Kei ISHIKAWA was born in 1977 at Aichi-Prefecture. After graduating from Tohoku University in physics, Ishiawa studied at Polish National Film School. After his return, he worked on several documentaries and shorts. In 2017 he directed his debut film, “Traces of Sin” won many awards as an upcoming director. In 2019, he directed “Listen to the Universe“ which won many awards including best picture for Hochi Film Award and best director for Mainichi Film Awards.