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2013 - Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

BFA Film&Video
Background includes Art Education classes: Creating Community, Exhibitions, Art & Human Development, Saturday Studios: Pre-practicum I


2007 - Trans Pacific Hawaii College, Honolulu, HI AA Liberal Arts



2016 - Best Experimental Short Award for Blow Up Film Fest, IL 
2016 - Jury’s Citation Award for Black Maria Film Festival, NJ 
2013 - Stan Brakhage Award for Film & Video at Massachusetts College of Art, MA 


Exhibitions & Festivals

2017 - Black Maria Film Festival/Tour - Screened at Hoboken Historical Museum & Anthology Film Archives 

2016 - Onion City Film Festival, Chicago, IL

3A Gallery Film Festival, New York, NY

Haverhill Film Festival, Haverhill, MA

Blow Up Film Festival, Chicago, IL

2015 - Japan Cuts at Japan Society, New York, NY 
2013 - Senior Film/Video Exhibition at Kendal Cinema, Cambridge, MA
         Candy Crush Show at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA 



Final Cut Pro X, Adobe (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign and Illustrator), iMovie, iStopmotion, Dragonframe, DSLRs, Sony FS5, Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), FTP, Tumblr, Youtube, Vimeo, Analog Filmmaking (16mm &8mm)


Language Skills: Japanese is first language; fluent in English. 

Akiko Maruyama 

Born in Fukuoka, Japan

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