Narrative Features

Love & Air Sex

Love & Air Sex

Love & Air Sex

SXSW World Premiere 2013, Tribeca Films, “….d.p. PJ Raval makes everything else look every bit as professional as a studio comedy, while capturing the flavor of Austin’s most popular bars, restaurants and hangouts.” -Variety


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Habibi Rasak Kharban

Habibi Rasak Kharban

Habibi Rasak Kharban

Winner Best Film, FIPRESCI Prize, Best Actress, and Best Editor at the Dubai International Film Festival.

Official Selection Venice Film Festival
Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival


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Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories

SXSW 2012 World Premiere

WINNER BEST ENSEMBLE CAST VC Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2012,
WINNER Emerging Filmmaker Award CAAMfest

Directed by Silas Howard & Ernesto Foronda
Exec Producer: Justin Lin

 


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FOURPLAY

FOURPLAY

FOURPLAY

Sundance Film Festival
Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight
Iris Prize Festival.

Directed by Kyle Henry


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Gretchen

Gretchen

Gretchen

Winner Best Narrative Feature LA Film Festival 2006
Directed by Steve Collins


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Room

Room

Room

Sundance Film Festival
Cannes Director’s Fortnight
Independent Spirit Award Nomination “John Cassavetes Award”
Independent Spirit Award Nomination “Best Female Lead”
Winner Haskell Wexler Award for Cinematography for PJ Raval

Directed by Kyle Henry


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Documentary Features

Trouble the Water

Trouble the Water

Trouble the Water

Academy Award Nominated BEST DOCUMENTARY
Sundance Film Festival Documentary Grand Jury Award Winner

Dir/Prod: Tia Lessin, Carl Deal


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TRINIDAD

TRINIDAD

TRINIDAD

WINNER Best Documentary Cleveland International Film Festival

Showtime, LOGO Broadcasts

Directed by PJ Raval & Jay Hodges


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Dirt

Dirt

Dirt

Canadian National Film Board
Dir: Meghna Haldar

Winner Leo Award Best Screenwriting
Winner Leo Award Best Editing
Winner Leo Award Best Sound Editing
Nominated Best Documentary Leo Award
Best Feature Documentary Female Eye Film Festival


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The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible

ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY

Emmy nominated
Winner Best Documentary SXSW Film Festival

Directed by Margaret Brown


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Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY

Official Selection SXSW Film Festival
PBS Broadcast

prod: Kelcey Edwards, dir: Kristy Guevara-Flanagan


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Short Films

The Fickle

The Fickle

The Fickle

DIRECTED by Bryan Poyser
USA Network

CINEMATOGRAPHY by PJ Raval
CAST Katie Aselton | Butch Anderson | Justin Arnold | Kareem Badr


Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

Sundance Film Festival
Berlinale

First film created for a chimpanzee audience.

Directed by Rachel Mayeri


Fourplay Tampa

Fourplay Tampa

Fourplay Tampa

Official Selection Director’s Fortnight Cannes Film Festival

Official Selection Sundance Film Festival


Wake

Wake

Wake

American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Heritage Award winner PJ Raval

Wake is the heartbreaking story about a 5-year-old girl who spends four days in a small apartment when her mother doesn’t wake up from sleeping, and not understanding the concept of death.

Awards:

Kodak Award Competition 2004 (Grand Prize Winner), ASC Student Heritage Award 2004, McGuffin Film Festival 2005 (Best Short), Arizona International Film Festival 2005, Spindletop Film Festival 2005 (1st Place: College Shorts), Kodak Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at Cannes Film Festival 2005, Seoul Net Festival 2005 (Special Jury Mention), Newport International Film Festival 2005, Jackson Hole Film Festival 2005 (Best Student Short), Texas Filmmakers Showcase 2005, Dallas Video Festival 2005, GwangJu International Film Festival 2005, Palm Springs International Film Festival of Shorts 2005, Hawaii International Film Festival 2005, Austin Film Festival 2005 (Best Student Short), Savannah Film Festival 2005, Lyon Asian Film Festival 2005 (Jury Award for Best Short Film / Public Award), Edge works Film Festival 2005, Slamdance Film Festival 2006, San Francisco Korean American Film Festival 2006, San Francisco Asian American Film Festival 2006

 

 


Mouse’s Birthday

Mouse’s Birthday

Mouse’s Birthday

A music video about a mouse, cockroach and gay who meet in hell. Sung by Jane Wiedlin. Starring Tammi Brown.


Rookie and the Runner

Rookie and the Runner

Rookie and the Runner

A jogger in a park gets more than he bargained for when he encounters two handsome strangers.


Fourplay Austin

Fourplay Austin

Chickenfüt

Chickenfüt

Chickenfüt

A cautionary tale about a boy, his chicken, and their paranormal quest for barnyard justice. Discover the darkly comedic legend of Chickenfüt! Best Short – Salento Fear Fest (Italy). Best Film – Blacklist Film Fest (Lake Tahoe). Written and directed by Harrison Witt. Produced by Jourdan Henderson. Cinematography by PJ Raval. Starring Jeffery Mills, Cyndi Williams. Original music by Peter Stopschinski. Shot on Super 16mm near Kyle, TX.


Backroads

Backroads

Backroads

Trailer for the 2008 short film BACKROADS, directed by Brian Scofield


Bunny & Clydo

Bunny & Clydo

Bunny & Clydo

Writer/Director: Rocky Jo
Starring James Kyson lee

Audience Award – Short Shorts Film Festival Asia
Best Short Feature – Hollywood FirstGlance Film Festival
Best Short Feature – IFCT Film Festival


Music Videos

Emily Bell – Can’t Talk Back

Emily Bell – Can’t Talk Back

Justin Vivian Bond – The Golden Age of Hustlers

Justin Vivian Bond – The Golden Age of Hustlers

Justin Vivian Bond – The Golden Age of Hustlers

Performer: Justin Vivian Bond
Song by: Bambi Lake
Co-Directors: Silas Howard & Erin Greenwell

“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.


The Sword – “How Heavy This Axe”

The Sword – “How Heavy This Axe”

The Sword – “How Heavy This Axe”

Directed by Super!Alright!


The RIverboat Gamblers – “Don’t Bury Me I’m Still Not Dead”

The RIverboat Gamblers – “Don’t Bury Me I’m Still Not Dead”

The RIverboat Gamblers – “Don’t Bury Me I’m Still Not Dead”

Music video by Riverboat Gamblers performing Don’t Bury Me…I’m Still Not Dead. (C) 2007 Volcom Entertainment


Total Unicorn ‘Mini Knee’

Total Unicorn ‘Mini Knee’

Total Unicorn ‘Mini Knee’

Directed by Stephen Hal Fishman
Videography by PJ Raval
Edited, composited, & animated by: Stephen Hal Fishman

Total Unicorn:
Lyman ‘Corn Wizard Venti’ Hardy III: music
Stephen ‘Microcorn Eagle Vision’ Fishman: viz
Lindsey ‘Cornette’ Taylor: choreography
Stanley ‘Fantasy Horn’ Williamson: dancer, puppetry


Castanets – “A Song Is Not the Song of the World”

Castanets – “A Song Is Not the Song of the World”

Castanets – “A Song Is Not the Song of the World”

Music video for Castanets “A Song is Not the Song of the World” from 2006 album “First Light’s Freeze”


Art Installation & Non-narrative

A Day in the Life of Bliss

A Day in the Life of Bliss

Mark Mothersbaugh Six Sided Keyboard

Mark Mothersbaugh Six Sided Keyboard

Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

Commercials / Promotional

Organic Voices – Just Label It

Organic Voices – Just Label It

Tillamook Cheese – Sharp

Tillamook Cheese – Sharp

FivePoint “Ugly”

FivePoint “Ugly”

FivePoint “Ugly”

A TV spot for Five Point Credit Union.

 


WE LOVE COFFEE

WE LOVE COFFEE

WE LOVE COFFEE

Starring: Tyler Wells

Direction: Matt Muir, Revelator Productions
Cinematography: PJ Raval
Design: The Decoder Ring
Motion Graphics & Editing: David Hobizal
Music: Tody Castillo, “Sooner” (from The Windhorse)


Dun & Bradstreet “D&B Direct”

Dun & Bradstreet “D&B Direct”

Dun & Bradstreet “D&B Direct”

Dun & Bradstreet’s D&B Direct.


Hoover’s “A Small Firm”

Hoover’s “A Small Firm”

Hoover’s “A Small Firm”

Hoover’s e-comm services.


San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo- Unicorn

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo- Unicorn

The Blanton Museum Tribute to Robert Wilson

The Blanton Museum Tribute to Robert Wilson

The Blanton Museum Tribute to Robert Wilson

The Blanton Museum celebrated its Gala with Texan-born artist and former UT student Robert Wilson as its honoree. In the 60’s, Wilson left Texas for New York to find a prolific career in theater and the visual arts. This tribute was directed by Shiny Object, in association with The Bear Media and PJ Raval Cinematography. Sound mix by Marty Lester of Tequila Mockingbird.


San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo- Sound Guy

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo- Sound Guy

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo: Breakroom

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo: Breakroom