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Welcome to my filmic gallery highlighting the best of my nine years of visual storytelling escapade.

stroll on and enjoy your stay. 

COMMERCIAL

DIRECTOR REEL

commercial

2020

highlights of  commercials I directed, expressing my focus in  LIFESTYLE and COMEDY.

Bad day

 

Square One Insurance Services
ROLE:
 
Director

Cinematographer

Editor

resonance of nature

voyager guitars

role: director

director of photography

editor

soundtrack composer

Bubble wrap 

Square One Insurance Services
ROLE: Director

Cinematographer

Editor

What makes you, you?

21Q

Role: Director

editor

soundtrack composer

a guide to new beginnings

metro Vancouver life

role: director

editor

colourist

 
 

ABOUT

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Shimon is a commercial and narrative film director with an eye for cinematic imagery and authentic performances.

 

He has directed compelling TV/web-based commercials and branded content for clients across the globe in industries including insurance, real estate, music, and mobile apps.

Shimon’s multidisciplinary talents include storyboarding, cinematography, editing, music composition, sound design, colour grading, and motion graphics. With these skill sets, he’s able to carry out projects from concept-development to production, and through the final stages of post-production.

 

He is passionate about illustrating the complexity of multiple perspectives and creating a human connection through narrative storytelling. As well, Shimon is constantly experimenting with the newest technology to innovate the form of digital filmmaking. His short film Rain received an award for best technical execution and his more recent short film Ambitions had its premiere at the world’s largest youth film festival.

 

Shimon was born in Tokyo and raised in Vancouver, and began creating films at a young age. He thrives to tell gripping stories for brands and narrative films with aesthetic consistency and timely delivery through constructive teamwork.

 

He is currently working on scriptwriting, soundtrack compositions, and a plethora of branded content-related projects.

Role: Director

 “Best Drama Student Short”  FOR "Ambitions" 

@ Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. August 2018

"Best Technical” (Execution) for "Rain "

@ Vancouver Island Short Film Festival. 2014

Role: Cinematographer

“Best Music Video” for "Renminbi Tips"

@ the National Film Festival for Talented Youth. 2014

“Best Music Video” for Skipping Stone

@CineYouth. 2015

 AWARDS
STUDIES

Bachelor’s Degree in Motion Picture Arts. May 2019

Capilano University. North Vancouver. BC

Dean’s List

Visual Theory. Advanced Digital Workflow. Professional Development.

Lighting for Digital Imaging and Film. Computer Science.

Producing. Screenwriting. 

Directing.

 
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Ambitions

2018

drama. surreal.

 

role: director

co-writer

soundtrack composer

NARRATIVE

A promising young actress strives for applause,

but her dream turns into nightmarish reality.

dude.

2019

drama. absurd.

role: Director

writer

Matthew is 16. he wants to impress, but fails to impress.

so he tells the camera to stop filming.

but it doesn't.

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ENGAGE

email me any inquires regarding cool projects.