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Artist Details

Randall-Okita

Randall Okita is a Canadian visual artist and filmmaker whose work includes sculpture, rich media, physically challenging performance or stunt-work, and beautiful imagery. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Randall has lived and worked in Japan, Vancouver and Toronto.

Okitas visual artworks have been shown in both group and solo exhibition, and commissioned. His films have been awarded both nationally and internationally, have been broadcast on television and screened at festivals and theatres around the world. 

His work has been supported by industry and artistic leaders such as The National Film Board of Canada, The Harold Greenberg Fund, Telefilm Canada, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council. 

Randall is a regular panelist and jury member for film festivals and arts councils, has participated in the Directors Lab at the Canadian Film Centre, The Berlinale Talent Lab, and the National Screen Institute’s Diverse Director Program. Okita is an active member of the arts community dedicated to exposing youth and young adults to filmmaking, and cultivating the advancement of fellow filmmakers at all levels of experience.