DIRECTOR

Takuya Fukushima

Born on September 19, 1972

a member of Directors Guild of Japan


Takuya Fukushima has been releasing numerous video works since 1992, when he was studying at the department of literature at Nagoya University. After working under Gakuryu Ishii (aka: Sogo Ishii), he established P-kraft which has been the base of his activities thereafter.

Fukushima directs TV programs, commercials, PVs and he is also highly rated as a film director both in Japan and overseas. His first film PRISM marked a record high of visitors at the theater where the film was released. OUR BRIEF ETERNITY was officially screened at film festivals around the world starting with Tokyo International Film Festival, then later being released in theaters throughout Japan. In 2016, a special screening titled ESCAPE FROM THIS FUCKING WORLD/TAKUYA FUKUSHIMA’S COLLECTION was held to commemorate the release of his latest film LEGACY TIME which was highly acclaimed.

The newest film ‘MODERN LOVE’ got prize in Nice International Film Festival, Japan Film Fest Hamburg and Madrid International Film Festival.

He is also actively working as a producer, actor, writer, musician, radio personality and an all-round creator.


works

1997 “TIME IS ON MY SIDE”(Director, screenwriter, music and actor)Pia Film Festival

1999 “Be with you at the end of the world”(director and screenwriter)Michinoku International Mystery Film Festival etc.

   “JAM”(director, screenwriter and main actor)Mito Short Film Festival(Jury Prize) etc.

2001 “PRISM”(director and screenwriter / theatrical film)Souel International Queer Film Festival, Japan-Nordic New Cinema Festival etc.

2003 “Freedom”(director, screenwriter and main actor / theatrical film)Thai Short Film Festival etc. 2004 “the point(2,8,16)”(director and screenwriter / theatrical film)Thai Short Film Festival, Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival etc.

2005 “Cross The Lens”(director and cinematographer / theatrical film)

2006 “days of”(producer, director and screenwriter / theatrical film as an omnibus “over8”)

2007 “Naked over8”(associate producer / theatrical film)

2008 “Girl-Girl over8”(executive producer / theatrical film)

2009 “OUR BRIEF ETERNITY”(director, screenwriter, producer and actor / theatrical film)Tokyo International Film Festival etc.

2012 “Gorgeous Princess!”(director / theatrical film as an omnibus “Virgin”)Camera Japan Film Festival

2013 “SAYONARA BRIEF ETERNITY”(director, screenwriter and cinematographer)Japan-Filmfest Hamburg etc.

2016 “LEGACY TIME”(director, screenwriter and producer / theatrical film)Japan-Filmfest Hamburg etc.