What you'll see:
Tsukiji Fish Market
Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Tournament
Shinkansen Bullet Trains
Yudanaka Outdoor Onsen
Jigokudani Snow Monkeys
Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony
Fushimi Inari Shrine/Gates
Camera: Canon 5DMK3 with Magic Lantern firmware and LightForm Cinema C preset, shot mostly at 60p.
Lenses: Canon 24-105mm 4.0 IS and the Canon 50mm 1.4
Edited on: Premiere CC
Color correction: Colorista II and Film Convert Pro 2
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This work is a shocking early face mapping work. A buzz of 5 million views was born in a week.
It became the roots of the face mapping series.
This work is the theme of Japanese identity.
While feeling that Japanese are losing confidence, where is Japan 's identity?
What is the universal value that Japan can transmit to the world?
Elements of Japan's identity such as Japanese traditional beauty, future technology, Japanism, etc. were pursued and integrated by members and collaboration members of kuwahara hiroto, Paul Lacroix, and Jin Hasegawa.
Finally, when Android face transforms, grotesque dark mask appears from inside.
It seems that it is a metaphor for a strange anxiety towards the future brought about by technology that continues to evolve at phenomenal speed.
nobumichi asai (planner / producer / director / technical director)
hiroto kuwahara(makeup artist)
paul lacroix(technical director)
jin hasegawa (cg designer - spade)
takashi ishibashi (cg designer - spade)
ayaka motoyoshi (production manager -p.i.c.s.)
aya kumakura (production manager)
kazuhiro nakamura (colorist - mcray)
kenji nakazono (photographer - creative studio works)
kimihiro morikawa (photographer - shooting & lighting)
rhea tor’s inc.
k.furumoto (hair - &´s management)
yuka sekimizu (model - satoru japan)
spice (optitrack motion capture sensor)
hideaki takahashi (music - mjuc)
hiroshi sato (projector instruments - amsa)
A journey through the heart of Japan with my Girlfriend.
Directed, filmed and edited by: David Parkinson
Music: Bon Iver - Holocene (Message to Bears Remix)
Places we visited:
Filmed on a 5Dmk3 with magic lantern RAW. About 10% of the video was shot without RAW.
Glass: 24-105, 16-35, 50 1.2, 35 1.4 // Also used a glidecam 2000
Edited in Premiere CC and Graded in Resolve. Some of the shots were slowed down further using Twixtor.