monday underground #14: “king con”


 
i threw together a simple video for “king con.” makes it easier to share in the age of trump.

the middle section is from betty boop’s “snow white” and features max fleischer’s creation, koko the clown. the dancing is cab calloway rotoscoped. seemed like it captured the 30s-ness of the bridge, as well as the haunted house-ness of the coming administration. yikes!!

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final edit: “up, up, and away” – full movie

 

i’ve just completed the final edit of my feature-length video, “up, up, and away.” this project has been in the planning stages since 2011, and i’ve been actively working on it for most of the past year. i’m really excited about the results.

the film captures the various emotional states that accompanied a manic episode i suffered back in 1999, after being mistakenly prescribed anti-depressants.  read more >

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monday time machine #1: “dear george”

 

in honor of the political season, thought i’d share the first ever music video i produced. i made this during the midterm election in george w. bush’s second term, almost a decade ago. the music production is mostly demo-quality, but i think the anger and disgust comes through crystal clear…

 

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monday underground #13: “the cure”

 

i’ll be releasing the full length “up, up, and away” next monday. in the meantime, here’s something i put together for npr’s “tiny desk” competition. the folks who’ve seen it have said they liked it so i figured i’d share a bit more widely.

the performance was done live in front of a green screen to allow for some fun editing in final cut pro.

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up, up, and away #18: “i fly away”

 

the final track bookends the first (“the cure”) as an overview of the entire experience.

i used the music to underscore the credits for the visual sources borrowed throughout the movie.

planning to release the entire movie on may 2, and will start sharing it out after that. currently putting the finishing touches on a double-cd for which the movie is the accompaniment.

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