The premiere for Death Grip on June 30th, 2012 was a night I'll never forget. Two years of solid labor suddenly morphed into something real and alive. The audience reaction was incredible. They got every joke (and a bunch of others, which I didn't expect), screamed at the gore, and cheered after every fight scene. [...]
Phil Mills of Far East Films has posted an interview with me where I talk about Death Grip and The Stunt People. Check out the interview at http://www.fareastfilms.com/customPage/74.htm. Thanks Phil!
The journey home from Cannes was long, but it gave me some time to evaluate the whole trip. The most shocking realization was how little we knew about the European film industry simply because we live in the USA. Even attending the American Film Market didn't prepare us for what Cannes was all about. The [...]
Tuesday, May 22 - Our time in Italy was short but sweet, punctuated with our sound designer Matteo and a stunt team called D-Unit. We went into the fashion capital of Milano, where we went to the only coffee place that resembled Starbucks called Arnold Coffee. Italy is the only European country that doesn't have [...]
Update: You can now purchase tickets for the premiere at http://tinyurl.com/DeathGripMoviePremiere for $10 each! It's happening! Our kick-ass, martial arts action-thriller Death Grip now has an official date for its theatrical premiere! When: Saturday June 30, 2012 @ 7:00 PM Where: Bal Theatre - 14808 E 14th St., San Leandro, CA 94578 (Google Maps) Ticket [...]
Back in 2003, I expanded The Stunt People to San Francisco, where I met Ed Kahana and Andy Leung. After doing small projects we went under the San Francisco State University parking garage for five school nights and shot Escapee. Originally a part of the Stunt Blade Alpha compilation, it got enough attention that I [...]
The Stunt People Wiki is back online in full force, ready for you to add your stunt crew, films, and any information applicable to the premiere indie-action wiki. Concerns about spam have been addressed, as we have implemented a new Captcha system as well as email confirmation (details below), and there's now a detailed help [...]
Check out the newest film by Steve Yu and Dennis Ruel, "Ronin". http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7846745&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Ronin from Dennis Ruel on Vimeo.
The Tech Jasper and the Boss hire a master thief to steal The Tech, a mysterious, shiny orb of infinite consequences. The thief soon finds himself in a strange situation: he refuses to give up The Tech. Features three musical numbers and bone-crunching martial arts action scenes by The Stunt People! http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7831843&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 The Tech - [...]