Katsuhito Ishii

Birthday:

12/31/1966

Place of birth:

Niigata Prefecture , Japan:

Biography:

Katsuhito Ishii is a Japanese film director. After graduating from Musashino Art University, Katsuhito Ishii got a job at Tohokushinsha Film and began directing commercials in 1992, receiving numerous awards in this field. His first short film The Promise of August, shot in 1995, went on to receive the Japanese Film Grand Prix in the Fantastic Video Section of the 1995 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival. He made his feature debut with Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl, based on the visual novel by cult manga artist Minetaro Mochizuki and starring regular collaborator Tadanobu Asano. Ishii quickly followed his success with another box office hit, Party 7 (2000), which featured Masatoshi Nagase, Yoshio Harada and Tadanobu Asano among others. Between the years 2001 and 2002, he created a series of short films including the 3D animated dialogue piece Hal & Bons and the 2D animated space opera Trava Fist Planet. Among other commercials and select TV projects including the short Black Room which starred Takuya Kimura, and Music Power Go Go!, He collaborated with Production I.G for the animation sequence of Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill: Volume 1. In 2004, his fourth feature film The Taste of Tea won Best Feature Film at the Hawaii International Film Festival. In 2006, he co-directed the feature film Funky Forest with fellow Japanese film makers and old school friends Shunichiro Miki and ANIKI. He founded his own production company, Nice Rainbow, in October 2006. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Film Credits

キューティーハニー (2004)
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Production Credits

Halo! Junichi (2014)
Director
Gambo (2013)
Screenplay
スマグラー おまえの未来を運べ (2011)
Director
レドライン (2009)
Writer
そらそい (2008)
Director
山のあなた 徳市の恋 (2008)
Director
山のあなた 徳市の恋 (2008)
Editor
ナイスの森 The First Contact (2005)
Director
ナイスの森 The First Contact (2005)
Screenplay
茶の味 (2004)
Director
茶の味 (2004)
Editor
茶の味 (2004)
Writer
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Animation Director
Trava: Fist Planet (2003)
Director
Trava: Fist Planet (2003)
Writer
Frog River (2002)
Story
Party 7 (2000)
Director
鮫肌男と桃尻女 (1998)
Director
鮫肌男と桃尻女 (1998)
Writer