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.
A Film by Sam Pictures Productions
Sam Chegini – Screenwriter, Director, Animator, and Editor
Gavin Harrison – Drums
Tony Levin – Bass
Amber Jakszyk – Backing Vocals
Jakko M Jakszyk – Vocals, Guitars & Keyboards
UK – Toby Amies
The Netherlands – Linde Nijland & Bert Ridderbos
Turkey – Alireza Sakaki
Iran – Sam Pictures Productions
The Netherlands – Visual Screen Art
UK – SoundStage Studios
The Girl – Sietske Doke Ketelaar
The Mortals – Linde Nijland, Bert Ridderbos, Alidus Post, Yvet Post, Alireza Sakaki, Navid Khorasani Nejad, Mehran Khani, Elham Khani
Linde Nijland, Bert Ridderbos, Sepide Afsheen Khanbolooki, Mojan Chegini, Pouria Jabbari, Ghazal Salehi,
VFX, Compositing Artist, Animator, and Storyboard Artist: Sam Chegini
Special Thanks to:
Chris Porter, Toby Amies, David Singleton, Linde Nijland, Bert Ridderbos, Sander Trispel, Laleh Akbarzadeh, Mert Küçük, Javad Atashbari, Sepide Afsheen Khanbolooki, Majid Chegini, Mojan Chegini, Alireza Sakaki, Mohammad Dolati and everyone who helped us to make this film possible during the pandemic of Covid-19
The teaser is here
Sam’s new music video, Jakko M Jakszyk’s “The Trouble with Angels” taken from the upcoming album “Secrets & Lies” will be premiered on August 14th, 2020.
This is Sam’s 5th official music video.
Starring Linde Nijland, Bert Ridderbos, Doke Sietske Ketelaar
with special thanks to Toby Amies.