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Pop Surrealism: Lunik’s “Everybody Knows” Music Video

Pop Surrealism: Lunik’s “Everybody Knows” Music Video

Jael, the lead singer of Lunik, came over from Sweden so we could shoot this surrealist story on the Universal Lot. Production designer Eric Archer created 99 cent store styled Halloween masks from her face and made colorful pop-art inspired packaging and set designs to bring this candy-colored world to life. Digital effects were handled by Hal FX, an amazing group of hi-tech artists. … Read entire article »

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Horrific revenge: short film “Goner” for Fox Atomic

Horrific revenge: short film “Goner” for Fox Atomic

Happy birthday to me! In honor of this milestone in my slow creep towards death, I have finished directing new projects for THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY at Fox Atomic. Goner, written by theatre genius Peter J. Nieves, is a new approach to the nightmares so far. It’s a revenge story and it is not pretty. I don’t know what’s wrong with me. Daniel Anderson of Idiot Pilot did an amazing job of composing a creepy, beautiful … Read entire article »

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FutureSex Superheroine vs. Dystopia in Natalia Lesz’s “Power of Attraction” music video

FutureSex Superheroine vs. Dystopia in Natalia Lesz’s “Power of Attraction” music video

The video for NATALIA’S LESZ’s second single POWER OF ATTRACTION is finished. This was a massive production, a rad 3 day shoot at the infamous abandoned hospital in Boyle Heights. This video takes place in a run down fascist future wet dream, involving black leather clad ballet school girls, oiled musclemen in gasmasks, death-sucking priests, demonic surgery, and an unusually oppressive office. It was amazing to me to see the response that Natalia’s peeps in … Read entire article »

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Cheddar Bob goes nuts for “Hellboy” in Breaking Benjamin video

Cheddar Bob goes nuts for “Hellboy” in Breaking Benjamin video

I was psyched to have Evan Jones (8 Mile, Jarhead) star in my promotional tie-in video for Guillermo Del Toro’s HELLBOY.  The track is Breaking Benjamin’s SO COLD.  We shot this in a now defunct hospital – my first, and most certainly not last, hospital project.  This was DP’d by Lukas Ettlin (Texas Chainsaw: The Beginning, Battle: Los Angeles) and shot on 35mm film. … Read entire article »

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