Minami Goto is a Japanese filmmaker. She holds a BA in art history from the University of Tokyo and she obtained her MFA in filmmaking at Columbia University in the City of New York. She has extensive experience working with international crews and has directed, written, and edited a number of short films in both the US and Japan. Minami won the Avex Digital Award for best script and pitch at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia and Jack Larson Award for Collaboration in 2017. In 2020, she participated in the Kyoto Filmmakers Lab and Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival’s Fantastic Film School. These days, she works from her homes in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Shizuoka.
Cobalt Pictures - Japan
Cobalt Pictures is an independent film production company based in Japan. It was founded by Minami Goto in December 2022. Japanese/Filipino co-production Blue Imagine will be the company’s first feature film project.
Projects in development
Outside our Windows by Minami Goto (feature)
Projects in production
Blue Imagine by Urara Matsubayashi (feature)
Rotterdam Lab participants 2023
See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.