The Great White Ninja!

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It’s hard to believe but there was a time in the mid to late 1980’s when probably the best known and most prolific cinematic Ninja in the world was an American actor named Richard Harrison, who’d previously plowed his trade in…

Play Club Promo

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“I don’t always pursue speedboats full of beautiful women … but when I do it’s in 4K raw from a high speed drone.” Amazing weather over the weekend allowed us to finally get out and shoot a  – long delayed (thanks…

Sony FS5 Unboxing

It’s no secret we here at Black Star Films love Sony video cameras, at the mid-range their performance/image/features per dollar are pretty much unmatched by any other brand. While we currently rely on the (now ridiculously cheap) NEX-FS700, it’s ergonomics leave…

Epic Meal Time

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As work continues on Neon Grindhouse – tirelessly scouring the globe for the people and personalities behind Hong Kong exploitation cinema – sometimes we are lucky enough to pause the cameras and hang out with some very passionate folks: Case in…

Neguz Music Video

NZ Records officially launched the MV for Neguz – ft. Somzie & J.Bo “Move Around” – over the weekend, link above. When Neguz isn’t rapping he’s dealing uncut emeralds out of South America to Europe and SE Asia, and he wanted…

Script Reading

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The best thing about producing movies is watching talented people bounce off each other, and the evolution of an idea. The second best thing is watching a project escalate from one single idea inside one person’s head to become the shared…

Music Video Showreel

Just a quick repost of in-house DoP Dan Disuye’s music video showreel from 2014. All of these projects are for indie musicians (with budgets to match!) in Berlin, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Los Angeles. Dan will fly pretty much anywhere on…

Enter The Neon Grindhouse

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A few months ago I sat home watching a string of my favourite Hong Kong films (Taxi Hunter, Run & Kill, Ninja Terminator, Troublesome Night) and realised that, as the saying goes, they really don’t make them like they used to.…