Home town:Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Shuuichi Kakesu was born 1957 in Chiba Prefecture Japan. He is a graduate student of Japan Academy of Moving Images and the founder and current representative director of editing studio Jay Film. He started working at editing studio Okayasu Promotion where he studied under Okayasu Hajime himself. In 1990 he founded Jay Film or reorganised Kakesu Henshuushitsu an editing studio he founded previously into Jay Film. He was the first to introduce the nonlinear editing system in Japan in 1994. Kakesu won an Association of Media in Digital Award in 1996.