Makoto Kamiya

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Makoto Kamiya
Makoto Kamiya
Born October 6, 1965
Tokyo, Japan[1]
Occupation Special effects director,
visual effects supervisor, director
First work Another Way (1988)[1]
Notable work Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
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Makoto Kamiya (神谷 誠,   Kamiya Makoto) is a Japanese director and visual effects supervisor. His career in kaiju eiga began in 1989, when he worked as an assistant director to Koichi Kawakita on Godzilla vs. Biollante. After serving as the 1st AD to Shinji Higuchi on Shusuke Kaneko's Heisei Gamera trilogy, Kaneko recruited him as director of special effects for Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack. Kamiya later reunited with Higuchi for the latter's 2006 film Sinking of Japan, and has also directed effects for Toho et al.'s Gantz, Gantz: Perfect Answer, and I Am a Hero. Kamiya remains active in the Japanese film industry, having directed the CG-animated movies Resident Evil: Degeneration and Resident Evil: Damnation, and acting as the VFX supervisor for many of Shinsuke Sato's films.

Selected filmography

Assistant director of special effects

First assistant director of special effects

Director of special effects





This is a list of references for Makoto Kamiya. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Heisei Godzilla Chronicle. Planned and supervised by Koichi Kawakita (2nd ed.). Kinema Junpo. 14 July 2014. pp. 232–233. ISBN 978-4-87376-319-4.CS1 maint: others (link)


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