*English, Japanese & Polish subtitles available
Scott Mangis is a former US Marine who now lives his life as a Zen monk near Tokyo, Japan. We explore Scott's life story and path that lead him to completely change his way of living.
A video by Tofu Media Production
Krzysztof Gonciarz & Kasia Mecinski
Shot on Canon 5D Mark III.
Lenses: Tamron 24-70 IS 2.8, Zeiss 50 1.4, Canon 100 IS 2.8 USM
Stabilizing: DJI Ronin, Slidecamera slider, Manfrotto monopod&tripod
Edited in Adobe Premiere, graded in Magic Bullet Looks
Music used (in order of appearance):
Silent Partner - Ticker
Huma-Huma - Hydra
Silent Partner - Sunday Drive
Silent Partner - Terminal D
The 126ers - Secret Conversations
Silent Partner - Frequency
Internet cafes have existed in Japan for over a decade, but in the mid 2000’s, customers began using these spaces as living quarters. Internet cafe refugees are mostly temporary employees; their salary too low to rent their own apartments.