The Whispering Star (Hisohisoboshi,ひそひそ星)
Fires on the Plain (Nobi,野火)

43rd Toronto International Film Festival

43rd Toronto International Film Festival

I was in charge in the Lighting of 塚本 晋也 / Shinya Tsukamoto’s new film tittled “
映画『斬、』/ Killing(Zan) ”
Following the announced exhibition at the Venice International Film Festival Main Competition, Killing(Zan) will also have its North American premiere, at the most important preliminary skirmish of Academy Award’s greatest film festival, the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF 2018) On September 6 – 16th
It was the only Japanese movie that exhibited during the Masters programme
(Masters programme are films made by acclaimed and established film makers that reflects on history, focuses on personal introspection and takes a critical look on society.)

Masters programme Lineup here ↓↓
・3 Faces Jafar Panahi | Iran North American Premiere
・Ash Is Purest White (Jiang Hu Er Nu?) Jia Zhang-ke | China/France North American Premiere
・Divine Wind (Rih rabani) Merzak Allouache | Algeria/France/Qatar/Lebanon World Premiere
・Hotel by the River (Gangbyun Hotel) Hong Sang-soo | South Korea North American Premiere
・Killing (Zan) Shinya Tsukamoto | Japan North American Premiere
・Loro Paolo Sorrentino | Italy/France World Premiere
・Our Time (Nuestro Tiempo) Carlos Reygadas | Mexico/France/Germany/Denmark/Sweden North American Premiere
・Peterloo Mike Leigh | United Kingdom Canadian Premiere
・The Image Book (Le livre d’image) Jean-Luc Godard | Switzerland/France North American Premiere
・The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat Ag?ac?) Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Turkey/France/Germany/Bulgaria North American Premiere
・Transit Christian Petzold | Germany North American Premiere

Full schedule coming on August 21 !
For more information about the movie, click on this link.
#TIFF18 #birdswithoutnames #Killing  #TheTokyoNightSkyisAlwaystheDensestShadeofBlue #ShinyaTsukamoto
#SousukeIkematsu #YuAoi

Katsuyuki Nakanishi
Born on 1984 in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture. Graduated in Vantan Film and Movie Institute major in film director. The fourth graduate of JSC Cinematographers assistant upbringing cramming school. While he was studying in Tokyo, he was also working with Director Shinya Tsukamoto's movie at the same time. After that, he became part of the lighting department of Toei Studios Kyoto, studied under Kiyoto Ando and Takashi Sugimoto. In these movies, he worked as an assistant lighting director with Takashi Sugimoto in "Chacha - Tengai no Onna"(2007) and Kiyoto Ando in "The Fallen Angel"(2010). He work as a freelancer since 2011 and became part of these latest movies as a lighting director of Director Yang Ik-June's ”Shibata and Nagao"(2012), Director Keisuke Yoshida’s ”Himeanile”(2016), Director Kohki Yoshida’s ”ThreeLights"(2017), Director Hiroshi Ando’s ”Moon and Thunder" (2017) and Director Shinya Tsukamoto’s ”Killing” (2018).

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