Brad Rego has been working with film and video for over 20 years. After attending the New York Film Academy he had his first feature release (“Rusty”) in 2002 that screened at the New York Film and Video Festival. A short (“The Vial”) went to the Rhode Island Horror Film Festival in ’06 and then that was followed up with a feature mockumentary (“The Assemblage of the Crystal Sphere: A D&D Story”) in ’08. The movie was screened at several festivals and was picked up by Victory Multimedia to distribute on DVD to Netflix, Hastings, and Amazon. His latest feature (“The Killing of Jacob Marr”) was released in October 2010. It has since gotten rave reviews at leading independent movie sites, like “Ain’t It Cool News” and “Killer Review.com”, as well as winning a Best Directed, Best Cinematography, and Best Soundtrack awards at Cultcuts Magazine and is currently available on a multitude of VOD platforms such as Amazon Prime, IndieReign, Comcast Xfinity StreamPix, and Cinecliq. In between directing films, he works as a freelance cinematographer and has shot feature films, commercials, and documentaries as well as shooting for shows on TLC, PBS, Hulu, and the DIY network.
Name: Brad Rego
Lives in: Brooklyn, New York
Company: 221 Films, Inc
Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Producer and Screenwriter
Film by Brad Rego (Horror and Sci-Fi) Producer, Director, Writer A small rural town in Maine is shocked as a mysterious animal leaves a local resident brutally ripped apart. Deemed to be a random bear attack by town officials, freelance journalist Max Frome suspects it might be something more.
Film by Feenix Films Director of Photography
Film (short) by Madlena Preston (Drama) Cinematographer
TV Movie by Kevin Rhoades (Reality-TV) Cinematographer
Mike Colameco's Real Food
Television (Reality-TV) Cinematographer Every show Mike Colameco gives viewers access to some of the best kitchens in the world and talks to real chefs, in real restaurants cooking real recipes. It's an insider's guide and behind the scenes look from a chef's perspective on how these restaurants are putting together their dishes. Along the way we'll meet the owners, chef's and their crews; we will hear their stories and eat some amazing food. Each show has a theme, it might be an ingredient, a neighborhood or a cuisine. And at the end of the show we will go back to Mike's kitchen and he'll teach you how to make a dish inspired by the restaurants we visited. Written by Anonymous
Church Antics the Movie
Film (short) by Shabaka Piankhi (Comedy, Drama and Family) Cinematographer Church Antics is about a strict Caribbean Church located in NJ. It's comedic short surrounding the lives of various members of the church. Sis. Patricia is one of the Lead characters who stirs up most of the drama in the church. Its a relatable story to those that are from the Caribbean and understand the dynamic of religion and ordinary lives. Written by Natasha Baptiste
Television (Family) Cinematographer Ian Knauer brings us back to time before fast food chains and processed foods, when Americans really ate and lived off the land. With an overabundance of "dump and stir" shows, we hope to hit the opposite end of the market spectrum by supplying content using all-natural ingredients and recipes cooked from scratch. This show seeks to fulfill a relatable provenance to classic American cooking by tracing key ingredients through their growing, raising, fishing, hunting and following them all the way to the table. Favorite staples like grilled venison and potato salad take on whole new lives when we know both exactly where the ingredients come from and use them in modern and whimsical recipes. Ian leans on his experience in the kitchen to bring viewers entertaining and educational recipes that they will be inspired to cook for themselves and their families. After ten years of traveling the world in search of the best food, Ian realized that the way he hunts, cooks, and eats on the family ... Written by Anonymous
Joy of Kosher
TV Movie by Kevin Rhoades (Family) Cinematographer
Film (short) by Brad Rego (Drama) Cinematographer, Director, Editor For Granted is a story about a man not being able to pick up the pieces...it's a very objective film where viewers will be able to put themselves in the shoes of each character and ask themselves "would I have done the same thing?". There's some pain, some emotional honesty, and above all, self-realization. This movie isn't a love story where everybody wins. Sometimes in love, you have to accept defeat. Sometimes you have to know that your strongest opponent is you. Written by G. Walkinshaw
Video by Gary Wasniewski (Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Major cites are being blown apart. An evil terrorist cell will stop at nothing to destroy society. Kane is sent to seek out and destroy them all, no rules will apply! Can he battle the terrorists and his own personal problems?
Dreamhouse Log Cabin
Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department
The Killing of Jacob Marr
Film by 221 Films, Inc Producer/Writer/Director/DP/Editor
My New Life
Film by Kevin Rhoades (Thriller) Cinematographer A happy couple rejoices at the birth of their son. One big problem, their son is her ex-husband Rex Collins is a talented yet tormented artist on the verge of his big break when he discovers his wife Lisa is having an affair with their mutual friend Ray. When Rex walks in on Lisa and Ray in the act of lovemaking a fight between Ray and Rex ends up with Rex being killed. Ray and Lisa move forward with their life getting married and having a child. Rex is reincarnated as the child. However, his second chance at life is tormented childhood waiting for the day he will be a man and can exact his revenge on Lisa and Ray. It's a modern day story of Oedipus Rex. Written by Kevin Rhoades
Film (short) by Brad Rego (Action and Thriller) Producer, Director, Writer A woman comes home to find an unexpected guest waiting for her, she is forced to take quick and decisive action in order to survive.
The Aassemblage of the Crystal Sphere
Film by 221 Films, Inc Director/Writer/Producer
The Assemblage of the Crystal Sphere: A D&D Story
Video by Brad Rego (Comedy) Cinematographer, Producer, Director, Writer, Editor In this Mockumentary, a film crew follows and documents a group of Dungeons and Dragons players in the last 3 months of their five year adventure campaign.
Film (short) by Brad Rego (Horror and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer, Producer, Director, Writer, Editor A woman is interrogated to find the answer to one simple question. Where is "The Vial"?
Film by Brad Rego (Horror) Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, Actor A young man travels to his grandfather's estate after his passing to put affairs in order. While cleaning the house he discovers an unspeakable secret about his late relative.
#2 Best Independent Horror Film of 2011 by Horrorphilia.com
Best Independent Film of 2010 by KillerReviews.com
1st Runner Up in the Underground Horror Movie Contest by Cultcuts Magazine (Best Director, Best Cinematography)
New York Film Academy Film School (New York, NY)