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The Pinata Man

  Piñata store owner by day, vigilante for hire by night.                                 Check Back... Read More ››


The Troll

The Troll is a fantasy / drama / short film about a Troll who lives beneath a bridge in downtown Los Angeles.  25min. View full film for free here:... Read More ››

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Best Documentary & Audience Award Slamdance 2011 Winner! BHOPALI documents the experience of second generation children affected by the Union Carbide gas disaster of 1984, the worst industrial disaster... Read More ››


The Carnival

A short horror film. Directed/produced/shot/edited by Van Maximilian Carlson Story by Emma Choy Brown / Van Maximilian Carlson Starring Flannery Lunsford – Emma Choy Brown – Tony Abatemarco Read More ››

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Ninth November Night

“One of the outstanding documentaries of 2004.” – Academy Documentary Screening Committee Directed by Henning Lohner & Max Carlson. NINTH NOVEMBER NIGHT refers to the night of November 9, 1938, when... Read More ››

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Winner of the “Most Promising Director” and “Best Thriller” Awards at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival 2009.  Official Selection Cannes Short-Film Corner  2009. Directed by Max Carlson. Produced by... Read More ››

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Winner “Best Director” Award at the 2002 International Toronto Teen Movie Festival BARSTOW short film – Directed by Max Carlson. Written & Produced by Kirk Palayan. Synopsis: Nathan, a... Read More ››


Pizza With An Icon – Webisode

Hans Zimmer’s Pizza With An Icon series is based on the belief that the current generation of youth can rise to become the most driven and inspired generation yet. Directed by Van... Read More ››

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“Imagination” :30

“Imagination” Video game commercial for THQ.

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“Birth of an Artist” :30

“Birth Of An Artist” Commercial for THQ Video Game Company Read More ››

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“Red Hose Swing” Music Video 4:35

“Red Hose Swing” Music Video – Directed by Max Carlson Music by Metrovavan, Album Retrofitting Produced by Kirk Palayan, Editing & Cinematography by Max Carlson Synopsis: A frog, lost in... Read More ››

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“Real Results” Video game commercial for THQ.