Motoko Fukuyama (Film) + Sliver Process (Music) at The Stone, NYC
I am excited to announce that NYC’s favorite experimental electronic musician and performer Chuck Bettis, who is a dear friend of mine, has invited me to collaborate with him during his residency at The Stone. We Collaborated in 2012 when Chuck composed the soundtrack for my mid length movie PAN and next Tuesday, December 15th at 10pm, Silver Process (Chuck Bettis (electronics) Brian Chase (drums) Kevin Norton (vibes, drums) will perform a live music composition to my new film. Please come join us! The Stone is located on the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street in Manhattan.
Thank ARTNET for the selection
Selected for the 2015 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant in NYC.
Congratulations to the fellow artists! And I thank all the jurors, and the RHMF for the support. This means a lot to me.
Documenting Virginia Overton at The Storm King Art Center
Between the winter of 2013 and the spring of 2014, I made several trips to The Storm King Art Center to film and photograph Virginia Overton‘s creation of her 500’ long brass tube sculpture at. It’s a part of their OUTLOOKS project curated by Nora Lawrence. Opening tomorrow Saturday May 3.
PAN wins The Best Horror Short award at Bare Bones International Independent Film & Music Festival aka The world’s friendliest film festival – It’s PAN’s kind of festival!
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
I filmed this back in 2011. Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, the best live band on earth.
Jello Biafra once said “This is the country band that plays the bar at the end of the world.” Agreed.
Jesus Is In My Body, My Body Has Let Me Down
That Fierce Cow Is Common Sense In A Country Dress
PAN goes to 2014 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival
YIFFF took place from 2/27 to 3/3. I had a pleasure of meeting my hero, the director Nobuhiko Obayashi. His new film No no Nana Nanoka was premiered at the festival. It was mind blowing.
From left: writer Azumi Hasegawa, myself, Nobuhiko Obayashi, cinematographer/photographer Chito Yoshida,
PAN at Anthology Film Archives
Thank you very much for your support. We had an amazing night with a full house audience.
Argo Electronics 391 Canal Street
My friend David Lasevski runs Nivie Electronics, a Panasonic certified mechanic service in Brooklyn. I take my video cameras to him for tune ups. And that’s how I met David. He has many great stories to tell and also is a junk collector. He owns the famous junk store Argo Electronics on Canal St and Avenue of America in NYC where I used to buy materials for my work during NY Studio Program. David bought an abandoned supermarket in Sidney, NY a few years ago to store all his junks. One day I was telling him about my idea for shooting a horror movie and he offered me to use his supermarket – that’s how everything started. Here’s a TV commercial of Argo Electronics that I shot. Written and directed by David. “You never know what idea you may have.”