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SHORT FILMS


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"NIGHT OF THE PUNKS" (2010 / 19 Min)

A small town punk band does battle with a horde of bloodthirsty demons at an out of town gig. Official selection at over 30 festivals worldwide, including Screamfest LA. For more info on the film, CLICK HERE.

"A hellishly fun throwback" - Film School Rejects
"An insanely enjoyable short" - Bloody Digusting

STARRING Luke Edwards, Nick Mundy, Aubrey Wood & John Bobek
DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser
WRITTEN BY Dan Riesser & Mike L. Kinshella


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"T IS FOR TICKLES" (2011 / 4 Min)

Tickles the clown finds himself in a pickle. Made for Alamo Drafthouse's "ABCs of Death" competition, where it took 20th place out of 171 entries.

STARRING Don Black & Tim Marklevitz
DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser
WRITTEN BY Dan Riesser & Mike L. Kinshella


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"PILLOW TALK" (2016 / 6 Min)

A new couple lay in bed and discuss the next step in their relationship: sleeping over.

STARRING Sam Buchanan & Curt Neill
WRITTEN, DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser


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"DOWNSIZED" (2008 / 16 Min)

A group of office workers find themselves trapped and stalked by their murderous boss. Award Winner: Best Director - 2008 Sacramento Horror Film Fest.

STARRING Tim Pilleri, Kelly Levy, G. Larry Butler
WRITTEN, DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser



MUSIC VIDEOS


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DIRECT HIT! "PAID IN BRAINS" (2016)

Band: Direct Hit!
Label: Fat Wreck Chords

DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser
FEATURING Charlie Saxton
CINEMATOGRAPHY BY Ryan Wilmott
PRODUCTION DESIGN BY Eric Mitchell



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MURDERLAND "SPLITSVILLE" (2016)

Band: Murderland
Label: Pirish Records

DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser
FEATURING Brady Novak
CINEMATOGRAPHY BY Ryan Walsh




WEB SERIES


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"KING OF YOUTUBE" (2015-2016 / 10 Episodes)

Comedian Paul Isakson is an aspiring YouTube celebrity haunted by a mysterious unseen demonic force.

STARRING Paul Isakson & Spencer Strauss
WRITTEN & EDITED BY Paul Isakson & Dan Riesser
DIRECTED & FILMED BY Dan Riesser



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"THE BEARDED LADY" (2016 / 6 Episodes)

A bearded lady leaves her sheltered circus life to experience the real world. Dan guest directed several episodes.

CREATED BY & STARRING Amanda Romeo
WRITTEN BY Amanda Romeo & Andrew Genser
FEATURING Dreg Droege
CINEMATOGRAPHY BY Danny Belinkie



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"KEVIN HART: LYFT LEGEND" (2016 / 6 Episodes)

Kevin Hart's hidden camera web series. Dan filmed b-roll elements for the series.

STARRING Kevin Hart
PRODUCED BY Pygmy Wolf Productions




OTHER PROJECTS



"CELEBRITY DRINKING STORIES" Pilot (2016)

Directed and post produced this multi-cam unscripted comedy pilot presentation featuring Kate Flannery, David Koechner, Mary Lynn Rajskub and more.

PRODUCED BY Pygmy Wolf Productions


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"NIGHTCHURCH" Podcast Demo (2016)

Demo for upcoming narrative horror podcast Nightchurch.

CREATED BY Peter Joseph
WRITTEN BY Peter Joseph & Dan Riesser
DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY Dan Riesser
STARRING Kristin Slaysman, Don Black, Mike L. Kinshella & Demorge Brown



"THE CLICK TRAP" Pilot (2017)

Directed this comedy pilot presentation featuring comedian Michael Kosta.

PRODUCED BY Pygmy Wolf Productions



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