Scott Shaw

Biography

Date of Birth 23 September 1958, Hollywood, California, USA Nickname Dr. Shaw Height 6' 2" (1.88 m) Trivia Scott Shaw is one of the most advanced non-Korean practitioners of the Korean martial of Hapkido in the world. He is ranked a 7th Degree Black Belt Master by the Korea Hapkido Federation. The final two credits in virtually all his films are, "In Memory of Dinosaur Filmmaking" and "The Zen." He is the creator of Zen Filmmaking. In Zen Filmmaking no scripts are used. There are no rules and no definitions. The spontaneous creative energy of the filmmaker is the only defining factor - this allows for a spiritually pure source of immediate inspiration to be the only guide in the filmmaking process. Graduated from Hollywood High School in Hollywood, California Is often called, Swamiji or Baba by his friends. This is in obvious reference to the time he spent in India as a monk. Lives much of every year at his beach house in Kamakura, Japan. He was the first non-Korean ever to be awarded the advanced master rank of 7th Degree Black Belt by the prestigious Korea Hapkido Federation. Holds both American and Japanese citizenship. Has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Asian Studies. Holds three Master of Arts degrees. One from California State University, Los Angeles in Geography, the second from California State University, Dominguez Hills in Humanities, and a third, a Master of Herbology degree, from Emerson College of Herbology. Received a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge in Geography. Has taught courses on filmmaking at the University of California, Los Angeles, (U.C.L.A.).

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Max Hell Frog Warrior

Max Hell

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Guns of El Chupacabra

Jack B. Quick Space Sheriff

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Toad Warrior

Max Hell

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Hitman City

Big Action

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Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell

Alexander Hell

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Vampire Abstracta

Hunter VonCrestor

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The Adventures of Ace X and Kid Velvet

Ace X

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The Deadly Avenger

Ace

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...And Then She Was Gone

Vigilante (uncredited)

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Capital Punishment

Mr. Cool

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Max Hell Frog Warrior

Max Hell

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Vampire Abstracta

Hunter VonCrestor

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The Adventures of Ace X and Kid Velvet

Ace X

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Comic Book: The Movie

Himself

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Hitman City

Big Action

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Guns of El Chupacabra

Jack B. Quick Space Sheriff

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Toad Warrior

Max Hell

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Pocket Ninjas

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The Player

Scott Shaw (uncredited)

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The Deadly Avenger

Ace

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Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell

Alexander Hell

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Capital Punishment

Mr. Cool

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Cyberdyne Tech (uncredited)

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...And Then She Was Gone

Vigilante (uncredited)

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