Chris K.T. Bright

Chris K.T. Bright is a B.F.A. Candidate at Chapman University with a Minor in Music. He is both Hawaiian and Japanese, born and raised in Honolulu, HI.

Updated February 2014

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Short Film "Tsuru"

As a senior film project with Chapman University, I’m currently working on the short film Tsuru that deals with an elderly Japanese couple who were faced with being forcibly removed to the U.S. concentration camps during WWII—a time of serious racial prejudice. As a Japanese American, this is a topic that I have felt incredibly passionate about for a while and one that I believe it’s important to raise more awareness in our history.

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In August 2013, I wrote a feature script about the Ni’ihau incident, a true story of a Japanese fighter pilot who ...

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