Thomas Beswick - Filmmaker in Tokyo

Thomas Beswick

I'm a filmmaker in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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My activity

About me

I enjoy directing a wide range of projects including music videos, documentaries, and short films. I usually work in a small team, but often work alone as a one-man shooter.

I have a genuine passion for storytelling.

If you are looking for a director contact me at

My Creations

  1. A series 1 of 3 that I directed for Sakeden.

    I was very lucky to experience how different breweries make different sake.

    Directed: Thomas Beswick
    Cinematography: Sam King
    AC: Jason Taylor

  2. A series 2 of 3 that I directed for Sakeden.

    I was very lucky to experience how different breweries make different sake.

    Directed: Thomas Beswick
    Cinematography: Sam King
    AC: Jason Taylor

    September 14th, 2019

    Music by KΣITO

    Directed & Edited by Thomas Beswick

    Titles by J. Scuderi

    Special Thanks to Youki Beswick, Schabbi, Emma Sundin, and all the models involved!

  4. Kuma Foundation is an exhibition that crosses genres including modern art, cutting-edge technology, entertainment, and more, providing a platform to showcase future creators.

    In 2019 I covered Kota Isobe's event 'Shadow after Shadow'.

    'Shadow after Shadow' is a VR experience design concept engineered, performed and directed by Kota Isobe (Kotaisobe... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  5. Directed, Shot, and Edited By: Thomas Beswick
    Dancers: Minachi and Yusuke
    Choreography: Minachi

  6. This project was completed long distance between Portland Oregon and completed in England. The video was to accompany the photos taken for 'Jane's Vanity', a curated fashion boutique which hand picks selection of high quality garments in Europe.

    If you are looking for an editor for your project, please don't... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  7. The City (16mm short film)

    11 December 2015

    'The City' is an art film from the streets of Manchester. The film is not only a portrait of the city, but it also has a loose narrative of a city being born. The film also explores people and location to give a thourough perspective of culture from Manchester's streets.

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  8. We rarely see 16mm being used these days due to the practicality of digital technology. Video technology is getting better and better, but we shouldn't forget how powerful the film medium is, and how much it can teach us about filmmaking.

    'The New Rule' was my first ever project on... continue reading (1, 0 images)

  9. A super 8mm film documenting travels from Tokyo to Osaka.

    Shot and edited by Thomas Beswick

    Kodak vision 3 500t

    Music by Martin Ballou.

    The film was also used in a collaborative project working together with Jesse Freeman. The collaborative project was entitled "Winter Mondays, Summer Sundays".

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  10. This was a project that showcased the many interesting exhibits hosted at the 2019 Matsudo international science festival.

    Thank you to all the visitors and staff at the Matsudo Science museum.

    Video credits:
    Director & Camera: Thomas Beswick
    Edited by Thomas Beswick & Sam King

  11. 2020 Filmmaker Reel

    24 June 2020

    I am a freelance filmmaker & video editor based in Tokyo. This showreel is comprised of work that I have shot or edited. Please visit my site if you would like to see more of my work.

    please feel free to contact me at

  12. The Metropolis

    21 July 2018

    'The Metropolis' is an art film filmed in Tokyo.

    The film is my personal representation of Tokyo, and what I hope is a rare stripped down view of the city and it's outskirts.

    I planned to make this film when I first moved to Japan, but after much consideration and... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  13. BTS shot for SAY SAY - STORIES

    Big Thanks to James Latimer!

  14. Here is a music video I shot B cam on.

    dir. Vick Okada
    dop/edit/color Jason Taylor
    B cam. Thomas Beswick

    Special Thanks to Hibrid Entertainment, Wasted Youth, afterbase.

  15. Here is some BTS I shot.

    Edited by Rambo Akira.

    Big thanks to Luke!

    : )