Tim Weske: Action Scene Designer, Sword Fight Choreographer, Fight Movement Trainer


They Fight Entertainment
Tim Weske, Owner

Fantasy Women BattlesFantasy Women Battles
Show concept
Sizzle reel

Gladiator CampGladiator Camp
Show concept
Sizzle reel

Resume & References


Feature Films  (Sword Trainer, Choreographer, Fight Scene Designer)

Tim has trained stunt professionals for doubling and fighting at his studio in Burbank.  Credits include, Pirates of the Caribbean , Zorro and many more.

FANTASY WOMEN BATTLES
Sword/Fight Choreographer and Trainer. Producer, Director

I LOVE YOU, MAN
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Paul Rudd, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, Mather Zickel

MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD
Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

THE PRINCESS DIARIES II: ROYAL ENGAGEMENT
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Chris Pines & Anne Hathaway

PETER PAN
Personal Sword Trainer to Jeremy Sumpter

OLD SCHOOL
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Jeremy Piven

THE GENERAL’S DAUGHTER
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Actor, Fencing Stunt performer, Personal Fencing Trainer to Boyd Kestner

DISNEY'S THE PARENT TRAP
Personal Sword Trainer to Lidsay Lohan stunt doubles

PARADISE LOST
Personal Sword Trainer to  Djimon Hounsou, Callan Mcauliffe, Casey Affleck

ALMOST HEROES
Co-Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Stunt Double To Matthew Perry & Kevin Dunn, Personal Sword Trainer to Matthew Perry & Kevin Dunn

THE HOLLOW
Sword Choreographer, Actor, Stunt proformer, Sword Trainer to Kevin Zegers

SCORPION KING: RISE OF THE DEAD
Personal Sword Trainer to Victor Webster

KNIGHTS OF IMPOSSINGWORTH PARK
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Ben Kingsley

All KIDS COUNT
Pirate Consultant

THE TEMPEST
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Reeve Carney

NINA & THE MYSTERY OF THE SECRET ROOM
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to David Zappone

AN OCCURRENCE AT BLACK CANYON
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer, Actor

VAPOR
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Sandra Bullock

KINGDOM OF DAVID: THE SAGA OF THE ISRAELITES
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

CINEMAGIQUÉ
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer to Martin Short & Tchecky Karyo

BLOODTHIRSTY
Fight Choreography and Training

LOVER’S KNOT
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer to Adam Baldwin & Bill Campbell

NITE FIRE
Fight Choreography and Training

 

Television (Fight Scene Design)

JANE THE VIRGIN Chapter Forty-Two
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Jaime Camil, Brett Dier, Keller Wortham

RIZZOLI & ISLES Post Mortem
Sword Master, Sword Fight Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Sasha Alexander

BLINK  CBS TV Movie 
Fencing & Sword Trainer to Madeline Carroll

PARKS AND RECREATION Leslie's House
Fencing Coordinator, Fencing Stunts performed, Personal Fencing Trainer to Adam Scott

BETTER OFF TEDIt's Nothing Business. It's Just Personal
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Fencing Stunts Performed, Personal Trainer to Portia de Rossi & Mark Deklin

BETTER OFF TED You are the Boss of Me
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal sword Trainer to Jay Harrington, Jonathan Slavin & Malcolm Barrett

DOLLHOUSE A Spy in the House
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Enver Gjokaj & Olivia Williams

ANGEL Waiting in the Wings
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Alexis Denisof

iCARLY iFence
Fencing Double

BIBLE BATTLES for The History Channel
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

THE X-FILES First Person Shooter
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

FIREFLY Shindig
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Nathan Fillion & Mark A. Sheppard

CROSSING JORDAN Necessary Risks
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Actor, Sword Stunts Performed, Personal Sword Trainer to Joshua DesRoches, Jerry O'Conner & Mark Aaron Wagner

YES, DEAR Senior Olympics
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Tim Conway & Jerry Van Dyke

JACK OF ALL TRADES
Personal Sword Trainer to Vern Troyer

ARLI$$ End Game
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Actor, Personal Sword Trainer to Sandra Oh & Reuven Bar-Yotam

LAST STAND OF THE 300
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, fight Arranger

THE TONIGHT SHOW
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

GILMORE GIRLS I Solemnly Swear
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Alexis Bledel & Liza Weil

CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE If You Love Something, Leave It Alone
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Actor, Personal Sword Trainer to Spencer Breslin

BATTLES BC
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Trainer
Completed over 200 fights in the entire series.  8-10 days of shooting.
Episodes:

  • Hannibal
  • Alexander: Lord of War
  • David
  • Julius Caesar
  • Joshua
  • Moses
  • Marathon
  • Ramses

AFTERSHOCK: BEYOND THE CIVIL WAR
Sword Master, Fight Arranger, Weapons Trainer

HEIST How Billy Got His Groove Back
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Steve Harris & Mark Derwin

THE TRUE STORY OF HANNIBAL for The History Channel
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

UNSOLVED HISTORY: TROJAN HORSE for The Discovery Channel
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

UNSOLVED HISTORY: AZTEC TEMPLE OF BLOOD for The Discovery Channel
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

GENERAL HOSPITAL
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Tony Gary

SABRINA, THE TEENAGE WITCH Sabrina and the Pirates
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Melissa Joan Hart, Mark Blankfield, Robert Bauer & Brian Seeman

SABRINA, THE TEENAGE WITCH It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad Season Opener
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Nate Richert & Donald Adeosun Faison

WORKING Medieval Christmas
Sword Master Sword Choreographer, Actor, Personal Sword Trainer to Fred Savage & Maurice Godin

SABRINA, THE TEENAGE WITCH Troll Bride
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Phil Fondacaro

SLAVE SHIP for The Discovery Channel
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

LOIS & CLARK Pheromone, My Lovely
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Fencing Stunt performed, Stunt Fencing Double for John Shea, Personal Sword Trainer to John Shea

SILK STALKINGS
Sword Choreographer, Sword Trainer to Mitzi Kapture

BLOSSOM True Romance
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

 

Commercials (Fight Scene Design)

LUCASARTS Kinect Star Wars Duel trailer for Xbox 360
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Chris Pratt

TARGET Fencing
Sword Master, Fencing Trainer, Sword Choreographer

MEGAFON Summer

GOGURT Slurp vs. Saber
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Trainer

CAPTAIN MORGAN First Mate
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Marisa Miller

WAL-MART Compass
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

NCAA Fencing
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Actor

ADIDAS Personalities
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Stunts Performed, Actor, Personal Sword Trainer to Kevin Garnett

SILKY SOY MILK Fencers
Sword Master, Actor

LUX First Strike (Japan)
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Natalie Portman

MILKI Zorro (Israel)
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Sendi Bar & Aki Avni

NIKE Goddess
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

REEBOK Defy
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

CANNON
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer

THE HARTFORD
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

 

Videos/DVD (Fight Scene Design)

TWISTORY BELLES WAR
Actors Trainer, Doubles Trainer, Fight Scene Choreographer

TIJUANA PANTHERS  Tony's Song
Sword/Fencing Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

iSAMURAI New iphone game
Sword Choreographer, myself

PRINCE CASPIAN Trailer
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Ben Barnes

CAPTAIN BLOOD: A SWASHBUCKLER IS BORN
Sword Master Expert Commentary

THE SEA HAWK: FLYNN IN ACTION
Sword Master Expert Commentary

BRING IT ON AGAIN
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

SWORDPLAY FOR SHAKESPEARE
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer, Producer, Director

CRUEL INTENTIONS 2: MANCHESTER PREP
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Actor, Personal Sword Trainer to Robin Dunne

SWORD SKILLS FOR ACTORS
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer, Actor

DRU HILL These Are The Times
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Personal Sword Trainer to Sisqu, Jazz, Nokio & Tao

POCAHONTAS II: JOURNEY TO A NEW WORLD
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Body Reference for John Smith

THE MANY FACES OF ZORRO
Weapons Technical Advisor Instruction and Commentary, Sword Choreographer, Actor

MENGELA
Co-Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
Fight Choreography and Training

 

AEA (Fight Scene Design)

THE FANTASTICKS for the Pasadena Playhouse
Sword Fight Trainer, Fight Designer, Fight Choreographer

CAN-CAN for Paper Mill Playhouse NJ
Sword Fight Designer, Sword Choreographer, Trainer to Michael Berresse, Jason Danieley, Greg Hildreth

CAMALOT for The Pasadena Playhouse
Sword Fight Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

HAMLET THEATRE 150
Sword Fight Choreographer & Trainer

MAN OF LA MANCHA for the Reprise Theatre Company
Comedy Fight Choreographer

MAURITIUS for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Choreographer

PETER PAN for the Santa Barbara Playhouse
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

OF MICE AND MEN for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Arranger, Fight Trainer

MATTER OF HONOR for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Choreography and Training

CAN-CAN for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Choreography and Training

SISTER ACT for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Choreography and Training

FENCES for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Choreographer, Personal Fight Trainer to Laurence Fishburne

AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN for the Pasadena Playhouse
Fight Choreographer and Training

A LIFE IN THE THEATRE for the Pasadena Playhouse
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

DANGEROUS LIAISONS for the Pasadena Playhouse
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

MOON OVER BUFFALO for the Pasadena Playhouse
Sword Master, Sword Choreographer, Sword Skills Trainer

Thousands of equity/non-equity plays choreographed – list available upon request.


Show Creator / Producer / Director / Writer
They Fight Entertainment

Feature Film

COOKED GOOSE (Dark Meat)
Creator/Producer/Writer/Director
(in Production)

Television Series

FANTASY WOMEN BATTLES
Creator/Producer/co Director/co writer

SWORDPLAY FOR SHAKESPEARE
Creator/Producer/Director/Writer
(Educational)

Short Stories

DUEL OF DESTINY (Trailer)
Director/Producer
(Comedy)

GAME NIGHT (Trailer)
Director/Producer/Writer
(Horror)

THE GOOD SAMARITAN (Trailer)
Director/Producer/Writer
(Suspense)

Show Concepts

GLADIATOR CAMP (Sizzle Reel)
Competition/Reality

FANTASY WOMEN BATTLES (Sizzle Reel)
Competition/Series

NERDS TO KNIGHTS
Competition/Reality

COSPLAY Duel to the Death
Competition/Reality

THE HUNTED
Competition Reality


Acting

AFTERSHOCK: BEYOND THE CIVIL WAR (Clip)
Amos Black

WORKING (Clip)
Downsizing Executive

AN OCCURENCE AT BLACK CANYON (Clip)
Jacquest Dubois

ARLI$$
Director

CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE
Coach

MANCHESTER PREP
Instructor

THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER
Losing Fencer

CROSSING JORDAN
Competitor

BATTLES BC (Moses)
The Task Master

ROBIN HOOD (Men in Tights)
John Denver Merry Man

 

Stars Trained

* = Child Actor

 

Production References

Directors

  • Seema Sueko (The Fantasticks)
  • Zeta Fuentes (Jane the Virgin)
  • Mark Haber (Rizzoli & Isles)
  • Griffin Guess (Captain Morgan)
  • Michael J. Nathanson (All Kids Count)
  • Jessica Kubzansky ("Mauritius" "Hamlet")
  • David Solomon (Dollhouse-A Spy In the House of Love)
  • Paul Lazarus (Better of Ted-You are the Boss of Me)
  • John Hamburg (I Love You, Man)
  • George Bloom (Prince Caspian Promo)
  • David Lee (Can-Can)
  • Neil LaBute
  • Simon West (The Generals Daughter)
  • Andy Ackerman (Center of the Universe-If You Love Something, Leave It Alone)
  • Joss Whedon (Angel-Waiting in the Wings)
  • Christopher Guest (Almost Heroes)
  • Pam Thomas (NCAA-Fencing )
  • Michael Utterbach (Lux Super Rich-First Strike)
  • Bruce Carter (Crossing Jordan-Necessary Risks)
  • Vern Gillum (Firefly-Shindig)
  • Carla McKlusky (Gilmore Girls-I Solemnly Swear)
  • Noam Murro (Adidas-Personalities)
  • Sheldon Epps (Pasadena Playhouse)
  • Michael Michetti (Man of La Mancha)
  • Melanie Mayron (Arli$$-End Game)
  • Roger Kumble (Manchester Prep)
  • Jerry Rees (Cinemagique)
  • Pete Shaner (Lovers Knot)
  • Kyle Newman (The Hollow)
  • Tom Ellery (Pocahontas II)
  • Bradley Raymond (Pocahontas II)
  • Mark Hufnail (Hannibal)
  • Michael Michetti (Man of La Moncha)
  • Aaron Saidman (Reebok-Defy)
  • Pete Schnider (Sister Act)
  • John Joseph (Aztec Temple)
  • Andy Papadopoulos (Trojan Horse)
  • Mike Sedan (Night Fire)
  • Lisa Campbell 1st AD (Cinemagique)
  • Robert Ballentine 1st AD (The Hollow)
  • Steve Danton 1st AD (the Generals Daughter)

Production

  • Janet G. Knutsen (Rizzoli & Isles)
  • Kevin Berg (Rizzoli & Isles)
  • Lewis Able (Jane the Virgin)
  • Gary Pearl (Jane the Virgin)
  • John Lange (Captain Morgan)
  • Zoe Lee (Captain Morgan)
  • Howard Griffith (Better of Ted-You Are the Boss of Me)
  • Donald De Line (I Love You, Man)
  • Bill Johnson (I Love You, Man)
  • Anders Bard (I Love You Man)
  • Linden Goh (Prince Caspian Promo)
  • Joel Fields (Can-Can)
  • Alan Kirschenbaum (Yes, Dear-Senior Olympics)
  • Mace Newfeld (The Generals Daughter)
  • Chris Carter (The X-Files-First Person Shooter)
  • Lucius Foster (Private Training)
  • Ellen Raphael (Cinemgique)
  • Lina Postmyr (Silk Soy Milk-Fencers)
  • Jay Veal (Adidas-Personalities)
  • Peter Barnett (Arli$$-End Game)
  • Tim Marx (Arli$$-End Game)
  • Bonnie Peterson (Hannibal)
  • Paul Kaufman (Lovers Knot)
  • Dan Angel (Young Blades)
  • Steve Edwards (Many Faces of Zorro)
  • Ned Dowd (The Count of Monte Cristo)
  • Robert M. Rolsky (Heist)
  • Margaret Hilliard (Princess Diaries II)
  • Pat Churchill (Cinemagique)
  • Peter Karp (Aztec Temple)
  • Ron Martinez (Sabrina)
  • Pinky (Blossom)
  • Deborah Henderson (The Hollow)
  • Lisa Stockdale (Adidas)
  • Leslie Vaughn (Wal-Mart-Compass)

Other

  • Victor Fresco (Creator) Better Off Ted)
  • Michael Donovan (Casting) Can-Can
  • Gwen Hillier (Casting) General Hospital
  • Patti Colombo (Dance Choreographer) Can-Can
  • Kitty McNamee (Dance Choreographer) Man of La Mancha
  • Maggie Bigger

 

Stunt References

  • Peewee Piemonte (Stunt Coordinator) JANE THE VIRGIN
  • Merritt Yohnka (Stunt Coordinator) RIZZOLI & ISLES
  • Steve Davison (Stunt Coordinator) BETTER OFF TED
  • Troy Brown (Stunt Coordinator) BETTER OFF TED
  • Lisa Hoyle (Stunt performer) BETTER OFF TED
  • Alex Daniels (Stunt Coordinator) I LOVE YOU, MAN
  • Vince Deadrick (Stunt Coordinator) iCARLY
  • Doug Coleman (Stunt Coordinator) MASTER AND COMMANDER
  • Dan Baringer (Stunt Coordinator) MASTER AND COMMANDER
  • Charlie Brewer (Stunt Coordinator) PRINCESS DIARIES II
  • Pat Banta (Stunt Coordinator) PRINCESS DIARIES II
  • John Moio (Stunt Coordinator) CINEMAGIQUE
  • Glen Randall Jr. (Stunt Coordinator) CINEMAGIQUE
  • John Robotham (Stunt Coordinator) CINEMAGIQUE
  • Tom Morga (Stunts) CINEMAGIQUE
  • Conrad Palmisano (Stunt Coordinator) PETER PAN
  • Tom Harper (Stunt Coordinator) OLD SCHOOL
  • Mark Ricadi (Stunt Coordinator) THE GENERAL’S DAUGHTER
  • Max Klevin (Stunt Coordinator) ALMOST HEROES
  • Al Jones (Stunt Coordinator) YES, DEAR
  • Buck MacDancer (Stunt Coordinator) GILMORE GIRLS
  • Sophia Crawford (Stunts) GILMORE GIRLS
  • Justin Lundin (Stunt Coordinator) THE HOLLOW
  • Mike Massa (Stunt Coordinator) ANGEL
  • Nick Brandon (Stunt Coordinator) FIREFLY
  • Danny Wesles (Stunt Coordinator) THE X-FILES
  • Mary Albee (Stunt Coordinator) CROSSING JORDAN
  • John Epstein (Stunt Coordinator) MANCHESTER PREP
  • Noon Orsadi (Stunt Coordinator) ARLI$$
  • Buck Buckingham (Stunt Coordinator) Conan
  • Spice Williams (Stunts) Live Charity Show
  • Tony Angelatti (Stunts) Private Instruction
  • Jason Russo (Stunts) Private Instruction
  • Greg Brazzel (Stunts) Private Instruction
  • Joey Anaya (Stunts) Private Instruction
  • Kevin Beard (Stunts) Private Instruction
  • Wendy Bromley (Stunts) Student/LUX
  • Theo Kypri (Stunts) Student
  • Ed "Doogie" Conna (Stunts) Student
  • Jimmy Hart (Stunts) Student
   
 

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