Ian Thomas Ash
Born in America, Ian Thomas Ash earned an MA in Film and Television Production at the University of Bristol, UK, in 2004. His first feature documentary, “the ballad of vicki and jake”, received the Prix du Canton Vaud prize at the 2006 Visions du Reél International Documentary Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland. At the 2012 Rhode Island International Film Festival, Ian’s film “In the Grey Zone” won the Audience Choice
Award First Prize for Best Documentary, and at the same festival Ian was presented with the “Filmmaker of the Future Award”. Ian has lived in Japan for 10 years and currently lives in Tokyo.
“In the Grey Zone”, director. documentary/ 89 min/ Japan/ 2012.
“Jake, not finished yet”, director. documentary/ 81 min/ Japan & UK/ 2010.
“the ballad of vicki and jake”, director/ producer. documentary/ 84 min/ UK/ 2006.