While at USC in 1997, Sori worked on VFX of Titanic directed by James Cameron. After returning to Japan in 2002, he directed his first film Ping Pong, which was won Best Film and Best Director at the Japan Academy Awards. He produced the 3DCG animated film Appleseed in 2004 and directed the 3DCG animated film Vexille 2077 Japan Isolated Country in 2007. He was selected as the opening work for Locarno International Film Festival and invited to many international film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival, which is a global hit. In live-action movies there are ICHI and Tomorrow’s Joe.