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Craig Heimbichner is a producer, screenwriter, award-winning author, actor, award-winning musician, multiple Hall of Fame inductee in the martial arts, fight choreographer, and successful businessman. Craig has produced commercials for television and movie theaters starring action superstar Cynthia Rothrock, directed by Art Camacho. Craig recently performed multiple roles in The Chemist, a Camacho-directed action film starring Olivier Gruner. Craig appeared in The Martial Arts Kid with Cynthia Rothrock. Craig starred in one of the most popular episodes of Decoded. Read more... One) of the best and favorite episodes..." Craig won a Silver Medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2012 for his blockbuster work Ritual America, and has translated that success into screen writing ventures. Having studied both creative writing at the University of Southern California by audition with the legendary T. C. Boyle, and acting under Jack Rowe, Craig has brought that training together with his decades long career in the martial arts. Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2013, and later in 2014 as Chinese Martial Arts Master/Sifu of the Year, Craig was inducted into the Legends of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame by world champion "Lady Dragon" Cynthia Rothrock with a Golden Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 and Master of the Year in Tai Chi Chuan in 2014. The "Lady Dragon" hails Craig as a "top martial artist" and announced plans for upcoming projects with him at her 2013 seminar on Fight Choreography, and also at the Action Magazine Martial Arts Hall of Honors in 2015, where he was made an Ambassador to the Martial Arts and co-taught her seminar. Craig was recognized as a Sifu (Master) of the Martial Arts by the World Wide Martial Arts Council and made a Director of the Council. Craig was inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame in Canada in 2013 as Master of the Year, Wing Chun, and selected for Outstanding Achievement in the Martial Arts for the Action Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2014. Endorsed by the United States National Grand Masters Federation, he is a sought-after instructor of Wing Chun Kung Fu under Grand Master Samuel Kwok. Craig is also a recognized expert in Tai Chi Chuan, having trained all aspects of the martial art for decades, learning from a direct student of the late Cheng Man Ching. Craig's exceptional martial arts training includes study of aikido under Sensei Tri Thong Dang, a direct student of the founder of the art. Craig was President of the University of Southern California Aikido Club in the 1980s. Craig has trained numerous weapons, Chinese and Japanese. A televised pianist, Craig has been recognized in Who's Who In Music Awards. Craig has appeared numerous times on radio shows, including on Insight in 2013 with Emmy Award-winning host Beth Ruyak. Craig's skills have been dubbed "incredible" by Director Art Camacho, with whom he has partnered for production, screen writing and acting in the upcoming action thriller The Unforgiven, with plans for other projects following. Craig has been a successful CEO, an educator, and is President of Recurring Dream Productions. Finally, Craig is a columnist for the prestigious Official Karate Magazine.