VIC THRILL: Painting At The Break Of Day
Director: Chris Cassidy
United States, 2001, 5 min
Crew:Producers: The Vic Thrill Salon
Sales:Mercury's Toothpick Prod., c/o Chris Cassidy 1084 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, 11222 - T: (718)-383-2971
Email:casspix AT aol.com
Musician, performance artist Vic Thrill goes up onto a rooftop one morning to leisurely paint the urban landscape, only to find that here in New York big changes occur quickly.
About the director
Chris Cassidy has been a professional photographer in New York City for the last 12 years, specializing in the music industry and professional boxing. His pictures have appeared in numerous publications, including Rolling Stone, US, People, Newsweek, Vibe, Sports Illustrated , New York Times and The Ring. In 1999, Chris made the transition from still photography to filmmaking. He has directed over 20 music videos and the award-winning MTV documentary short, "Dear Barbra..." He is currently working on a feature length documentary about the unique relationship between a Brooklyn-based rock singer, Vic Thrill, and young Hasidic Jew, Curly Oxide, who was drawn to Vic's free spirited lifestyle.