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Black Lives Matter PSA: CNN, SHOOT, AD AGE, and more!

Producer Kat Graham went on CNN Live to talk about the PSA I directed for the Black Lives Matter movement.  It was an incredible collaboration for an important cause, especially relevant in these trying times:  http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2017/08/20/kat-graham-acosta-intv-nr.cnn   Chief Creative Director Vann Graves of J. Walter Thompson talks about the inspiration and collaboration behind the making […]

ALL YOUR LOVE on MTV

  The video for the new hit single from Kat Graham’s new album Love Music Funk Magic premiered on MTV today!  Check out the video on mtv, mtvhits.com, or right here in the ‘Portfolio / Director’ section of the website…

SECRETS on MTV

    The video for the new hit single from Kat Graham’s new album ROXBURY DRIVE premiered on MTV today!  Check out the video on mtv, mtvhits.com, or right here in the Director Portfolio section of the website…

Filmmaker Magazine

I first became aware of cinematographer Darren Genet when I encountered his work on All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, a surprisingly lyrical and beautiful horror film that had more in common with the work of Terrence Malick and ’70s-era Peter Bogdanovich than with other teen slasher films. Awestruck by Genet’s visual originality and technical […]

MUSE at the Palm Springs Int’l Film Fest

Muse has just been announced as part of the 2015 Palm Springs film festival line up! The film series will have screenings on Friday, June 19 at 8:00pm as well as Saturday, June 20 at 1:30pm. Screenings take place at the Camelot Theatre. Now entering its 21st year, the Palm Springs International ShortFest is one […]

MUSE at Cannes

A special screening for MUSE was hosted by Nylon Magazine at the Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2015. The event was at Plage Royale in Cannes, France.

MUSE featured in Vanity Fair

A beautiful woman, a man she loves, and a shared secret—it’s the intriguing setup that has defined decades of classic mysteries, and it’s at the root of the French film noir–inspired short film series Muse, created by and starring The Vampire Diaries actress and singer Kat Graham. The first two films, created in partnership with […]

MUSE in The Hollywood Reporter

Made in conjunction with Maker Studios, the three MUSE films follow a photographer (played by Louis Oberlander) who is in love with his muse (Graham). The Vampire Diaries star and her oft-director Darren Genet aimed to evoke the tones of film noir, French New Wave and street photographers like Sophie Calle and Saul Leiter. The […]

ICG Magazine

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KINGS in The New Yorker

KINGS “The masterly camerawork pulled me along. There were great shots that reminded me of comic book panels…the cameras do it in “Kings”; in a good way, watching the show is like reading a comic book.”