I do features/music videos/commercials. I specialize in underwater work as well. Have experience shooting Greenscreen and VFX on 35mm, S16mm, and HD.
I have a complete camera/grip/electric crew if needed.
Ian Takahashi has been in the industry since 1999.
Equipment / Gear / Software
Filters, custom built rigs/gear from other films. If it doesn't exist, we'll figure out a way to make it.
Clients / Credits
- Commercial - GAP - 2005 winter campaign
- Fox / Comedy Central - Borat (pick ups, reshoots, Tv spots)
- Commercial - Universal - Greenscreen plates of Puppies for Beethoven's Big Break DVD release commerc
- Commercial - Democratic National Party - 2008 Campaign Add (never aired)
- Feature - Sleeping Dogs Lie - Dir. Bobcat Goldthwait - (Sundance 2006, Toronto 2006, London 2006) Th
- Feature - The Singularity is Near - Dir. Anthony Waller - Releasing 2010
- Feature - The Dead Sleep - Dir. Vicky De Mey - Releasing 2010
- Feature - Faux - Dir. Kirsten Severson -
- Feature - Underwater Consultant - Unreleased Lion's Gate Feature - 2011 release?
- Short - Rez Runner - Dir. Sydney Freeland - Disney / Buenna Vista - festival circuit
- Music Video - Banda Machos "4 Messes" - Dir. Omar - Sony BMG
- Music Video - Killswitch EnGage "Arms of Sorrow" - Dir. Aggressive -
- Music Video - Sukshinder Shinda "Balle" - Dir. Jose Montalvo - MovieBox (london)
- Music Video - The People "The Kids", "The People" - Dir. Rich Ragsdale
- The Above are just highlights...
Associations / Organizations
Awards / Honors
- Bank of America Award - Trades and Industries
- Aurthur Hailey Award - Outstanding achievements in Creative Self Expression
- Golden Addy - Advertisement award 2005, GAPkids ad
- Best Music Video - (LA) Downtown film festival
- Nominated: Best Cinematography Sundance 2006
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