Retsu Motoyoshi is an award winning filmmaker based in NY. He studied film directing at the School of Visual Arts in NY, where he made a couple of narrative and documentary films, with focuses on the interpersonal relations against the background of the present society and the culture. His film “the day, the summer” was screened at the NEW FILMMAKERS and the Williamsburg International Film Festival, and his documentary “The Changing Tradition”, thematically related to “the day, the summer”, was given the best short documentary award at the NY EURASIAN FILM FESTIVAL. In 2012, he joined the producing team for the sequel of the award winning feature documentary “Herb & Dorothy 50X50”, which was widely distributed and well received in the US and Japan. Retsu is currently developing his new narrative film “Dirty Cloth”.