Filmography

...education...

University of California, San Diego 2006 to 2009
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Visual Arts (Media), emphasis in Film, member of American Mensa and Phi Beta Kappa

Diablo Valley College 2002 to 2006
Associate's Degree, Liberal Arts


...filmography proper...

SKELETON CREW Productions
SLEEPLESS 2009
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, etc.
A self-contained sequel to the film Sleep sees an agoraphobic resident of the apartment complex contending with the encroaching haunting. In post-production.
CHANNEL ZERO 2009
Series written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, actor, etc.
Late at night, channel zero appears on de-tuned television sets to expose the secrets of strangers. Web series, three episode run, available here.
SLEEP 2006
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, editor, etc.
Katharine Morent, a young woman living on her own for the first time, is forced to confront the violent history of her new apartment. 54 minutes, details here.
H (formerly SIXTH COMMANDMENT) 2003/2009
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, etc.
A young married couple on the verge of collapse wake up in the morning to find the world beyond their apartment replaced with empty black space. Originally titled Sixth Commandment, re-edited as H with a new soundtrack by Tomorrow's Man. 12 minutes, details here.
RECOVERY 2003
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, etc.
Elliot finds himself haunted by the spectre of his fiancee after her grisly murder. 15 minutes, details here.
SHADOW MAN 2002
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, actor, etc.
A small party for four young adults goes horribly wrong when they are set upon by a strange man in a long black coat. 9 minutes, details here.

SCHOOL
21st CENTURY NIGGER 2008
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, editor, etc.
Brief documentary comparing modern gay civil rights issues to those faced by African-Americans in the 1900s. Class project for Documentary Filmmaking at University of California, San Diego. View online here.
DISCONNECTED 2008
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, etc.
Strange study of the female body and thoughts and perceptions thereof. Class project for 16mm Filmmaking at University of California, San Diego. View online here.
CASUAL ENCOUNTERS II 2008
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, editor, actor, etc.
Another set of casual encounters from the San Diego area. Class project for Documentary Filmmaking at University of California, San Diego. View online here.
HORRORSHOW 2008
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, actor, etc.
A woman seeking out the ultimate horror film gets more than she bargained for when she finally obtains it. Class project. View online here.
CASUAL ENCOUNTERS 2007
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, editor, actor, etc.
"Documentary" featuring eleven casual encounters personal ads taken from craigslist.org. Class project for Media Sketchbook at University of California, San Diego. View online here.
VICTIM CONVENIENCE (DANCE TO MIX) MUSIC VIDEO 2007
Directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Actor, director, editor, etc.
Music video heavily inspired by David Cronenberg's Videodrome and Shinya Tsukamoto's Tetsuo. Class project for Media Sketchbook at University of California, San Diego. View online here.
MISSING TIME 2007
Co-written and directed by Lily Taylor-Mortoff and Dustin A. Sklavos
Actor, writer, director, editor
A young college student finds herself missing entire days. Class project for Media Sketchbook at University of California, San Diego. View online here.
I'M GOING TO **** YOUR MOTHER 2007
Written and directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer, director, editor, actor, etc.
Variation on a theme per a class assignment, dealing with a breakup. Heavily inspired (to the point of plagiarism in some instances) by a film I saw in junior college. Class project at University of California, San Diego.
LSD II: THE VENGEANCE OF KHAN 2003
Written by Nathan Altimari, Ben Badura, and Dustin A. Sklavos; directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer and director
Documentary on the harmful effects of using LSD. Class project for Health Sciences at Diablo Valley College.
MAD COW DISEASE 2003
Written by Nathan Altimari, Ben Badura, and Dustin A. Sklavos; directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Writer and director
Documentary on the disease bovine spongiform encephalitis, and what can happen to a human being who ingests a cow infected with it. Class project for Health Sciences at Diablo Valley College.
PULP HERSTORY 2003
Directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Director, interviewer, editor, etc.
Four women across two generations discuss coming of age. Class project for History of Women at Diablo Valley College.

OUTSIDE PROJECTS
RUBICON 2006
Executive produced by Miguel Amodio
Lead writer, script supervisor
An assassin raised and trained to kill without mercy is forced to confront her own humanity. Doctored script for first episode and wrote second episode as well as a future episode. Member of production from September 2005 to January 2006. Web series.
SCARY-ART.COM TRAILER 2005
Directed by Dustin A. Sklavos
Director, cinematographer, editor
Promotional video for bay area horror artist Nicolas Caesar, showcasing his artwork. Promotional video.
UNDERCUT 2004
Written and directed by Stephen Reedy
Cameo as the French Ninja
A government ninja loses his job to an immigrant Chinese ninja as a result of budget cuts. Short film. IMDb entry here.
MAHRI'S REVENGE 2003
Written and directed by Stephen Reedy
Production assistant and cameo as "Man Falling Out of Window"
Mahri purchases a dress on eBay, but goes on a murderous rampage when the seller refuses to send it. Short film. Available as part of "Everyone is Kung-Fu Fighting: Reloaded" here.