The Vintagent Selects: A collection of our favorite films by artists around the world.

THEY CALL ME CHEETAH (2018)

Run Time: 4:11
Producer & Visual Director: Larry Smith / MASA INOUE
Director: Wil Thomas III
Cinematographer: Joshua Makela
Drone Operator: Brian Anselmo
Music: Rocco Deluca
Sound Engineer: Ben Zales
Editor: Lauren Schneider
Still Photography: Michelle Bandach
Translator: Guillermo Yoshikawa
Cast: Toshiyuki Osawa / Cheetah Custom Cycles, Shinya Kimura / Chabott Engineering, Mitsuhiro Kiyonaga /  Kiyo’s Garage

Special Thanks: Born-Free & The Stampede

FILM MAKERS

Produced by Japanese jewelry company, Larry Smith, and Directed by Wil Thomas III (Co-Producer of Sugar & Spade).

SUMMARY

THEY CALL ME CHEETAH is a visual poem about motorcycle builder Toshiyuki Osawa and the 1944 Indian Chief, named “Silver Arrow”, he built for Larry Smith. Filmed in 2018 during his invitation to California’s “Born Free 10”, THEY CALL ME CHEETAH also features famed motorcycle builders Shinya Kimura and Mitsuhiro Kiyonaga as we explore the spirit of Japanese craftsmanship and the its place in the international motorcycle community.

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Cheetah Custom Cycles

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