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Rikiya Imaizumi

Rikiya Imaizumi

Date of Birth
February 1, 1981
Born in Fukushima prefecture. Imaizumi won the Grand Prix at the Mito Short Film Festival with his work ”Bion” and the TAMA NEW WAVE from TAMA CINEMA FORUM with ”Saitei”. He made his debut as a director for commercial films with the movie ”Tama no Eiga”, a documentary film about the former 3 members of a band called ”Tama”.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Tama no Eiga
Movie (Live-Action) 2013 Sad Tea
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Sister Game
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Their Distance
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 Same Old, Same Old
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Our Blue Moment
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Just Only Love
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Little Nights, Little Love
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Mellow
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 His

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 12th Mito Short Film Festival Grand Prix Bion
- 12th TAMA NEW WAVE Grand Prix, 2nd Shimokitazawa Film Festival Second Prize Saitei
- 12th Transilvania International Film Festival Best Director I Catch a Terrible Cat
- 29th Tokyo International Film Festival Japanese Cinema Splash Official Selection Same Old, Same Old
- 30th 29th Tokyo International Film Festival Special Screening Our Blue Moment