Looking for Miku’s (Not) Re-Premiere! [2016]

13 June 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended AGC Pictures‘s Looking for Miku panel at Ronin Expo and who otherwise supported us by sharing and promoting the event!

Very happy to have my friend and the film’s producer David Infante join me! Thanks for all the great questions and I sincerely hope that you enjoyed the film and panel. Please join us again next time!

In the meantime, follow the blog (by clicking the “Resistance is Futile” button) or Like any of my Pages (jimsha, The Vault/Beginning Story, and agc pictures) on Facebook to be instantly notified of new adventures. See you again soon!


Looking for Miku at Ronin Expo [2017]!

23 May 2017

Happy to announce that we’ll be screening Looking for Miku at Ronin Expo! For those of you who don’t know, Ronin Expo is the reboot of Ninja-Con, so we’re happy to be making a (re)appearance there!

We premiered the award-nominated anime fan film in an unfinished state last time so it’ll be the first time the final version of the film will be shown at this venue (admission to Ronin Expo is required to attend). Stay after the show to talk with the filmmakers about the film, con crushes, and other topics! RSVP on Facebook, and hope to see you there!


Looking for Miku Tadaima Screening! [2016]

15 November 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended AGC Pictures‘s Looking for Miku panel at PMX and who otherwise supported us by sharing and promoting the event!

Although we had a bit of a late start due to the panel before us running late, we were able to screen the film and do a brief Q&A. I was very happy to have my friend (and one of our leads) Jackson Chong join me! Thanks for all the great questions and I sincerely hope that you enjoyed the film and panel. Please join us again next time!

In the meantime, follow the blog (by clicking the “Resistance is Futile” button) or Like any of my Pages (jimsha, The Vault/Beginning Story, and agc pictures) on Facebook to be instantly notified of new adventures. See you again soon!


Looking for Miku Screening at PMX [2016]!

08 November 2016

No post this week as we’re prepping for this weekend’s panel for Looking for Miku!

We’ll be screening the Renewal ver. (the final, completed form) of the award-nominated anime fan film and holding a Q&A with the filmmakers on November 12 (Saturday, Day 2) at the place where it all started, Pacific Media Expo, in LP1 Ballroom B&C (admission to PMX is required to attend). RSVP on Facebook, and hope to see you there!


Looking for Miku Updates! [2016]

21 June 2016

As you may’ve seen from my earlier post, we finally had the premiere for Looking for Miku during Ninja-Con 2016. Well, I’m happy to finally release the official trailer on my YouTube Channel!

For a while I wasn’t really sure how to go about making a trailer since it’s a short film and I didn’t want to get too spoiler-y, but a lot of festivals and contests require one so I had to come up with something.

Ultimately, just as I structured Looking for Miku as an anime OVA episode, I decided to style the trailer after various anime TV commercials (CMs) and promo spots. This meant featuring shots of our stars, mixing in some dialogue/voice over (VO) that sets up the film’s main conflict, and adding in some weeby bits to try to get the humor across. There really is an art to cutting trailers and hopefully I managed to communicate the fun and playful aspects of the film along with a taste of the story!

Looking for Miku Ninja-Con 2016

Also, Otaku;Hourly recently posted their coverage of Ninja-Con and talked about our film and panel for nearly 10 minutes. While it does contain some factual inaccuracies (and spoilers!), it was a positive review. Find it starting at around the 4 minute mark here!

Still making minor tweaks to the film and prepping for Anime Expo, so this is likely the last post until after the holiday. A safe and happy Independence Day weekend to all our American friends!

Please be sure to follow the blog (by clicking the “Resistance is Futile” button) or Like any of my Pages (jimsha, The Vault/Beginning Story, and agc pictures) on Facebook to be instantly notified of where we’ll be screening next!


Looking for Miku’s Premiere! [2016]

07 June 2016

I want to personally thank each of you who attended agc pictures‘s Looking for Miku panel at Ninja-Con and otherwise supported us by sharing and promoting the event!

Although there were still sound issues (this time with the sound mixer, apparently), at least we were able to screen it! I sincerely hope that you enjoyed the film and panel, and that you’ll join us again next time. Thank you once more!

While there are a few more tweaks I’d like to make to the film, I’ll be taking a break from it for a little while so hopefully I’ll get back to some regular posts here. In the meantime, follow the blog (by clicking the “Resistance is Futile” button) or Like any of my Pages (jimsha, The Vault/Beginning Story, and agc pictures) on Facebook to be instantly notified of new adventures. See you again soon!


Looking for Miku Premiere at Ninja-Con LA [2016]!

24 May 2016

No post this week as we’re prepping for the convention/world premiere (for reals) of Looking for Miku!

We’ll be screening the award-nominated anime fan film and holding a Q&A with the filmmakers at Ninja-Con (admission to Ninja-Con is required to attend). RSVP on Facebook, and hope to see you there!


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