Current creative inspiration…

So I feel like everyone in the world is jamming this track right now …and they should be. It’s such a great pop song and the video compliments it  so damn well.   The video was directed by the great Melina Matsoukas.

Anyway I did some digging and found these little gems. Mood boards from the conceptualizing stage of the video. It’s great to look at it and to see how it translated to the video. 

New projects in the works…

Heyo, I am going to try my best to update this as I am working and not just to post things that are done.

What have I been up to? Well… adjusting to my recent move to the city of LA. And I do mean adjusting. Holy hell it’s crazy over here…but in the best way possible. Aside from that, I shot a short film back in Austin before I left so I am finishing that up with my partner in crime Max K. over at NEATO. Currently it’s called “Bus Fair” but I am terrible with titles so I am sure it will change. Below are some quick screen grabs of the short. It was challenging to shoot on a bus that was still in use for two days but man, intense and so much fun.


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Music Video for The Eastern Sea

The official music video “The Snow” by Austin’s South by Southwest 2011 showcasing band The Eastern Sea.

Austin, Texas: March 1st, 2011– Austin, Texas-based director Brittany Washington created the first official music video for The Eastern Sea following the 2010 release of their two-part self-titled EP. Washington, who previously released short films “The String” and “Bedside Manners”, developed the concept of young boys searching for acceptance to match the haunting lyrics about longing and loss written by The Eastern Sea’s Matthew Hines.The music video was shot at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas by cinematographer Allen E. Ho.

With influences ranging from Neil Young to The National, The Eastern Sea is a 2011 showcasing artist at the South by Southwest Music Festival. This quartet was named one of “Nine Locals to Watch in 2009″ by The Austin Chronicle, has been featured on KUT 90.5 “Texas Music Matters”, and is currently recording their upcoming full length album titled The Plague.

The Eastern Sea are an indie/folk rock band residing in Austin, Texas.
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