Viennie V - 5 Alarm

Music Video

Viennie V “5 Alarm”

Directed by Tani Ikeda Viennie V’s Music Video “5 Alarm” is already trending on Youtube’s front-page with over 330,000 views and still growing. The video has also been reviewed by Examiner.com. Here’s an excerpt from the article: “In the music video for “5 Alarm,” Viennie and a group of party people hit up an abandoned […]

California by Tah Mac

Music Video

Tah Mac “California” feat. Tony DeNiro & Keely

Directed by Tani Ikeda Tani Ikeda is an award winning director/cinematographer who creates narratives, documentaries, music videos, and commercial projects. Her recent credits include directing Blue Sky, an official selection at the 2008 Asian American International Film Festival, directing and cinematography for Other, winner for best documentary at the Beijing Student Film Awards, and the […]

Tribal feat. Shine Blackhawk

Music Video

Tribal feat. Shine Blackhawk

Directed by Tani Ikeda Tani Ikeda is an award winning director/cinematographer who creates narratives, documentaries, music videos, and commercial projects. Her recent credits include directing Blue Sky, an official selection at the 2008 Asian American International Film Festival, directing and cinematography for Other, winner for best documentary at the Beijing Student Film Awards, and the […]

Margaret Cho - Asian Adjacent

Music Video

Margaret Cho “Asian Adjacent”
feat. Grant Lee Phillips

Directed by Tani Ikeda “This gem of a video was directed by Tani Ikeda and stars me and Grant Lee Phillips and some amazing dancers! We shot this in downtown LA in July on a single soundstage – really like an old school MTV music video and it was very exciting to be styled in […]

Viennie V - I'll Hold My Breath

Music Video

Viennie V – I’ll Hold My Breath

Directed by Tani Ikeda Official music video by Viennie V. Dancing in a bedroom buried under water, the dance/pop artist then comes to life as an oil painting as she performs one of her most memorable songs. Written in 2012, “I’ll Hold My Breath” went viral and was an immediate fan favorite and tells the […]

Slingerland Promo

Commercial

Slingerland

Directed by Tani Ikeda The Slingerland® Institute for Literacy is a non-profit organization that trains teachers to instruct students struggling with reading, writing and spelling skills. The Slingerland® Approach teaches oral and written language skills in the classroom to all types of learners, especially those with dyslexia. The Slingerland® Multisensory Structured Language Teacher Training Course […]

Turn of the Harvest

Documentary

Turn of the Harvest

Amidst the whimsical quiet of rural China, a married couple living on an isolated farm reminisce about heartbreak and loss as they prepare for the upcoming wheat harvest. Stunning painterly images of the landscape and lapses of prolonged silence create a haunting, intimate, and gentle portrait of two individuals stranded with their memories.

blue sky

Experimental

Blue Sky

Directed by Tani Ikeda Blue Sky is an experimental film about the aftermath of a young girl’s sexual assault and the waking nightmares that follow. The film takes an intimate look at the healing process between a mother and daughter through dance and the shakuhachi voices of the ancestors. Through deserts, rich green fields, sky […]

Not Your Mama's Sex Ed

Documentary

Not Your Mama’s Sex Ed

Director Tani Ikeda is an award winning director/cinematographer who creates narratives, documentaries, music videos, and commercial projects. Her recent credits include directing Blue Sky, an official selection at the 2008 Asian American International Film Festival, directing and cinematography for Other, winner for best documentary at the Beijing Student Film Awards, and the sound engineering for […]

Synecdoche

Documentary

Synecdoche

Directed by Tani Ikeda Uganda’s anti gay bill makes “repeat offenders” of homosexuality subject to the death penalty. This documentary follows the story of Kintu, a gay Ugandan who is trying to navigate a world of isolation and fear.

The Michelle Obama DIARIES | Ep 1: "Keepin' It Real"

Webisode

The Michelle Obama Diaries

Directed by Tani Ikeda Ever wonder what the First Lady is really thinking? Well, two of my favorite women have teamed up to take a crack at exposing what happens when Michelle Obama lets her hair down and keeps it real. Fresh off the news that Issa Rae inked a deal with Shonda Rhimes to […]

Peacemakers

Documentary

Peacemakers

Directed by Tani Ikeda A documentary about one of our closest living relatives, the Bonobo. The Bonobo is an endangered species that only live in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are a matriarchal, egalitarian, and gender fluid ape that use sex for conflict resolution. Screening at the Stuttgart Zoo in Germany.