This short documentary features pro skateboarder Willy Santos. After the critical and commercial success of 2010's "East of Main Street: Asians Aloud," the kind folks at HBO brought me back in to direct another installment with more creative freedom. Time and money were extremely limited this time around, but I enlisted the help of a lot of friends to rise to the challenge. In less than one month, our small and nimble production team executed three short documentaries for HBO (one shot on the East Coast and two shot on the West Coast) and I am extremely proud of the results. The teamwork involved in pulling together something like this while relying on the creative talents of friends and colleagues all around is what makes filmmaking the most fun and satisfying job in the world for me. It is my hope that people will appreciate what we were trying to accomplish and will enjoy watching the show.
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