Culture

12 projects
 

An Empty Vessel

A feature-length documentary about the chef Masayo Funakoshi, which was screened in Paris and Kyoto in 2018.

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Sacred Food 聖なる食

The major collection of the Mori Art Museum consists of works by East Asian artists. This video narrates the artistic dinner banquet “Sacred Food” organized by the chef Masayo Funakoshi in the Museum.

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Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “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. Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania

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PATO LOL MAN “RADAR GIRL”

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

A short film derived from the documentary WHY DO THEY “MAKE” NOW?, screened in YANG Chung-Ming Solo Exhibition.

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SOUND DAWN

Music video filmed in cooperation with ogurusu norihide—the composer of “Inspiring People & Projects (IPP)”.

Presenting the moment when the music is made, this is an experimental film in which the music and video creators interact and become the source of one another’s inspiration. Each tries to capture the fleeting notes and images. No segment is defined until the editing is completed. From [...]

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TOUR DE SANDWICH by PAPERSKY

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

About MilK JAPON, the Japanese version of MilK Magazine from Paris.

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INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS 03 “PATO LOL MAN”

“INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS” is an independent documentary project devoted to inspirational people and things.

The third chapter is dedicated to Takeo Toyama’s band—PATO LOL MAN. With Takeo Toyama on analog synthesizer and clavinet, and Watanbe on drums, what kind of music is this two men-band trying to make? The three episodes will take the audience into the recording studio [...]

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INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS 02 “KONBU DOI”

“INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS” is an independent documentary project devoted to inspirational people and things.

The second chapter is dedicated to Konbu Doi, a konbu shop founded in 1903 with a mission to protect the food culture of Osaka. Junichi Doi, fourth-generation proprietor of Konbu Doi, has been working on various activities with his father, third-generation proprietor [...]

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INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS 01 “OKA SKATE BOARDS”

“INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS” is an independent documentary project developed during the early stage of CHANCE MAKER. All about inspirational people, this series of documentaries devotes to honor their perseverance and to exploring their ideas. Moreover, our core values are presented throughout these videos.
“OKA SKATEBOARDS”, a series of three documentaries, is a [...]

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