Yutaro Keino






In Thy Kingdom by the Sea

Official Selection New Asian Currents at Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2019

Poster designed by A. Lubera







In Thy Kingdom by the Sea (23min/Documentary) | Poland





Dom Zapomnienia | House of Left-Behind (23min/Drama) | Poland





Taki Wspaniały Dzień | On Perfect Day (16min/Drama) | Poland




Zeszłego Roku u Bezdomnych (Documentary) | Last Year at Vagrants' | Poland




弔いの火 | The Mourning Fire (85min/Drama) | Japan Trailer 2014





Diary Summer 2016




Music Compositions




Photo took by Alex Raczyński (originally coloured)



Yutaro Keino was born in Tokyo, Japan. He graduated from Waseda University.There, he started and was an editor for a film magazine before leaving to Poland.
While in Tokyo, he met important filmmakers in person.Later he went on studying at Polish National Film School in Lodz.
Recent films include a black & white fiction We Won’t Have Our Time Again (2021) on a pickpocket in the city of Lodz,
a documentary In Thy Kingdom by the Sea(2019) featuring families of sailors by the Polish seaside.
He has learned filmmaking personally under the tutorship of a Hungarian director, Bela Tarr.
In thy Kingdom by the Sea
(2019) entered competition "New Asian Currents" at Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2019.

Film Production Wytwórnia Yutaro Keino is an official member of KIPA (Krajowa Izba Producentów Audiowizualnych, [Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw]) and completed program KIPA Akcelerator.

Yutaro Keino also took part in a program IMPAKT held by Wladyslaw Slesicki Film Foundation
(Fundacja Filmowa im. Władysława Ślesickiego) and developing a feature -length fiction project.



Born in Tokyo.

B.A., graduated from Waseda University School of Humanities and Social Science, Theatre and Film Arts in 2013.

2010-2011 Completed one year study abroad program at the University of California Irvine.

2013-2014 FAMU, Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic. M.F.A, Cinema & Digital Media in Directing. Left.

2015- PWSFTviT, The Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź, Poland. M.A., in Film and Television Directing.

2010 Oct. Released the first issue of a film magazine Cinema Critique Mirage (映画批評 MIRAGE) as an editor & writer. Six more issues have been released since then.

Sticky Film Production Collective, Numa no Kai.

He received grants from Program for Upcoming Artist sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan.

Recieved Scholarship from Polish Government, Ministry of culture and education.





2013年 早稲田大学文学部演劇映像コース卒業

2010−2011年 カリフォルニア大学アーバイン校留学

2013−2014年 チェコ国立プラハ芸術アカデミー映画学部 FAMU シネマ・デジタルメディア監督科修士課程中退


2010年10月− 映画批評MIRAGEの発刊 編集・執筆 以来6号を刊行

Sticky Film Production Collective、沼の会


平成30年度文化庁新進芸術家海外研修制度研修員選出 専門映画演出

『海辺の王国』(In thy Kingdom by the Sea) 山形国際ドキュメンタリー映画祭2019コンペティション「アジア千波万波」にて上映