This was the last all out action short I made, right before a brief stint in grad school. I've also included the link to the smaller version on my website.
Random Acts of Violence is about Gung Fu, the misuse of skateboards and good old fashioned action. This short was made for $75, which is what it cost to feed the cast and crew fast food for two days.
Directed, Edited and Choreographed by Michael Vela...Read more
Here is the music video I just finished directing and editing. The artist's name is Ignacio Val and you can check out his music here.
Music video for "Tentaciones"
Artist: Ignacio Val
Lyrics & Music by: Huecco
Directed by: Michael Velasquez
Cinematography by: Josh Pangell
Produced by: Michael Velasquez, Ignacio Val and Bella Gauna
Starring Ignacio Val, Rachael Obrien, Terry Gingles
I've been trying to get some more freelance work and I realized that it's been almost 5 years since I've had a demo reel. Below is my directing and editing reel. I'll also be putting together a motion graphics reel and then a mega reel combining both. Critiques are welcomed. I've also included the link to the reel on my website.
I've been keeping pretty busy lately, though not necessarily on my own projects. Still trying to finish my short action film from last year. I just completed a music video for up and coming Latin Rock artist Ignacio Val. The short film, Bookie, which I co-produced, screened at the Los Angeles Asian Film Festival earlier this month and I also created the festival's animated int...Read more
The wonderful documentary short film, "A Song For Ourselves" directed by Tad Nakamura, is premiering in Los Angeles on February 28th. I worked on som