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The Dam Keeper at Berlinale!

The world premiere of our indy short film,The Dam Keeper will be at Berlin International Film Festival! Before we started submitting for festivals, Robert Kondo and I said to each other, “it’d be great to open our film in Berlin.” We cannot believe our wish came true! We are coming to Berlin next month to attend the festival. […]

R.I.P. Frédéric Back

  We lost one of the most respected and beloved artists in the world of animation. My single source of inspiration, Frédéric Back passed away in the morning of Christmas eve. That morning, I woke up with an early phone call to hear the devastating news.  In the past several months, his declining health has been a […]

The Dam Keeper DONE

Finally, this indy side project is complete. We were done with the whole animation more than a few months ago but there is so much work involved after the picture is done. Every step made this film better and every step was a great learning experience. Now, it is in the can! This whole journey […]

Indy Short Film the Dam Keeper

I can’t believe how long I left my blog without any update. But seems like most people follow my work through my Facebook page which I update a lot more often these days. I do miss getting my update on my blog because it is a lot more controlled than generic/busy looking Facebook.. It’s just […]

It’s been 2 years….

As the second anniversary of Tsunami tragedy approaches, I’m doing once again Artists Help Japan auction to bring some awareness of the tragedy. – Here is the link – In the past two years, Artists Help Japan raised over $250,000 and donated to our trusted partners Mercy Corps and Give2Asia. This time, it is […]