Takaomi Ogata

Takaomi Ogata

Japan

Biography

Born in Fukuoka in 1981. After he left the company at 25, he started making films and continues to pose questions through incisive films that highlight social issues from his own viewpoint and insights. He traveled overseas extensively, then moved to Tokyo in order to pursue film, which had been his passion since a young age. In 2009, he began producing movies. His first feature film NEVER ENDING BLUE was the runner-up for the grand prize at the Okinawa Film Festival, and was released in theaters in June 2011. His second film BODY TEMPERATURE was nominated for the Competition Selection two years in a row at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival. The film was shown at six film festivals in Japan and overseas, including the Raindance Film Festival and Fantastic Fest in Texas, which is operated by Tim League, who served as a judge at Yubari. His film THE HUNGRY LION premiered at Tokyo IFF.

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