While working on numerous projects as a filmmaker, Kakimoto is also active in advertising photography and artist portraits as a photographer.
In 2021, Kakimoto worked on the main visual and titles of the Taiga series “Seiten wo tsuke”. The movie “Koi suru kiseichuu” directed by him was released the same year. He has also presented many photography works as a contemporary artist inside and outside of Japan. He was selected for the international art exhibition "Ripples across the Water 2021”. In 2023, he exhibited at the Asama International Photo Festival 2023 “PHOTO MIYOTA”. This year he has also held at Canon Gallery 50th Anniversary Special Exhibtion, the “As is” exhibition by Kensaku Kakimoto.

He’s also active as a modern artist working on numerous photographies internationally.
This summer his work will be shown at an international art exhibition named “Mizu no hamon”.

Film Awards:
Nominated at Tribeca Film Festival 2021 in “Art and Soul” and “Shining Star” category.
Best picture at Global Shorts 2020 and London International Film festival.
Video of the Year at Space Shower Music Awards in 2019.
2016 ACC Grand Prix, in addition to numerous awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, One Show Design, London International Awards, New York Festivals, AD STARS, Spikes Asia, ADFEST, and the Adobe WW Sales Conference Film Festival and many more.