Projects directed by DAN_S
Suffering Through Four Movements
RUNTIME: 91 MINUTES
'Audience Award' Filmstock International Film Festival
'Most Disturbing Film' Seattle True Independent
'Experimentation In Film Award' Sydney Underground
'Special Jury Prize' Melbourne Underground
SEEKING WELLNESS is a collection of four interconnected conceptual video vignettes exploring ideas related to victimization, recovery and empathy. Each contains a calculated progression or regression of specific visual motifs. Available NOW through BRINKVision, Amazon Prime and other streaming services!
RUNTIME: 27 MINUTES
Official Selection Filmstock International Film Festival
Official Selection Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
Official Selection Hobo Film Festival
Office Selection Melbourne Underground Film Festival
Matt and Ted wander hungry and exhausted through an oppressive wasteland populated by freight trains and fellow travelers. The trains take Matt and Ted in every direction but never where they want to go. Watch trailer HERE.
RUNTIME: 29 MINUTES
A story of walks that never end and a peace that never comes; an exploration of the psychology of coping in a post-traumatic environment featuring a haunting score from Munly J. Munly of Slim Cessna's Autoclub and a stunning debut film performance from lauded stage actor Daniel Joeck. Watch trailer HERE.
A video about my work. Observe at your leisure HERE. I'll still be here when you're gone.
RUNTIME: 131 MINUTES
GRAND PRIZE WINNER Hamburg International Independent Film Festival
'Best Soundtrack' - Minneapolis Underground
Official Selection Olympia Film Festival
INVINCIBLE FORCE is a detailed chronicle of one man’s battle against his own body. Captured during 90 consecutive days with a budget of zero, Invincible Force meticulously documents its subject’s incredible transformation from slovenly man-child to infallible titan. INVINCIBLE FORCE was produced using only formats of video that are considered obsolete; including but not limited to VHS, VHS-C, Betamax, 8mm Analog, Hi8, Digital 8 and Mini-DV. Available now through BRINKVision or major retailers (Barnes & Noble, Target, Best Buy).
A PASSING PLACE
RUNTIME: 9 MINUTES
Official Selection Minneapolis St.Paul International
Two strangers meet in a laundromat and play a game of vice and virtue. Written by NEIL FOX. Watch trailer HERE.
NED ABDUL NEEDS MORE RETAIL SPACE OR: How to Say Goodbye to an Old Friend
RUNTIME: 19 MINUTES
'Best Short Documentary' Weyauwega International
'Best Short Documentary' Minneapolis/St. Paul
A short first person documentary about the loss of a sacred place. Watch it at NO BUDGE FILMS.
RUNTIME: 170 MINUTES
GRAND PRIZE Duluth/Superior Film Festival
'Best Documentary' Weyauwega International
The story of a father, a son and the last record store in town. Watch an excerpt HERE. Available NOW through BRINKVision and Amazon Prime.
RUNTIME: 118 Minutes
'Best Documentary' Midwest Weirdfest
'Best Documentary' Underground Film Society
Official Selection NewFilmmakers NY
Official Selection Duluth/Superior Film Festival
Official Selection Minneapolis/St.Paul International
VORE KING is a detailed portrait of R.P. Whalen, world famous horror host, trash movie guru, carnival sideshow barker, and America's premier purveyor of vorarephilia fetish pornography. Watch an excerpt HERE.
Available now through BRINKVision and Amazon Prime!
RUNTIME: 113 MINUTES
Currently in pre-production/seeking financing
The strangest love story ever told, a conceptual science fiction horror film currently seeking funding and collaborators. For further details please make contact HERE. Or visit PROXYCORP INDUSTRIES.
WISH YOU WERE HERE
RUNTIME: 13 MINUTES
Official Selection Midwest Weirdfest
Official Selection Filmstock International
A first person documentary about traveling alone - captured using a variety of mobile devices.