Macoto Tezka was born in Tokyo in 1961. He started making films on 8mm at high school. His works were recognized by Nagisa Oshima and the other admirable film directors. While still in university, he made numerous films, television and video appearances.
Macoto Tezka has developed his career as a producer and director, digital software and events and successfully continued his film career drawing attention through his innovative style of works. In 1999, he has gained an international reputation for his film called ‘Hakuchi: the innocent’ which played at The Venice International Film Festival.