art film // Case Study 0003 : “Protect”

CASE STUDY 0003 // “Protect”

poem / music / film by
Peter James Berkley
copyright 2016

music film // Bombay Beach : “Thee Mote”

Allow us to present this music film we put together for our friends in Portland’s Bombay Beach. We used motion graphics, rephotographed footage and original footage to create this beast—we hope it only serves to make the band that much more mysterious than their music…

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music film // Phinisey : “Something New”

Seattle area producer and musical collaborator Phinisey is striking out on his own and releasing solo music—doing Something New…starting with this music film we created for him. We wanted him to exist in a dreamy blank slate miasma of color about to take shape into “Something New”—like the dawn of the universe or the morning sky. It’s Phinisey’s heartfelt delivery, though, that makes the visuals pop!

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art film // Case Study 0002 : “The Value Of Nothing”

CASE STUDY 0002 // The Value of Nothing

poem / music / film by
Peter James Berkley
copyright 2016

music film // V. Contreras : “Burn”

We teamed up again with the beautiful V. Contreras on this single-take, dusky, beachy film for her song Burn.

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live music film // Tea Cozies : “Cosmic Cosmo”

Throwing back to last summer’s Timber Outdoor Music Festival when we got to sit in the riverside shade with the always awesome Tea Cozies and capture their acoustic version of Cosmic Cosmo—listen for the festival-goers floating down the river in the background…

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music film // Vicci Martinez : “Stay Awake”

Seattle/Tacoma artist Vicci Martinez is releasing new material in collaboration with Tacoma’s Enter-Exit-Stay that has us totally hooked.  We were honored to produce the first music film for this project using our personal favorite song Stay Awake.

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music film // The Moondoggies : “Roll Away”

We were on hand at Everett, Wash.’s Skate Deck for the roller skate release party of The Moondoggies‘ latest album Adios, I’m A Ghost.

Put us in a roller skating rink with cameras and we’re going to dive in quads first.  The Moondoggies asked us to use the footage to put together a music film for their b-side Roll Away and we were happy to oblige.

Roll Away
by The Moondoggies

filmed + edited by
The Art Dept.

music film // V. CONTRERAS : “Gasoline”

We’re pleased to share our latest music film—”Gasoline” from Seattle independent artist V. Contreras‘ eponymous debut album.

Working with time-lapse footage, projections, a unique setting (the—possibly haunted—cavernous basement of Seattle’s legendary Moore Theater) and fractured editing, we created a music film that we think captures the “crazy” simmering within the song.

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live music film // Benjamin Verdoes : “Forest of Your Mind”

In the forests of Timber Outdoor Music Festival, Benjamin Verdoes risked life and limb (pun intended) to climb a tree and play this shimmering acoustic ode for us—and now we get to share it with you. Many thanks to Benjamin!

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