June K. Inuzuka


June's first film project was the documentary "Dharma Road" which premiered at the Japanese National Museum in Los Angeles and was nominated for Best Documentary at the Asians on Film Festival (2015).  "Dirty Rotten Tofu" will be her first short feature and many years in the making.


In her free time, she enjoys birdwatching.  Her favorite dish is chicken katsu curry.

Stephen Dreskin

Executive Producer

Steve is a retired Professor of Medicine in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Colorado.  In addition to medical research,  he loves a good game of tennis or bridge.


His mother is a well respected illustrator in South Carolina. With three children and a spouse who are all artists, he takes special pleasure in supporting the arts.

Mark David


Director of Photography

Mark is an award-wining Director and Cinematographer who has  over 70 films credits as a cinematographer.  Mark started shooting at twenty when he bought a 16 mm Arriflex.  The film he most enjoyed making was "On the Shore of an Ancient Sea," a Mongolian fairytale. 


His favorite foods are salmon sashimi with real wasabi.

Phil Tan


Action Director

Phil Tan is a legend in the industry and has worked in action films for forty years.  He has over 200 credits to his name including "Tokyo Drift" and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom."  In 2010 he was awarded the Screen Actor's Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble for his work on "Inception."


A little known fact is Phil is a crazy good disco dancer.

Shannon Umetani


Line Producer

Shannon has thirteen years of production management experience.  For the last five years she's worked as a freelancer for Warren Miller Productions.


She is also a runner, Taiko drummer, and mother of three.

Joaquin Camilo


Unit Production Manager

Joaquin Camilo is an actor and producer, known for How to Affect Gravity (2020), Blood (2021) and The Lazarus Project.

Fuji Dreskin


Illustrator/StoryBoard Artist

Costume Assistant

Creator of GoFundMe Pitch Video

Fuji is a visual and performing artist from Denver.  She graduated from California College of the Arts in Illustration and a minor in film. 


She is best known for her music, filmmaking, illustration and animal advocacy.

Howard Fujimoto

Casting Director

Howard has a degree in Theater Arts from USC in California.  He was the Finance Manager for "Children of the Camps," a documentary about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Howard enjoys bicycling, swimming, and being a grandfather to Aria.

Rebecca Bertot

Production Design

Costume Design

Rebecca has been the costume designer for ten films including "Freak Power, the Battle for Aspen" and "The Great Race."


She's also worked as a production designer, producer and unit production manager. 


She's currently directing a documentary on hiking the Colorado trail.

Chris Warren

First Assistant Director

Bio coming soon.

David Glenn

Art Director & Props & SFX

Bio coming soon.

Cory Ferreira

Art Director & Props & SFX

Bio coming soon.

Aimee Kuge

Make Up & SPX

Aimee graduated from the University of Colorado in Film Studies and Studio Art. Her student film, "Feigned Realities" was a horror film that was nominated for a "Grillo Award."  While she makes her living as a social media manager, her abilities as an artist  has led her to work creating incredible make-up SFX.

Brittany Miles

Script Supervisor

Bio coming soon.

Kimiko Fujimoto

Production Coordinator

Kimiko's creative path began making films in Hollywood as a producer, film editor, and screenwriter in 2000. After learning to swim with the sharks she opted for more calmer waters in the fields of literature, spirituality, and embodied practices. As the founder of School of Ritual, she crafts both virtual and large scale rituals in yoga, herbalism, and mysticism. She is currently working on a film series that invites participants to meditate with the stories of one's ancestral lands. 

Rena Schoenberg

Craft Services Coordinator

Rena Schoenberg is dependable, logical, attentive and organized.  She enjoys being helpful and likes to interact with positive, humorous people. She is a lover of family, long-time friendships, sweet memories, flowers, delicious food, word games, dogs and crushed ice. Many times she has dreamed of being in the movies in a supporting role so she is very excited to be a part of this film. 

Bruce Tetsuya

Crowdfunding Coordinator

Bruce Tetsuya is a Japanese director and photographer whose work currently focuses on the narrative beauty of movement through dance and cinematography. Bruce’s latest short films, Nightjar, and In Wake of the Crashing Dawn, have garnered international festival acclaim. When he’s not on set, you can find Bruce on the tennis court, or exploring new lands - his favorite food is karaage (Japanese fried chicken)!

Andrea Dreskin

Web Design & Photographer

Andrea utilizes her design and photography skills to create a wide range of content for the film.  She is excited to be a part of such a diverse and personal project. 

She is currently the office manager for an employment law firm which helps employees who are being discriminated against. She enjoys being able to utilize her administrative and creative skills.