Akiz Ikon (aka Achim Bornhak) is a german filmmaker, painter, sculptor.
David Lynch and the Bizzurkearmy exposed his artwork in 2008 at the Engine Collision Fest in Los Angeles.
In 2010 AKIZ realized his short film and art piece “Painting Reality”. The film received over 600,000 clicks on the Internet, got discovered by Banksy and got featured in BANKSY’S film about international street artists “The Antics Roadshow”. The film was also screened at the Saatchi Gallery in London.
In the same year AKIZ directed the short film “Evokation” for the Electric Cinema of the Soho House London.
Between 2009 and 2012 AKIZ wrote four feature film screenplays. Meanwhile he also played and acted in projects of Philipp Virus, Atari Teenage Riot, Dinosaur Jr, and many others.
Together with Rainer Spix AKIZ launches his film production company OOO- FILMS in 2012 and realized together with Millbrook Film his longterm project and highly ambitious feature film ”Der Nachtmahr”. The German theatrical release is planned for 2014 and will be distributed by Alamode.
The shooting for AKIZ feature film ”The White Brigade” is scheduled for 2014.