Guzen Media Japan

by Chaz · · · CC BY 2.0

A glimpse of what life is really like in Japan


Next-Opening from Chaz Wright on Vimeo

This is the opening to the movie "Next" that my students and I made for our school festival. We wrote, shot, subtitled, and edited the movie in 5 days. The running time of the movie is 18 minutes. I will be putting the entire movie up later.

This was a big challenge because we only had 5 days to shoot after school, my students aren't actors and are learning English, we had to change our story and rewrite it as we went along …

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Next-Opening from Chaz Wright on Vimeo This is the opening to the movie "Next" that my students and I made for our school festival. We wrote, shot, subtitled, and edited the movie in 5 days. The running time of the movie is …
Next-Opening from Chaz Wright on Vimeo This is the opening to the movie "Next" that my students and I made for our school festival. We wrote, shot, subtitled, and edited the movie in 5 days. The running time of the movie is 18 minutes. I will be putting
Shoko came back to school to do her 2 week student teaching. Follow me on Twitter and please write a review on iTunes if you have time. …
Shoko came back to school to do her 2 week student teaching. Follow me on Twitter and please write a review on iTunes if you have time. …
Shoko came back to school to do her 2 week student teaching. Follow me on Twitter and please write a review on iTunes if you have time. download mp3
It's is always exciting to catch a glimpse of 富士山 Mt. Fuji while the 新幹線 Shinkansen speeds down the rails. *this picture and video was taken with my Apple iPhone 3GS download video Follow me on Twitter @GuzenMediaJapan
This is the 3rd and final part of a special video episode where I welcome Steven "the exchange student" back to Japan and our school. It has been 5 years since he returned to Australia. Find out what he's been up to. Please write a review on iTunes and h
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It's been a long time, but I'm finally posting something here again. Steven "the exchange student" who was a regular guest on the show way back when I first started Guzen Media Japan returned for a visit 5 years after he left. download video Subscribe to
A new season of Guzen Media Japan has begun. In this episode I talk with two exchange students from Australia that remind me a lot of two other exchange students that were a big part of the early days of Guzen.<img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5252214095670002338" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Ei2l06qd9SU/SOOc5IC1wqI/AAAAAAAAAJU/pu0hiSLExNE/s320/IMG_0064.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; …
A new season of Guzen Media Japan has begun. In this episode I talk with two exchange students from Australia that remind me a lot of two other exchange students that were a big part of the early days of Guzen. Hayley and Nathan Gocke and Steven Follow me
Tanabata 七夕 July 13, 2008
This is a video I shot during a Tanabata festival that took place in my neighborhood. download video Follow me on Twitter
Skate Crash June 22, 2008
This some footage that I shot at the East Coast Surfing Championships in Va. Beach a few years back. download video
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In this episode Alex, the new exchange student, joins me and talks about how she became interested in Japan, the process she went through to become an exchange student, and some of her first impressions about school.CCI Center for Cultural InterchangeSenpai/KohaiFollow …
In this episode Alex, the new exchange student, joins me and talks about how she became interested in Japan, the process she went through to become an exchange student, and some of her first impressions about school. CCI Center for Cultural Interchange Se
Some Views of Mt. Fuji April 1, 2008
This is a video I took on my way back to Shizuoka from Tokyo. download video
A friend of mine took some video at the Hurley Surf Contest in Shizunami, Japan a few years ago and I put this video together for fun. Surfing in Japan is very popular. The song in the video is Stereoman is from the awesome group Ellegarden. My favorite s