• position

    Film Director

  • when

    May 30th 16:30

about the speaker

Born in 1984 in Tokyo, Makoto Nagahisa became a film director after working in advertising.

In 2017, he wrote and directed the short film And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool., which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival. His feature film, We Are Little Zombies, was part of the official selection for Berlinale and other international film festivals. Upcoming projects include directing a TV series, Sunny, produced by A24.



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This talk will be in Japanese.

Makoto Nagahisa began directing films and music videos while working as a commercial planner in an ad agency. In 2017, he released his first short film, And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool., and in 2019 he released his first full-length film, We Are Little Zombies. His latest project was the advertising short film for Gucci, called Kaguya by Gucci, released in 2022.

Join him as he guides us through his career, discussing his unique visual storytelling, how he chooses to convey emotion in his scripts, and some of his exciting upcoming projects.