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Kaihei Shiota

Kaihei Shiota

Date of Birth
April 2, 1987
Kaihei SHIOTA was born in Tottori and raised in Tokyo Japan.
He studied film critics at Yokohama National University, and after graduation, he worked in planning and producing films, commercial films.
In 2016-2017, he served as a jury member of the film selection at the Pia Film Festival (Japan's largest independent film competition).
In 2017, he co-founded EIZOH LABORATORY INC.
In 2018, he co-founded the creative label MOTION GALLERY STUDIO in collaboration with MOTION GALLERY, the leading creative crowdfunding platform in Japan.
He produced films including The Ark in the Mirage(2015) and West North West(2015).
- The Ark in the Mirage was premiered at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Forum of Independents: Competition).
- West North West was premiered at Busan International Film Festival 2015 (New Currents).
EIZOH LABORATORY INC. was founded as a film production company managed by producer Kaihei SHIOTA.
Recent works include feature film, TV commercials.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2011 5windows
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 hottamaru・days
Movie (Live-Action) 2015 A SCENE
Movie (Live-Action) 2015 Flightless Bird & Merry-Go-Round
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 The Ark in the mirage
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 WEST NORTH WEST
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Tottori Winter Story

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2012 Grand Prix (short) in Beverly Hills Film Festival Japan 5windows
2015 2016 Japan Media Art Festival (Japan) Entertainment Division - New Face Award hottamaru・days
2015 SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA 2015 official selection A SCENE
2015 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Forum of Independents: Competition) The Ark in the mirage
2015 Busan International Film Festival 2015 (New Currents) WEST NORTH WEST