RYAN JUNELL

MEDIA DIRECTOR

415.320.BITS // ryan@texasmonkey.com

CURRENT PROJECTS

The Slow Motion Video Festival

100 One Minute Slow Motion Videos
Winter 2005 thru Summer 2006
Festival Director
http://www.slomovideo.com

Killing My Lobster's "Nothing is Original"

Sketch comedy production created entirely from "found" sources
November 2005
Set Design/Projections
http://www.killingmylobster.com

Webzine 2005

Exhibition, Workshops, Forum and Party for Independent Publishing on the Internet
September 2005
Event Director
http://www.webzine2005.com

MUSIC VIDEOS

Spoon "The Two Sides of Mssr. Valentine" (merge)

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Gravy Train!!!! "Ghost Boobs" (kill rock stars)

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The Natural History "Watch this House" (star time international)

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The Soft Pink Truth "Promofunk" (soundslike)

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Spoon "Jonathan Fisk" (merge)

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Lesser "Voice O' Reason" (matador)

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Variable Unit feat. Azeem "Under Surveillance" (wide hive)

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Variable Unit feat. Azeem "Handbook for the Apocalypse" (wide hive)

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DIGITAL FILMMAKING

"See the Elephant!" (2004, 1 hour)

A video installation about the 2004 Republican National Convention
http://www.seetheelephant.org

"Unseen Forces" (2004, 40 min)

A sequence of vignettes from the history of science to the music of Sagan.
watch trailer

"John Kerry" (2003, 6 min)

A road-trip documentary with the candidate for SEIU
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"India" (2002, 30 min)

A travelogue of the filmmaker's two month journey through Western India

"Traffica" (2002, 30 min)

An abstract music film starring Blevin Blectum as a whacked-out Department of Parking and Traffic employee

"Talon Slalom" (2001, 30 min)

An abstract music film starring Blevin Blectum as a whacked-out intergalactic time traveler

DIGITAL FILMMAKING / Crew

Survival Research Lab's LA Show (2005)

camera
http://www.srl.org

"Oakland Raider Parking Lot" (2005, 23 min)

camera
read review

Killing My Lobster's "Diner Ladies" (2005, 4 min)

producer

Killing My Lobster's "Party Stories" (2003, 7 min)

camera/editor
watch video

Cat Power at the Great American Music Hall (2003)

camera

Gold Chains "I Come From San Francisco" (2001, 4 min)

camera
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"Radio Free Steve" (1999, 90 min)

actor/co-producer/story/camera
http://www.radiofreesteve.com

VIDEO ART

Also I Like to Rock (2005)

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Three 30 minute video pieces about Rock n Roll
more info

Live Video Performances with Lesser, Blevin Blectum, and Sagan (2001 - 2004)

San Francisco, Oakland, and Elsewhere
SF Museum of Modern Art, The Headlands Center for the Arts, 111 Minna, 21 Grand, The Luggage Store, RX Gallery, New Langton Arts, The Lab, Bottom of the Hill, Cafe Dunord, Stork Club, The Oakland Box, The Hemlock Tavern, Blue Room Gallery, 26 Mix, Compound Eye, Bleakhouse, Studio Z, Femina Potens, Music Union Hall, The Derby (LA), CEAIT at USC (LA), Sushi Gallery (San Diego), Sit & Spin (Seattle), Austin Museum of Digital Art (Austin, TX), SXSW Showcase (Austin, TX), Pianos (NYC), Monkeytown (Brooklyn), Blackbird (Portland), Espresso Metro (Sacramento).

http://www.lsr1.com
http://blevin.lsr1.com
http://sagan.lsr1.com

Video Riot (2003, 2005)

San Francisco
50 artists from around the world as they screen underground visuals via 20 projectors on a massive 5-story, block-long wall in downtown San Francisco
more info

COMMERCIALS

Webzine 2005 "Mamma's Blog" (2005, 30 sec)

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Compare Decide Vote "Elephant Hunt" (2004, 30 sec)

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Bond "Nightfire" Trailer for Electronic Arts (2 min, 2003)

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WEB

Mog (2005) (coming soon)

http://www.mog.com
design by elizabeth kairys

Webzine 2005 (2005)

http://www.webzine2005.com
code by matt jalbert and eddie codel

The Slomo Video Festival & DVD (2005)

http://www.slomovideo.com

Crease Handbags & Accessories (2005)

http://www.crease-sf.com
design by julie cristello

IDSA's Ecodesign Section (2005)

http://www.idsa.org/whatsnew/sections/ecosection/

Susan Tom Family (2004)

http://www.stomfamily.com
featured in the documentary My Flesh and Blood

FLASH

WestEd (2005) (coming soon)

http://www.wested.org

GOTV "Experience" (2005)

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H2O "Go With The Flow" (5 min, 2005)

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Creative Commons "Reticulum Rex" (5 min, 2004)

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Creative Commons "Get Creative" (5 min, 2003)

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Curious Pictures / Cartoon Network "Mr Rhombus" (2 min, 2000)

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AFTER EFFECTS

Michelin Presentation for Modem Media (1.5 min, 2005)

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"Godfather" Animatics for Electronic Arts (2004)

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"Action Girl" Animatics for Electronic Arts (2004)

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WRITING

"Web Venues for Filmmakers" (Webmonkey, 2001)

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"15 Megs of Fame: The WEBZINE Event Series" (University of Texas, 2001)

read essay

RANDOM

Google

http://www.google.com/search?q=ryan+junell

Images

http://flickr.com/photos/tags/ryanjunell/

Blogs

http://technorati.com/search/ryan+junell

IMDB (Internet Movie Database)

http://imdb.com/name/nm0432502/

Halo 2

http://bungie.net/Stats/PlayerStats.aspx?player=telethon

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_Junell

PROFILE

Born September 16, 1973

Frankfurt, Germany (1973 thru 1974)
Lubbock, Texas (1974 thru 1977)
El Paso, Texas (1977 thru 1979)
San Angelo, Texas (1979 thru 1992)
Austin, Texas (1992 thru 1996)
San Francisco, California (1996 thru present)

Bachelor of Arts, Plan 2, University of Texas (1996)

Other Work Experience

Creative Commons, Indiaplaza, Phoenix-Pop, CMP, Andersen Consulting