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Here it is, finally!

Rated gnaR Films presents Daniel Levy’s film part for Dirty Maneuver (the closing part of the film).
Filmed from 2008 to 2010, periodically, in Saratoga, Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, NY.
Filmed mostly by Chris Brown, Ryan Cambage, and Casey Schultz, edit by Ryan Cambage, produced by Rated gnaR Films.

We’re proud to finally share Dan’s part with the world after it being blocked by copyright upon its original upload months ago… this part, nothing less than epic, really demostrates Daniel’s raw talent and creativity on a skatebaord, as well as his antics of fun and frustration while shooting. Throughout the making of this video, and any other time with Dan, was a blast. He was one of my all time favorite people to skate/ film with, and he always helped to push me and bring out the best in my ability. This is also true with his other friends and Rated gnaR crew like Casey Schultz, Ryan Cambage, and Zak Young.

This video is dedicated to Dan, in loving memory, and his friends and family. Memories like these will live on forever, and through Dan’s art and inspiration, on and off a skateboard, he can truely never die.

Thanks for watching, reading, and sharing!
-Chris and the entire Rated gnaR crew, much love.

Over the summer I filmed a short two day part with Casey and Ryan. We hit up Saratoga and Lake George, and got a very small amount of footage. It was the last Casey footage before he went to Afghanistan, and in honor of his 10 years of skateboarding. It’s pretty cool, and being up on Prospect Mountain looks nice.

Casey Schutlz Summer Session (with Chris Brown) … sounds like a pop R&B song…
Filmed by Ryan and I, Edited by me, Produced by Rated Gnar

This seconed one is a video i made a little while back and forgot about…
it was spposed to be for a high ollie contest (online)
3 high ollies from Paul Decrescenzo’s Dirty Maneuver skate part

Paul high ollies
filmed by ryan and I, Edited by me, produced by Rated gnaR

and i spelled his name wrong in the video, should be no H

thanks for watching

Dirty Maneuver Update!
The movie (started in summer 08) is still in progress to be completed.
Ryan and I cut up all of Dan’s footy the couple days and he is working on editing it right this minute.
So in the spirits of the current ambition to work on this project (and it helped that this awesome song was stuck in my head) I worked all day on a new, fun trailer… check it out and expect more stuff soon!

Dirty Maneuver “Ride With Us” Trailer

Directed and Edited by Chris Brown. Copyright 2010 Rated Gnar Films/ Chris Brown Productions.

Ride Onnnnn!

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Roam-a-roids
Eh, we needed some sun and nature 🌞🏞📸😎
water-lapses
OK! SO, before music and smart phones consumed my life (and many of our lives) I used to skateboard a lot more and film, edit, and produce skate video with some rad, talented, & inspiring friends. 10 years ago we were hoping to put out a semi-full length skateboarding film for fun and documentation - a little slice of people and spots within our Saratoga Springs skate scene. Before iPhones, we carried around a MiniDV tape camcorder with a fisheye lens (all standard, at best, quality at the time) and went everywhere and hit every spot we could with basically no money or regard for the rules. We filmed mostly in 2008 & 2009 around Saratoga and other Upstate, NY places in hopes to upload this thing on YouTube (which had only existed for like 3 years). As time went on, the concept kind of got abandoned and as the parts were slowly finished they popped online and eventually that’s where they all ended up. BUT NOW, for the first time ever, the full film is actually complete (enough) and presented for nostalgic good fun. Those days and the people involved with this video were so important, fun, and inspiring to me. The good ol’ days. Love you all, and skateboarding, and I’m still throwin’ down as much as I can <3 Rated gnaR Films (in association with Bad Culture Films & Rec City Skates) presents DIRTY MANEUVER 25+ minutes (plus bonus videos) featuring @superdarkchris @casey_gnar @paullydiamond @toilet_victim @zakyounginstafam and Dan Levy Please excuse the quality of (some of the skating & antics haha) and the decade old equipment. Thank you all, share with the homies, and enjoi! https://youtu.be/DP2emyubPHk
A couple (force-cropped) pre-distancing shots of me by @confidently_medicore
Times can be uncertain, sad, & scary... like now... which reminds me of my twenties heh... so seems like an appropriate time, since no can do much anyway, to let you know my two lofi solo albums are on all streaming sites (and bandcamp) if anyone is interested. Both compiled/ created during my 20’s and represent a specific, nostalgic journey and moments in my life during that era. Both are experimental in some way, but the first album is songs that came to be over time and whether winged or half-written I chose to make exist instead of forgetting them or not creating a all. I’d call if lofi alt-folk post-punk I guess. The second album is instrumental and structured loop based “practice jams” basically, but they have their moments and meaning all recorded randomly in a year span while living on Church St in Saratoga where Super Dark Collective was born. I’d call it lofi experimental loop jams. I was inspired at the time to actually collect all of these lofi weirdo sad time half songs and put them out thanks to Asa, Shane, Kieran, & Tony. Hope you all are doing well and staying healthy and safe out there! Much love!
William Hale at Gug’s 3/14/20
Brain Medicine at Gug’s 3/14/20
Asa Morris at Gug’s 3/14/20
Montreal Hangs pt 2 - more Musée des beaux-arts, pics of me by @tessiabek, street art & graffiti, phone booths, bar hangs, karaoke, stickering the city
Montreal Hangs pt 1 - “Night Owl” corner store, Museum of Fine Art with Egyptian Mummies exhibit, gig at Quai De Brumes, bar decor, stickers, signs, & more
Hot Garbage at DA’s 3/9/20 #superdarkcollective #superdarkmondays #desperateannies #hotgarbage

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