A Movie Wedding | Langham Huntington, Pasadena | Behind the Scenes of Love Arcadia
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A Movie Wedding | Langham Huntington, Pasadena | Behind the Scenes of Love Arcadia

My first wedding shoot of 2014 was a fake wedding! I joined my friends on set for their movie Love Arcadia, and I documented some of the awesome behind the scenes moments you can see in this blog post. But since we were filming a fake wedding, I also grabbed the “bride” and “groom” for…

On Set | Langham Huntington, Pasadena | Behind the Scenes of Love Arcadia
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On Set | Langham Huntington, Pasadena | Behind the Scenes of Love Arcadia

Picture is up! Camera? Speed. Sound? Speed. Mark it. A Marker. ACTION! On the last day of January, we got up before the sun and headed to the gorgeous Langham Huntington in Pasadena. Call time was 7:30am, and this was day 15 of shooting for Love Arcadia. My friend Theresa had been working on this…

Seaglass Cinema | World Premiere
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Seaglass Cinema | World Premiere

Back in August, Seaglass Cinema was just an idea. We wanted to take a cinematic approach to capturing weddings and create ‘real life movies’. Our idea spun very quickly from possibility into reality, and just a couple weeks later, we gathered an arsenal of DSLRs and lenses and shot our first wedding in Indianapolis. Now,…

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Behind the Scenes of Census 2010: Write in “Taiwanese” | Passion Project

It’s been a week since the Census 2010: Write in “Taiwanese” video debuted on YouTube, and it’s already garnered over 120,000 views. Produced by Slideshow Pictures in conjunction with at least seven Taiwanese American organizations, the public service announcement is part of a larger campaign to get Taiwanese Americans to self-identify on the US Census…

Ang Lee

ang lee defies categorization and baffles critics. the taiwanese/american filmmaker has created movies as divergent as sense and sensibility, eat drink man woman, the ice storm, and crouching tiger, hidden dragon, but he’s probably best known as the academy award-winning director of brokeback mountain. yesterday, i got to see ang lee in person as part…

Published

my photo of will tiao has been published in liberty times. http://www.libertytimes.com.tw/2009/new/mar/8/today-fo5-2.htm if you happen to read chinese, you can even read what it says. of course, it’s not actually credited to me, but still, pretty cool.

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Formosa Betrayed

my conversation with will tiao, producer of formosa betrayed, last week at duke: will: so, what are you doing next weekend? me: oh nothing. will: want to come be a second photographer for the premiere? me. uh, YES. and that’s how i made my way to the exclusive cast-crew-investors-only screening of the newly finished film….