Working with one of the greatest hardcore bands ever, it was a pleasure creating something visceral and dynamic for a band that is a tentpole of Los Angeles hardcore.
A world class custom hand made knife maker has dealt with cancer for over twenty years. Used his life's obstacles to show him the path to something he loves.
Directed by Mike Van Meter Edited by John Jenkins
Berthold City "Walls of Hate"
A new music video I directed for Berthold City called “Walls of Hate”
This Is Not A Nice Sport
This is a short film on a Mexican born and American raised amateur boxer speaking about the difficulties being raised on the West side of Los Angeles. The differences between Mexico and America, and how boxing has become more than just a passing phase for this young man.
Thunder Jump Racetrack
I built the boys a little race track for indoor car play. They've wanted me to bring it out into our yard for a few days, so one afternoon we created a little crash jump situation. I thought it looked cool so I filmed a few jumps with the "slo-mo" setting on my iPhone. The next day I whipped up something that looked kinda cool.
As a resolution of something to try during the course of two thousand sixteen a friend of ours wanted to memorize and learn twelve poems. One for each month of the Year.
We took these poems and created a collection that highlighted, not only the importance of the poems themselves, but the reasons in which they were chosen to be memorized over the course of the year.