I think this is my first film that is going to be theatrically released!! I did sound editing on this.I would like to announce Eric Byler’s new film is coming to LA. Here is his message. ———- BEGIN FORWARDED MESSAGE ———- [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sE2i_NbQTyQ] When actor Michael Idemoto first read the script for Charlotte Sometimes he thought the green light was a reference to The Great Gatspy. Actually, I never read The Great Gatspy and the reference to a green light was simply a description of the house where I planned to shoot Charlotte Sometimes — the next door neighbor had a green light with a light-sensor that would go on any […]
It’s my pleasure to announce that I have officially filed my first corporation, deerstudio, inc. and just now, my company was approved by Japanese government agency. It’s Kabushiki Gaisha like C coporation. The web site will launch at deerstudio.jp [ Link ] But it’s all gonna be in Japanese. And I am recreating deerstudio.com web site as well. I’ll make an announcement later. It’s very exciting news that I can bring it to you. However, having a company also means more responsibility. But I guess I am making a progress step by step.
When I got back to Japan after three years in LA last Aug, I have realized the growing number of foreign workers, and foreign-language media in Japan even in-and-around my hometown. 8 years ago when I first left for LA, there were mostly so-called “blue-color workers” since my hometown is very famous for oil refinary factory, and stuff. Now I see more white-color foreign workers resides in my hometown. This circumstances completely makes sense why there are rapid growth and demands for English media (or foreign-language media) in Japan. I did a quick research what kind of English media is popular in Japan. (Only English though). — General — Japan […]
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“JAPAN CLOSE-UP”, August 2002, published by PHP The Japanese Language Brain By Masaomi Ise They Can’t Hear the Insects? Our story begins with the visit of Professor Tadanobu Tsunoda of Tokyo Medical & Dental University to Havana, Cuba, in January 1987 to attend the 1st international seminar titled “Central Nervous System Disease Physiology and Compensation.” Cuba was still under embargo and Prof. Tsunoda was the only participant from a western nation. There was a reception on the night before the seminar began, with many scientists from eastern bloc nations in attendance. A Cuban man was delivering a fervent speech in powerful Spanish. But Prof. Tsunoda was distracted by the extremely […]
Yesterday, I went to Kyoto for sightseeing and meeting up my friends from LA. And my friend bought me a late birthday present in Kyoto. After I got back home, I opened the bag. It was a small cell phone strap. It says “Dream.” I am very fortunate to have friends. Yes, I have a dream. And I will never forget that I have a dream. And I will not stop moving forward to my dream.
I don’t really do this. But I think this video is awesome regardless they have ok acting skill. But somehow, I got stuck into it. They now have 10 episodes. Enjoy. WE NEED GIRLFRIENDS – EPISODE 1http://lads.myspace.com/videos/vplayer.swfAdd to My Profile | More Videos
One thing that I’m really glad is to have met all of my friends in LA and Houston. I’m soo glad that I decided to work in Houston and LA. Busy as always.
I’ve been trying to be careful with my decision.I’ve been trying not to regret. All the decision that I made… I tried to take my responsibility…I have tried not to say “should have” and “could have”… But I now know… I shouldn’t have made that decision that last Oct.But I have to take my responsbility at the rest of my life…. This is the life. Anyway, last night, I went to my friend’s house to talk about our next project.My friend told me “Katz your filmmakers blood is fading away. But you are filmmaker, man.” He made me re-realize who I am….Even though I have some regrets… I still have […]
Date, Mar 14, 2007 ———TWO MORE FILM FESTIVALVIFF 2007 and DISORIENT FILM FESTVAL———- We are pleased to announce that there are another opportunity to see Asian Stories (Book 3) at Vietnamese International Film Festival on April 15, 2007 in Irvine CA, and at DisOrient Film Festival in Eugene OR. We will let you know more detail. Thank you very much for your continuous support to Asian Stories (Book 3). We are still trying to find the home (distributor) of Asian Stories (Book 3). The success of these two film festivals would definitely help toward our goal. Please invite and encourage all of your friends to come and join us! Thank […]