Tuesday Crush: Nazanin Mandi

I don’t remember how we stumbled upon Nazanin Mandi’s video here at Panic Films HQ but I’m glad we did. Aside from being the model girlfriend of musician Miguel, she’s Persian, Spanish, Mexican, Native American, and quite an accomplished model. Check out the video directed by Solmaz Saberi and enjoy the gallery we assembled below. Happy Tuesday!

Paralyzed Veterans of America Sports and Recreation video

I don’t often post my professional work on here but when I do, it means something for me. I spent a good part of June traveling the country shooting video of tournaments for Paralyzed Veterans of America to make the above promo video. It was both inspiring and fun. I’ve made some friends making this video and hopefully it will inspire more injured veterans to get involved and get into sports like wheelchair basketball or fun stuff like pool and bowling. If you don’t know about the PVA and their sports program, learn more here.

Side note: Look closely at the reflection on James’ sunglasses in the thumbnail and you’ll see me shooting the video!

Cape/Cowl/Create by VICE

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VICE put together this awesome art exhibit for San Diego Comic Con to celebrate 75 years of Batman called Cape/Cowl/Create. In the video above, LA artist Mister Cartoon talks about the exhibit and we see him working on his piece. Check out the other work here on the VICE site. Watch the video after the jump.
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K.K. Barrett and Kid Koala’s Theatrical Graphic Novel “Nufonia Must Fall Live”

Kid Koala has always been doing new and innovative work with video and his DJ’ing. Now he’s made a graphic novel called Nufonia Must Fall and it’s been turned into a multimedia concert. He collaborated with K.K. Barrett, an Oscar-nominated production designer and the Afiara String Quartet. Check out the video by The Creators Project for a behind the scenes on the production.

Tuesday Crush: Shaun Tia

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Yesterday we discovered the gorgeous Shaun Tia, today’s Tuesday Crush. She’s, 5′ 9″, 23 years old, from
Phoenix, Arizona, photographer, chef, and a published fashion model. She has also posed for Playboy, after my time there. Her face and red hair caught our eye and we’ll let the NSFW gallery below speak for itself. Find out more about her and see more photos and video at her web site here.

20,000 Days on Earth – Official Trailer

The film 20,000 Days on Earth looks incredible. Here at Panic Films, we’ve always been big fans of Nick Cave. We hope this gets released in the US sooner than later. Here’s the official info:

Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit.

Running Time: 95 mins
Featuring: Nick Cave, Susie Cave, Warren Ellis, Darian Leader, Ray Winstone, Blixa Bargeld, Kylie Minogue
Directed by: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard

Tuesday Crush – Rosie Huntington Whiteley

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This week our Tuesday Crush is Rosie Huntington Whiteley. She was on our minds after re-watching Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which she was in. Her next film is Mad Max: Fury Road which is due out on May 15th, 2015. We’re obviously huge Rosie fans here at Panic Films HQ so it was about time she was our Tuesday Crush. We picked some of our favorite photos of Rosie for the gallery below. Enjoy!