Born in Tokyo, Japan, he has lived in 9 countries including the Philippines, Malaysia, Italy and USA. He now lives in the UK.
He worked as a Production Assistant on Bourne Legacy. He has made documentaries and short films. 'See What I Say' won two awards at a student short film competition in 2011. Aside from film work, he is passionate about digital technology. His latest digital internship included creating content for Convertrmedia, Amber Books and X Media Lab Bath 2012.
He also directed a show choir called Glee Bath Spa where he produced flash mobs and music videos.
Ivan is currently a finalist for Street Voices 4 in a competition to write and produce a 20 minute play funded by the BBC.