THE BLOG

29
Dec

Blood Trail

Cinematographer Michael Shu is the director of photography for the award winning short film “Blood Trail”.  It’s the directorial debut for master swordsman and choreographer Anthony DeLongis. The film won “Best Western” in the 2010 Action on Film International Film Festival.
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29
Nov

St. Haniel Commercial

The Noguchi Kanko Group of Hokkaido, Japan, shares the experience of tying the knot at their special Meisuitei Hotel’s St. Haniel location in the lush forests of Hokkaido.
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29
Oct

AdamOrEve iPhone App

Percipo, the company behind the iPhone apps AdamOrEve, PhotoAge, PeerBeauty and more asked us to produce a series of web commercials for them.

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29
Oct

Pascal Campion

Mini documentary about the internationally acclaimed French-American illustrator and animator. Shot and directed by Anthony Vu

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30
Sep

Repercussions

From the award-winning director, Michael Shu, “Repercussions” is a crime-drama about the prices we pay for the mistakes of our past.

29
Sep

War of the Wolves

A short film by Michael Shu
Winner of the Best Foreign Language Film at the Burbank International Film Festival

01
Mar

Shinkendo – Japanese Swordsmanship

Onyx Cinema’s Michael Shu has been a student of Shinkendo Japanese Swordsmanship under Toshishiro Obata Sensei for 8 years.  There had only been videos from public demonstrations in the past.  Michael decided to give his long-time sword school a more fleshed out video, demonstrating the variety of techniques taught by Obata Sensei.

Cinematography by Michael Shu and Charlice Lin
Edited by Michael Shu

Featured Instructors: Founder Toshishiro Obata Kaiso, Yukishiro Obata Sensei, Michishiro Obata Sensei, Nicholas Lauridsen Sensei, Matthew Lynch Sensei and Gabriel Koneta Sensei.

Special thanks to all the students and instructors who helped out in the video!