Tokyo Dreams

(WINNER – Sunset Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2013 / WINNER- Best Shorts Competition, La Jolla, 2013 / WINNER – IFFSRV, Jakarta, 2013)

1. Wear earphones
2. Turn your phone to Silent
3. Do nothing else for 9 minutes

TOKYO DREAMS – a journey behind closed eyelids

Tokyo Dreams is a short Zen-like film about sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway.

Shooting 12 hours a day for two weeks, UK director Nicholas Barker contemplates the stillness and vulnerability of his fellow passengers and wonders whether they will wake in time for their stop…

Editor – Ray Stevens

To see more work by Nicholas Barker visit :
His short JAPAN LIKES PINK can be viewed at :

Nicholas is represented by Chelsea in the US ( and Rogue Films in the UK (

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