Management Division

Shiro Tokiwa

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."


  • Profile

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)

2010 "Crayfish"
  (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)

2005 "Falling Distance 4'1".Birds"
  (Puchon International Film Festival :Special Invitation)


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
etc.


Design (Art Direction & Design)

YOSUI INOUE "MORI HANA SHOJORIN”

ITSUJI ITAO & KAZUNOBU MINETA "MUSIC"

Bard Syrup "SUKINAHITOYO"

WINTER LOVE SONG
etc.


Awards

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

Tokyo Interactive ad awards;Bronze: