Atsushi Wada (1980) graduated from the Osaka Kyoiku University, Image Forum Institute of Moving image and Tokyo University of the Arts. Began to self-produce short animation works in 2002. He is highly interested in the Japanese traditional concept called “Ma”, the tension produced between movements. In a Pig’s Eye (2010) won Best Film at the Fantoche International Animation Film Festival, and Silver Jabberwocky at Etiuda&Anima. The Great Rabbit (2012) won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. My Exercise (2020) is his most recent film and he is currently working on a new short, Bird in the Peninsula.
Films screened at Animafest