Portfolio of Projects

Marketing: Amy Ray

April 15, 20140 Comments

This is an electronic press kit that was done for Amy Ray’s new album entitled, Goodnight Tender.   This album is her first country music album, so we wanted to emphasize the process that she used when creating the work, as well as tell the stories behind the songs.

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Portfolio

November 14, 20130 Comments

Art West Film is a full service production company and was founded with the belief that individuals can change the world through the power of ideas. Preview some of our most recent projects.

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Film: Keepers of the Gate

October 8, 20120 Comments

Keepers of the Gate is a thriller about the way information is used in the 21st century. It examines the way it is obtained and delivered to individuals through the story of two journalists in Iraq covering a story. It explores the convergence of old and new technology and how messages are constructed and filtered. […]

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Film & Television

Paradise Garden Documentary – Trailer

April 12, 20140 Comments

Paradise Garden shows the world that art thrives outside of museums in ordinary places and everyday objects. This story shows the exclusive rebuilding of Howard Finster’s legacy, through the restoration of the Garden he spent almost 50 years creating. Howard Finster, the grandfather of Southern Folk Art, is remembered for creating the largest art installation […]

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Beyond the Gate

Beyond the Gate

March 28, 20140 Comments

“Beyond the Gate” is about the struggle of a photographer to translate his visions into reality through his art. He challenges the world to be better through the creation of beauty. When tragedy changes Pedro’s life forever, he struggles to find inspiration again in the same way by exploring his deepest demons and wildest dreams. […]

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Feature Film: South of Southern

January 5, 20140 Comments

South of Southern is a film that explores the lives of several seemingly traditional Southerners and the complications that often arise when old society mantras meet the modern age. This is a tale of treachery, deceit, debauchery, and salvation, seen through the eyes of a handful of diverse party guests celebrating the engagement of a […]

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Writing

Beyond Fear Marketing Preview

April 15, 20140 Comments

Preview the poem, “Devastation” from the poetry book, Beyond Fear. The poem was inspired by Monsanto’s lack of social responsibility in the developing world and the subsequent deaths of Indian farmers who could not afford the fertilizer they needed to successfully plant and harvest their crops. Many farmers committed suicide by drinking the Monsanto weed […]

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Novel:  Everything in Between

Novel: Everything in Between

April 15, 20140 Comments

Everything in Between is a fictional drama about McLean Edwards who is making all the preparations to leave home for the first time to attend college. She is armed with the goal of education and marriage – her first milestone is to land a place on sorority row. After being blacklisted during rush, her life […]

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Novel:  Memoirs of Oblivion

Novel: Memoirs of Oblivion

April 5, 20140 Comments

I am proud to announce my novel Memoirs of Oblivion. I was compelled to write Memoirs of Oblivion after my family’s experience with traumatic brain injury. If the injury itself was not enough, all the systems in place to provide protection and support were severely broken. This story takes place over one year and is […]

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New Media

Film Titles:  The Angel

Film Titles: The Angel

October 1, 20120 Comments

I worked with Paul Hough to create the graphic design for his film “The Angel”. Since a lot of the film uses lighting design that focuses on flickering fluorescent bulbs, we incorporated that visual effect into the light animation of the title sequence design. I chose a font that complemented the genre to set the […]

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Underwater Videography

September 30, 20120 Comments

This was my first experience with underwater film and done over a series of two dives with the Ocean Explorers in St Maarten. It is the oldest dive shop in St Maarten, owned and operated by longtime resident LeRoy French a renowned underwater photographer. I have always loved underwater still photography and was excited to […]

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Synchronicity

September 27, 20120 Comments

This is a music video done for Nine Inch Nails 36-track instrumental album entitled, Ghosts. It aired during various events and concerts. The concept for this video was developed with the idea that synchronicity is the experience of two or more events, that are apparently causally unrelated or unlikely to occur together by chance, that […]

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In the News

Beyond the Gate Photograph Award

Beyond the Gate Photograph Award

April 17, 20140 Comments

Ava Leigh Stewart’s photograph from Beyond the Gate was accepted into the 2014 exhibit in Celebration of International Women in photography. The online exhibition represents and connects women from around the world from all backgrounds and cultures, working in all areas of life who share the same passion, photography. The exhibit is sponsored by Women […]

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Art West Film in Y’allywood

Art West Film in Y’allywood

April 2, 20140 Comments

The Y’allywood Film Festival chose our video for “Hero to Zero” to screen for the Y’allywood Film Festival hosted by the Eyedrum Art Gallery on February 27th. Based on attendance and voting at the event, we became eligible for the SouthEastern Film Festival.                  

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Amy Ray talks about Paradise Garden

Amy Ray talks about Paradise Garden

December 3, 20130 Comments

The Paradise Garden crew was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Amy Ray. Amy Ray is a musician, and member of the Folk Rock duo, The Indigo Girls. Her interview will be featured in the documentary film, Paradise Garden: Howard Finster’s Legacy. Ray weighs in on her experience visiting Paradise Garden and meeting Howard […]

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Blog

ArtWest @ 2014 ATLFF – 120 Days

ArtWest @ 2014 ATLFF – 120 Days

April 14, 20140 Comments

We attended the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival and saw some great films from new and exciting filmmakers. One film that was exceptional was a work by Director Ted Roach entitled, 120 Days. This engaging documentary explores the U.S. immigration debate from a unique perspective. Instead of focusing on broad political viewpoints or the overall national […]

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A journey in film

March 25, 20140 Comments

As filmmakers, we strive to tell stories that are compelling for audiences, tales that touch your heart and leave an imprint – a lasting impression.  Every once in a while, a story comes along that is important to our shared history and also the lives of many people.  As a journalist, I recognized the story […]

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An Actor’s Story – Baby Norman

An Actor’s Story – Baby Norman

February 16, 20140 Comments

Preparing for difficult roles is a challenge that every actor faces in their career. Whenever I am on set and preparing to film, I often find myself becoming that character, at least for the duration of filming. I have played many different types of characters; sexy vampire, bitchy detective, uneducated ghetto fabulous mixed chick, fiery […]

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