Bitter Jester Creative
838 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035     847.433.8660

Chicago Video Production
since 2001

14
Years!

Videos - Art & Artists

Trailer for "Jonas Gerard: A Distinctive Voice" Feature Film

BJC Video
Client:
Jonas Gerard
Awards:
2009 Platinum Hermes Creative Award, 2009 Gold Aurora Award, 2008 Bronze Telly, Official Trailer Selection at the 2007 Asheville Film Festival
Format:
DV
Runtime:
2 min 38 sec

Jonas Gerard is quite a character and his life is as colorful as his art. Born in Casablanca, Morocco, he immigrated to the United States at a young age and spent time making movies and painting in New York as a teenager. His travels took him around the country and Mexico, and his stories are incredible. This clip is a trailer for the feature film about Jonas' life, his philosophy, and his art. The feature documentary will premiere at the 2011 Asheville Film Festival in North Carolina.

For more information about Jonas, please visit his website!

Agnes Rathonyi - Short Documentary

BJC Video
Client:
Agnes Rathonyi
Format:
DV (24p)
Runtime:
7 min 15 sec

A profile of artist Agnes Rathonyi, including interviews with the artist, footage of her artwork, and clips of her clients talking about her and her work.

"Tim O." - Short Documentary

BJC Video
Awards:
2009 Bronze Telly Award, 2009 Gold Hermes Creative Award, Editor's Choice Award - Crackle, Inc (a Sony Pictures Entertainment company)
Format:
Hi-8, Digital-8, VHS, MiniDV (60fps), and MiniDV (30fps)
Runtime:
15 min 20 sec

** Contains some strong language **

This award-winning short documentary is a spirited five-camera interview with Second City teacher and actor Tim O'Malley. O'Malley was on the main stage with Chris Farley, Tim Meadows, Bob Odenkirk, and David Pasquesi until his life fell apart due to drugs. He is a recovered addict who has turned his life around. This is part of his story.