About

Bill Tanaka is a photography/ director duo based in Amsterdam.
Since 2008, we've been working on local and international campaigns in both photography and film.  

We seek our challenge in solving the conceptual and practical difficulties around commercial image making, creating valuable and strategically impactful content at the highest creative standard. We select our team per job as we work with the best people possible to achieve the best results for our clients. 
Above all, we know the importance of a good coffee on set!!  

Clients include
(in no particular order)

Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Converse, Western Union, Fox, Vifit, T-mobile, Mercedes, Tedx, PLAN Nederland, Longfonds, Aer Lingus, Shiwi, Phillips, 3FM, ASR, Vodafone, Aegon, Hema, Onitsuka Tiger, Sony Music, Glue Jeans, Lidl, Affordable Art Fair, Meer dan Voetbal, Shiwi, Tele2, ING, Footlocker, Zeeuws Museum.

Agencies include 
(in no particular order)

Achtung, Anomaly, Havas Lemz, 180, DDB, Vice, We are Pi, United state of fans, TBWA, JWT, Kingsday, Kessels Kramer, Van Lennep, N=5, 310K, Kern, R&D Dept, Kern, Doom & Dickson, THEY, John Doe, Stone Twins.

Awards

D&DA award, London
3x Panl award, Netherlands
ADCN shortlist, Young director, Netherlands
Eurobest
YDA shortlist 2012, Cannes