When most people in the United States think of Cincinnati, Ohio, they do not generally think of it as a hotbed of independent cinema. They would be wrong. Cincinnati has a vibrant Film Society and the state of Ohio maintains a very strong film office that attracts twenty or more major US motion picture projects per year. These are some of the things I learned while attending OutReels. The film lineup for OutReels attracted a wide variety of films in the short and feature leng
The other day the Tokyo Cowboys team headed off to Yamanashi for a screening of Jikininki at an outdoor film festival. The whole gang piled into a rental car and off we went.
Actor Chris, Kintaro and I were joined by Krusti and Chun. It was so much fun!
When we arrived I couldn't believe how beautiful the entrance was!
The film was screened on a huge screen outside and the sound was surprisingly good for it being in the middle of the woods. Watching the film with 2
Two years ago Miki, Camilla and I met to talk about doing a short film together. Shortly after Kintaro, Tomori, and I had a coffee to discuss them coming on board the project. We weren't sure what would happen, but a team was born.
With in a month we were on set and filming "Sure Thing." We used this film to show people what we could do as a team and to secure funding for our next project "Nopperabou."
Though we made this for just $500.00, I am very very proud of wha