TEI Wins International Award

Posted on April 10, 2013

Our creative team just won a Bronze WorldMedal from the prestigious New York Festivals International TV and Film Competition for a mini-documentary we produced for Eli Lilly and Company. Now in its 55th year, the New York Festivals recognizes the world’s best creative work in advertising, feature films, and TV programming. The TV and Film Awards were presented at… Read more »


Quick Turn Cinema Film for Buick GMC

Posted on March 10, 2013

Director Scott Takeda and his field crews are just getting back from a two day shoot for an opening film for Buick GMC. Our storytelling goal is to show viewers why Buick GMC has been successful at creating customer loyalty. We will be highlighting one particular dealership in Indiana that is thriving because of its laser… Read more »


TEI Provides Help for AJA Videos

Posted on February 19, 2013

This month, Takeda Entertainment is providing directing and producing assistance to Brock Creative, LTD in its multiple productions for AJA Video Systems – a leading manufacturer of professional broadcast television and film systems. “I love working with Brock Sherman,” said director Scott Takeda. “He’s my filmmaking partner and handles all of the postproduction and art direction for… Read more »


TEI shoots near Canada for General Motors

Posted on February 13, 2013

This month, Takeda Entertainment field crews are on the frozen tundra filming a training video of some yet unreleased General Motors vehicles. Our story will focus on the rigourous testing that GM puts their cars through before releasing them for sale. We will be shooting the testing process throughout the year and will present the… Read more »


Three Additional Films for Eli Lilly

Posted on February 2, 2013

Our crews are headed to Florida to produce three quick-turn films for pharmaceutical leader Eli Lilly. The pieces will kick off an awards banquet next week. “It’s times like these that I’m glad I have a background in TV news,” said director Scott Takeda. “News taught me how to be very fast and good. For this… Read more »


TEI Hired To Bring Schwan’s Story to Life

Posted on January 8, 2013

This week, our field crews are shooting a documentary-style film on highlighting several top Schwan Food Service drivers and their customers. The films will be shown at an upcoming sales meeting for the multi-billion-dollar, home-delivery food service. “We love telling documentary stories,” said director Scott Takeda. “I think it’s the purest way to communicate a message,… Read more »


TEI Produces Eleven Films for Eli Lilly

Posted on January 7, 2013

Our crews are flying across the country for a series of field shoots for eleven client films for Eli Lilly Pharmacueticals. Some of these films will be documentary-style, others commercial, and some graphics-driven. All will show during an upcoming four-day sales meeting for the Oncology division. “I love challenges like this,” said director Scott Takeda. “Between… Read more »


More Quick-Turn Films for WorldPay

Posted on December 20, 2012

Ho Ho Ho! Our creative team will be working through much of the Holiday Break this year on two additional quick-turn films for WorldPay’s upcoming sales meeting in the first week of January. “We’ll get some time off to be with our families,” said director Scott Takeda. “It may not be as long as we had… Read more »


WorldPay Film Goes Video DJ

Posted on December 12, 2012

This week director Scott Takeda and his field crews head to Atlanta to begin filming four cutting-edge films for WorldPay, a national payment processing leader. We are working with DJ 2nd Nature – one of the world’s top video DJ’s – who will mix our footage with music and pop culture clips to create a mixed-media artform…. Read more »


TEI Produces Quick Turn Film For Lilly

Posted on October 25, 2012

This week, our creative team is on-site in Texas to produce a quick turn film for Lilly Pharmaceuticals. “There’s fast, and then there’s blazingly-fast…this is even faster,” said director Scott Takeda. “We are attempting to turn a corporate film in two days. I’m so glad our team regularly produces narrative short films for the 48 Hour Film Project. That… Read more »