Scott Shaw

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Scott Shaw (born September 23, 1958 in Los Angeles, California) is an American author, martial artist, and filmmaker.[1]


Scott Shaw is an advanced martial artist.[2][3][4] He has written a number of books on the martial arts. [5][6][7] Shaw has written a number of books on Zen Buddhism and eastern philosophy.[8][9]

Shaw is an active actor and filmmaker.[10][11][12] Shaw practices a style of filmmaking where no screenplay is used to create a movie. He titled this style of filmmaking, "Zen Filmmaking." [13][14][15]


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  1. ^ "Scott Shaw Biography". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  2. ^ "Scott Shaw". Black Belt Magazine.
  3. ^ "Scott Shaw's Martial Arts Biography". Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Scott Shaw Biography". It eBooks. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Scott Shaw at Simon and Schuster". Simon and Schuster. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Scott Shaw No Butts About It". Publishers Weekly.
  7. ^ "Taekwondo Basics Scott Shaw". Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  8. ^ "Scott Shaw". Scribd. Retrieved 2019-08-16.
  9. ^ "Scott Shaw Biography". It eBooks. Retrieved 2016-07-26.
  10. ^ "Scott Shaw". AllMovie. Retrieved 2019-08-16.
  11. ^ "Scott Shaw". Filmow. Retrieved 2019-08-16.
  12. ^ Singer, Michael (2002). Film Directors: A Complete Guide. Lone Eagle Publishing Company. p. 345. ISBN 9781580650434.
  13. ^ "Scott Shaw and the Art of Zen Filmmaking". Kansai Time Out Magazine.
  14. ^ "Scott Shaw: The reason I created Zen Filmmaking was to help filmmakers actually get their films made". BZ Retrieved 2019-08-16.
  15. ^ Adams, Michael (2010). Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies: A Film Critic's Year-Long Quest to Find the Worst Movie Ever Made. Harper Collins. pp. 301–302. ISBN 9780061806292.
  16. ^ "Samurai Vampire Bikers From Hell". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2019-07-27.
  17. ^ "Samurai Vampire Bikers From Hell". Movie Meter. Retrieved 2019-07-27.

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