Gentle Giant, the legendary prog band has announced the release date of a new remixed version of their celebrated 1975 album “Free Hand” by Steven Wilson in the form of a visual album. The title track of the album “Free Hand” is directed and animated by Sam Chegini and is expected to be released on June 25th, 2021.
On the occasion of #WorldCreativityandInnovationDay #JethroTull ‘s #Aqualung video was screened at the Creativity for Urban Future virtual event, and director #SamChegini gave a speech about his experiences on limitations that can lead to innovation and creativity for #UrbanPlusFuture and #UNHabitat.
I’m honored to be present at this international UN event on the occasion of World Creativity and Innovation Day, April 21st to speak about my experiences regarding limitations that can lead to innovation and creativity. I’m going to speak about the making of @jakkojakszyk ‘s videos during the pandemic of Covid-19 and there will be a special screening of my latest video for @jethrotull_ ‘s #Aqualung as well. Lead Concept Artist of Aqualung and renowned Iranian artist @hassan.nozadian will be accompanying me to this event. You can sign up for free here!
The Trouble with Angels will be coming to the 39th New Jersey Film Festival. Here’s a video of Sam talking about the film.
The festival will be held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Book your tickets here.
Go behind the scenes of the making of Jakko Jakszyk’s “Uncertain Times” starring Al Murray
Jakko M Jakszyk’s Uncertain Times
Directed by Sam Chegini
Star Guest: Al Murray
Gavin Harrison – Drums & Percussion
Django Jakszyk – Bass
Johnny Thirkell – Trumpet
Jakko M Jakszyk – Guitars, Keyboards, and Vocals
Camera Man – Trevor Prichard
Samira Tayeba as the Graffiti Artist
Writer, Editor, Animator, Compositing Artist, VFX artist: Sam Chegini
Special thanks to Masoud Mafi – Alma Studio
This video was produced during the Pandemic of Covid-19
A Sam Pictures Productions Music Video for Jakko M Jakszyk 2020
In honor and memory of the legend, voice of Persia, Iranian singer, musician, Mohammadreza Shajarian who left us yesterday, I postpone today’s premiere of “Uncertain Times” to another date.
His memory and voice will live on forever.
I’m delighted to announce my third collaboration with Jakko! Our new video titled “Uncertain Times” starring the renowned British Actor/Comedian, Al Murray for Jakko’s upcoming album, “Secrets & Lies” will be premiered on October 9th, 2020 from InsideOut Music.