OGINO, Shigeji

荻野茂二, 1899-1991

Film: Rhythm

  • pioneer experimental filmmaker / animator
  • started making films in the late 1920s with a Pathé Baby
  • reputed to have made over 400 "small-gauge" films between the 1920s and 1976
  • post-WWII, he set up the Ogino 8mm Film School
  • experimented with 8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm film stock
  • experimented with tinting and colouring film stock
  • used a wide variety of film stocks including Kodachrome and Sakura Color Film
  • made home movies, travelogues, experimental films, animation
  • won many awards both at home and abroad throughout his career including the First International Film Contest in Budapest in 1935. This event was organised by the Hungarian Small-Gauge Film Association


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