Originally from Japan, Motoki came to the US at age of 19 to pursue a life in filmmaking. Since then, Motoki has produced a wide variety of projects, unrestricted by media or format. These include scripted and unscripted film, branded content, and experimental art videos. His work has achieved recognition and awards, such asCannes Lion and D&AD. He founded  Mt. MELVIL, a production company that has since established a global footprint through its international roster of collaborators, ranging from visual artists to filmmakers and storytellers. Through Mt. MELVIL, Motoki aims to continue delivering artistic content in the ever-changing media landscape.