Akira Kawachi

Director / Writer

Born in 1988 in Hyogo Prefecture. He produces films mainly in Tokyo as Crashi Films (Crash Eye Films). In 2017, he was selected by Tetsuya Mariko, Takahisa Zeze, and others to win the Grand Prix at the 19th CHOFU SHORT FILM COMPETITION for his film "Hikari Kankei,” which garnered much attention. In 2019, he made his theatrical debut with a two-week special screening at Ikebukuro Cinema Rosa's "Two Filmmakers: Akira Kawachi and Tsuyoshi Matsumoto". In 2020, "Fear of Missing Out" was screened at the Pia Film Festival (PFF) and other film festivals and became a hot topic.