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Kazutaka Watanabe

Kazutaka Watanabe

English level
Business level
Kazutaka Watanabe worked in a range of film industry and film festival positions before establishing his company, E.x.N K.K., in 2014 to plan and produce films from A to Z. He had produced 3 features, 2 are co-production, and 1 short film. Since 2017, he works as a coordinator at Rough Cut program in Yamagata International Documentary FF. He once in a while holds screening workshops for the locals in Japan to experience what it is like to observe films/footages, he met while working.
E.x.N K.K. is a Film Production that plans, produces, and makes subtitles for films and audiovisual media. It creates films from international and local perspectives in Asia using a style unbound by country or nationality.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Ganguro Gals Riot
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 Passage of Life
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Bleached Bones Avenue
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Along the Sea

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2017 Best Asian Future Film Award - Tokyo IFF [Asian Future] Passage of Life
2018 Jury Award - Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival Passage of Life
2018 Geber Award - Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival Passage of Life
2018 Mocha Chai Award - Fukuoka International Film Festival NEO CINEMAP Fukuoka Living Funeral【tentative】