Transparent on Amazon

TRANSPARENT on AMAZON TRANSPARENT on AMAZON NOMINATED FOR 11 EMMYS IN ITS FIRST SEASON  Silas Howard joins the Transparent team for season 2 as their first trans director. Transparent season 2 will be released December 4, 2015. REVIEWS: IndieWire | TV Guide

Commercial Director Reel

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR REEL 30 sec sizzle of features and short films, 2 min of music videos, web series and commercials. Silas Howard received his MFA at UCLA in directing in 2008 and was the recipient of the Kovler Family Fellowship in Film & Television, the Wasserman Film Production award, Motion Picture Association of America award …

HUDSON VALLEY BALLERS webseries on Above Average

HUDSON VALLEY BALLERS Season 2 Synopsis: HUDSON VALLEY BALLERS returns for season 2 with 8 new episodes. Created by SNL veterans Paula Pell & James Anderson. Featuring Tina Fey, Cecily Strong, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Charles, Natasha Lyonne, Alex Karpovsky, and Lena Dunham. Director: Silas Howard Producer: Above Average Productions   WATCH: The first 4 episodes of …

STICKS & STONES; BAMBI LAKE

STICKS & STONES; BAMBI LAKE STICKS & STONES; BAMBI LAKE “EVERY STREET HAS A STORY.”  Sticks & Stones is an intimate documentary about a song, a street, and a diva. Bambi Lake, a notorious San Francisco transgender performer and entertainer, takes us on a stroll down Polk Street, sharing anecdotes and the history behind her song Golden …

Valencia: The Movie/s

VALENCIA: The Movie/s VALENCIA: The Movie/s is a DIY collaboration between 21 filmmakers, each of whom accepted the challenge of translating one chapter of the award-winning novel Valencia into a short film. Silas Howard directed CHAPTER 9, in which Michelle finds herself, and her lover Iris, in the maelstrom of Iris’s sister’s wedding. Culture clash …

MUSIC VIDEO: JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND, “GOLDEN AGE OF HUSTLERS”

JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND, GOLDEN AGE OF HUSTLERS Synopsis: “The Golden Age of Hustlers” captures the 1970’s gay hustler scenes of pre-HIV/AIDS era on Polk St in San Francisco from an insider’s experience. Directors: Silas Howard & Erin Greenwell Producer: Ethan Weinstock TRT: 5:46 REVIEWS: HuffPo | Paper Magazine | Out Magazine Post | Indie Wire Post

SUNSET STORIES (NOW ON ITUNES & HULU)

SUNSET STORIES (2012) SUNSET STORIES (2012) Synopsis: 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. Cast: Monique Gabriela Curnen, Sung Kang, Mousa Kraish, Michelle Krusiec, Joshua Leonard, Zosia Mamet, Sandy Martin, Lee …

MUSIC VIDEO: AB SOTO, “KEEP IT MOVING”

MUSIC VIDEO, AB SOTO, KEEP IT MOVING “KEEP IT MOVING” Check out Director Silas Howard’s latest music video with Ab Soto & Bevy Of NYC Downtown Darlings. Director: Silas Howard TRT:            

BLINK

BLINK  Logline: A rumination on the dangers of first crushes, the weight of clean guns and the habits of sea cucumbers. TRT: 10 min Director: Silas Howard Cast: Heather Acs, Ben Foster, and Julia Weldon Screened at San Francisco International Film Festival, Mix Brazil, Outfest, Strasbourg International Film Festival, Nazariya (Mumbai) Film Festival , Tel Aviv …

50 Seconds Countdown to Destruction

50 SECONDS COUNTDOWN TO DESTRUCTION 50 SECONDS COUNTDOWN TO DESTRUCTION A four part mockumentary webseries for Interscope’s release of 50 Cent’s new album with Jimmy Kimmel and Kobi Libii. Directors: Silas Howard and Ben Peyser Production Company: Standard Quality Cast: DJ Big Boy, Jimmy Kimmel, and Kobi Libii

By Hook Or By Crook

BY HOOK OR BY CROOK 2002 BY HOOK OR BY CROOK (2002) Synopsis: Three weeks in the life of a gender-bending, small-town dishwasher with a nagging messiah-complex. Defeated since the death of his father, Shy heads to the big city to sink into a “life of crime” and is quickly distracted by Valentine, a deliriously …

What I Love About Dying

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT DYING (2006) WHAT I LOVE ABOUT DYING (2006) An irreverent tour guide for dealing with the inevitable. A short documentary about the life and untimely death of story-teller and political activist, Kris Kovick. TRT: 10 minutes Director: Silas Howard Producer: Valerie Stadler Cast: Sini Anderson, Justin Vivian Bond, Harry Dodge, Silas Howard, and Michelle Tea …

SKECHERS Commercial

SKECHERS COMMERCIAL SKECHERS COMMERCIAL National TV commercial advertising Skechers fitness shoes Agency: Omelet LA Production Company: Standard Quality

Music Video: Annuals, “Brother”

ANNUALS, BROTHER ANNUALS Song: “Brother” Label: Ace Fu Records Director: Silas Howard Producers: Standard Quality Played on MTV2 and affiliated networks

MUSIC VIDEO: STREET DOGS, “FINAL TRANSMISSION”

STREET DOGS, FINAL TRANSMISSION Song: “Final Transmission” Label: HELLCAT RECORDS Directors: Ben Peyser, Silas Howard DP: Ben Peyser Producer Company: Standard Quality

MUSIC VIDEO: THE JOSEPHINE COLLECTIVE, “LIVING”

THE JOSEPHINE COLLECTIVE, LIVING THE JOSEPHINE COLLECTIVE Song: “Living” Label: Warner Brothers Director: Silas Howard Producers: Draw Pictures and Standard Quality

Chelsea (In The Works)

CHELSEA (In the Works) LOG LINE: In a comedy that hurts, Chelsea, a female, 13-year-old Holden Caulfield, navigates a run-down town of drunken adults, dangerous teenagers, and a dead runaway in a place where betrayal is as common as cigarettes in the summer of 1985. SYNOPSIS: More than a coming-of-age movie and stripped of sentimentality, …

Exactly Like You (In The Works)

EXACTLY LIKE YOU (In the Works) EXACTLY LIKE YOU (In the Works) Inspired by the true story of jazz musician Billy Tipton; a tale of self invention set in the luminous underground world of 1940’s jazz cabarets. The project is a Nantucket Screenwriting Colony fellow, finalist for the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, Film Independent Directors Lab …