13 projects

An Empty Vessel 空の器

This is the trailer for a feature length documentary film which takes as its subject the artistic expression of chef Masayo Funakoshi. By bringing together director Hiroo Ninomiya, cinematographer Masato Indo, composer Takeo Toyama, and chef Masayo Funakoshi, this film rejects notions of “story” and “continuity” in favor of the individual expression of each person involved, becoming a compilation of time as [...]

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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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Off-road Mania

Yamaha Motors’ off-road bikes have a history of 47 years. This seven-part film series features re-edited found footage and testimony from the engineers who developed the products and technology that changed the off-road world as well as the legendary riders that embraced them.

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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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PATO LOL MAN is a two-piece band featuring Watanbe and Takeo Toyama who also handles music production on CHANCE MAKER’s most important films. This music video was shot completely improvised over the span of two days, and edited together to form a continuous 15 minute long film. This film has received much acclaim outside of Japan, particularly in Europe.

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Film for 324

(This film is presented in Chinese with English subtitles.)
紀錄片「WHY DO THEY “MAKE” NOW?」所延伸出的作品,在藝術家—楊忠銘/Yang Chung-Ming個展中放映。中編ドキュメンタリー作品「WHY DO THEY “MAKE” NOW?」に登場するアーティスト、楊忠銘  / Yang Chung-Ming の個展にむけて、本編の未使用カットを使って再編集した短編。

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(This film is presented only in Japanese.)
INSPIRING PROPLE & PROJECTSで音楽を担当したミュージシャン、小栗栖憲英と制作したミュージックビデオ。“音楽が現れる瞬間”をコンセプトにして、ミュージシャンと撮影隊のセッションによって実験的に映像化された作品。瞬間をただ採集することに徹し、編集の最後まで何一つ定義しない方針で、音楽を映像に閉じ込めた。

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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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We feature OKA SKATEBOARDS on the first trailer of “Inspiring People & Projects”.
OKA SKATEBOARDS is a handmade skateboard collaboration between Furniture Maker Yoshiro Mizokami and Art Director James Gibson.

Creating a beautiful product utilizing the know-how of furniture making, overcoming the language barrier, skateboard riding in a quiet leafy green town surrounded by mountains.

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