There is also a strong following among the urbanites on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films.
There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs.
Still, as much as I wish Ballistic Kiss could be a better film, the recognition it gained from critics and at festivals speaks for itself.
Martial art is a form of expression, an expression from your inner self to your hands and legs.
I've always been in a rebel.
I'm a very emotional guy.
I got nominated for my second film as best young director in the Aikido Film Festival in Japan.
For me, shooting, editing, and scoring rely on rhythm.
When you watch my films, you're feeling my heart.
For years, I looked to Bruce Lee as a mentor as being a Chinese and Asian man living in this country.
Bruce is the man. He was definitely ahead of his time.
From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker.