short films following Lucas B.B. (editor in chief of PAPERSKY) and a chef as they visit Onomichi, Hirosaki, Shizuoka, and Kagoshima.

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MilK FilM

“(This series of films is presented only in Japanese.)

パリで誕生した雑誌MilKの日本版である「MilK JAPON」の映像コンテンツ集。Nicolas Buffe / ニコラ・ビュフと、Hervé Tullet / エルベ・チュレ、二人のフランス人アーティストを主題とした短編ドキュメンタリー。”

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MUJI Campground

(This project is presented only in Japanese.)

This is Chance Maker’s first commercial film after the completion of INSPIRING POEPLE & PROJECTS. Our film crew stayed on site at Mujirushi Camp to film the experiences of the people there.

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