Members of ASIFA-Japan

Kiyoshi NISHIMOTO

Kiyoshi NISHIMOTO
CONTACT
tel: +8180-3157-9665
E-mail: nkilla@nifty.com
PROFILE

Born in Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
After graduating the Commercial Design Department (currently called: Visual Communication Design Department) at Musashino Art University, Tokyo, in 1975, Nishimoto worked as the Reserch Assistant of Imagery Course at the same Department until the term expired in 1981. Since then, he has been working as a freelance animator on various animation including exhibition softwares for Expos and museums, CM, promotional videos, TV science programs, etc. Also, Nishimoto worked on software development in the early days of interactive media using computer.
Since 1985, together with his creative work, he has also been involved in animation education as a lecturer at Musashino Art University, and then, served as a professor at Musashino Art University from 2005 to 2021.

WORKS / PRIZES
2022 » "Animation - Shapes and movements inspire imagination"

(Single-authored book, Tokyo, Japan: Musashino Art University press)

2000 » "Laughing Moon"

"Laughing Moon" won the Grand Prix of short film department in Media-City Seoul International Animation Festival 2002.

1981 » "Laminated Structure"

"Animation - Shapes and movements inspire imagination"

"Animation - Shapes and movements inspire imagination"
©Kiyoshi NISHIMOTO, 2022

"Laughing Moon"

"Laughing Moon"
©Kiyoshi NISHIMOTO, 2000

"Laminated Structure"

"Laminated Structure"
©Kiyoshi NISHIMOTO, 1981