Born in Tokyo (Japan) in 1983.
Works and lives between Lisbon and Paris.
2011/2013: Master 2 Cinema at Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris III.
2010/2011: Master 1 Cinema at High School of Theater and Cinema, Lisbon.
2001/2006: Degree in Painting, Lisbon University of Fine Arts (Portugal).
Works in several fiction films and documentaries, as Director, Cinematographer, Color Grader, Editor and Art Director, since 2006.
"YAMA NO ANATA/BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS" (documentary, 59', 2011). Produced by Andar Filmes.
Main festivals and awards:
9th Doclisboa International Film Festival, Portugal, 2011. Portuguese Best Feature and Medium Length; Schools Award - Best Portuguese Film.
15th Luso-Brazilian Film Festival, Portugal, 2011. Best Film Award; Revelation Award; Critics' Choice Award.
41st International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2012.
Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival, 2012. Best Film Prize of New Views.
LUSSAS - Les États généraux du film documentaire, 2012.
"NOCTURNOS/NOCTURNAL" (documentary, 27’, 2010) co-directed with Rodrigo Barros. Produced by Andar Filmes.
"TERROR JAPONÊS/JAPANESE GHOST STORIES" (documentary, 17’, 2006), co-directed and co-produced with Miguel Clara Vasconcelos.