He is a filmmaker, artist, and translator raised between New York and Tokyo. He took part of Berlinale Talents Tokyo and the Sundance Screenwriters and Directors Lab program. He wrote and directed The Chicken, a short film which was praised in publications such as Variety and Cahiers du Cinéma and was selected at Locarno and New York film festivals. Recently, Filmmaker Magazine named him one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He is now in production for his debut fiction feature, Earthquake.


Ryūichi Sakamoto | Opus (2023, D'A 2024), Sugar Glass Bottle (short film, 2022), The Chicken (short film, 2020)