Jun 6

Let’s Talk Japan Podcast, Episode 11 – Live Your Dream: A conversation with film director Regge Life

  Let’s Talk Japan is a twice monthly, interview format podcast covering a wide range of Japan-related topics.  Host Nick Harling (Mie-ken, 2001-03) lived in Japan from 2001 until 2005, including two great years as a JET Program participant in Mie-Ken.  He practices law in Washington, D.C., and lives with his wife who patiently listens to him talk […]

Nov 7

Regge Life documentary about Taylor Anderson and Monty Dickson to premiere 11/9 in DC area

Via JETAA DC President Leigh Ann Mastrini (Hyogo-ken, 2006-08): On November 9th will be the premiere of Regge Life’s documentary film about March 11, Taylor Anderson, and Monty Dickson.  Click the link below for more information: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/675402675/live-your-dream-the-taylor-anderson-story?ref=live The film is open to the community, with a suggested donation of $20 when you register. A small group […]

May 13

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Director Regge Life on ‘Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story’

  By Renay Loper (Iwate-ken, 2006-07) for JQ magazine. Renay is a freelance writer and associate program officer at the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. Visit her blog at Atlas in Her Hand. Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story is the latest work by filmmaker and Global Film Network founder Regge Life, who […]

Apr 25

Documentary maker Regge Life seeks to speak with JETs and others who knew Monty Dickson in Japan

A request from documentary maker Regge Life: “Filmmaker Regge Life is seeking anyone who can speak personally and sincerely about Monty Dickson’s activities and interactions with the people of Rikuzentakata.  Ideally, teachers, neighbors, or friends who lived or worked in the city with him. He will include Monty in the film “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story” […]

Oct 29

Justin’s Japan: Nippon in New York—The Legend of Zelda, Osamu Tezuka, Dir En Grey, and Hotei

By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. From Nintendo to manga to metal to Tarantino, November is just as colorful as the blowing leaves in the air and on the ground. Add to that a Meiji era throwback exhibition at Resobox, the destroy-all-monsters vibe of Kaiju Big Battel (just in time […]

Oct 21

    By Yeu-Li Huang (Yamanashi-ken, 2007-2010) for JQ magazine. Yeu-Li is the current chapter secretary of the JET Alumni Association of the Southeast (JETAASE). MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The JET Alumni Association of Minnesota (JETAAMN) hosted this year’s USA National Conference from Sept. 26-29 with assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Council of […]

Jun 16

Welcome to JET Talks, by JETAADC – Live Your Dream Q&A

    JET Talks is a brand new speaker series organized by the JET Program Alumni Association of Washington, DC.  JET Talks is modeled after the TED Talks concept and will feature dynamic and interesting speakers with the goal of inspiring innovative ideas and conversations on Japan-related themes.  Although JET Talks audio files will be […]

Mar 9

JQ Magazine: Film Review – ‘Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story’

  By Renay Loper (Iwate-ken, 2006-07) for JQ magazine. Renay is a freelance writer and associate program officer at the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. Visit her blog at Atlas in Her Hand. Directed by renowned filmmaker and founder of Global Film Network Regge Life, Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story is Life’s first documentary about a loss. Best known […]

Dec 10

Job: Website Manager for LIVE YOUR DREAM

Via Regge Life.  Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. ———————————————————————————————————— Position:  Website Manager Posted by: Global Film Network Inc. Type:  N/A Location: N/A Salary: N/A Start Date: N/A Overview: “Global Film Network Inc, Producer Regge Life and […]

Nov 29

NHK TV feature on “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story”

NHK TV (English edition) recently aired a feature story on the premier screening of “Live Your Dream:  The Taylor Anderson Story,” a documentary produced by filmmaker Regge Life. Here’s the link to the video:  http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/movie/feature201211270915.html

Nov 16

NBC12.com – Richmond, VA News, Weather, Traffic From Richmond, VA’s NBC news affiliate (click link below to see news video): Taylor Anderson documentary draws thousands to Center Stage RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Thousands of people turned out to Richmond’s Center Stage theater Friday, to see the documentary of Taylor Anderson – a young teacher from […]

Jul 19

Video Footage Needed for “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story”

A request from  Regge Life who is working on a documentary about Taylor Anderson. Producer/Director Regge Life is seeking video footage taken during the earthquake and tsunami for LIVE YOUR DREAM. He prefers footage that has not been broadcast in the US or Japan and specifically taken in the cities of Ishinomaki, Matsushima, Kesenuma and […]

Mar 12

******************* “LIVE YOUR DREAM:  The Taylor Anderson Story”is a film project by documentarian Regge Life who is currently seeking support via Kickstarter to help fund the full production of the film. ABOUT THIS PROJECT This film is a story about Taylor Anderson and all the young people who travel the world trying to make a […]

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