On The Cusp, Longlist - Music Video

Jesse Jo Stark "So Bad"

Ramez Silyan


An homage of an homage... "So Bad" was inspired by Tarantino, Grindhouse, Troma, Kieślowski, amongst other things. Shot on 4-perf 35mm Anamorphic over the course of four days around Los Angeles.

Ramez Silyan is a first generation Syrian-American writer and director born and raised in Los Angeles. After attending UC Berkeley, he’s written and directed a documentary feature, multiple short films, and dozens of music videos that have screened in competition around the world. His latest, the Terrence-Malick-produced “Everybody’s Everything,” a documentary on the life of Lil Peep debuted at SXSW 2019 and was nominated for the audience award. Recently, Silyan was selected to be a part of Starlight Media's Stars Collective Initiative and nominated for Best Music Video at Camerimage for his work on The Neighbourhood’s “Pretty Boy.”