Mortal Kombat: Rebirth director to helm new online martial arts competition series

Entertainment company RedLever and director Kevin Tancharoen (Fame) today announced that they are teaming up to launch the first-ever original online martial arts competition series, titled The Chosen One. Tancharoen built his online credentials with the YouTube sensation Mortal Kombat: Rebirth, a video short which received more than seven million views its first week online. …
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Billy Chong

Billy Chong, whose real name is Willy Dhozen (Willy Dozan), was born February 10, 1957 in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. His 1981 film Kung Fu Executioner (also known as Shou zhi ao chu, Black Jim Conquers All, and Black Jim va tout casser), co-starring Carl Scott, took place on the mean streets of 1930s Shanghai, …
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Oso Tayari Casel

Oso Tayari Casel is the founder and director of the Tayari Casel Martial Arts Academy, an institution that researches, demonstrates and spreads the contribution that Africa and China have given to the international martial arts community, while simultaneously furthering the appreciation of contemporary and traditional African and Chinese culture. His studies include cultural and humanitarian …
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Grand Master Ron Van Clief

Grand Master Ron Van Clief has trained and taught Martial Arts well over 40 years. He has appeared internationally on television and radio demonstrating his art, as well as at many colleges and universities lecturing and presenting the Ron Van Clief 101 curriculum. He holds a black belt or the equivalent in Karate, Ju-Jitsu, Aiki-Jitsu, …
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Blvd. Warriors production updates

We’ve conducted six successful interviews so far, including artists, musicians, athletes and film historians. Our next series of interviews will include professional martial artists, and an African American doctor trained in Tae Kwon Do, who’s also a certified acupuncturist. Shooting will take place in New York City, Central & Southern New Jersey, and St. Thomas …
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David Lamberton – Cameraperson, Interviewer

While putting together an extensive list of theater credits beginning with Community Theater and gradually expanding to Little Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Summer Stock, Regional Theatre, and Tours, David Lamberton taught English for many years – thus his professional career embraces both acting and teaching. Mr. Lamberton has acted in numerous stage and film productions, including …
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Sonia A. Apolinario – Cameraperson

Sonia Apolinario is a talented film and video major at New Jersey City University. Ms. Apolinario has worked on numerous independent video productions and produces music in her spare time. Previously, Sonia served with distinction in the U.S. Armed Forces before taking on the challenge of completing her eduction in media.

Shomari Green – Still Photographer, Cameraperson

Born in 1973, Shomari Green – who began composing music at the age of thirteen – has worked “in-house” for the IcreeUPree Management Team, working with such artists as; Imessiah Soul, The Odd Kuple, Story (John Tavar Entertainment), and most recently formed the publishing company Platinum Lollipop with Blaz, after a successful remix co-production of …
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Eric Andrews – Narrator

Eric Andrews is a graduate of The New School/Parson’s School of Design. Since that time, he’s remained heavily engaged in the creative community, working on a variety of illustration and cartooning projects.

Alvin Pettit – Still Photographer, Boom Operator

For the last decade Alvin Pettit has produced a significant body of work through painting and model making. Highly detailed clay models and meticulously rendered drawings and paintings, have garnered him a body of clientele ranging from individuals to large corporations. Alvin has produced work for companies such as NBC TELEVISION‚ THE GAP‚ TODAY’S BLACK …
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