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IN DEVELOPMENT: Dance of the White Tiger!

January 24, 2013

Brooke Burgess

Muay Thai Motion Picture Mayhem!

A belated Happy 2013, one and all!  Another year brings a firm resolve, fresh inspiration, and exciting new projects to share.  I’ve been teasing feature film developments for what seems like an age, and with the challenges inherent to raising capital in the world of indie film, it’s high time to attempt a more traditional narrative.  Something with multi-quadrant audience appeal, international market support, and potential franchiseabilityOne of those rare industry blips where the rewards clearly outweigh the risks.  And, it should go without saying by now, something with multiplatform aspirations carved into its atomic structure from conception.

A little over two years ago, I committed to a ‘work vacation’.  It was to be an exotic change of scene, with the hopes of finishing the first draft of a Telefilm-funded screenplay I had pitched, and getting my physical health in line after years of late nights, table-sized Canadian portions, and ungodly levels of caffeine and sugar.

I would end up choosing Thailand.  And, for two incredible months, I would write…and learn the ways of Muay Thai. 

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February 2, 2012

Brooke Burgess

The southeast Asian adventure continues…

Special props must be given to Canuck indy sensations BEND SINISTER for the awesome tunes.

Keep on rockin’ in the free world, folks!




December 14, 2011

Brooke Burgess

My friends in Rawai asked me to whip up a wee vid from their charity kickboxing show. Now all can savour the fruits of my tropical labours 8)

Happy Holidays to all…and keep on rockin’ in the free world!



January 10, 2011

Brooke Burgess

A 5min montage of my Thai boxing adventure, shot on an old Panasonic LUMIX cam with additional iPod Nano clips. Music by Godspeed You Black Emperor!


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