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It’s been 3 years…..

I’ll be having my annual Artists Help Japan fundraiser starting tomorrow, the third year mark of the Tohoku earthquake/tsunami disaster in Japan. 100% of the proceeds will go to non profit Peace Winds. There are still more than 200,000 people away from home in the affected area. We think(or would like to believe) things got [...]

The Dam Keeper Official Trailer

We just released the official teaser of our independent short The Dam Keeper We will premiere at Berlin International Film Festival next Tuesday!

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 [...]