Makoto Kamiya

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Makoto Kamiya
Makoto Kamiya
Born October 6, 1965
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Special effects director,
visual effects supervisor, director
First work Another Way (1988)
Notable work Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)

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 special effects director for Godzilla vs. Biollante under Koichi Kawakita. 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 visual effects supervisor for many of Shinsuke Sato's films.

Selected filmography

Assistant director of special effects

1st assistant director of special effects

Director of special effects





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