Brad Mays - Editor


"This is no industry showcase unless, of course, these people are completely out of their minds."
Steven Leigh Morris on Brad Mays' acclaimed and controversial 1997 production of Euripides' The Bacchae which was nominated for three LA Weekly Theatre Awards including Best Director.


Editor - Motion Picture, Video - Partial List


EDTOR'S DEMO REEL
Updated 2010
Basic editor's reel - please scroll down for additional clips.


GET THEE BEHIND ME 2010
Episodic Television Series for FalkonQwest Entertainment. Cut on Final Cut Pro Studio 3.

THE DREAM OF ALVAREEN 2009
Feature-length fantasy film about good, evil and redemption. 108 minutes. Cut on Final Cut Pro Studio II.

A WAY BACK IN 2009
Dramatic short for Burping Kitty Productions, sizzle pilot for feature film of same name. Winner of three Indie Fest Awards of Merit; Official Selection of the 2010 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema. Cut on final Cut Pro Studio II. 37 minutes.

THE AUDACITY OF DEMOCRACY 2009
Feature-length documentary about the 2008 Democratic race for the White House. Produced by LightSong Films. Cut on Final Cut Pro Studio II. 119 minutes.

CRYSTAL FOG 2009
Feature-length drama, produced and directed by Sundance award-winning filmmaker Steve Yeager. 100 minutes (estimated running time).

SHOWGIRLS - Provincetown, MA 2009
Feature-length documentary about the "Showgirls" all-male musical review in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Produced by Monument Television. 85 minutes.

SHOWGIRLS At Monument Television & Film Co.

ROAD of NO RETURN 2009
Feature-length drama/triller, starring Michael Madsen and David Carradine; produced and directed by Parviz Saghizadeh. I performed the re-edit for this film, integrating stars Madsen and Carradine's reshot scenes as well as reshaping numerous other scenes. 89 minutes. Produced through VVS Films and released through Shoreline Entertainment.

THE WATERMELON 2008

Feature-length edgy, oddball romance written by Michael Hemmingson. Premiered at 2008 San Diego Film Festival. Produced by LightSong Films, released by Celebrity Video Distribution. 97 minutes.

Internet Movie Database: The Watermelon

www.thewatermelon.com


SING*ULARITY 2008
Feature length documentary of the world-famous OperaWorks training program for opera singers. Cut on final Cut Studio 2. 105 min.

indieWIRE Article: OperaWorks

Internet Movie Database: Sing*ularity

THE LIVING THEATRE'S TIMES SQUARE VIDEO PROJECT 2006
Videotaped anti-war performance piece. Running time: 7 minutes. Cut on FCP 4.

CHARLIE & SLOBBY 2006
Dramatic Short about a young boy who befriends an old, lost dog. Running Time: 6 Minutes. Cut on FCP 4.

DODO: THE DOCUMENTARY 2006
Feature-Length Docu-Comedy about the life and times of comedian Bob Golub. Eleado Productions. Running Time: 78 Minutes. Cut on FCP 5.

HAYWIRE! 2006
Feature-Length Videotaped Stage presentation for Big O'l Show Productions. Running Time: 116 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

THE TELLTALE HEART 2005
Gothic Suspense Short. 8 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

REAPERS, CREEPERS 2005
Feature-Length Dark Comedy. Produced by LA Pro Sol Co. Royce Dudley Director. Running Time: 86 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S REWRITE 2005
Comedy Short. Barry Langer Director. 25 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

BEHIND THE LIFE - Sexually Oriented Business 2005
Documentary. River Jor-Dawn Films LLC. Carlton Jordan Director. 60 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

RESILIENCE 2005
Feature-Length drama. Lost Battalion Films. Paul Bojack Director. 106 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

EXIT STRATEGIES 2005
Documentary Short. Nina Womack, Maxie Collier Directors. 31 Minutes. Cut on FCP HD.

SEVENTH VEIL 2005
Re-edit of Feature-Length film noir tale. Blue Heron Productions. Cut on FCP IV.

FAUSTBOOK 2005
Feature adaptation of the classic tale. 120 minutes. Albino Fawn Productions. Producer/Director Eric Leiser. Cut on FCP IV.

TALES FROM THE GRAVE II: HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2005
Feature-Length horror film. Silver Moon Productions. Producer/Director Stephanie Beaton. 90 Minutes. Cut on FCP III.

LITTLE ANGELS 2005
Fundraising promo for Pre-School for RAL Productions. Producer/director Maxie Collier. 7 minutes. Cut on FCP III.

PAPER CHASERS 2004
Feature-Length documentary for IFC Productions featuring a variety of hip hop artists including Ludacris, Fat Joe and Russell Simmons. Producer/director Maxie Collier. 89 minutes. Cut on FCP 3. Aired in March 2005.

UNTITLED FORENSICS DOCUMENTARY 2004
60 minute digital video pilot for Court TV exploring alternative explanations in a famous murder case. Produced by Ronald Marcroft. Cut on FCP3.

CONSCIOUSNESS 2004
12 hour Documentary/Interview series dealing with cutting edge scientific approaches to human consciousness. Producer/director Greg Alsbury. Cut on FCP 3.

TWISTED 2004
Eracism Productions. Horror Short. Directed by Jemiscoe Chambers. 20 minutes. Cut on FCP 3.

JOHN GABRIEL AT THE CINEGRILL 2004
60 minute live performance video. Brentwood Productions. Cut on FCP 3.

THE GRIND 2004
Showcat Productions. 24P Digital Video Hip Hop Documentary. Producer Jonathan Shucat. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

CRAZY 2004
Juramentado Productions. Music video. Director Nelson Datu. 7 Minutes. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

WHERE'S BILLY CHANG? 2004
Juramentado Productions. Freeform improvised comedy-drama. Director Nelson Datu. 60 Minutes. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

SHAKESPEARE'S MERCHANT 2004
WildVision Productions. An HD feature-length adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play The Merchant Of Venice. Cut On FinalCut Pro 3. 87 Minutes.

ANNIVERSARY 2004
Comedy short produced by Lorenda Starfelt. 8 Minutes. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

THE GABRIELS 2004
Promition DVD companion piece for music CD The Gabriels. Produced by John Gabriel for Brentwood Productions. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

THE TROJAN WOMEN 2003
A Rebours. Feature-length professionally videotaped stage production, five camera setup. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

SPLIT ENDS 2002
A feature-length comic/music performance piece. Produced by Dea Vise. Cut on Final Cut Pro 3.

THE BACCHAE 2002
Director, Editor, Screenwriter for A Rebours Company. A feature-length drama. Produced by Lorenda Starfelt. Cut on Final Cut Pro 2 & 3.

STAGE FRIGHT 1989
Director, Editor & Producer. Autumn Productions, Inc. A feature-length dark comedy. Featured at BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 1989.

A NIGHT TO DISMEMBER 1988
Doris Wishman Films. A feature-length horror film, produced & directed by Doris Wishman. (Re-Edit) Cut on 35mm Upright Moviola.

LET'S PLAY HOUSE
Easy Street Records and House Music. Rock Video, shot on 16mm film. Richard Fairbanks, Producer. Artist: Screamin Rachael. Cut on 16mm Steenbeck Flatbed.

HOWARD STERN'S NEGLIGEE & UNDERPANTS PARTY 1988
Director, Editor & Co-Writer. Weirdo Productions, Inc. A Pay-Per-View cable television special. Executive Producer: Jerry Stanley. Producers: Jim Fitzgerald and Wendy Scatloni. Starring: Howard Stern, Judy Tenuda, Julie Brown, Penn & Teller, Richard Belzer and others. Film segments cut on 16mm Steenbeck Flatbed.

EVENING MAGAZINE
A Westinghouse Television Production. Offline Video Editing. WJZ-TV Baltimore, MD. Sony U-Matic 3/4 Editing system.

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