Jes Kalled - Filmmaker in Tokyo

Jes Kalled

I'm a filmmaker in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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About me

Hello ~ I'm Jes and I just moved to Tokyo from Sendai. After three and half years of teaching English, I finally quit my job and moved here to go after my dreams. I love storytelling. All forms of it. I'm looking for work in filmmaking, radio/podcasting, photography, writing, and/or illustration. To learn more about me and what my story is you can listen to my podcast, Aliens and Moonbeams, or you can read my article on Savvy Tokyo. Would love to hear your story <3

My Creations

  1. About two months ago I moved to Tokyo, from Sendai, Japan to follow my dreams. I quit my stable English Teaching job so that I could pursue opportunities in Filmmaking, Podcasting, Illustrating, Writing, and various other creative fields. In this video I was the videographer, editor, and sound scorer. I... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  2. Ep. 6

    10 March 2018
    Ep. 6

    "Sometimes I feel like Tokyo will eat me alive if I'm not careful." NEW PODCAST EPISODE: Last year at the Tokyo International Film Festival, I interviewed two journali...

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  3. It's been three months trying to make it in Tokyo. I don't miss Sendai, but at the same time I kind of do. Mixed feelings = mixed collage.