Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation Screening!
For those in the Wyoming area, we are having a special screening of Tsuru held by the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation!
Actress Nicole Starrett will be in attendance for a... Read more
San Jose International Film Festival
This past weekend was certainly a crazy one. We were so excited to screen our film at both Stanford University and the San Jose International Film Festival. But... Read more
Screening SUCCESS and KITV4 News Feature!
Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who joined us today at the Hawaii screening! It was such a success. We were incredibly touched by the support and love... Read more
FIRST PUBLIC SCREENING!
We are done! We have finished the film. The time has come for our first screening! This first one is going to be back in Hawaii for all our supporters... Read more
We just created a new website for the film! It includes screenshots from Tsuru, an audio clip from the original soundtrack of the film, and more. Please check it out... Read more
Post-Production Sound and Music
We are almost done! We just finished mixing the music yesterday after a very successful studio recording with our recording engineer Nick Terrafranca, our cellist Christopher DeFazio, and our composer... Read more
FILMING IS DONE!
We have finished filming and we couldn't be happier with the way everything turned out! We got all the shots we wanted and more. Big thank you to the extras... Read more
Weekend 1 was a SUCCESS!
We finished the first 3 days of shooting and we couldn't be happier with the results! We started off the weekend at the Nakamura house, then finished off Saturday and... Read more
The Role of Wilson
We have two very integral American FBI agent roles in our film. One of them is the role of James Fitzgerald, played by MICHAEL TOMSU. The other is Wilson... Read more
Things are coming together nicely for our shoot and we're so excited. However, we are looking for some Japanese extras to be in our film!
We're looking for... Read more
WE DID IT!
WE'VE FINISHED OUR CAMPAIGN!
We reached our pledge goal and all 4 stretch goals! We hit exactly $23,000!! We have just solidified our shoot with Manzanar National Historic Site. We... Read more
48 HOURS LEFT!
Thanks to you, we have reached three of our stretch goals already. And we are 48 hours away from the end of our campaign!
We still have about $2,300 to... Read more
THIRD STRETCH GOAL ACCOMPLISHED... And more good news!
We've done it again! We have passed $20,000 to accomplish our third stretch goal, PROFESSIONAL MUSIC RECORDING! Thanks to your help, we will be able to rent a discounted professional... Read more
2ND STRETCH GOAL ACCOMPLISHED!
One more down! You guys are incredible! We have passed $18,000 to accomplish our first stretch goal, COSTUME UPGRADE!
We are now able to rent authentic 1940's costumes from Western... Read more
DISCOVER NIKKEI ARTICLE!
Yet another article about our film went up today! We'd like to thank Discover Nikkei for posting a part of our Prospectus on their website.
Check it out here: http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2014/2/28/tsuru/
FIRST STRETCH GOAL ACCOMPLISHED!
We have passed $16,500 to accomplish our first stretch goal, PROP UPGRADE!
We are now able to pay for props at a student discount from the Universal Studios lot. Thanks again... Read more
NIKKEI VIEW Article
We have another article about our film!
Columnist and blogger Gil Asakawa was gracious enough to write an article about "Tsuru" in his widely-known blog Nikkeiview.
He states, "We... Read more
My Big Apple New York "Tsuru" Article
We've had unbelievable support from the Japanese American community from the moment we started our campaign. Sawako Yasuda, a Japanese blogger in New York, has written a wonderful article on... Read more
The Next Chapter
We did it! 100% funded in 3 and a half days. Words can't express how excited we are. The support we have received from everyone is remarkable. Thank you, thank... Read more