Director's Reel


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The Other Side Trailer


1 minute

Featured Films


The Other Side



Winner - ECA by International Cinematographers Guild

Winner - The Best Short at Sacramento Asian Film Festival

Sukiyaki with Love



Semi-Finalist for NBC Universal ShortCuts

Silent Shame


Beijing International Movie Festival
Winner - Golden Duck Awards
Action On Film International Film Festival
Winner – Best Political Statement Movie
First Runner Up – Best Documentary
End of the Pier International Film Festival
Winner - Best International Feature Film
Accolade Competition
Winner – Best of Show
San Gabriel International Film Festival
Winner – Best Feature Documentary


Akiko has an impeccable character. Her dedication to her work is simply outstanding. Her drive and vision are equally on par, keeping her crew and talent in the moment and on point. As for experience, Akiko brings plenty to the table, directing in multiple genres.


                                                                        - Jason Hampton - Freelance Filmmaker Group Owner


Akiko is not only her great talent as a director, but also her work ethic, professionalism and dedication with which she is pursuing her career. She is passionately committed to bringing her voice and style to the big screen.

-James Yi - Producer



Official Site of Akiko Izumitani