Daïchi SAÏTO

Nationality: Japanese

Originally from Japan, Daïchi Saïto is a filmmaker based in Montreal, where he co-founded the artist film collective Double Negative. His film Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis (2009) was named one of the "150 Essential Works in Canadian Cinema History" by Toronto International Film Festival in 2016. At Rotterdam, Saïto won a Tiger Award for Short Film with Engram of Returning (2015). His book of short prose Moving the Sleeping Images of Things Towards the Light is available from Le laps in Montreal.

6 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

ENGRAM OF RETURNING
2015 / 35mm / color / sound / single screen / 18' 30 / 80 €
distribution: 35mm
NEVER A FOOT TOO FAR, EVEN (double screen)
2012 / 16mm / color / sound / double screen / 14' 00 / 70 €
distribution: 16mm
  TREES OF SYNTAX, LEAVES OF AXIS
2009 / 35mm / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 38 €
distribution: 35mm
  ALL THAT RISES
2007 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 7' 00 / 27 €
distribution: 16mm
CHASMIC DANCE
2004 / 16mm / b&w / silent / single screen / 6' 00 / 22 €
distribution: 16mm
  CHIASMUS
2003 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 8' 00 / 27 €
distribution: 16mm