"Skizz's short films and videos pulse with a controlled kinetic energy that goes way beyond mere shaky-cam antics."
-BALTIMORE MAGAZINE

"...[a] gem..."
-PREMIERE MAGAZINE

"Very fresh...very original"
-WASHINGTON CITY PAPER

"...lively and entertaining..."
-PENCIL TEST MAGAZINE

"...zooms off into hyper space..."
-IN MOTION FILM PRODUCTION MAGAZINE

"...3 1/2 stars..."
-FILM THREAT MAGAZINE


In January 2005, The American Film Institute's Silver Theater in Washington DC hosted
"The Short Films & Videos of Skizz Cyzyk: A Retrospective Spanning 1983 to Present."
Read about it.


SKIZZ CYZYK VIDEO/FILMOGRAPHY:

DAVID FAIR IS THE KING - (2016, HD, 7:30)
A short documentary about Half Japanese co-founder, David Fair. Made for Digital Bolex's Fearless Filmmaking Showcase.
Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, Jan 2016.
Chicago International Movies and Music Festival, Chicago, IL, April 2016.
Jacksonville Documentary Film Festival, Jacksonville, FL, April 2016.
Moviate Underground Film Festival, Harrisburg, PA, May 2016.
SF Doc Fest, San Francisco, CA, June 2016.
Fields Festival, Darlington, MD, August 2016.

CHUMZ - Nothin' To Me (2015, HD, 4:15)
Music video for teen hip hop artist.

Jessi Jone - "Everythang New" (20015, HD, 3:00)
Music video for teen hip hop artist.

BERG - (2014, HD, 2:55)
An experimental short video consisting of a kinetic audio/video timelapse of a Baltimore skyline.

2013 A DAY IN THE LIFE - (2013, HD, 3:00)
A "day in the life" video made for Love Life Images, documenting one day in October of 2013, while working in Philadelphia on the set of Alison Bagnall's feature, FUNNY BUNNY.
Watch it on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/76534310

GO PILLS in "IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE" - (2013, HD, 3:00)
A music video starring Go Pills. Watch it on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/79697982

ALFRED JARRY & 'PATAPHYSICS - (2013, HD, 2:00)
In this 2 minute animated documentary, an oral report on French writer, Alfred Jarry, is given stop-motion treatment with the help of talking t-shirts, flip book pages, and time-lapse lino-cut printing. Jarry is best known for his play, Ubu Roi, and his pseudo-science, 'Pataphysics. This short film is an excerpt from a feature length documentary, ICEPICK TO THE MOON. Read more about it here. Available to stream via the Film Festival Collective on Xfinity On Demand.
Oxford Film Festival , Oxford, MS, Feb 2014.
Atlanta Film Festival, Atlanta, GA, March 2014.
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, April 2014.

Kansas City Film Fest, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2014.
Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.
Annecy International Animation Festival (Competition Short Film), Annecy, France, June 2014.
Artscape (America's Largest Free Arts Festival), Baltimore, Maryland, July 2014.
Secret Weave + the Shaking Ray Levi Society's DILATING NEXUS: BREATHING ARTIFACTS, Chattanooga, TN, July 2014
The 11th Annual Squeaky Wheel Animation Fest, Buffalo, NY, August 2014
Focus of Animation, 19th edition of Milano Film Festival, Milan, Italy, September 2014.
Ottawa 2014 International Animation Festival, Competition Short Film, Ottawa, Canada, September 2014.
The 1st OLHO Animation Film Festival, Porto, Portugal, September 2014.
Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film's Animated BAFICI, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2014.
London International Animation Festival, London, England, October 2014.
Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis, Tennessee, October 2014.
The 16th Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation, Wiesbaden, Germany, November 2014.
Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, North Carolina, November 2014.
CutOut Fest International Animated Short Film Festival, Querétaro, Mexico, November 2014.
RxSM (the Self-Medicated Film Expo), Austin, Texas, March 2015.
Victoria TX Independent Film Festival, Victoria, Texas, March 2015.
Northwest Animation Festival, Portland, Oregon, May 2015.
GEORAMA Animation Festival, Tokyo, Japan, February 2016.


HIT & STAY - (2013, HD, 97:00)
A feature-length documentary by Joe Tropea & Skizz Cyzyk, about clergy who protested the Vietnam War by breaking into draft boards, destroying draft records, and waiting around to be arrested. www.hitandstay.com and on Facebook . Watch the trailer on YouTube or Vimeo. Released on DVD and VOD by BrinkVision.
Audience Award, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, March 2013.
Kansas City Film Fest, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2013.
Maryland Film Festival , Baltimore, MD, May 2013.

14th ANNUAL ARTSFEST FILM FESTIVAL presented by Moviate, Harrisburg, PA, May 2013 .
Waterfront Film Festival, South Haven, Michigan, June 2013.
Best Documentary Feature Award, Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival, Birmingham, AL, August 2013.
Largest Audience Award, Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN, October 2013.
Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis, TN, November 2013.
Driftless Film Festival, Drifltess, Wisconsin, November 2013.
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, Rehoboth, Delaware, November 2013.
Charles Theater Revival Series, Baltimore, MD, December 2013.
RxSM (Self Medicated Film Expo) Crossroads Nominee Showcase, Austin, TX, March 2014.
Victoria Texas Independent Film Festival, Victoria, TX, April 2014.
Buffalo Niagra International Film Festival, Buffalo, NY, April 2014.

BALTIMORE BLUES - (2012, HD, 2:51)
A short documentary showing the making of a promo-poster for a Mark Eitzel/The Jennifers show in Baltimore.
Watch it on YouTube: http://youtu.be/IjsPdAIyHhk

ONE PARTICULAR WEDNESDAY - (2012, HD, 2:52)
A "day in the life" video made for Love Life Images, documenting one particular Wednesday in September of 2012.
Watch it on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/49837708

FREAKS IN LOVE - (2011, HD, 98:00)
A documentary by David Koslowski & Skizz Cyzyk. A feature-length documentary about navigating the ever changing world of underground rock for 25 years, as seen through the eyes of Alice Donut. Official website: www.freaksinlove.com. Released on DVD by MVD, available on Amazon, and available for streaming on SnagFilms.
Chicago International Movies & Music Festival , Chicago, IL, April 2011.
Maryland Film Festival , Baltimore, MD, May 2011.

13th ANNUAL ARTSFEST FILM FESTIVAL presented by Moviate, Harrisburg, PA, May 2011.
Portobello Film Festival, London, UK, Sept. 2011.
POP Montreal International Music Festival, Montreal, Canada, Sept 2011.
Woodstock Film Festival, Woodstock, New York, Sept 2011.
Philly F/M (Philadelphia Film & Music Festival), Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 2011.

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival, NYC, NY,
Oct. 2011.
RxSM (Rx: Self Medicated Film Expo), Austin, Texas, March 2012.
VTXIFF (Victoria TX Independent Film Festival), Victoria, Texas, March 2012.

The Jennifers - "Christmas In Reverse" - (2010, found footage, 3:00)
A holiday-themed music video.
Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67gN1eRBwss

The Jennifers - "Well Intentioned World" - (2010, digitial stills, HD, 3:00)
A mostly animated music video.
Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwLtnJhLMCQ
SoDak Animation Festival, Brookings, South Dakota, October 2011.

Nuke The Soup - "Blind" - (2009, 24fps HD, 4:00)
A music video from Nuke The Soup's album, Make Waves Not War.
Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ6cgib-Gu8

Tippy Canoe & The Paddlemen's "Mass Transmissions" - (2009, 24P DV, 4:20)
A music video from Tippy Canoe's album, Parasols & Pekingese, released in 2008 by Late Bloomers Works.
Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjYTO-iTqec
Or watch a higher quality version on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/2729407

Ukelear Meltdown III, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, February 2010

The Swingin Swamis ' demo video - (2008, 24P DV, 10:00 and 26:00)
A demo reel for jazz-latin-r&b-soul band, the Swingin Swamis. The 26 minute version features full length performance videos for 6 songs (Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps, Knock Me A Kiss, Belly Up, At Last, Sway, Mustand Sally), and exceprts from 6 more songs (Fried Neckbones & Some Home Fries, Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean, Soft Sounds, Peter Gunn, Fever, Watermelon Man). The 10 minute version is a montage of excerpts from all 12 songs.
Watch the 10 minute version on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J0s0DG-h_4
Watch the complete Belly Up on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/2547536
Watch the complete Knock Me A Kiss on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/2613401
Watch the complete At Last on Vimeo:
http://vimeo.com/2575692

Mad Tea Party's "Every Way" - (2008, 24P DV, 2:28)
The first music video from Mad Tea Party's fourth album, Found A Reason, released July 2008 on Nine Mile Records.
Watch it on YouTube: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Hw_YMXiMbis
Or watch a higher quality version on Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/1126453
"Best use of stairs" trophy winner, Music Video Asheville, Asheville, NC, October 2009
Ukelear Meltdown III, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, February 2010

Beach House's "You Came To Me" - (2008, 24fps HD, 4:10)
The first music video from Beach House's second album, Devotion, released February 2008 on Carpark Records.
Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UqwNLdb45k or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTmaJez9FAY
Or watch a higher quality version on Imeem: http://profile.imeem.com/3c3Pn4E/video/HwZVyfNK/beach_house_you_came_to_me_music_video/

The Moaners' "Brainwash" - (2007, 24P DV, 3 minutes 10 seconds)
A music video for Chapel Hill, NC's The Moaners, from their second album, Blackwing Yalobusha, on Yep Roc Records. Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZqsWb6zMr4
Or watch a higher quality version on Imeem: http://profile.imeem.com/3c3Pn4E/video/bm6Etm9o/the_moaners_brainwash_2007_music_video/
Backseat Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA, March 2008.

Center Stage commercial - (2006, HDcam/35mm, 40 seconds)
A short message reminding audience members of proper theater etiquette. Shot on HDcam, blown up to 35mm, and shown before feature films in local theaters.

One Ring Zero's "MC" - (2005, 16mm, 2 minutes)
A music video, with 'lyrics' by Pullitzer Prize winning writer, Michael Chabon, created for One Ring Zero's ADDENDUM DVD. Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxnaR5We2qc
Or watch a higher quality version on Imeem:
http://profile.imeem.com/3c3Pn4E/video/WYhMhFVk/one_ring_zero_mc_2005_music_video/
Barbes, Brooklyn, NY, July 2005.
Forum 405, Baltimore, MD, August 2005.
Anthology Film Archives, NYC, NY, August 2005.
Backseat Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA, March 2006.

LIBERTY SLIDESHOW CONDENSED - (2005, digital, 2.5 minutes)
This piece was made in order to incorporate elements from two much earlier works, THE "LIBERTY THE AMAZING WONDER RODENT" SLIDESHOW and THE "LIBERTY THE AMAZING WONDER RODENT" SLIDESHOW SEQUEL into a retrospective.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

HAIR DRYER CHAIRS: VERSION 2004 - (2004, digital, 2.5 minutes)
Anyone who visits our house has to have their picture taken in our hair dryer chairs. All the photos are then morphed one into the next. As long as there are hairdryer chairs in our living room and friends who come to visit, a final completed version may never exist, but "Version 2004" is what it looks like so far (circa end-of-2004).
The CAmm Experimental Media Fest's Battle of the Post-Industrial Cities: Buffalo v. Baltimore Media Smackdown, Baltimore, MD, November 2004.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.
Hondance, Baltimore, MD, January 2005.
Forum 405, Baltimore, MD, August 2005.

GUMDROPS – (2004, 16mm, 1 minute)
Animated gumdrops set to music. Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reY8eimgCkg
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.
Hondance, Baltimore, MD, January 2005.
CAmm's Ides Of March Animation Invitational, Baltimore, MD, March 2005.
Backseat Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, June 2005.
Forum 405, Baltimore, MD, August 2005.
Backseat Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA, March 2006.

MANAGERS CORNER - (2004, 16mm, 2.5 minutes)
An animated Earl Weaver colorfully answers questions from baseball fans.
Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWQbN0jFo_k
Or watch a higher quality version on Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/1150127

The CAmm Experimental Media Fest's Battle of the Post-Industrial Cities: Buffalo v. Baltimore Media Smackdown, Baltimore, MD, November 2004.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.
New York Underground Film Festival, NYC, NY, March 2005.
CineVegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2005.
Backseat Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, June 2005.
Eat My Shorts at Comedia's Just For Laughs festival, Montreal, Canada, July 2005.
Extremely Shorts 8: Works 3 Minutes and Under, The Aurora Picture Show, Houston, Texas, July 2005.
Forum 405, Baltimore, MD, August 2005.
The Twelth Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, August 2005.
TromaDance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, January 2006.
Backseat Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA, March 2006.
Bearded Child Film Festival, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, August 2006.
Contraband Cinema's Short, Strange, & Southern Fried! screening at Eyedrum. Atlanta, GA, June 2015.

Slow Jets' HEARTBREAK FOR SOCIALITES - (2003, digital video, 3.5 minutes)
A music video comprised of live footage cut to a track from this Baltimore band's second CD, "Good Morning, Stars".
Watch it on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/2556292

DAMN YOU MR. BUSH! - (2002, digital video, 1 minute 42 seconds)
"Feeling troubled by current events, and voiceless in regard to decisions made by my country's government, I was inspired to write a pretty little folk song with lyrics that do not rhyme. Realizing no one would ever hear it, I decided to make a video for it."
Undershorts/Movieside Film Festival, Chicago, IL, December 2002.
Creative Alliance Movie Makers Juried Show, Baltimore, MD, December 2002.
TromaDance, Park City Utah, January 2003.
Slamdance, Park City Utah, January 2003.
MikroKinoFest, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, February 2003.
Annapolis Reel Cinema Film Festival, Annapolis, MD, February 2003.
Prime Shorts, Chicago, IL, February 2003.
The First Rotterdam V.H.S. Festival, The Netherlands, February 2003.
The Backseat Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, April 2003.
Mini-Shock Film Festival , LA, CA, April, 2003
The Inflatable Duck Film Festival, Denver, CO, May 2003.
Light Plays Tricks 6 Short Film Festival, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, May 2003.
Creative AllianceThe Patterson, Baltimore, MD, June 21, 2003. showing with ROCK THAT UKE
Clinton Street Theater, Portland, OR, June 29, 2003. showing with ROCK THAT UKE
Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival, Birmingham, Alabama, September 2003.
Bunkdance Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, October 2003.
American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, CA, October 2003. showing with WE INTERRUPT THIS EMPIRE
Subterranean Cinema @ The Pit, Jacksonville, Florida, November 2003. showing with ROCK THAT UKE
Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, MA, May 2004.
The Stray Show , Chicago, IL, May 2004.
Sound Unseen Film & Music Festival, Minneapolis, MN, October 2004. showing with ROCK THAT UKE
The CAmm Experimental Media Fest's Battle of the Post-Industrial Cities: Buffalo v. Baltimore Media Smackdown, Baltimore, MD, November 2004.
Available on the Movieside Film Festival DVD
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

SHORT FICTION IN 99 WORDS OR LESS - (2002, digital video, 4 minutes)
A cast of 87 different people tell the story of a filmmaker who was given 99 dollars to make a short film. Shot & edited in Park City, Utah during Sundance/Slamdance 2002. watch it at Slamdance.com
Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Auditorium, Washington, DC, February 2002.
Slamdance, Park City Utah, January 2003.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

ASSUME NOTHING, IT'S NOT LIKE IN TEXAS - (2001, digital video, 1 minute)
A short experimental piece with only one shot, but close to 1,000 edits.
Rooftop Films' "Come And Get It" program, New York, NY, July 2002.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

The Beltways' KISSIN' TIME - (2001, digital video, 3.5 minutes)
A music video from this Baltimore pop band's second CD, "Stella On Mars".

Young Fresh Fellows' BARKY'S SPIRITUAL STORE - (2001, digital video, 2 minutes)
A music video from this legendary Seattle band's CD, "Because We Hate You". read about it.
Watch it on the Universal Trendsetter website (direct link), on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_kXMEeCf74), or on Imeem (http://profile.imeem.com/3c3Pn4E/video/PxGoQSBB/young_fresh_fellows_barkys_spiritual_store_2001_music/).
Honorable Mention - Washington Psychotronic Film Society's Annual Psycho Awards, Washington, DC, July 2001.
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.
The Backseat Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, April 2003.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

BAD IN THE U.K. - (2001, digital video, 10 minutes)
"Armed with a digital video camera, I walked around an arts festival in Liverpool, England and asked people to tell me dirty jokes".

TAIL - (2000, digital video, 3 minutes)
A tribute to late radio host, Will Taylor, starring two cats.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.
Hondance, Baltimore, MD, January 2005.
Forum 405, Baltimore, MD, August 2005.

SEEMEN - (2000, digital video, 7 minutes)
Coverage of a Baltimore appearance by a San Francisco group who make interactive machines & monstrosities.

GABE: THE SURVIVOR - (2000, digital video, 3 minutes)
Quick documentary used by Gabe Wardell to audition for "Survivor II".
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.

Meatjack's 'CAN'T SEE YOU' - (2000, 16mm, 1.5 minutes)
A music video in which a small handful of underexposed, black & white shots are manipulated to sync up with a song by the band, Meatjack.
Co-camera w/ Micheal Trainor.
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.

Meatjack's 'SKIN THE SKY' - (2000, 16mm/digital video, 4 minutes)
Fireworks, strobing Buddhas and serial killers pulsate over live footage of Meatjack. watch it at Meatjack.com or on Imeem (http://profile.imeem.com/3c3Pn4E/video/k0xfFr7d/meatjack_skin_the_sky_2001_music_video/).
Kudzu Film Festival's Eyeball Music Video Showcase, Athens, GA, October 2001.
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.
Creative Alliance Movie Makers Juried Show, Baltimore, MD, February 2002.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

Meatjack's 'Z' - (2000, 16mm, 1.5 minutes)
Black & white rehearsal footage of Meatjack cut to the opening track from their debut CD.
Co-camera w/ Micheal Trainor.
Watch it on Imeem (http://profile.imeem.com/3c3Pn4E/video/6a831ekV/meatjack_z_2001_music_video/).
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.
Creative Alliance Movie Makers Juried Show, Baltimore, MD, February 2002.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

Meatjack's 'LOST' - (2000, 16mm/digital video, 6 minutes)
Live footage mixed with film clips projected on the band during performances.
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.

SKIMMING THE SURFACE – (2000, digital video, 8 minutes)
Made to be shown during a presentation at the Maryland Historical Society’s “Filming Maryland” exhibit, SKIMMING is a collection of 20 clips displaying the wide variety of styles & talent from Maryland’s own lesser known film subculture.

ATOMIC TV OPENING THEME - (2000, 16mm/video, 1 minute)
The opening titles & theme song to the television show, Atomic TV
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

POSTCARD FROM PARK CITY – (2000, digital video, 7 minutes)
Insider coverage of Park City, Utah’s annual Sundance / Slamdance / Slamdunk / NoDance fiasco. Made for Atomic TV and CineMaryland.

STAR SPANGLED BABYDOLL - (1999, video, 4 minutes)
Events involving a bag of fireworks and a babydoll at a 4th of July cookout get a little out of hand.
Washington Psychotronic Film Society's Psycho Awards, Washington, DC, July 2000.
Tromadance, Park City, Utah, January 2001.
Cine-Nites, Hollywood, CA, February 2001.
Film-Nite, North Carolina, February 2001.
Twilight Trash International Outcast Amateur Film Festival, Berlin, Germany, February 2001.
MikroKinoFest, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, February 2001.
New York Underground Film Festival, NY, NY, March 2001.
Johns Hopkins Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, April 2001.
Georgetown Film Festival, Washington, DC, August 2001.
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, August 2001.
Manchester International Short Film Festival, Manchester, England, October 2001.
The Secret Slamdancer's Other Ball, Park City, Utah, January 2002.
The Backseat Film Festival, Baltimore, MD, April 2003.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

LITTLE CASTLES: A FORMSTONE PHENOMENON - (1997, 16mm, 28.5 minutes)
A documentary about Baltimore's answer to aluminum siding, Formstone, a kitschy stone covering prominent in lower-income neighborhoods, whose future is currently being debated by historians and preservationists.
A film by Lillian Bowers & Skizz Cyzyk. Available as an extra on the European DVD release of Barry Levinson's TIN MEN.
Artscape, Baltimore, MD, July 1997. (trailer)
premiere, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD, March 1998.
Rochester Film Festival, Rochester, NY, May 1998.
Cine Golden Eagle award, 1998.
The Baltimore is Independent Film Feast (Bea Gaddy benefit), Baltimore, MD, November 1998.
Honorable mention, Rosebud Awards, Washington, DC, March 1999.
Maryland Documentary Symposium, Baltimore, MD, November 2002.

Sick's 'FIRE IN MY PANTS' - (1995, video, 3 minutes)
A music video thrown together as quickly and cheaply as possible, in order to enter an unsigned band contest at the last minute.
Co-edited with Roy Fisher.

ALL DIRECTIONS AT ONCE - (1993/unfinished, Super 8/video, 30 minutes)
A multi-documentary about the struggle to remain a kid despite becoming an adult, framed within the disastrous two-week tour of the mid-West by an unknown rock band. With live performances, celebrity cameos (Hasil Adkins, Pedge), animated reenactments of important events during the tour, and the inevitable aftermath.

ANGER, HATRED, PARANOIA - (1993, video, 16 minutes)
Three losers (one angry, one hateful, and one paranoid) take turns yelling at each other, while commentary flashes across the bottom of the screen.
Co-producer/writer/camera with Todd Seltzer & Joe Higler.

WHOSE EYE IS THAT? - (1992, video, 3.5 minutes)
An experimental documentary about the creative process on a deadline. All pauses are edited out of a conversation between three film students, to give a rapid fire dialogue style, while the cameraman is replaced with a giant intruding eyeball.
First place documentary video, T.S.U.'s Student Media Arts Festival, May 1992.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

FOUR FILMS IN FIVE MINUTES: A TRILOGY - (1992, 16mm, 6.5 minutes)
Combining three previous animated shorts; MY LITTLE PICKLE LOVE SONG, SHRACTICLAT, and CHEESE TWEEZER, into one film, sandwiched between new titles & credits.
Third place Best of Festival, T.S.U.'s Student Media Arts Festival, May 1992.
Rosebud nomination, Rosebud Awards, Washington, DC, March 1993.
Maryland Filmmaker Award/Helen Cyr Golden Reel Award & First place animation, Balto. Film Forum's Maryland Independent Film Festival, April 1993.
Academy Award second place animation for Mid-Atlantic States region, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Student Academy Awards, May 1993.
Finalist/runner up, UFVA Student Film & Video Festival, August 1993.
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 1995.
Humboldt International Film Festival, Arcata, California, March 1995.
Runner up animation, New York Underground Film Festival, NYC, New York, March 1995.
Appearing on the Best Of The New York Underground: Year Two traveling program and videocassette.
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, July 1995.
Lollapalooza Film Tent summer tour 1995.
Cinema Sunday, Charles Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1995.
Best Of The New Underground, Orpheum Cinema, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1995.
Celebration of Baltimore Filmmakers, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, October 1995.
Psycho Award Nomination, Washington Psychotronic Film Society, Wash., DC, October 1995.
Artscape, Baltimore, MD, July 1996.
Unofficial afterhours screening, Slamdance International Film Festival, Park City, Utah, January 1997.
Slumdance, Park City, Utah, January 1997.
Chattanooga Underground Film Festival, Chattanooga, TN, October 1997.
DC Filmmaker's Showcase, Washington, DC, November 1997.
Blue Sky International Film Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1998.
Euro-Underground, European touring festival, 1998.
Blackchair Productions' Independent Exposure U.S. & European touring animation program, 1998 & 99.
Grand Prize, Golden Shower Video Festival, San Antonio, Texas, April 1998.
Silver Award, Atlantic City Film Festival, Atlantic City, NJ, October 1998.
NoDance, Park City, Utah, January 1999.
Night Of Underground Film, Shephard College, Shephardstown, WV, February 2002.
Creative Alliance Movie Maker's Ides Of March Animation Invitational, Baltimore, MD, March 2002.
Rooftop Films' "Come And Get It" program, New York, NY, July 2002.
Creative Alliance Movie Maker’s Tour, nationwide, Fall 2002.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.
San Antonio Underground Film Festival, San Antonio, TX, July 2005.

NYUFF Is Enough 15th anniversary restrospective at the 15th and final New York Underground Film Festival, NYC, April 2008.

Blister Freak Circus' 'CHEESE TWEEZER' - (1992, 16mm, 2.5 minutes)
An animated music video featuring many pixillated found photos and illustrations by Todd Seltzer. Included as part of FOUR FILMS IN FIVE MINUTES.

Sick's 'BABE, I LOVE YER SMELL' - (1992, video, 3 minutes)
A music video with vacuum cleaners.

SHRACTICLAT - (1992, 16mm, 1 minute)
An animated interpretation of a nonsense poem by Bean. Made-up words start off sounding funny & pleasant but gradually become vulgar & offensive sounding. Included as part of FOUR FILMS IN FIVE MINUTES.

THE OTHER 90% - (1991/unfinished, video, 20 minutes)
An experimental video simulating an exploration into the un-used part of the human brain.

MAN WITH THE MARBLES - (1991, 16mm/video, 30 minutes)
A loop of found footage, originally made to annoy pretentious experimental film buffs, but later used as a back drop for live Blister Freak Circus performances.

Blister Freak Circus' 'LORD OF LEPROSY' - (1991/2000, video, 3 minutes)
A music video that was shot in 1991 but never edited until 2000. Stars Bean as a shadowy figure with long claw-hands and a mask made of model airplane parts.

Blister Freak Circus' 'DINOSAUR CLOSET' - (1991, video, 2.5 minutes)
A surreal music video shot without moving the camera, using a lot of handheld props in a loft space full of washing machines.
Second place music video, T.S.U.'s Student Media Arts Festival, May 1992.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

Blister Freak Circus @ PUNCH HOUSE - (1991, video, 15 minutes)
A "live" documentary video of three comedic, musical, performance art pieces; Picnic, Point Counter Point, and Gert's Last Meal.

scene from 'THE BLENDER' - (1991, video, 2 minutes)
One completed scene from a proposed feature length project. A man, who see's himself in the plural tense, goes to visit a combination god-figure / electronics repairman.

Berserk's 'MY LOVE IS SO BIG' - (1991, video, 3 minutes)
A music video with a lot of 'big things' in it.
Watch it on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/781767).
First place music video, T.S.U.'s Student Media Arts Festival, May 1992.
Runner up music video, American Film Institute & Sony's Visions of the U.S. competition, August 1992.
Appearing on the Best Of Destroy Television videocassette, Go-Kart Records, 1996.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

Blister Freak Circus' 'MY LITTLE PICKLE LOVE SONG' - (1991, 16mm, 2.5 minutes)
A surreal animated music video starring a singing pill-head, a bleeding grandmother, a tongue-biting creature, a smiley vampire duck, John Hinkley, Pickle Dylan and The Brady Throats.
Co-animator with Bean & Todd Seltzer. Included as part of FOUR FILMS IN FIVE MINUTES.
First place music video, T.S.U.'s Student Media Arts Festival, May 1991.
Bearded Child Film Festival, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, August 2006.

TITLE 17 - (1990, video, 3 minutes)
Collecting many different videotape FBI warnings, TITLE 17 flashes 10 to 15 different ones per second onto the screen, while the soundtrack creates the illusion that the flickering image is either speeding up or slowing down.
Appearing on the H.O.M.E. Group Encyclopedia Volume II: N-Z videocassette, Widémouth Tapes 1993.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

NOTES ON DOUGHNUTS IN THE 90's: Here & Now - (1990, video, 9 minutes)
An experimental video placing doughnuts in unusual places throughout time and space.

CORN - (1990, video, 5 minutes)
A man chasing a baseball into a corn field gets lost and keeps finding himself in other movies.

Blister Freak Circus' 'SWEET JANE' - (1990, video, 3 minutes)
A music video for the 6th place winner in RCA Records' contest to find the worst version of The Velvet Underground's Sweet Jane.
First place non-narrative video, T.S.U.'s Student Media Arts Festival, May 1990.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

BODY PIECES - (1990/unfinished, 16mm)
A parody of typical themes found in many experimental films, based within the context of "Imagine you're watching a film about two people who have just watched a film that just happens to be the film that you're watching".

CAVE SLAGS: TROUBLE IN LEGGO-LAND - (1990, video, 7 minutes)
A documentary about a hard working underground Baltimore band, whose combination heavy metal/punk/artrock styles impended their audience size.
Co-producer/director/camera/editor with Erin May.

A MAN CALLED BEAN - (1990, video, 10 minutes)
A documentary about a best friend who bowls, draws, writes, watches a lot of TV, can drink 1 liter of cola in one gulp and fit 10 quarters in his nose.
Co-producer/director/camera/editor with Erin May.

SKIZZ & BEAN'S ARTSY-FARTSY ANIMATION EXPERIMENT - (1989, Super 8, 3 minutes)
A whole lot of audio/visual weirdness, combining several animation experiments into one film.
Co-animator with Bean, co-composer with Blister Freak Circus.

PANDORA'S TRASHCAN - (1988, Super 8, 3 minutes)
Skizz & Bean pull endless items out of a trash can and display their potential use.
Co-writer/composer/animator/camera with Bean and Colin Magee.

PILLS - (1988, Super 8, 3 minutes)
Half live action / half pixilation, young Mark eats pills, sits in outer space, hides in refrigerators, and hallucinates moving pictures in the newspaper.
Co-writer/animator/composer with Bean, co-producer with Christine Bogden.

Gneebnazix's 'GLASSHEAD' - (1988, Super 8/video, 3 minutes)
A surreal music video, mixing toothpaste, parking lots, rubber gloves, and a glass head into a big goofy mess.
Co-composer/camera with Bean & Christine Bogden.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

BAD ALIENS FROM ANOTHER PLANET - (1988, 16mm, 8 minutes)
Bad aliens from another planet come to Earth looking for Pez Candy refills, wreaking havoc in their path.
Co-animator/composer with Bean, co-producer/camera/editor with Karen Coker.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.
Bearded Child Film Festival, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, August 2006.

THE ULTIMATE PRANK - (1985, Super 8, 5 minutes)
Pranksters convince a hapless victim that nuclear holocaust is minutes away. After years in a fallout shelter, he climbs to the surface only to find the pranksters laughing at him. (stars Asa Osbourne from Lungfish).
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

SKIZZAPHRENIC - (1985, Super 8, 3 minutes)
Single frame shots of the filmmaker displaying a record album collection one record at a time.

10 SECONDS WITH SKIZZ & AMY - (1985, Super 8, 20 seconds)
A ten second shot of Skizz & Amy, sandwiched between animated titles and a disembodied head.

VIOLINS - (1985, Super 8, 1.5 minutes)
A public service announcement about the dangers of driving while playing a violin.

RAT TRAP - (1985, Super 8, 3 minutes)
Using pixilation, a stuffed rat plays hide & seek with a terrified protagonist.
American Film Institute's Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, Silver Spring, MD, January 2005.

THE "LIBERTY, THE AMAZING WONDER RODENT" SLIDESHOW SEQUEL - (1984, 35mm slides)
A follow-up slideshow presentation reporting on the rise of Liberty's global empire since the first slideshow.

THE "LIBERTY, THE AMAZING WONDER RODENT" SLIDESHOW - (1983, 35mm slides)
A mocumentary slideshow presentation about a stuffed rat named Liberty.

Works in progress:

ICEPICK TO THE MOON - (digital video, feature length)
You may not have heard of Rev. Fred Lane / Raudelunas 'Pataphysical Review from mid-70's Tuscaloosa, Alabama, but had it all happened in New York or San Francisco, it would have already received the much deserved attention this documentary plans to give. Production has begun, with interviews being shot in several states. www.FredLaneDoc.com and on Facebook

PREVIEW - (16mm, 3 minutes)
An experimental short consisting of altered & manipulated 35mm "preview" trailers, optically printed to 16mm (using a homemade optical printer) in sync with an electronic soundtrack.

BOOP - (35mm filmstrip, 70 minutes)
A feature length experimental filmstrip.

WHOPPING INTERSECTION - (no estimated completion date, 16mm, 70 minutes)
A feature-length experimental/narrative/documentary/musical, mostly animated & optically printed using homemade equipment. The completed film will consist of several short subjects strung together.

STEVE: PORTRAIT OF AN ELVIS FANATIC - (video, 30 minutes)
A documentary about a charming, developmentally challenged, patriotic, young man who is obsessed with Elvis.
Co-producer/director/camera/editor with Jason Daniloski & Bob Becker.

URGH! REVISITED - (video, 30 minutes)
A documentary about an obscure, yet important, 1981 concert film.

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