Ikeda Akira

Ikeda Akira

IKEDA Akira (1976, Japan) studied English Literature at the Bunkyo University in Tokyo. He made his first feature film, Blue Monkey, in 2006 and received the Audience Award at the Pia Film Festival. His film Anatomy of a Paper Clip (2013) won a Hivos Tiger Award at IFFR 2014. Ambiguous Places (2017) premiered at Tokyo International Film Festival. The Blue Danube (2020) is his fourth feature.

Filmography

Blue Monkey (2006), Landscape to Fly (2008, short), Yamamori clip koujou no atari/Anatomy of a Paper Clip (2013), Uron na tokoro/Ambiguous Places (2017), The Monster and the Woman (2018, short), Kimajimegakutai no Bonyarisenso/The Blue Danube (2020)

Ikeda Akira at IFFR