Ito Takashi, born 1956 in Fukuoka.
Ito is one of the leading experimental filmmakers in Japan. He graduated from Art and Technology Department of Kyushu Institute of Design in 1983 during which he made a debut with the film SPACY in 1981. He studied under Matsumoto Toshio during college years and learnt about experimental films. Professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design.