Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Hideyuki Hirayama

Hideyuki Hirayama

Director
Date of Birth
September 18, 1950
Career
Born in Fukuoka. Graduated from Nihon University College of Art, Department of Braodcasting. Hirayama entered the movie industry when he started to work as a line producer for the title ”Seishun no satsujinsha” in 1976. He made his debut as a director with the movie ”Maria's Stomach” in 1990.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 1990 Maria's Stomach
Movie (Live-Action) 1992 The Games Teachers Play
Movie (Live-Action) 1995 Haunted School
Movie (Live-Action) 1998 Begging for Love
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 Turn
Movie (Live-Action) 2002 The Laughing Frog
Movie (Live-Action) 2002 OUT
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Sword Of Desperation
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 FORGET ME NOT
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Everest: The Summit of the Gods

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award The Games Teachers Play
- Montreal World Film Festival International press award (FIPRESCI), Japan Academy Prize Director of the Year, Mainichi Film Awards Best Director, Kinema Junpo Best Director Award, and more. A total of 69 awards (domestic and overseas). Japan's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Begging for Love
- Japan Academy Prize Director of the Year, Takasaki Film Festival Best Director,Japan's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film OUT
- Mainichi Film Awards Best Director, Yokohama Film Festival Best Director The Laughing Frog
- Paris KINOTAY Film Festival Audience Award/Nikon prize for the best film FORGET ME NOT