You may have seen his videos strewn across the interwebs and used as bumpers for Mtv, but more than likely you haven’t really heard much about 80’s subculture filmmaker Danny Plotnick. A few months ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Danny at his house. In retrospect, the video seems like a precursor to my current ARTSEA video series. Danny’s willingness to work with whatever he has made me wonder: What If you loved filmmaking so much that you couldn’t just sit around and hope a studio will someday give you millions to make your dream film? What if all you had was a handheld Super 8 camcorder, and a bunch of your friends? “Skate Witches”…(that’s what). DUH.
Ignore the dust and scratches, and lets throw it back to ARTSEA EP:0
His dvd Warts & All: The Films of Danny Plotnick is available on Netflix and other sites. but for now you can watch his original 1986 Super 8 film Skate witches here. Your welcome.