Award-winning filmmaker Video Rahim studied at the Atlanta College of Art (ACA) where he was awarded a scholarship to study film at Prague’s acclaimed FAMU. While he was in school he directed promotional videos and commercials for skateboard companies; and wrote, directed, shot and edited “Take a Ride Down,” a multiple-award-winning 35-minute narrative.

Since his graduation, he has written, directed and edited national broadcast commercials; directed music videos for MastodonSleepy Brown, Blackberry Smoke, Biters, EarthGang, Arrested Development, The Constellations, and documented the Dungeon Family for a Goodie Mob DVD featuring Outkast. He has also directed and edited concert visuals for P. Diddy's World Tour, Usher's Confession Tour, The Scream tour with Ciara and the Gorillaz Demon Days Tour: Directed television shows for Fuse featuring The KillersCoheed and CambriaFall Out BoyTV on the Radio, and Sparta: directs and shoots skateboarding for Volcom, and NBC: exhibited his art installations alongside the work of Spike JonzeHarmony Korine, and Paul T. Anderson at New York’s Ret Inevitable; and has tirelessly pursued new avenues of artistic expression.

Currently, Video Rahim is in production on a documentary featuring Talib KweliDave ChappelleKanye WestMos Def,CommonThe RootsMF Doom, and The Beastie Boys. His feature length rock documentary REBEL SCUM, about a Knoxville punk band called The Dirty Works, won best documentary at the 2014 PollyGrind Film Festival in Las Vegas and best feature at the 2014 Y'allywood Film Festival. It was released worldwide through Wild Eye in November 2015.

BIO

VIDEO RAHIM

 

Seely “Soft Cities” (1997)

El Pus “Strange Cowboys” (1997)

Arrested Development “If Dey Ask” (2000)

Arrested Development “Hit The Road Jack” (2001)

Talib Kweli "The Proud" (2002)

Dropsonic “Everyone’s A Stranger” (2005)

Dropsonic “Spiders” (2006)

Sleepy Brown “Sunday Morning” (2006)

Mirror Mirror “Birthday” (2007)

Dropsonic “Going Down” (2008)

Sophia Fresh “Superbad” (2009)

The Dirty Works “Bible Belt” (2009)

Megan Thomas featuring Go Dreamer “Stay Tight” (2010)

Biters “Born To Cry” (2011)

The Booze “Wild One” (2011)

Biters “Hold On” (2011)

EarthGang “Opium” (2012)

Gun Party “Nothing Like A Sheep ...” (2012)

The Constellations “Afterparty” (2012)

Randy Michael & The Sharp Dressed Lads “The Face” (2012)

PLS PLS featuring Elijah Jones “Cocaine” (2012)

Night Sun “No Pressure” (2012)

Sleepy Brown “Choosen” (2013)

Biters “Hallucination Generation” (2013)

Brooklynn “Take My Hand” (2013)

Biters “So Many Nights” (2014)

Brooklynn "Mile High" (2014)

Vito Romeo "Emily" (2014)

Starfenders "Abduct Me" (2014)

Gunpowder Gray "Saints" (2014)

Blackfoot Gypsies "Under My Skin" (2015)

White Mystery "Woodstock 2099"/That Was Awesome (2015)

Mastodon "Asleep In The Deep" (2015) 

Biters "Restless Hearts" (2015) 

Blackberry Smoke "Rock And Roll Again" (2015)

Biters "Low Lives In Hi Definition" (2015)

Biters"1975" (2016)

Biters "The City Ain't the Same" (2016) 

Ex Wives "Oh Georgia" (2016)

Metal McDonald  "It Keeps You Running (To The Hills)" (2016)

Paul Johnson and the About Last Nights " Burn it Down" (2017)

Biters "Stone Cold Love"  (2017)

Wayland "Shopping For A Savior" (2017)

Casey Benjamin "Dig" (2017)

Novel "Fear & Self Loathing" (2017)

MUSIC VIDEOS

 Speech “Hoopla” EPK (1997) Sony Records

Goodie Mob Documentary “The History of The Goodie Mob” (2004) Koch Records/LaFace

Dropsonic “Angels With Insect Wings” EPK (2005) Rowdy Records/Dallas Austin

Da Backwudz “Wood Work” EPK (2006) Rowdy Records/Dallas Austin

Roscoe Dash ft. Soulja Boy "All The Way Turnt Up" EPK (2010) Interscope Records

The Constellations “Southern Gothic” EPK (2011) Virgin Capitol

Mastadon host MTV2 in promotion of Live At The Aragon (2011) Reprise Records

Night Sun “No Pressure” EPK (2012) Burger Records

Hallie Jackson "Introducing Hallie Jackson" EPK (2013) Phil Tan and Jeff Carlisi

Rebel Scum feature length documentary (2014)

Biters "Band On The Run" EPK (2015) Earache Record

MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES, TELEVISION AND EPKS

P. Diddy World Tour (1999) Bad Boy Records/Interscope

Usher Confession World Tour & Grammy Performance (2004) Arista Records

Gorillaz Demon Days Tour (2006) Virgin Records

Ciara Screamfest Tour (2007) LaFace Records

Ciara One Woman Army Tour (2012) Epic Records

Curtis Harding European Tour (2015) Burger Records

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BIO

VIDEO RAHIM

MUSIC VIDEOS

"Take A Ride Down"  (Narrative Short) 1996 Video Tusculum, Winner of Show

"Transparent Horizons" (Video Art Installation)

1998 Ret.Inevitable; NYC, NY

1999 Nexus Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

The Booze "Wild One"  (Music Video)   2012 Atlanta Film Festival

Sleepy Brown "Choosen"  (Music Video)  2013 Atlanta Short Cuts

Gun Party "Nothing Like A Sheep To Make You Feel Like A Wolf" (Music Video) 2013 New Orleans Horror Film Festival

PLS PLS "Cocaine" (Music Video) 2013 Atlanta Film Festival

The Constellations "Afterparty" (Music Video) 2013 Atlanta Film Festival

Rebel Scum (Feature Length Documentary)

2013 special screening by the Atlanta Film Festival

2014 PollyGrind Film Festival, world premiere, Winner of Best Documentary

2014 Y'allywood Film Festival, Winner of Audience Choice Award

2014 South Texas Underground Film Festival (STUFF)

2014 Horrorvision Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain

2015 RxSM Film Expo, Austin, TX

Biters "So Many Nights" (Music Video)

2014 Winner of the Atlanta Short Cuts Film Contest Audience Choice Award

2014 Atlanta Film Festival

Biters "Hallucination Generation" (Music Video)

2014 Atlanta Film Festival

2014 Garden State Film Festival

2014 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival

2014 New York City Independent Film Festival

2014 On Location: Memphis International Film and Music Festival

2014 Y'allywood Film Festival

Film Festival Collective, Xfinity VOD

Brooklynn "Mile High" (Music Video)

2014 Sprockets International Music Video Festival

2014 Georgia Music Video Show

Gunpowder Gray "Saints" (Music Video)

2015 Atlanta Film Festival

2015 Bad Film Festival, NY, NY

2015 Filmquest

2015 Hollywood RIP Horror Film Festival 

2015 Sacramento Horror Film Festival

Blackfoot Gypsies  "Under My Skin" (Music Video) 

2015 Sprockets International Music Video Festival

2015 Georgia Music Video Show

2015 Y'allywood Film Festival

White Mystery "Woodstock 2099"/"That Was Awesome" (Music Film)

2015 Chicago International Movie and Music Festival (CIMM Fest)

Doc'N'Roll Festival, London 

Biters "1975" (Music Video)

2016 Toronto Independent Film Awards, Best Music Video

2016 International Music Video Underground, Best Music Video of the year

2016 Orlando Film Festival

2016 Y'allywood Film Festival

2016 Buried Alive Film Festival

METAL MCDONALD "Run To The Hills" (Music Video)

 2017 Atlanta Film Festival

PAUL JOHNSON AND THE ABOUT LAST NIGHTS "Burn It Down" (Music Video) 

2017 Canton Film Festival, Best Music Video

2017 Y'allywood Film Festival

 

 

 

 

 

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