/Atsushi Wada

Atsushi Wada


Born in 1980. He is a graduate of the Osaka Kyoiku University, Image Forum Institute of Moving Image and Tokyo University of the Arts. Began to create the short animation works in self-study from 2002.

Atsushi Wada

Like to make comfortable movements and is always thinking about the Japanese traditional concept called “Ma”, the tension produced between movements. In a Pig’s Eye (2010) won the Best Film at Fantoche International Animation Film Festival, and Silver Jabberwocky at Etiuda and Anima. The Mechanism of Spring (2010) premiered at the Venice Film Festival and The Great Rabbit (2012) won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Autumn from Antonio Vivaldi “The Four Seasons” (2018) won Japan Grand Prix at New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival. Solo Exhibition My Marsh was held in Yokohama Museum of Art in 2017 and in Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art in 2018. New game My Exercise (2020) was released in 2020 and a new short film Bird in the Peninsula won the Best Film at Vienna Short Film Festival and Fantoche.