January 23, 2018
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GEP pal James Siewert (cinematographer on LIKE ME and THE RANGER) directs new music video

Directed/Edited/Cinematography/Visual Effects by James Siewert. 
Brooklyn motorik analog synth lovers Operator Music Band released the Coördination EP at the end of 2017, a further exploration of the krautrock-tinged, Stereolab-influenced sound. You can stream the whole thing below. The EP’s dark, creepy closing track, “Moto Komplete,” now has an equally unnerving (and very cool) video, made by James Siewert.
 
February 24, 2017
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GEP music video: “I Might Shout” by Swoon Lake

GEP pal James Siewert directs a music video for Brooklyn trio, Swoon Lake. Produced by Chris Skotchdopole and Fessenden. Also, check out Siewert’s previous GEP produced videos “Just About Now” and “El Valtrex” 

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October 28, 2016
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THE PAST INSIDE THE PRESENT on BitTorrent Now

Check out the masterwork The Past Inside The Present, now available for download on BitTorrent.

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July 18, 2016
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“Past Inside The Present” wins best animated short at Indie Street Film Fest

Director James Siewert along with the films animators Annelyse Gelman and Auden Lincoln-Vogel attend the Marfa Film Festival after winning BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM at the 2016 Indie Street Film Festival! Check out the festival links below.

Marfa Film Festival

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January 27, 2014
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“The Past Inside The Present” Post Production Process

The new GEP short by James Siewert, “The Past Inside The Present,” made its goal on Kickstarter! Take a look inside the post-production process.

“The Past Inside the Present” is an allegorical tale of a couple who attempt to renew their dying relationship by plugging directly into recordings of their memories. Learn more about the project here.

January 6, 2014
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“The Past Inside The Present” is a Kickstarter Staff Pick!

Check it: The new GEP short by James Siewert, “The Past Inside The Present,” is a staff pick on Kickstarter.

An allegorical tale of a couple who attempt to renew their dying relationship by plugging directly into recordings of their memories, the project is shot and hosting a kickstarter campaign for finishing costs.

Learn more about the project, see making of pics and check out concept art here.

September 23, 2013
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The Past Inside The Present – Phase 1 Wrapped

James Siewert has wrapped phase 1 of production on The Past Inside the Present. The ambitious animation project is a cyberpunk allegorical tale of a couple who have the ability to renew their dying relationship by plugging directly into recordings of their memories. When their illusion breaks, they must face the barren reality of the present.
The film is produced by Larry Fessenden and Chris Skotchdopole, and it stars Miles Joris-Peyrafitte and Schuyler Helford. James previously directed music videos as part   Continue Reading »

February 18, 2013
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Glass Eye Pix Music Video Project Continues With “El Valtrex”

Glass Eye Pix’s Music Video Project continues with Dr. Skinnybones’s “El Valtrex,” directed by James Siewert.

With Larry Fessenden, Alex Berry and Jake Williams.
Produced by Fessenden and Chris Skotchdopole.
Play loud and   Continue Reading »