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THE PATTERNS OF LOVE

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INCREDIBLE STORIES, STRATEGIC CAMPAIGNS, AND DIVERSE NEW TALENT OUTSIDE OF HOLLYWOOD.

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COLLABORATING WITH STUDIOS, BRANDS, AGENCIES AND ARTISTS, MOUNT DEFIANCE OFFERS FULL-SPECTRUM CREATIVE, LEADERSHIP, ARTISTIC DIRECTION, AND LOGISTICAL KNOWLEDGE ON PROJECTS AT ANY STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION OR POST.







 

 

IN  DEVELOPMENT

An expansive human drama based on the life of photographer and ethnographer Edward Sheriff Curtis and the creation of a prodigious body of work entitled, The North American Indian.

Episodic ( completed pilot script + series bible )

The true story of pioneering land artist Michael Heizer who spurns the fashionable art world and gallery scene of New York City in the 1960's to venture into the American West.

Feature Film ( completed script )

One scientist comes under fire when a swarm of volcanic activity rocks the Cascades.

Feature Film ( in development )

The mystery of Michael’s homelessness reveals hidden connections to a family's dark past.

 

Feature Film ( in development )

When the Hard Disk is stolen a revolution begins. 

Episodic ( in development )

 
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ABOUT




MOUNT DEFIANCE is a creative studio of established filmmakers who develop and direct iconoclastic stories in cinema, television and commercial advertising. We have written, directed, produced, and starred in narrative and commercial projects worldwide. Our work has screened at international festivals including Critic’s Week at Cannes, Slamdance, Torino, Mar del Plata, Portland, Harlem, Sante Fe and with almost every major network studio. Commercial clients include Nike, Ford, Subaru, Essentia, Puma, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. 

 

Mount Defiance celebrates entertainment, creating groundbreaking content across forms, from concept to execution.

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Portland | Oregon, United States
studio@mountdefiancefilms.com

CV         MOUNT DEFIANCE

2021   |  THE NORTH AMERICAN – In Development  – Television Series – [producer+writer]

2021   |  LOOKOUT! – In Development – Feature Film – [producer+writer+director]

2021   |  HEIZER – In Development – Feature Film – [producer+writer+director]

2021   |  DECAY – In Development – Feature Film – [producer+writer+director]

2021   |  UNTITLED ELLIOTT SMITH BIOPIC – In Development – Feature Film – [producer+writer]

2021   |  CHIME – "Whoa" – You Deserve Some Credit – National Network Campaign – [writer+director]

2021   |  THE GIRL IN THE WOODS – CRYPT TV – dir. Krysten Ritter – [guest star]

2021   |  THREE BARRELS – Digital Short – [director+writer+editor]

2021   |  BURY YOUR FISH – Short Film – dir. Emma Josephson – [associate producer]

2021   |  FOOT LOCKER – Digital Brand Campaign – [post production]

2021   |  RIOJA – Campaign – [principal talent]

2020   |  HARD DISK – Short Film – [executive producer+writer+director]

2020   |  KNACK – Work or Play – Campaign – [writer+director]

2020   |  INDUSTRY – CONVERSE – Confidential Projects – [post production]

2020   |  LUCKY DAY – GOOGLE – Confidential Campaign – [post production]

2020   |  DROP TREE – DOCUSIGN – Confidential Project – [post-production]

2020   |  AMINÉ – Shimmy – Music Video – 8,000,000 views – [producer]

2020   |  LABATT – Labatt Blue Light – Campaign – dir. Matt Miadich – [principal talent]

2020   |  REVERY – Confidential Campaign – dir. Jazmin Garcia – [story development]

2020   |  SUPER – Brand Introduction – [creative+director+post-production]

2020   |  INTEL – Internal Brand Campaign – [voice]

2020   |  ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK – Reverse Linkage – Digital Campaign – [voice]

2020   |  IKON PASS – Back to the good times. – Campaign – [voice]

2020   |  MEOW WOLF – Omega Mart – [principal talent]

2019   |  NIKE  – Circular Design Guide – [director+editor]

2019   |  BORNEO ORANGUTAN SURVIVAL FOUNDATION – #orangutanfreedom – Campaign – [voice]

2019   |  SIR KENSINGTON’S – Abandon All Bland – [director+editor]

2019   |  LES GITANES – New York Gallery – Installations – [producer+curator]

2018   |  THE LABYRINTH AND THE LONG ROAD – Feature Film  –  dir. Daniel Oh  – [principal talent]

2018   |  ESSENTIA – The Overachievers – National OOH Campaign + Digital Campaign – [director+voice]

2018   |  DISJOINTED – NETFLIX – dir. Jon Cryer – [guest star]

2017   |  WIEDEN + KENNEDY – Confidential Lifestyle Project – [creative]

2017   |  KENSHO AT THE BEDFELLOW – Feature Film – dir. Brad Raider – [principal talent]

2017   |  BABY DRIVER – TRISTAR PICTURES – Feature Film  – dir. Edgar Wright – [ADR]

2016   |  JORDAN BRAND – AJXXXI – 'SHATTERED BACKBOARD' – [cinematographer]

2016   |  CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE – NEW LINE CINEMA – Feature Film  – dir. Rawson Marshall Thurber – [ADR]

2016   |  FORD – The Specialists (w/ Dwayne Johnson) – Campaign – dir. Peter Berg– [principal talent+voice]

2016   |  MOBIUS – Short Film – *Cannes Semaine de la Critique – dir. Sam Kuhn  –  [principal talent] 

2016   |  THE CREEK WHEN HE CAME BACK – Feature Film – dir. J.J. Johnson – [principal talent] 

2016   |  KAMP GRIZZLY – Confidential Product Release Project – [cinematographer]

2015   |  STRANGE VACATION – Come With Us – Campaign – [director+editor]

2015   |  BONES – FOX  – dir. Milan Cheylov –  [recurring guest star]

2015   |  FOX SPORTS – Kids Party – Campaign  – dir. Zach Math – [principal talent]

2015   |  PUMA – IGNITE YOUR CITY – Global Campaign – 5 Episodes – [director]

2015   |  CRIMINAL MINDS – CBS – dir. Laura Belsey – [guest star]

2015   |  LADY PRO – Short Film – prod. Beyoncé Knowles  – dir. Lauren Wolkstein – [principal talent]

2015   |  A PLACE OF OUR OWN – Short Film  – prod. RATHAUS – dir. Joshua Gleason – [principal talent]

2015   |  LONG WAY GONE – Short Film – *PIFF  –  [director+editor] 

2015   |  JP JENKINS – Rain Dance  – Music Video – [director+editor]

2015   |  THE BROOKLYN SALSA COMPANY – [creative director] 

2014   |  ABRIL EN NUEVA YORK – Feature Film – *Mar Del Plata – dir. Martin Piroyansky – [principal talent] 

2014   |  CASTLE – ABC – dir. Alrick Riley – [guest star]

2014   |  NCIS – CBS – dir. Leslie Libman – [guest star]

2014   |  MIKE & MOLLY – CBS – dir. David Trainer – [guest star]

2014   |  A MORNING LIGHT – Feature Film – *Torino Film Festival – [principal talent] 

2014   |  THE FADER – Tyler, The Creator + Mark Peckmezian – [co-director+cinematographer]

2014   |  CHROME INDUSTRIES – Rubber in Thailand – [cinematographer]

2014   |  MOON BY YOU – ’Effigies’ – Music Video – [director+editor]

2014   |  BIG HAUNT – ’Burn Me Up’ – Music Video – [producer]

2013   |  PUMA – #startbelieving – Global Campaign – [director]

2013   |  THE WOMEN'S MOTORCYCLE EXHIBITION – Short Documentary – [director+cinematographer+editor]

2013   |  GRAND THEFT AUTO: V – ROCKSTAR GAMES – [mocap+voice]

2013   |  LAW AND ORDER:SVU – NBC – dir. Norberto Barba – [recurring guest star]

2013   |  TOMMY HILFIGER – Freedom – Global Campaign – [voice]

2013   |  ECHO – Short Film – *Cannes Film Festival – dir. Djordje Djokovic – [principal talent]

2013   |  BLOUSE – 'Happy Days' – Music Video – [producer]

2012   |  THE GOOD WIFE – CBS – dir. Fred Toye – [guest star]

2012   |  JAGOO – Short Film (w/ Greta Gerwig) – dir. Hallie Cooper-Novack – [principal talent]

2012   |  SALLIE FORD AND THE SOUND OUTSIDE – 'Danger' – Music Video – [producer]

2012   |  NIKE Snowboarding – #getlacedup – Global Digital Campaign – [digital creative strategist]

2012   |  NIKE Snowboarding – The Chosen – Global Digital Campaign – [digital creative strategist]

2012   |  ANTARCTICA – Short Film – [director+cinematographer+editor]

2012   |  LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT – USA – dir. John Coles – [guest start]

2011   |  ASHBURY – Don't Try – Campaign – [director+editor]

2011   |  SHWOOD – Inspired by... – Documentary Series – [director+editor]

2011   |  LAW AND ORDER: SVU – NBC – dir. Peter Leto – [guest star]

2011   |  IN SEARCH OF THE MIRACULOUS – Short Film – [producer]

2011   |  TOMMY HILFIGER – LOUD – Global Campaign – [voice]

2010   |  AIRBLASTER – Family Portrait – Documentary Series – [director+editor]

2010   |  ROYAL PAINS – USA – dir. Constantine Makris – [guest star]

2010   |  NICK & NORAH’S INFINITE PLAYLIST – Columbia Pictures – dir. Peter Sollett – [principal talent]

2010   |  VICE – Scion Garage Music Fest – [cinematographer]

2010   |  VICE – Powder & Rails: Jamie Lynn – [editor]

2010   |  WHO, HOW, NOW: BRYCE KANIGHTS – prod. NEMO  – Documentary Series – [director+editor]

2010   |  COUNTRY STORY – Feature Film – dir. Ian Clarke – [co-producer + principal talent]

2010   |  KOSMOS – Short Film – dir. Graham Foy – [producer]

2009   |  SCHICK – Quattro Titanium – National Network Campaign – [voice]

2009   |  GOSSIP GIRL – CW – dir. Norman Buckley – [guest star]

2009   |  BELL – Easy vs. Hard – [director+editor]

2009   |  THE KILL POINT – Spike TV – dir. Steve Shill – [recurring guest star]

2009   |  ESPN – Action Sports – TVC – [editor]