Taky Kimura was Bruce Lee’s best friend and senior most student, meeting Bruce when he was just a new arrival to Seattle, WA. This short film tells the story of a Japanese-American who survived the incarceration camps of World War II, and went on to meet and train with the greatest martial arts legend of all time. Now 96 years old, Taky has passed down Bruce’s original teachings and the tradition of Jeet Kune Do to his son, Andy Kimura, who continues the legacy where it all started; in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District.
Produced by Indie Genius Media (@indiegeniusmedia)
Director: Jamil Suleman
Director of Photography: Aaron Jacob
Camera B: Michael Brumfield
Audio Engineer: Dayana Capulong
Original Interview Audio: David Ryder
Editors: Jamil Suleman & Aaron Jacob
Thanks to: Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute of Seattle Bruce Lee Organization Wing Luke Asian Museum Northwest Wushu The Lee and Kimura Families
Seattle Music Commission and the Office of Film + Music are proud to announce the return of Seattle City of Music Career Day! Produced in partnership with One Reel, the Office of Arts & Culture, The Vera Project and the Museum of Pop Culture provides young people ages 13-24 with direct access to music industry professionals through networking, experiential learning, engaging workshops, and performances.
Also filmed by Indie Genius Media
Michael "ERCO" Brumfield, Carl L. Covington Jr. & Anthony Gaynes.
Written & Directed by: Aaron "Fokus" Switzer
Director Of Photography: Michael "ERCO" Brumfield
Sound Technician: Sheldon Black
Edited by: Aaron "Fokus" Spitzer & Scott Linson
VFX Artist: Scott Linson
Script Supervisor: Alisha Williams
Cast: Carl Covington Jr., Angelika Orlowski, Kendle Davis, Anthony Gaynes, Holly Shelton, Haley Celeste, Brenda Lange, Aaron "Fokus" Switzer
This film was made for the 48 Hour Film Project.www.48hourfilm.comThe Chimera Collective, Supernatural Horror, 20 Oct 2019 Seattle Wa,
Starring: Raymond Power, Chloes-Ciara Galiki, Anthony Gaynes, Jamm Battee & Rome Power
Produced by: G-Street Films & ShokkVision
Directed by: Aaron "Fokus" Switzer
Written by: Sheldon Black & Aaron "Fokus" Switzer
Cinematography by: Sheldon Black & Michael "ERCO" Brumfield
Make-up FX by: Holly Serafima Shelton & Abby Hartung
E's Way Records Presents:
DropTop (The Northwest Remix)
E-Dawg Ft. Rich Tycoon, T.N.T, King Wojack, Tyrone, Crytical, Lady Tasz, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Cool Nutz,
Francci & D.J. SeaBeFore
Produced by: FunkDaddy
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