Japanese filmmaker based in Montreal, Daïchi Saïto studied literature and philosophy in the USA and Hindi and Sanskrit in India before turning to film. His work has screened at numerous venues worldwide, and his film Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis won the Best of the Festival Award at the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Jury Grand Prize at the 16th Media City Film Festival. Co-founder of the Montreal-based artist filmmaking collective Double Negative, Saïto also serves as Co-Director of CinemaSpace at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts.
Chiasmus, 16mm,b&w, sound, 8 min, 2003
Chasmic Dance, 16mm, b&w, silent, 24fps, 6:30 min, 2004
Blind Alley Augury, super8, color, silent, 18fps, 3 min, 2006
All That Rises, 16mm, color, sound, 7 min, 2007
Green Fuse, super8, color, silent, 18fps, 3 min, 2008
Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis, 35mm, color, sound, 10 min, 2009
Never a Foot Too Far, Even, double-projection 16mm, color, sound, 14 min, 2011