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Randall Okita

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Randall Okita is a Japanese Canadian artist and film producer-writer-director. He was the recipient of the inaugural John Dunning Discovery Award which was presented at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. The award is given to the best micro-budget film of the year (production budget under $250K) which has had a theatrical release or been accepted to two approved Canadian festivals within the year. It was for his debut feature film The Lockpicker, which came after a series of successful shorts. We list his credits as a Director first.

Official website
Also see: The NFB at Sundance

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Machine with Wishbone (2008, short)
Fish in Barrel (2009, short)

Transmission (2010, short)
The View in Passing (2010, short, documentary)
No Contract (2011, short, documentary)
Portrait as a Random Act of Violence (2013, short)
The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer (2014, short)
Ben Heppner: Moving Through Music (2016, short, documentary)
The Lockpicker (2016)
The Choir (2026, short)
Brand Canada (TV-2017, documentary)

The Book of Distance (2020, short, documentary)
See for Me (2021)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Machine with Wishbone (2008, short)
Fish in Barrel (2009, short)

No Contract (2011, short, documentary)
The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer (2014, short)
Ben Heppner: Moving Through Music (2016, short, documentary)
The Lockpicker (2016)

The Book of Distance (2020, short, documentary)
See for Me (2021)

Credits as a Producer:
5 Card Stud (Associate Producer, 2005)
The French Guy (Line Producer, 2005)
Machine with Wishbone (2008, short)
Dare to Care (Associate Producer, VR-2008, short, documentary)
Fish in Barrel (2009, short)

The View in Passing (2010, short, documentary)
The Gesture (2011, short)
No Contract (2011, short, documentary)
Seed of a Deadbeat (Executive Producer, 2012)
Corvus (Co-producer, 2012, short)
Portrait as a Random Act of Violence (2013, short)
Love Bent (Executive Producer, 2014, short)
The Lockpicker (2016)
Bitches Love Brunch (Executive Producer, 2018, short)

TV Series:
On Your Feet (Series Producer, 2009)

See For Me, movie, poster,