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2023 Reel

2023 Reel

A collection of some of our best work which has been featured in The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter and Complex Magazine.

Moon Casale – I’ll turn into a Rainbow

Moon Casale – I’ll Turn into a Rainbow (Official Music Video)

Title track from the album Moon Casale available on Itunes, Bandcamp, Spotify, or on vinyl at

Director: Colin Sonner
Producer: Michael S Donaghey
DP: Dan Witrock
Editor: Meghan Sims
VFX: Jes Betz & Andrew Garces
Color: Aksel Stasny

Night before Christmas feat. Alex Gibney

FOYS – Night Before Christmas feat. Alex Gibney

2013 holiday collaboration with Fall On Your Sword. Featuring narration by Academy Award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney. Original music composed by Wills Bates for the 2013 film We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks.

Hollywood Reporter: (link)

Creative Director: Liam O’Sullivan
Executive Producer: Michael S Donaghey
Animation: Tyler DiBiasio
Original Score: Will Bates

Kaboom! – New York Times Op-Docs

Kaboom! on the NYT’s Op-Docs

A Vimeo Staff Pick, originally featured on the New York Times Op-Docs, this short documentary profiles Rich and Dee Gibson. A couple who have spent their lives pursuing a passion for blowing things up. Read the story here: (link)

Directed and Produced by Colin Sonner and Brady Welch
Camera Operator: Michael S Donaghey
Editor: Meghan Sims
Colorist: Aksel Stasny
Original Score: Bill Carlson
Production Company: K-MB Creative Network NYC

Outernational – Future Rock

Outernational – Future Rock (Official Music Video)

First track from ‘This is Future Rock’, the latest album by Outernational.

Artist: Outernational
Music Produced by: Tom Morello
Concept and Video Produced by: Scratch Empire
Director: Liam O’Sullivan
Director of Photography: Michael S Donaghey
Second Camera: Aidan Corridan
Edit & Graphics: Scratch Empire
Shot at Bravo Studios NYC
Download available on iTunes or at

Test Tube – Shots of Awe

Test Tube – Shots of Awe

One of 10 episodes shot in Amsterdam for Test Tube, a Discovery Digital property.

Terranova – Wunderbar

TERRANOVA – Wunderbar feat. Jennifer Cardini (Official Music Video)

Official music video for Wunderbar by German electronic group Terranova. Shot at Bizarre Bar in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Director: Hadley Hudson
Director of Photography: Michael S Donaghey
Additional Camera: Roberto Antonio Corona Contreras
Model / Actress: Raquel Navé

happyokay – a film and art happening

happyokay – a film and art happening

A collaboration with NYC based art collective LAST HOUR and Amsterdam dance collective HOUSE OF MAKERS. Selections from the film were featured as projections during a one night only interactive performance at Livestream Public in Bushwick, Brooklyn on Nov 1st 2014.

Preview – Complex Magazine: (link)
Review – New York Times Style Magazine: (link)

Production Company:  Last Hour / House of Makers / Scratch Empire
Director: Elena Parasco

Producers: Christina Lee & Michael S Donaghey

DP: Nick Wiesner 

Choreographer: Peter Leung

Score: Caroline Polachek
Dancers from the NYC Ballet: Harrison Ball / Joseph Gordon / Megan LeCrone

Featured headpiece: WXYZ Jewelry

The Shivers – More

THE SHIVERS – More (Official Music Video)

Title track from the 2011 album More.

Artist: The Shivers
Director: Colin Sonner
DP: Dan Witrock
2nd Camera: Meghan Sims
Color: Lee Eaton
Special Thanks: Alexis Boling

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