Norihiro NIWATSUKINO

freelance-director, writer, editor / Tokyo Japan


BIOGRAPHY


Born April 6, 1981.

Started filming while attending the Kyushu Institute of Design in Fukuoka. After graduating from the Graduate School of Design at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, he moved to Tokyo and started working as a freelance director and also a screen writer.

He has directed various video works includes live-action, music video, animation, etc... His short film "Strawberry Jam" (2010) was invited to various film festivals in Japan.
Also his first animation series "Onizushi" has won high reputation.

"Suffering of Ninko" (2016) is his first feature film.


FILMOGRAPHY


2004-2006 (student films)

  • "heavy smoke, innocent lirht" - 81min
  • "RGB(Relation Goes By...)" - 10min
  • "OZ"(オズ) - 66min
  • "YUMEDORI"(ユメドリ) - 90min

2010 "Strawberry Jam" (イチゴジャム) 32min

  • 10th TAMA NEW WAVE Un Certain Regard "Official selection"
  • 32th PIA FILM FESTIVAL PFF AWARD 2010 "Official selection"
  • SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-CINEMA FESTIVAL 2010 Short Length Competition "Official selection"
  • 15th MITO SHORT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL Competition "Official selection"
  • 3rd SHIMOKITAZAWA FILM FESTIVAL Competition "Official selection"
  • 5th HIMEJI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL "staff selection"

2016 "ONIZUSHI"(オニズシ) 4min x 3


2016 "Suffering of Ninko"(仁光の受難) 70min

  • 35th Vancouver International Film Festival "Dragons and Tigers Series"
  • 21th Busan International Film Festival "A Window on Asian Cinema"


CONTACT


【Mail】 mailtricyclefilm.net