Shiro Tokiwa was born in Fukuoka. He started his career as a freelancer director in 1999. Besides working as a director and screenplay writer of film, advertisement, and animation, he also works as a designer of CD jackets for the Japanese singer Yosui Inoue. His short film "Crayfish", made in 2010, received a Best short Award and an Audience Award at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2010. He is active in various fields, having created the music video "Winding Road" for Elephant Kashimashi, a promotion video for the X-Box game "GEARS of WAR," and commercial clips for Nissan Motors "N-Links, Oh Reiji Abe, " and Sapporo Beer "Nectar Sour."
Movie (Director / Screenplay)
2011 "The Eclipse's Shadow"
starring Tatsuomi Hamada,Hirofumi Arai,Nao Minamisawa,Tomorowo Taguchi
(Cambodia International Film Festival: Special Invitation)
(Kaohsiung Film Festival: Special Invitation)
(LA EIGA fest: Special Invitation)
(Asiana International Short Film Festival: Special Invitation)
(Doha Tribeca Film Festival: Special Invitation)
(Short Shorts Film festival & Asia2011: Special Invitation）
(Short Shorts Film festival & Asia2010 :Best Short Award & Audience Award)
(Kamakura Eizo Festival2012 :Best Short Award)
2008 "99%" a suicide" starring Itsuji Itao,Asami Imajuku,Reika Kirishima
(Okinawa International Film Festival :Special Invitation)
2006 "FILM KILLERSTREET（Director’s Cut)"
(ORICON RANKING#1 First Document Movie of Southern All Stars）
CM / Television (Director / Planning / Animation)
TOYOTA “DREAM CARS”
AVIVA “AVIVA Free trial”
XBOX "GEARS of WAR"
NISSAN "N-Link, Oh Reiji Abe"
SAPPORO BREWERIES "NECTAR SOUR"
Google "Google PLACES"
SONY "CINEMA KABUKI PROJECT"
NHK "SUTEKI NI HANDMADE" opening
Design (Art Direction & Design)
YOSUI INOUE "MORI HANA SHOJORIN”
ITSUJI ITAO & KAZUNOBU MINETA "MUSIC"
Bard Syrup "SUKINAHITOYO"
Kamakura Eizo Festival2012 :Best Short Award
Short Shorts Film festival & Asia2010 :Best Short Award & Audience Award
Athens International Film Festival: Special Invitation
Puchon International Film Festival: Special Invitation
Okinawa International Movie Festival: Special Invitation
New York festival: Finalist