"Mako demonstrated qualities that I demand and value in filmmaking.... Her knowledge and experience in narrative filmmaking contributed greatly to flesh out the emotional journey of our real-life characters." - Michael Mann
Executive Producer of WITNESS
"Mako Kamitsuna’s editing creating a kinetic sense that plusses the otherwise spare action."
- Ronnie Scheib, Variety
"Mako displays a keen sense of rhythm and pacing, apportioning the flow of imagery in carefully calibrated segments that challenge the viewer.... The result is a visual orchestration integrating quick-edit intensity and contemplative, elegiac tranquility - a threnody in the key of vexed moral reflection."
- Carey Monserrate, Cross Currents