Ted Sharks

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Ted Sharks
Born
NationalityJapanese
OccupationFilm director, producer, screenwriter
Years activepresent
Notable work
Hard to Say
Save the Underprivileged
An Ideal Marriage
Websitehttp://www.tedsharks.com

Ted Sharks (born January 25) is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. He is best known for writing and directing Hard to Say, Save the Underprivileged and An Ideal Marriage.

Personal life[edit]

Sharks was born in Ibaraki, Japan. He went to Waseda University, Tokyo. He later attended Digital Hollywood School to learn CG Animation. His short CG animation film When a spoon met a knife won the award of Tsukuba Gakuin University Awards (Tsukuba Short Movie Competition).[1]

Then he moved to New York[2] and attended New York Film Academy. While at the school, his quarter film Hard to Say won the award of "Best Music Video" in Metropolitan Film Festival of New York City.

Career[edit]

Director and writer[edit]

His CG animation film When a spoon met a knife, a love story between a spoon and a knife, won the award of Tsukuba Gakuin University Awards (Tsukuba Short Movie Competition).[1]

After he decided to make a film, not CG animation, his quarter film Hard to Say at New York Film Academy won the Best Music Video Award in Metropolitan Film Festival of New York City.[3] It was selected as an official screening for NYC Independent Film Festival.[4] His late start to be a film director and an achievement appeared in Japanese newspaper Shukan NY Seikatsu."[2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

An Ideal Marriage ( Short Film; Director, Writer and Editor ) – 2016[edit]

WINNER “BEST SHORT FILM (Grand Prix)” (NYC Indie Film Awards)

WINNER “BEST DIRECTOR (2nd Place )” (NYC Indie Film Awards)

Official Selection (UAS International Action Film Festival)

Official Selection (New York Short Film Festival)

Official Selection (NYC Indie Film Awards)

Red Rose Chronicle ( Short Film; Director, Writer and Editor ) - 2016[edit]

WINNER AWARD OF RECOGNITION (Best Shorts Competition)

WINNER AWARD OF RECOGNITION (Accolade Global Film Competition)

Tiny Snow ( Music Video; 2nd Videographer ) - 2016[edit]

WINNER BEST MUSIC VIDEOS (New York Jazz Film Festival)

WINNER GOLDEN AGE IN JAZZ AWARD (New York Jazz Film Festival)

Hard to Say ( Music Video; Director, Cinematographer, Writer and Editor ) – 2015[edit]

WINNER BEST MUSIC VIDEO (Metropolitan Film Festival of New York City)

Official Selection (International Film Festival Manhattan NYC)

Official Selection (NYC Independent Film Festival)

Official selection (CINEPLAY film awards)

When a spoon met a knife - 2015[edit]

WINNER Tsukuba Gakuin University Awards (Tsukuba Short Movie Competition)

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Director Producer Writer
2014 When a spoon met a knife Yes Yes Yes
2015 Hard to Say Yes Yes Yes
2016 Save the Underprivileged Yes No Yes
An Ideal Marriage Yes Yes Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "第2回の様子". Retrieved 2015-03-21.
  2. ^ a b "Ted Sharks in the spotlight in NY" (PDF). Shukan NY Seikatsu. May 7, 2016. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 Metropolitan Film Festival Winners". Metropolitan Film Festival of New York City. Apr 16, 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-04-22. Retrieved Apr 16, 2016.
  4. ^ http://bradmaxs.com. "NYC Independent Film Festival - Films - hard-to-say". www.nycindieff.com. Retrieved 2016-07-29.

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