YUKI UEMURA

OWNER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Yuki is an award-winning Creative Director and Director of photography with over two decades of experience in video production. Yuki began his career as a creative director in his native Japan and has honed his skills here in the U.S., everything from shooting, lighting, audio engineering, to directing. Through his experiences Yuki found that he wanted to give more personal focus to the client and offer a complete production service with his signature touch. In 2013 he launched Urban Samurai Creative to do just that.

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YUKI (ANDREW) ASAHINA

AUDIO/TECH ENGINEER

Andrew is a Hawaiian born bilingual sound engineer (English and Japanese). While he takes care of many aspects of Urban Samurai Creative operations and technologies, he has worked on numerous projects as a sound engineer for American and Japanese clients such as Door Dash, Intuit, Walt Disney Japan, NHK, and more.

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BOB GINGG

DIRECTOR OF POST PRODUCTION

Bob has been an editor in the San Francisco Bay Area for 28 years. Bob started his editing career at KSTS Channel 48 and KICU Channel 36. He then moved back to Southern California and worked for 8 years in Hollywood at Video Transitions, an editorial company where he honed his editing flare. Since returning to the Bay Area, Bob has worked at various high end post-production and visual effects companies such as Varital Video, Flipside Editorial, Retina Coloring and Film Transfer, Video Arts, PRN and Acme Posts. He has edited commercials, corporate materials, and event videos. Editing and coloring with Premiere Pro and motion graphics with After Effects, Bob now brings all his years of editorial expertise as the Chief Editor/Colorist for Urban Samurai Creative.

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COLTEN BECKER

DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

Colten is a cinematographer and engineering nerd who brings a lot of unique value to any team. He is always chasing and learning new technologies to further improve our production at Urban Samurai Creative. He operates many of our live streams, broadcasts, drones, gimbals, car rigs, and 360 virtual shoots.

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PATRICK WONG

DESIGN DIRECTOR

Patrick joined Urban Samurai Creative in 2018 and served as both Art Director and Managing Editor for several music and audio publications—including Bass Player, Electronic Musician, and Guitar Player. Leaving publishing to work for the ad agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners, he helped develop unique interactive and digital marketing strategies. He has since gone on to work in creative consulting for musicians, designers, and small businesses.

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ALEX WEISMAN

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Alex is a DP and Camera Operator for Discovery, Travel Channel, A&E. and a variety of other cable networks. He started his career at MTV, before working under DP Michael Slovis ('Breaking Bad', 'The Walking Dead') on the AMC series 'Rubicon'. He currently shoots commercials and branded content for TBS/TNT, BuzzFeed, YouTube, and more. Alex has Expertise in all digital camera formats including ARRI Alexa/ Amira, DJI Phantom drones, Sony F55 and FS7, Canon C300 and all DSLR workflows.

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