Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 31

Preproduction Checklist (Updated)

Thousand Fold Production Pre-Pro Checklist

Mar 31

Reading, Viewing, and Listening Notes

As I was unable to obtain “Spirit of the Sword” on short notice, our┬áreading research consisted of the resources on the Suigetsukan Dojo Website. Notes: The dojo teaches multiple martial arts. Suigetsukan means Moon Reflected on the Water School and was founded in 1991. The art of Toyama Ryu is deeply rooted in Japanese history …

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Mar 24

Approaches and Pre-Prod. PDF Part I

Swords by the Lake plans on using two or three approaches to educating people about Toyama Ryu Battodo. The primary approaches are poetic, used in katas and training sequences. Expository voice over will be used to explain the art to viewers. The final approach is participatory, with the Thousand Fold Productions film crew participating in …

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Mar 02

Final Pitch