NEWS: SCOTT SHAW UPDATE (Reposted from 03.03.08)


The only thing that will stop Scott Shaw is a bullet to the head. Even then Scott would probably punch the gun out of your hand and cut you in half before you think about pulling the trigger. To date has acted in 64 productions ranging from “Terminator 2” to “Saved by the Bell”. He has producer 47 film, directed 36, written 34, edited 24, composed 16, was the dop for 12, his other film credited are to numerous to mention.When he isn’t wielding a Samaria sword, killing mutant frogs or protecting the streets with his fellow Roller Blade Warrior’s, the guy is writing book and producing music! He has written 11 book and Zen, and has recorded 5 records! In additional to all this he is the spiritual son of the world greatest b/avant garde film make : Donald “Hell Comes to Frogtown” Jackson! So whats Scott up to these day?  (I pulled most of this from www.scottshaw.com)

PRE PRODUCTION
MIDNIGHT OBSESSIONS
This film will be a Black & White Docudrama Thriller dealing with the lives of several people – ultimately revealing how each of their lives is intermingled and exposing the dark secret they each possess.”

NEWER FILMS
THE ADVENTURE OF ACE X AND THE KID VELVET

“The Adventures of Ace X and Kid Velvet is a longer, never before released, version of the film that rocked the world of Superhero Action Adventure, Super Hero Central. The Adventures of Ace X and Kid Velvet is a Martial Arts driven Rock n’ Roll fantasy into the netherworld of Superhero Combat. It was vividly filmed in Hollywood, California, Macau, Taipei, Taiwan, Tokyo, Japan, and Vancouver, British Columbia. The Crime Fighting team of Ace X and Kid Velvet, (played by International Action Star Scott Shaw and Kevin Thompson), who disguise their Superhero identities as members of a Hollywood Rock n’ Roll band, must battle the evil Rinaldi, who has the ability to transform into a monster, and has taken control over the streets of Hollywood.”

FROG TOWN NEW

“People often ask Scott Shaw the question, “Just what is Zen Filmmaking?” To answer that question, Shaw created this documentary, Frogtown News. Cameras rolled on Scott Shaw, Donald G. Jackson, Julie Strain, Kevin Eastman, and others, at the 1997 and 1998 American Film Markets. In this documentary, Scott Shaw present deep insight into Zen Filmmaking, from the words of people who have made Zen Films. Plus, there is never before released scenes from some of Scott Shaw’s Zen Films. “

NAKED AVENGER
“A young girl, simply trying to go to work, is kidnapped into the world of White Slavery. Her only escape, a bullet. Adult Film Superstar Jill Kelly takes on a new role, that of an avenging angel with a 45. CAST:  Jill Kelly, Robert Mizrahi, Darren LaBreck”

SEALED WITH A BULLET
“Sealed with a Bullet is a psycho-thriller that was vividly filmed in Hollywood, California, Seoul, South Korea, Tokyo, and Kamakura, Japan. It tells the story of Detective Truck Baker (Scott Shaw) who inadvertently discover an Asian crime ring when he is seduced by a female member of the family and then all hell breaks loose.  Cast: Scott Shaw, Hae Won Shin, Richard Magram, Reiko, Kevin Thompson “

WITCHES BREW
“Professor Andre’ DuVena’ (Scott Shaw) travels into the back woods of Southern California to find three college students who have disappeared while searching for an allusive mythical witch.
This film takes movies like The Last Broadcast and The Blair Witch Project to the next level of Zen. ”

FINALLY RELEASED
ANGEL BLADE
“Angel Blade is a wild-ride, comic book, action-adventure, through the mean streets of near future Los Angeles. Traveling across the galaxy, a new breed of cosmic warrior arrives in the city of Lost Angels to battle demons sent from the underworld. This film presents a rare look into the Zen Filmmaking legacy of Scott Shaw and Donald G. Jackson.
BUY THE ADVENTURE OF ACE X AND THE KID VELVET
BUY FROG TOWN NEWS
BUY NAKED AVENGER
BUY SEALED WITH A BULLET
BUY WITCHES BREW
BUY ANGLE BLADE

YOUTUBE NEWS:
ZEN FILM MAKING
“A production team, based out of Grand Valley State University in Michigan, created a ten part parody about Scott Shaw and Zen Filmmaking. Though Scott has never met anyone from the team, he thinks it is pretty funny.”
http://youtube.com/user/randomishshow

DONALD AND SCOTT
Check out some hilarious footage of Donald G. Jackson:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=dohdGSmV05A

While were at it here is a great interview with Donlad G. Jackson:
http://www.scottshaw.com/dgjinterview.html


Also you can check out more of Scott Shaw’s work on youtube
http://youtube.com/user/drscottshaw

ROLLER BLADE SEVEN REMIX
“The Roller Blade Seven Remix by VJzoo; Music by Chrism + Fenris is a very cool video using some footage from the Scott Shaw/Donald G. Jackson Zen Film, The Roller Blade Seven, combined with some great music. Created by a team based in Australia, the information about the piece states, Recorded live @ A Fairlight Fetish a vintage audiovisual showcase featuring Chrism and Fenris making music on Commodore 64s, MoRph and VJzoo with their collection of Fairlight CVI video synthesizers from the 80’s and 90’s and Severed Heads one of the founding fathers of AV.”
http://../video/595341/the-roller-blade-seven-remix-by-vjzoo-music-by-chrism-fenris/

ARTICLE NEWS:
“A new article about Scott Shaw:
Scott Shaw and the Art of Zen Filmmaking
has just been published in the Japanese magazine Kansai Time Out. “


HAPKIDO DVD NEWS:
Great News! Unique Publications, the producer of Scott Shaw’s Instructional Series on Hapkido, has just remastered the four volume set and released it on DVD. Originally produced in 1994, this series was previously only available on Video Tape. BUY
HAPKIDO


BOOKS NEWS:
Scott Shaw’s book,
Cambodian Refugees in Long Beach California: The Definitive Study has just been re-released in its second edition. Originally published in 1989, this groundbreaking work laid the foundation for understanding the plight of the Cambodian Refugees in the United States.

Phew… than thats it. For all other information go to the official Scott Shaw web page www.scottshaw.com
LESLIE MORRIS 03.03.08