J.J. Akau

J.J. Akau

Hyde Hooligan Films
Assistant Editor, Content Creator, Dialogue Editor, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Producer, Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Script Coordinator and Script Supervisor

San Jose, California

Member Since:
January 2018
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About J.J.

J.J. Akau is a Filipino-Hawaiian Writer-Producer at Hyde Hooligan Films, LLC.  He received a Bachelors of Science in Digital Film and Video Production and graduated as the Valedictorian of his class in 2015. J.J. has crewed in almost every position on set and has written, directed, produced, and edited various short films, feature films, commercials, music videos, and personal projects.  With a sense for finding quick and forward-thinking solutions, he continues to push forward as an independent filmmaker with a strong focus on world building and story cohesiveness.

Unique traits: Military, Martial Arts


  • Neptune's Keep

    Neptune's Keep Budget: $100K - $1M | Adventure Family A rambunctious young girl and a Bahamian boy sail the Caribbean Sea to stop a greedy CEO from stealing her uncle's greatest treasure.

  • Accursed

    Accursed Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror A struggling college student fights an ancestral blood curse when he returns to his estranged family's Quindecennial.

  • Hall Patrol

    Hall Patrol Budget: $100K - $1M | Family A team of highly skilled students protect their middle school from the Evil Genius Club who plots to rule the world.

  • HHF Presents: Twisted Tales

    HHF Presents: Twisted Tales Budget: $5M - $10M A little girl disturbs her friends and family with an anthology of twisted stories full of monsters living in today's world.

  • Coma Companion

    Coma Companion Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy An unemployed moocher carries a comatose patient on his back so she can relive her thrill-seeking adventures in hopes of waking her from her coma.

  • Twisted Limerence

    Twisted Limerence Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Horror An old man begins an affair with a cam girl, but she's not who she appears to be.

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Thief

    A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Thief Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror Thirty years after the Dream Child is born, high schoolers Milo and Zeiva face off against a mysterious fiend posing as Freddy Krueger while under the tutelage of the Dream Master, Alice Johnson.


  • The Gatekeeper

    The Gatekeeper (2019)
    Film Producer

  • Proud

    Proud (2018 - 2019)
    Film (short) by Pathologic Productions / Jackie Dallas (Drama) Script Supervisor / Editor

  • Freshman Year

    Freshman Year (2018 - 2019)
    Film by Anchor Studios / Jude Johnson (Drama) Editor The journey of two young people going off to college from their sheltered homes and different backgrounds to face the real world of battling peer pressure and falling in love.

  • Three Dates

    Three Dates (2018)
    Film (Romance and Short) Director / Editor Add a Plot »

  • To the Queen, Love the Fool

    To the Queen, Love the Fool (2018)
    Film (Fantasy and Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A tale of royalty, fools, and their misfortunes.

  • Making the Movie: The Movie

    Making the Movie: The Movie (2018)
    Film (Short) Director Add a Plot »

  • Halfway There

    Halfway There (2018)
    Film Director

  • Happy Halloween

    Happy Halloween (2017)
    Film (Horror and Short) Director Add a Plot »

  • Abbie

    Abbie (2017)
    Film (Short and Horror) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Abbie is a horror/thriller film that will leave you holding your little ones close. Abbie, a recently orphaned girl who's thrown into custody of her estranged aunt witnesses the horrible death of her mother, finds closure with her new found home. Soon after moving in, Abbie is confronted with the force of a strange entity that terrorizes her inner most fears. Little did we know Abbie has her own monster within and there will only be one person who can save them all from Abbie's pained past. Written by Brian Jones

  • The Lonely Angel

    The Lonely Angel (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer A story of love and loss, and a lesson in vulnerability.

  • Catch Me

    Catch Me (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director Add a Plot »

  • Cull

    Cull (2016)
    Film (Horror and Short) Director / Editor Add a Plot »

  • Hunter and the Hunted

    Hunter and the Hunted (2016)
    Film (Action, Drama and Thriller) Sound department An annual hunting trip for four longtime friends turns into a backwoods nightmare when they run into a group of devout locals deep inside the Pacific Northwest. As tension mounts between the two groups, the men become caught in a vicious game of cat and mouse while struggling to deal with their own personal demons and growing distrust among each other in this pulse-pounding action thriller. Written by Anonymous

  • Say You Love Satan 80s Horror Podcast: Say You Love Satan Podcast Promo

    Say You Love Satan 80s Horror Podcast: Say You Love Satan Podcast Promo (2016)
    Film Editor

  • Judas Kiss

    Judas Kiss (2016)
    Short Director / Editor

  • Lullaby

    Lullaby (2016)
    Short Director / Editor

  • Purgatory Saloon

    Purgatory Saloon (2015)
    Film (Short and Western) Camera and Electrical Department After a near fatal car accident, a man of questionable ethics and morals is forced to face his demons. As he seeks refuge, he stumbles across an old western saloon, but all is not what it seems.

  • Corndog: Madhouse

    Corndog: Madhouse (2014)
    Film Director / Editor


  • Best Film - 3-Day Film Challenge

  • Audience Choice Award - 3-Day Film Challenge


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