A suicidal romance in which the front woman of a hardcore band attempts to end her explosive love-affair with the band’s drummer moments before they take the stage.
Pet Rituals features music and actors from the Southern California DIY punk scene.
Pet Rituals was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick and Short of the Week.
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2017: Raindance Film Festival, AFI Fest
Director: J. Casey Modderno Writer: Jarret Rosenblatt Producer: Thomas R. Burke Cinematographer: Josh Fisher Production Designer: Arianne Alizio Editor: Brian Denny
A father confronts his twelve year old son upon discovering a collection of extreme BDSM pornography.
Disgrace stars Devin Druid (13 Reasons Why, Louder Than Bombs) and Steven Ogg (Walking Dead, Grand Theft Auto V).
Disgrace was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick and Short of the Week.
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2013: Montreal World Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Shnit International Short Film Festival, LA Shorts Fest, NY Shorts Fest, Miami Short Film Festival, Richmond International Film Festival
Writer-Director: J. Casey Modderno Producer: Benjamin Kim Cinematographer: Oliver Anderson Production Designer: Arianne Alizio Editor: Stephen Cervantes
Starcrawler - "Let Her Be"
CLIENT: BEGGARS BANQUET / ROUGH TRADE
Director: J. Casey Modderno Producer: Thomas Burke Cinematographer: Joshua Zucker-Pluda Production Designer: Naomi Harris Choreographer / Movement Coach: Gabrielle Zucker
Fishnet (IN POST)
When two teen enemies learn their parents are having an affair together, they experiment with witchcraft to break them up.
Starring: Kira McLean (Permanent) and Olivia Shatsky
Director: J. Casey Modderno Writers: Ashley Hall and Sonja Tsypin Producer: Ashley Hall Cinematographer: Sonja Tsypin Production Designer: Amy Augustine Editor: Shaun Lavery Composer: Nick Zinner
Kiyomi - "High Ladder"
KIYOMI - "HIGH LADDER"
CLIENT: HELIUM RECORDS
Music video in which Kiyomi finds herself shaped by restrictive beauty standards and has to break free.
Director: J. Casey Modderno Creative Director: Charlie Le Mindu Producer: Cemile Turam Cinematographer: Joshua Zucker-Pluda Production Designer: Laura Santoyo Choreographer: Pia Vinson VFX: Andrew Dole
Shadow and Glass
After the Civil War, two con-artists profiteer by taking "spirit photos" of grieving widows posing with the ghosts of those slain in battle.
Director: J. Casey Modderno Writer: Bernardo Viotti Producer: Thomas R. Burke Cinematographer: Joshua Zucker-Pluda Production Designer: Mollie Alexander Editor: David Scorca
Bruise (In Post)
At a sleep-away soccer camp, one of the players speaks out against the team's bullies, only to find the tables turned on him by the very person he was defending.
Director: J. Casey Modderno Writers: J. Casey Modderno and Sonja Tsypin Producers: Benjamin Pitts Cinematographer: Sonja Tsypin Production Designer: Toni Gallardo Editor: Ben Tolentino
River Gold! (in post)
1849 - The discovery of gold in a dried-up riverbed has murderous ramifications. River Gold! is a short and sweet parable about how remaining silent about wrong-doings makes one complicit.
Director: J. Casey Modderno Writers: J. Casey Modderno and Maria-Ines Manchego Producers: Jenya Hamidi and Annick Jaëgy Cinematographer: Maria-Ines Manchego Production Designer: Gillian Chance Editor: Brian Denny