About the HempenRoad film project
Who made it — short credits and bios on the filmmakers as well as the support crew
Who’s in it — all the people the film talks to and where that was
Songs and bands — band credits and all we know about the bands
Eiji Masuda, Filmmaker
Eiji Masuda is an independent filmaker, originally from Tokyo, Japan. He is now studying and creating in Olympia, Washington, affiliated with The Evergreen State College’s Multi-Media program. His work is known for the combination of honest heart and soul, compelling topics as well as unique image and composition editing. His credits include the presentation of “A Spirit of A Chick” at the Olympia Film Festival. Eiji has also published several full-length books of stories and prose in Japanese language. Masuda’s Space-Frog Multi-media has also recently completed a documentary about the Japanese Tea Ceremony tradition in North America & Japan. Next is a documentary about a hotel in downtown Seattle that was a during the internment camp era of WW2.
Dave Olson, Writer / Producer
Dave Olson is a global-roaming, writer, craftsmaker, producer, farm hand, educator, tour guide . . . He has recently published definitive research on Hemp Culture in Japan. Upcoming publications include: “Travels in Palau,” “January in the Hot Springs,” a collection of Haiku-ish poems and “The Adventures of Uncle Weed,” an eco-hero for all ages. Dave has collaborated on several film projects while at Univ. of Utah and R.I.S.D., played percussion in a few bands, given many spoken word readings and fire juggling performances. Olson also runs “Internet Adventures,” an Internet training & Web design workshop in Olympia Wa. Now continuing to create the Giggling Piglet Durable Goods Co-Op, Dave hopes to bring a new model of commerce to the planet with the marketing of unique, durable hempen-ware and the production of genuine, creative projects.
Misa Nakanishi contributed additional filming, art direction, cover design and other creative & production duties.
Naoyo Masuda contributed photographs of many segments.
Pat Wood handled video sleeve layout & production and material printing duties.
Ben Livingston contributed WWW graphics
The HempenRoad film project’s Executive Producer is Robert Lunday. Robert is founder and SysOp for Hemp.Net based in Seattle, WA. He is leader in many grassroots activist campaigns as well as a provider of Internet access.
Directed, Filmed, Edited — Eiji Masuda
Produced, Written, Narrated — Dave Olson
Executive Producer — Robert Lunday
Additonal filming & art direction — Misa Nakanishi
Additional Photography — Naoyo Masuda
Vid box Layout, Design & Printing — Pat Wood
WWW Graphics — Ben Livingston
HempenRoad Cascadia journay features:
Victoria, Vancouver Isle, BC
* Ian Hunter
* Sarah Hannah Bedard
* Odette Kalman
* Eric Hughes
* Alice Bracegirdle
* Todd Dalotto
* Carolyn Moran
* Bruce & Diedre Mullican
* Paul Stanford
* Cheryl Kolander
* Chris Iverson
* Charles Tomala, Jay Stewart, Scott Orr
* Bob Owen
* Dennis Peron
* David Edwards
* S.David Stunda
* Rob Jungman
* Khamphy S.
* Tom Cluck
* Mari Kane
* Mosse Mellish
* Many International Speakers at the Commercial Industrial Hemp Symposium
HempenRoad Sountrack Music by . . .
* Phat Sidy Smokehouse
* Chris Sullivan
* Bread Mountain
* 420 Love
* Chris Jacobsen
* Old Time Relijun
* Collective Shoe
* J. Williamson Ensemble
* Systolie Diastolie
* and more . . .