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Local 81 Japan christian storms

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First Unit Director Japan Ellen Perry's "Fall of Fujimori" (Sundance 2005) A doco devoted to the former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori who fended off the Shining Path and its mysterious leader and lead a successful hostage rescue. His exile in Japan and political scandals.

BROADCAST Producer/Director/Editor. The Broken Family: Japan, China and Confucianism. A 30 minute pilot for a series. 

SPORTS Fox Sports Japan Contract Prod/Dir/Editor/Cam. Created doco style player day-in-the-life pieces, entertainment and historic/fan based stories for broadcast on the weekly show. DOP/B cam/lightening director for interviews with host and players/coaches. Edited monthly filler into story based segments. 


LIFESTYLE  Camera/dIrector for day in the life with LadyBeard. https://www.facebook.com/TheProjectTV/videos/10153687539588441/

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Camera/dIrector for Rude Tube (UK Channel 4). Interview with Pikotaro, creator of the PPAP viral video. 

CONCERTS  Camera/dIrector for Swans Tokyo Live. Footage for upcoming documentary by Canadian director Marco Porsia. Swans are an American experimental rock band orginally active from 1982 to 1997, led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Michael Gira

DVD BONUS FEATURES Director/Sound BELLADONNA OF SADNESS, an amazing Japanese psychedelic anime from 1973. Director (Eiichi Yamamoto), Art Director (Kuni Fukai) and Composer (Masahiko Satoh)  interviews. See photos and trailer below.

Director/Editor NO BUDGET Interview series with 1970s Japanese film directors for Home Vision Entertainment. Koji Wakamatsu: GO, GO SECOND TIME VIRGIN and ECSTASY OF THE ANGELS (50 min.) Fukusaku Kinji: IF YOU WERE YOUNG, RAGE, BLACKMAIL IS MY LIFE (his last interview before his death). Yasuharu Hasebe: BLACK TIGHT KILLERS (22 min.). Shot in my local, old time video store. A forgotten legend lost amongst the 'product'.

SHORT FILM BALANCE RESFEST JAPAN 2001 and ONEDOTZERO JAPAN official entries. Budget: 2000$ Oh how I miss the days of the PD-150 and VX2000.

Commericals Voice Actor Director for dubbed English versions of Japanese television CMs for submission to the Cannes Film Festival and the CLIO Awards.


Corporates Voice Actor Director Nikon D4 Digitutor, Digitutor Nikon 1 J1, Digitutor Nikon 1 V1

Computer Games Voice Actor Director for computer games: MetalWolf Chaos, BravoMusic 3 Poiney's Poin

CM PLANNER For Japanese ad agencies writing original scripts and storyboards. 

VLOGGER Nikon Japan website. Monthly report using photos taken on various film sets using the D800.

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