DON’T LOSE YOUR SOUL – Mother’s Day Broadcast on KQED

Attention Bay Area PBS viewers, check out the latest short Doc I completed with K Pacific collaborator Chihiro Wimbush.  DON’T LOSE YOUR SOUL, is about Anthony Brown and Mark Izu, seminal figures in the Asian American Jazz movement.  Premiering on KQED, channel 9 in HD on Mother’s Day May 13th at 11pm as well asContinue reading “DON’T LOSE YOUR SOUL – Mother’s Day Broadcast on KQED”

JAKE SHIMABUKURO: Life on Four Strings – World premiere

UPDATED 5/10/2012 JAKE SHIMABUKURU: LIFE ON FOUR STRINGS made it’s world premiere at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival on March 14th, 2012.  Jake played a special set after the screening, which included Jakes Mother and brother, with some difficulty as Jake was quite choked up after the screening, which feels like aContinue reading “JAKE SHIMABUKURO: Life on Four Strings – World premiere”

DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ lauches crowd sourcing via Indie GoGo

Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey, has officially entered into editorial phase.  Editing a film is a lot of work and requires dinero.  Be a part of manifesting this film, make a contribution.  The Democratization of Venture Capitol is the newest innovation in viral marketing.  It’s time for the public to vote with their resources.  ClickContinue reading “DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ lauches crowd sourcing via Indie GoGo”

National Geographic Television

Here are some production stills I dug up from a shoot a little while ago.  The shoot was for Nat Geo TV, for a show called WOW.  Photo Credits: Ming Louie. Filming the Shaolin Monks at Crissy Field in San Francisco, with DP, Dan Krauss Filming at the San Francisco Circus School with DP, LincolnContinue reading “National Geographic Television”

American Idiot, Green Day Musical

After a successful and extended run at Berkeley Rep, American Idiot looks Broadway bound.  Producer Director extraordinaire Doug Hamilton brought together an Academy recognized crew to document the behind the scenes action around the musical and their recording sessions.  I was just a small part of the action offering my location sound services for aContinue reading “American Idiot, Green Day Musical”

DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’: EVERYMAN’S JOURNEY Touring with a rock band is everyone’s adolescent dream, the screaming fans stadiums packed full of eager faces.  What became apparent is the sacrifices that these performers and their support staff make to put these shows on.  The story of Neal Schon’s discovery of Arnel Pineda is an amazing testament to the perseverance ofContinue reading “DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’: EVERYMAN’S JOURNEY”

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival – Woman on the Street

CAAM presented the 2010 San Francisco Asian American Film Festival in March of this year.  Over the years they’ve asked me to shoot various things for them here is a selection of videos presented on their site. Check out their Youtube page as Well.