“SPARKY” by molly BANG

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overview

SPARKY is an original song and music video from “The Worst Band in Portland”. The video was filmed over two days at OpenSignal (a community media center in NE Portland) and production was a collaboration between the band and the OpenSignal community.

Logline

A mysterious auctioneer entices attendees to bid on peculiar musical instruments. Upon accepting their prizes, each member is transported to an underground realm where debauchery and frivolity await.

JURIED SELECTIONS and screenings

  • April 13, 2019 - Best of the Northwest Community Media Awards, Portland, OR [link]

    • ★★★ Award Winner: Best Live Performance

  • July 11, 2019 - Hometown Media Awards [National Level], Portland, OR [link]

    • ★★★ Award Winner: Best Music Video, Independent Producer

  • July 26, 2019 - Cordillera International Film Festival, Reno NV [link]

    • ★ Award Nomination: Mary Hughes Award for Independent, Bold, & Unexpected

  • Sept 19-28, 2019 - Great Lakes International Film Festival, Erie, PA [link1, link2]

  • Sept 20, 2019 - Oregon International Film Festival, Portland, OR [link]

  • Sept 27, 2019 - Valley Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA [link]

  • Sept 30, 2019 - Top Indie Film Awards, Japan [link]

    • ★ Award Nominations: Best Music Video and Best Editing

  • Oct 12, 2019 - Tri-Cities International Film Festival, West Richland, WA [link]

Cast

  • Featuring Ronan Skidmore as Beelzebub

  • Featuring Sarah Loop as Auctioneer’s Assistant

  • David Skidmore - band member

  • Scott Tyson - band member

  • Brian Tomkins - band member

  • Debbie Clark - band member

  • John McDonald - band member

  • Jonathan Platt - band member

Crew

  • Mahesh Madhav - Director (post-production), Editor, Production Assistant

  • Colin Zeal - Director (production)

  • Sean Conley - Producer

  • Ryne Freed - Art Director, Makeup, Back Projection

  • Soma Baker - Camera

  • Mac Savage - Camera

  • Simon Reta - Costumes

  • Eric Fontaine - Grip

  • Jovon Miller - Lighting

  • Ben Olson - Assistant Camera

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