Music

Saint Solitude: Radio Silence

I produced this video with Dup, the singer songwriter who goes by the moniker of Saint Solitude. I found his music on Bandcamp and instantly connected with the song. To me, it sounds like Smashing Pumpkins, REM and that early 2000s indie sound. Dup and I came up with the idea of shooting someone in the […]

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Big City Hoax by Jean Jackets

We just wanted to make a grungy vintagy throwback feely music video. Millhows and I threw back a couple cold horchatas, played around in the studio for a bit before heading out to adventure around the city.

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Experimental, Music

Save Me by Echodrone

This was my first time working with a professional dancer. I went to a local dance studio and just asked if I could talk to some students about being in my video. They agreed and even gave me a tour.

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Criminal by Jean Jackets

I met Millhows at a wedding. He was running the photo booth and I was an assistant videographer at the time. A couple years later, he released an album with his band Jean Jackets. I gave it a listen and said “hey we should make a video” and he agreed. We filmed in San Jose at night. […]

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Xiao Fei by Technopagan

This was a fun project! I filmed the whole intro with the Elvis shrine, through to the end of the convenient store confrontation. Someone else filmed the epic tribal ceremony at the end. People say all you need is a good story but I disagree. You also need lighting. Without lighting, you will have a flat muddy […]

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Section 21

I filmed this rap music video in downtown Oakland. If I had it to do again, I’d focus more on close up shots of the guy’s faces. There is less expectation for continuity between close ups so it gives some freedom in the edit. When you have a wide angle and cut to a close […]

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