Asahi MINAMI (formerly Minami GOTO) is a Japanese filmmaker. She holds a BA in Art History from the University of Tokyo where she produced a series of film screenings and events. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at Columbia University in the City of New York with help from three scholarships.
She has extensive experience working with international crews and has directed, written, and edited a number of short films in both the United States and Japan. Asahi won the Avex Digital Award for best script and pitch at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in 2017. She also won the Jack Larson Award for Collaboration in the same year.
In 2020, Asahi participated in the Kyoto Filmmakers Lab 2020 and Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival’s Fantastic Film School 2020. These days, she works from her homes in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Shizuoka.

短編映画企画「KIKO」でJack Larson Award for Collaboration、短編脚本「ブレイカーズ(旧題:椅子と机とコンクリート)」でavex digital AWARDを受賞。京都フィルムメーカーズラボ2020、プチョン国際ファンタスティック映画祭のワークショップ Fantastic Film School 2020に参加した。

News Paper Article on Yaizu Story
Covered by Chunichi Shinbun
(in Japanese)
Selected as one of the participants of
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival's NAFF Film School 2020 
News Paper Article on Shadow Piece

Covered by Tokyo Shimbun and Chunichi Shinbun
(in Japanese)
Seoul International Women's Film Festival 2019

Interview on Breakers (in Korean)
Screening of Breakers
at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2018

「ブレイカーズ 」公開告知記事

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