The work of Mike Varley

Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

Travelogue: South By Southwest 2013 feat. Bonaparte

March 20th, 2013

The AD’s Present: Drinking Abstractly. With Toys and Tiny Instruments’ “My Postcard”

March 13th, 2013


February 9th, 2013

“Bruce and Dom” Scene Four: I Think I Need a New Heart

August 28th, 2012

Resposted from In this episode, Alexandra (Bruce) and John (Dom) are enjoying a night in together when John gets an idea to play Alexandra a song.     Bruce and Dom Trivia This scene features four film stills from three movies. The first is Bill Murray as Raleigh St. Clair from the Royal Tenenbaums. […]

Week one: “Bruce and Dom: The Movie” is here!

August 22nd, 2012

Reposted from After many years of slow but steady progress, I’m pleased to present to you “Bruce and Dom: Transcripts From a Burgeoning Relationship,” a feature-length art film starring Ed Cosgrove and Rick Sempowich. “Bruce and Dom” tells the story of one relationship’s life cycle as though a trained stenographer were in place to capture […]

“ADJV27BD”: An Abstract Birthday Gift for Jess Vogel

July 31st, 2012

  From the continuing saga of birthday presents for the A.D’s we have “ADJV27BD,” a short film birthday gift for Jess Vogel. Sophie Hays, Sophia Kuehl, Gessica Lesser – Stop Motion Explosion Becca Kaplan – Bar Hopper Cynthia Plasschaert – Laser Dancer Darin Quan – Bathroom Blue DQ, Mike Varley and Mark Eicher – Floating Spoons Edited […]

Death at Work

July 1st, 2012

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“Destiny’s Child”: 48 Hour Film Project, 2012 NYC

June 27th, 2012

Darin Quan and Mike Varley present “Destiny’s Child,” 2012 submission to the NYC edition of the 48 Hour Film Project. “Destiny’s Child” stars Ben Townsend as Oliver Masterson, Son of Destiny. Oliver is an epic hero trying to live a slacker life, with the world around him seemingly dead set against his wishes. What is […]

Mike Varley’s Top Five Videos of 2011

December 30th, 2011

For those of you in touch with my YouTube page or my sporadic Facebook updates, you may have noticed over the past couple of years that I’ve developed a liking for the video medium.  With a few exceptions, every video I make is a document of something that happened in my life, edited and manipulated […]

Hydrofracking New York: A Six-Part Series by Mike Varley

November 27th, 2011

Hello All, . I’ve recently completed work on a new short film series.  It’s called “Hydrofracking New York: From One New Yorker to Another,” a six episode project covering the controversial mining practice known formally as hydraulic fracturing.  In as early as two weeks from now, permits may be issued to allow gas companies to […]