Taso Papadakis, Director / Cinematographer:
Taso Papadakis is a commercial art photographer and filmmaker.
He currently makes images for LA Opera, UCLA Opera, and AMDA. His photo work is often published in the LA Times.
Taso’s motion film work is in the collection of the Joseph Campbell Foundation.
His fine art photography has been featured as decor on TV sets, including the sets of the show “Sons of Anarchy”.
He has also worked on photo documentaries including assignments in El Salvador, in order to directly benefit the remote communities there.
Among the highlights in his documentary work , was an opportunity to be close to and photograph the Dalai Lama.
He has a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Southern California and is a large-scale painter for the sake of movement and celebration.
Rayne Raney dances straight from his heart. I hope you enjoy his work on a historic national landmark stage, the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, CA.
music in this film: “Margaux” from the album Yul/Departure by acclaimed Belgium saxophonist Erwin Vann, with Pierre Tanguay and Michel Mergaerts