Non-Fiction

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (theatrical trailer)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (theatrical trailer)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (theatrical trailer)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT
a film by PJ Raval

“A CRUCIAL NEW ADDITION TO THE LGBT DOC CANON”
INDIEWIRE

“EXEMPLARY …A DOCUMENTARY THAT SUCCESSFULLY PUTS HUMAN FACES ON WIDER ISSUES”
SLANT MAGAZINE

SXSW World Premiere 2013

Now available on iTunes:
itunes.apple.com/us/movie/before-you-know-it/id957555574


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TRINIDAD (theatrical trailer)

TRINIDAD (theatrical trailer)

TRINIDAD (theatrical trailer)

Available On Demand: TRINIDADthemovie.com

WINNER Best Documentary Cleveland International Film Festival

TRINIDAD uncovers Trinidad, Colorado’s transformation from Wild West outpost to “sex change capital of the world,” and follows three transgender women who may steer the rural ranching town toward becoming the “transsexual mecca.”

 


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Peter Morén at SXSW

Peter Morén at SXSW

Peter Morén at SXSW

10min video, 2008, Super!Alright! Productions and DELL Lounge
This short documentary is a portrait of Swedish Pop musician Peter Morén from the hit band Peter, Bjorn and John and follows his experience debuting his solo album at the SXSW music Festival.


BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Rainbow Vista excerpt)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Rainbow Vista excerpt)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Rainbow Vista excerpt)

In select theaters May 30th.
Find a screening near you here:
beforeyouknowitfilm.com/screenings/


BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Robert Excerpt)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Robert Excerpt)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Robert Excerpt)

In select theaters May 30th.

Find a screening near you here:
beforeyouknowitfilm.com/screenings/


BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Ty excerpt)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Ty excerpt)

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Ty excerpt)

In select theaters May 30th.

Find a screening near you here:
beforeyouknowitfilm.com/screenings/

 


TRINIDAD (sample clip)

TRINIDAD (sample clip)

Fiction

SLACKER 2011 “RANTINGS”

SLACKER 2011 “RANTINGS”

SLACKER 2011 “RANTINGS”

RANTINGS segment from the feature SLACKER 2011

Directed by PJ Raval
Produced by Jessie Dorfman

Cinematographer: Drew Xanthopoulos
Editor: Gabriel Fleming
Production Designer: Caroline Karlen

Starring: Mutsuko Myslinski, Atsuko Parker, & Paul Soileau as the Ranter

Featuring: Jessica Olsen, Elizabeth Brammer & Dave Mikol


lead role: Father

lead role: Father

lead role: Father

When film director and writer Joseph Chu puts out an open casting call for a new film based on his family, he never expects his own father to audition for the lead role of the father. Caught somewhere between his real memories of his father and the fictional character he’s created, Joseph is forced to confront his own fears, hypocrisies, and realizations.

Directed by PJ Raval
unraval.com

Distributed by CFMDC


100% Cotton

100% Cotton

100% Cotton

A male couple questions love and light bulbs over laundry.

Directed by PJ Raval

Starring
Joseph Meissner
Li-Dai Lu

WINNER “Best Short Film” Chicago Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2000


CHRISTEENE

CHRISTEENE “FUK V29″

CHRISTEENE “FUK V29″

CHRISTEENE “FUK V29″

Welcome to “FUK V29″, the 8th installment of the CHRISTEENE Video Collection. Sit back. Open your mouths. Spread your legs. Don’t hide nuthin’.

Directed by PJ Raval
Starring CHRISTEENE
Song Produced by Graham Reynolds
Featuring T-Gravel
Cinematography by Mike Simpson
Edited by Victoria Chalk
Gaffer: Caleb Kuntz

CHRISTEENEmusic.com


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CHRISTEENE “Big Shot”

CHRISTEENE “Big Shot”

CHRISTEENE “Big Shot”

In “Big Shot”, the 7th installment of the CHRISTEENE video collection, rabbits roam free across the sinister landscape of CHRISTEENE’s fuck fantasy.

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel & C-Baby
Music Producer: JJ Booya

Production Designer: Alan Lampert
Cinematographer: Mike Simpson
Editor: Victoria Chalk
Lighting/Special FX: JJ Booya (Brett Hornsby) & Steven Williams

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CHRISTEENE “African Mayonnaise”

CHRISTEENE “African Mayonnaise”

CHRISTEENE “African Mayonnaise”

In “African Mayonnaise”, the 6th installment of the CHRISTEENE Video Collection, Celebrity gets Fucked.

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel & C-Baby
Featuring JJ BOOYA

Editor: Victoria Chalk
Camera: Allen Ho, Drew Xanthopoulos, Otis Ike, Ivete Lucas
Colorist: Avram Dodson

Additional footage:
Curran Nault
Morgan Coy
Jessie Dorfman
Amber Shields
Niki Nash
Steven Lachin
Jason Henderson
Chelsey Contillo
Joe Stacey
Roy Hernaandez
Lisa Harr
Angel Trevino
Monique Walton
Ishrat Kundawala
Anand Modi
Brad Namken
Douglas Bigham
Heather Barfield

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CHRISTEENE Ascensur

CHRISTEENE Ascensur

CHRISTEENE Ascensur

Starring CHRISTEENE

Directed by PJ Raval
Edited by Victoria Chalk

Music by Miles Davis


CHRISTEENE “Workin’ On Grandma”

CHRISTEENE “Workin’ On Grandma”

CHRISTEENE “Workin’ On Grandma”

In “Workin’ on Grandma”, the 5th installment of the CHRISTEENE Video Collection, burnt memories and “deviled pussy holes” string themselves along the faded lines of CHRISTEENE’s family tree, all tucked in tight under a blanket of Korean karaoke dreams.

Directed and Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Music Producer: JJ Booya
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel & C-Baby

Cinematographer: Mike Simpson
Editor: Victoria Chalk
Additional Camera: Drew Xanthopoulos
Korean Translation: Robert Joe
VFX Artist: Olivier Stéphant
Colorist: Avram Dodson

Featuring:
Bobby Johns
Jason Scott Rosen
Curran Nault
Shar Mcleod
Stephanie Demopulos
Shondi Pugh
Aaron Flynn
Emily Lowe
Jodi Lynn Frizzell
and introducing Gilbért

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CHRISTEENE “Bustin’ Brown”

CHRISTEENE “Bustin’ Brown”

CHRISTEENE “Bustin’ Brown”

In “Bustin’ Brown”, the fourth installment of the CHRISTEENE Video Collection, CHRISTEENE confronts the ever-present bastardization of anal sex from mainstream bourgeois heterosexuals by returning “da buh-hole” to its rightful owners.

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: C Baby & T Gravel
Music Producer: JJ Booya

Cinematographer: Mike Simpson
Editor: Victoria Chalk
Production Designers: Alan Lampert & Nazanin Shirazi

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CHRISTEENE “Nun’s Litany”

CHRISTEENE “Nun’s Litany”

CHRISTEENE “Nun’s Litany”

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel & C-Baby
and introducing Gaywad

Original Music By Stephin Merritt & The Magnetic Fields

Live Music Recording: Scott Snyder

 


CHRISTEENE “slowly/easy”

CHRISTEENE “slowly/easy”

CHRISTEENE “slowly/easy”

In “Slowly/Easy”, the 3rd installment of the CHRISTEENE Video Collection, layers of electronic darkness penetrate the bruised holes of a hellish nightmare where wet dreams collide and Pandas kill.

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel
Featuring POWERHAMMER

Cinematographer: Keith Wilson
Editor: Masashi Niwano & PJ Raval

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CHRISTEENE “Tears From My Pussy”

CHRISTEENE “Tears From My Pussy”

CHRISTEENE “Tears From My Pussy”

In “Tears From My Pussy”, the second installment of the CHRISTEENE video collection, CHRISTEENE wrestles with the sour enigma of “the cry between the thighs.”

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel & C-Baby
Featuring POWERHAMMER

Cinematographer: Mike Simpson
Editor: Masashi Niwano

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CHRISTEENE “Fix My Dick”

CHRISTEENE “Fix My Dick”

CHRISTEENE “Fix My Dick”

In “Fix My Dick”, the first installment of the CHRISTEENE video collection, CHRISTEENE unleashes the insatiable hunger of a raw soul denied the pleasure of a cheap hard fuck.

Directed & Produced by PJ Raval

Starring: CHRISTEENE
Back Up Boyz: T-Gravel & C-Baby
Featuring DJ Jaunty

Cinematographer & Editor: Masashi Niwano
Production Design: Monkey Star

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Music Video

Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat – “Awfully Confusing”

Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat – “Awfully Confusing”

Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat – “Awfully Confusing”

From the debut album of Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat, “Take That!” Directed by P.J. Raval. Meow!

cdbaby.com/cd/mistressstephanie
myspace.com/mistressandcat

Also available on iTunes!


Little Stolen Moments – Wild Beasts – “All the King’s Men”

Little Stolen Moments – Wild Beasts – “All the King’s Men”

Little Stolen Moments – Wild Beasts – “All the King’s Men”

Interpretive dance gang Little Stolen Moments dances to “All the King’s Men” by Wild Beasts.
Directed by PJ Raval
Choreographer: Lindsey Taylor
Cinematographer: Mike Simpson


The Sword – “How Heavy This Axe”

The Sword – “How Heavy This Axe”

The Sword – “How Heavy This Axe”

Third video from The Sword’s Gods of the Earth Album. Directed by Super!Alright!


Little Stolen Moments – No Age – “You’re A Target”

Little Stolen Moments – No Age – “You’re A Target”

Little Stolen Moments – No Age – “You’re A Target”

Interpretive dance gang Little Stolen Moments dances to “You’re A Target” by No Age.
Directed by PJ Raval.
Choreographer: Lindsey Taylor
Cinematographer: Drew Xanthopoulos
Editor: Victoria Chalk


Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat – Grey

Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat – Grey

Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat – Grey

From Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat’s debut CD, Take That!
Directed by PJ Raval
www.myspace.com/mistressandcat
www.cdbaby.com/cd/mistressstephanie


Experimental

net06

net06

net06

A non-camera made analog digital collision.

WINNER of the Betty Nowlin Award for Excellence in Filmmaking Cinematexas Int’l Film Festival 2002

Distributor: Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre


a boy’s mouth

a boy’s mouth

a boy’s mouth

The power of one boy’s speech.

WINNER “Director’s Award for Most Visually Inspired” Santa Cruz Film Festival 2002

Distributor: Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre


clean

clean

clean

A brief look at one man’s obsession with cleanliness

Distributor: Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre


hz202

hz202

hz202

The sound of dreams.

Video by PJ Raval


What if Oprah?

What if Oprah?

What if Oprah?

Created for the 2007 SXSW Interactive 20 x 2 “What if?” Showcase

“If Oprah Winfrey is the basic building block of laughter PJ Raval showed us how to build a cathedral.” – 20×2

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Promotional

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 1

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 1

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 2

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 2

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 2

24 hours after the launch of the OUTsider telethon and things are going great! Meet telethon phone operator Scott Dinger and OUTsider Advisory Board Member Daniel Alexander Jones. Be entertained by the riveting Khattie Q! QUESO!!!


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 3

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 3

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 3

Reverie learns “what’s it mean to be queer?” OUTsider Advisory Board Members Chale Nafus and Sandra Martinez bring by BBQ and wipes! Learn about famous OUTsider James Baldwin and be entertained my Michael Anthony Garcia and Kimberly Pollini


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 4

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 4

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 4

Reverie learns about mixing things up and the queer multi arts! Meet OUTsider telephone operator Beth Schindler and OUTsider Advisory Board Member Masashi Niwano!


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 5

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 5

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 5

Reverie wants 100 new friends! Beth Schindler needs a perm. And Andrea Mellard drops by with margaritas! Special telethon showcase featuring Joe Zubia!


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 6

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 6

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 6

What’s a badge!? I want a badge! Reverie wants a badge! Special guests Silas Howard and Diana Small join us in the studio.


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 7

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 7

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 7

We’re still here!!! Don’t give up Beth Schindler, REACH OUT! Help us spread the word about our telethon! Tune in to our studio visit by Ron Berry who delivers chili! And a special performance by Joanna Labow


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 8

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 8

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 8

Reverie checks in with queer musician/artist Gretchen Phillips. Annie wants you to “Double your Pledge-sure!” Performances by Tamicka Phillips and Eros shows us some of Franklin’s amazing dog tricks!


Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 9

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 9

Reverie & Randee’s OUTsider Telethon Ep. 9

Audre Lorde and “trailer food” delivered by Tamara Hoover and Maggie Lea from Cheer Up Charlie’s! 3 Days left and the telethon operators are working hard!!! Enjoy the entertainment of Eros and Franklin! And yes Beth still has that perm…


QUEERBOMB 2015

QUEERBOMB 2015

QUEERBOMB 2015

QUEERBOMB 2015
June 6th, Austin, TX

Guest speakers:
Sheridan Aguirre
Undocu-queer Filmmaker and Immigrant Rights Organizer

Lisa Scheps
Trans Activist

khattieQ
Puerto Rican Performer and Queer Austinite

Daniel Webb
Comedian and Fifth Generation Texan

Hosted by Paul Soileau Performer & QUEERBOMB Organizer


QUEERBOMB 2014

QUEERBOMB 2014

QUEERBOMB 2014

QUEERBOMB 2014 Austin, TX
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QUEERBOMB 2013

QUEERBOMB 2013

QUEERBOMB 2013

QUEERBOMB 2013 Austin, TX
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QUEERBOMB 2012

QUEERBOMB 2012

QUEERBOMB 2012

QUEERBOMB 2012 Austin, TX
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QUEERBOMB 2011

QUEERBOMB 2011

QUEERBOMB 2011

QUEERBOMB 2011 Austin, TX
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QUEERBOMB 2010

QUEERBOMB 2010

QUEERBOMB 2010

QUEERBOMB 201o Austin, TX
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