Katsumi "Tim" Nagae is a native of Japan and currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. As well as working as a TV / Video producer for Community Television Network (CTN), a public / local municipal access cable TV station in Ann Arbor, he independently produces documentaries, music videos, promotional videos, industrial / instructional videos and TV studio / on-location programs. Many of his films and TV programs were screened at a number of film festivals and broadcast on PBS as well as televised on CTN. Nagae is also a musician / guitar player, writing original songs and performing in the Ann Arbor area. He often composes and creates sound track music for his own video and film programs. Nagae is a permanent resident of the United States. His father, Yukiaki, his mother, Masako and his older brother, Tsuyoshi live in Iizuka-shi, Fukuoka, Japan.