Akiko Iwakawa


As brilliant and fashion-forward as many of her projects, Akiko’s editing approach combines unconventional storytelling with a joyous appreciation for visual art. She is known for her contributions commercials for Jaguar, AT&T, Reebok, HBO, and Gillette as well as original music videos for The Johnny Cash Project, Depeche Mode, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kanye West & Lou Reed, to name a few. Akiko has collaborated with groundbreaking directors Chris Milk, Marco Brambilla, Jeffrey Plansker, Patric Daughters and the late Nagi Noda on inventive, thought-provoking projects. She also edited feature films, including "Date and Switch" (Lionsgate) and the Oscar-nominated "Cutie and the Boxer."