music videos

Tim Rutili + Craig Ross :: Greasing up the Third Eye  from the album 10seconds to collapse

Writer/Director/Photography: Zach Passero . Starring: Justin Stone as ‘The Man’ and Lucky McKee as ‘The Form’ . Creature Design by Hannah Passero . Crew: Ryan Martinez . Editing and Visual Effects: ZP Studios

Tim Rutili + Craig Ross :: Like a Rifle   from the album 10seconds to collapse

video directd by Craig Ross


Tim Rutili + Craig Ross :: the day before the peaches rot from the album 10seconds to collapse

Monsters: Cara Corder, Angela Bettis, George McAuliffe, Tim Rutili :: Camera: Tim Rutili, Angela Bettis :: Art and masks: Cara Corder :: Directed by: Tim Rutili :: Special Thanks to Jared Varava for technical edit rescue, kindness and wisdom.

(excerpt) guitars tuned to air conditioners // Tim Rutili Craig Ross from Califone on Vimeo.

directed + animated by Jesse Stein + Amanda Bonaiuto

movie music kills a kiss
Alexandre Naufel – Director of Photography
Dean Gunderson – Steadicam
Raman Rao – Gaffer
Alex Martin – Colorist
Angela Bettis – Guitar Tech
Directed by Tim Rutili

frosted tips
Produced, Directed and Edited by Jared Varava (
Cinematography by Alexandre Naufel (
Gaffer: Ben Salvetti
Best Boy Electric: Antonio Maldonado
Art Direction by Josh Inch
Art Department: Jack Benson, Justin Neuhardt
Compositing and VFX by Travis Button (
Additional VFX by Ben Toht (
Color: Alex Martin
Production Assistance: Joey Baldwin, Charles Forsgren

Screen shot 2013-07-30 at 2.15.35 PM
Califone.Stitches is an ever-changing ‘music video’ that creates itself on the fly using imagery and animated GIFs drawn from a curated set of blogs within the Tumblr ecosystem.
Stitches directed by Braden King // programming by Jeff Garneau

we are a payphone
directed by Angela Bettis & Amber Benson

Califone – “Moonbath.Brainsalt.A.Holy.Fool” (Official Music Video) from Andrew Peyton on Vimeo.

moonbath.brainsalt.a.holy.fool directed by Andrew Payton w/George McAuliffe & Mark Vannier.

turtle eggs/an optimist – “leaves blowing in the wind”
directed by Kevin Ford

better angels directed by Kevin Ford

funeral Singers directed by Tim Rutili

giving away the bride from Califone on Vimeo.


the eye you lost in the crusades

electric fence

stitches – from the mug & brush sessions. September 2014. columbus, OHIO

Califone session live at Museum Speelklok, Utrecht
Le Guess Who? festival 29 nov 2013