Hudson Valley Ballers is a new web series I recently directed, written by and starring SNL writers, Paula Pell and James Anderson (guest starring Kate McKinnon & Paul Rudd) made for Above Average Productions. First episodes released Dec 17th. Let the magic begin. Watch episode 1- 6 on Above Average !! READ REVIEWS this one [...]
When May returns to LA and runs smack into JP, the man she left behind, past and present collide sending them on a twenty-four hour journey in search of what they lost. SUNSET STORIES OUT ON ITUNES! OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR SUNSET STORIES. Distributed by FILM BUFF. Directors: Silas Howard and Ernesto Foronda Screenwriters: Valerie Stadler and Ernesto [...]
Check out Director Silas Howard’s latest music video with AB SOTO & BEVY OF NYC DOWNTOWN DARLINGS.
A collaboration of over 20 filmmakers, each accepting the challenge of translating one chapter of the award-winning novel Valencia into a 5-minute short film. Silas Howard directed CHAPTER 9 of the feature adaptation of Valencia. VALENCIA WINS BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM AT POLARI FILM FESTIVAL, AUSTIN TX Valencia received Completion Fund grant and premiered last June [...]
A dark comedy in which Chelsea, a female 13 year-old Holden Caufield, navigates a world of drunken adults, dangerous teenagers, and the discovery of a dead runaway in a place where betrayal is as common as cigarettes.
A feature based on the life of 1940’s jazz musician, Billy Tipton, who was discovered at the time of his death to have been born female. The project is a Nantucket Screenwriting Colony fellow, finalist for the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, Film Independent Directors Lab fellow, selected for IFP’s No Boarders and the Los Angeles Film [...]
BLINK is a rumination on the dangers of first crushes, the weight of clean guns and the habits of sea cucumbers. Screened at San Francisco International Film Festival, Mix Brazil, Outfest, Strasbourg International Film Festival, Bombay GLTB Film Festival, Frameline
A four part mockumentary webseries for Interscope’s release of 50 Cent’s new album. Artist: 50 Cent (Interscope) Directors: Silas Howard and Ben Peyser Producers: Omelet and Standard Quality Cast: DJ Big Boy, Jimmy Kimmel, and Kobi Libii
BY HOOK OR BY CROOK (2002) Shy, a small-town guy with a nagging messiah complex, heads to the big city. On his journey, he meets his match in Valentine, a wise-acre adoptee on a search for his birth-mother. The two lonely grifters embark on a journey through the skid-row streets of San Francisco and learn [...]
An irreverent tour guild for dealing with the inevitable. Screened at Sundance Film Festival, Outfest, Hammer Museum, Tel Aviv Film Festival, Frameline, Newfest, Mix New York Film Festival