Takuro Ishizaka, Cinematographer, JSC

Takuro Ishizaka is a cinematographer based in Los Angeles, California and Tokyo, Japan. Originally from Kawasaki City, Japan, he grew up in a family of director and writers, which naturally sparked his interest in the production business. He graduated from Chapman University, where he specialised in cinematography.

Renowned for his work on the entire “Rurouni Kenshin” series, now available on Netflix, Takuro Ishizaka has breathed new life into the realm of traditional Japanese samurai films. Through his captivating cinematography, he has skillfully showcased mesmerizing movement and aesthetics. This series stands as a testament to the successful adaptation of manga and anime into live-action films, with all five movies securing the top spot at the box office in Japan and various Asian countries.

His passion and expertise in the latest camera technology and post-production have led him to collaborate on product launches, including Canon C500, Panasonic Varicam, Zeiss Radiance, DJI Ronin 4D, and Red Komodo.


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