Ken Ochiai made his first film at age 12. Immediately following his high school graduation, he left his hometown of Tokyo, Japan, to pursue his dream of becoming a film director in the United States. Ochiai graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2006 with a B.A. in production. In 2008, he received his M.F.A. from the American Film Institute Conservatory in directing.
Ken’s dramatic short Frog in the Well will be featured at the 2010 Heartland Film Festival.