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Katya3980 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
@04:11LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LLLOOOOOOVVVVVEEEEE IIITTTTT!!!!!!!!
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Tiffany-Hailes Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
@00:06Love the song! May I ask who sang it?
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TajaToRtUrE Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
@00:25Wonderful! just stunning<3
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ozrick3 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
@04:16:) love it
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Arranella Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009  Professional General Artist
@01:31Wow, this is really incredible. I love the visuals and the lyrics. The backing vocals are amazing too. :) Pure talent.
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Professional Filmographer
Thank you very much... I love sharing work with people that really get it... it is very rewarding.
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BorjaPascual Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome! I've liked the video so much. You see, I'm a fellow filmmaker, too. And it's awesome to see work like yours, so original and interesting.
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Skulblaka-Istalri Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
that is so cool...and any time your really good
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RoseDaughter Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
:):) I'm glad to have made a difference in an artist's life. :)
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback, thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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Beyond-the-Pages Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome!

And I was able to download the one song from youtube, so it's okay. :) Though I'd very much like to have the album that this song is from. Do you know if it is in stores like HMV?
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback, thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
She is something. I have been captivated by her work on both of her albums.. the new album currently in production is a order of magnitude beyond yer current work and will be released next summer.

Thanks for taking the time to comment.

All the best,
Ross
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Selenagrl23 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
well i really really really loved it ^^
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thank you for taking the time to comment.
I am very proud of the way the video came out and hope it will garner some much-deserved attention for Jennifer.

All the best,

Ross
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Wow. Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to comment. We are really excited about the DD.

I consider myself really fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with Jennifer on this project. She is an amazing talent... her music is rich and inspirational and good creative food for a filmmaker.

I am very proud of the way the video came out and hope it will garner some much-deserved attention for Jennifer.

All the best,

Ross
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kenny-kiro Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
Thank you.
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maidenofwar Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2009
wow, well you certainly did hit the mark, it really is quite wonderful :D

you're very welcome, the addition of the videos to the galleries is really something i've enjoyed thus far. there's something about the combination of music and images that really hits harder then in other mediums, especially in ones such as these, where each aspect really just emphasises and enhances the aspects of each.
and yes, that is what is quite so special about dA ^ ^;
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ZSunsTragedy Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
Your welcome. i do love a good movie/video and that totally made my day
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LadyOichi Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
This video is very wonderful, her voice a nice, pleasant change from my day-to-day change.
The video itself portrays the message almost perfectly in my opinion. ^^
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Unschooled5 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008
@01:27Oh wow. :o
This is wonderful. :D
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VscoArt Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:33stunning! :O
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f19p Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
@03:57wow!!!
great video and amazing song!!!!
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Jennifer Grassman is a force of nature. This talented singer-songwriter has a gift for fusing diverse elements of classical, Celtic, gothic and rock styles into a beautiful, moving genre all her own.

Pretty Girls, Jennifer Grassman's first music video, is a surreal, dark and beautiful homage to women through the centuries and the joys and dangers that their beauty has drawn into their lives. This music video (produced by TLM Productions and Zenfilm) explores the darkness and light in this hauntingly beautiful song.

Filmed in and around a 150 year old rural farmhouse outside of Richmond, Texas, Pretty Girls captures dramatic and dangerous moments in the lives of pretty girls past and present. The narrative is intercut with dynamic performance footage of Jennifer Grassman filmed in Studio A of 'The Abbey Road of the South', historic SugarHill Studios, in Houston.

The video takes the viewer on an interesting trip through time examining the way social morals affecting women have changed so drastically, yet in a way, haven't changed that much at all. The relationship between men and women of the Victorian age, the 1950's, and the present may all seem radically different, but people, at their very core haven't really changed that much.

Fashions change, technologies change, but emotions, desire, and the baser instincts have been the same for many years. All the Pretty Girls past and present are cautioned, and at the same time celebrated, in this video.

The award winning team of Executive Producer Merideth Melville and Director W. Ross Wells worked together with Dan Workman and Andrew Amelang of TLM Productions to bring this project to the screen. Pretty Girls was lensed at SugarHill by Cinematographer Wayne Forster and in Richmond by Cinematographer Raul Casares. The production was also made possible by the generous support of Panavision Houston, MC Lighting and Production Services, Gaffers Rolf Eberlein and Troy Webb, Key Grip David Zenteno, and Best Boy Michael Turrin. Still photography and art department services were provided by Everett Taasevigen. The entire show was under the command of Unit Production Manager Jarrod Gullett and First Assistant Director Tracy Jemison, both of Zenfilm.

There was a tremendous amount of work done by the artist herself and her talented family, evidence of which is apparent in every scene: art direction, costume design, and properties were all undertaken by the talented Grassman clan.
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Jennifer Grassman Pretty Girls by *Zenfilm As described by zenfilm- "Pretty Girls, Jennifer Grassman's first music video, is a surreal, dark and beautiful homage to women through the centuries and the joys and dangers that their beauty has drawn into their lives. This music video (produced by TLM Productions and Zenfilm) explores the darkness and light in this hauntingly beautiful song." Enjoy! ( Featured by KariAnnLax )

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fansjaguar Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
like  it
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Katya3980 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
@04:11LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LLLOOOOOOVVVVVEEEEE IIITTTTT!!!!!!!!
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roxiedear1983 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, almost beyond words and beyond all ages of time.
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Tiffany-Hailes Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
@00:06Love the song! May I ask who sang it?
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TajaToRtUrE Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
@00:25Wonderful! just stunning<3
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ozrick3 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
@04:16:) love it
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das3d Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2009  Professional Photographer
@00:26great work
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2009  Professional Filmographer
@00:26Thank you very much!
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Dischanted-Love Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2009   Photographer
@04:16Absolutly remarkable! I love! such a beautiful vioce!!!! :love:
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:iconarranella:
Arranella Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009  Professional General Artist
@01:31Wow, this is really incredible. I love the visuals and the lyrics. The backing vocals are amazing too. :) Pure talent.
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Thisisahellofaparty Featured By Owner May 24, 2009
@04:16a deadlyy pretty woman who sings a haunting song, its brilliant!
i give 2 thumbs up!
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Kashilicious Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009  Student Interface Designer
@04:16Scary. Calm. Beautiful. Amazing.
Love hoe Jennifer Grassman added a bit of solo guitar rock in the middle of the classical piano.
The elements in the video you put in it was nicely touch with all the song elements have.

Congras on DD.
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VioletRaven Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009
@04:16Beautifully put together vid, it perfectly compliments the vocals.
All in all a fantastically powerful piece with a very deep message. I'm very impressed.
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MeNTaLPSyCHo Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009
@02:00This part of video I found the most suggestive (together with that night dance shot): the flashes, girls behind the windows and that men's march. I think it express well the state of girls' minds and their emotions. Suggestive work!
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Professional Filmographer
Thank you very much... I love sharing work with people that really get it... it is very rewarding.
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MeNTaLPSyCHo Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009
@04:16very interesting video!
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thechick14 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009
@04:16love it!
has a virgin suicide feel to it!
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Professional Filmographer
Thank you!
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BorjaPascual Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
@01:34The lighting is awesome! It reminds me of that extemely moody 80's music videos. Pure magic.
The song is quite touching. She is like a ghost. I'm really impressed of your work.
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Professional Filmographer
wow... thank you very much.. I am touched.
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BorjaPascual Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome! I've liked the video so much. You see, I'm a fellow filmmaker, too. And it's awesome to see work like yours, so original and interesting.
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GloamingHour Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
very beautiful and atmospheric..great work:heart:
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bvondy Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2008  Student Artist
OHMYGOSH I know her!
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Skulblaka-Istalri Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2008
@03:23awsome
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
@03:23Thanks for the positive feedback, thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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Skulblaka-Istalri Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
that is so cool...and any time your really good
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:iconpsycho-stoic-synonym:
Professional job, a couple of technical misses but overall nice job. Kudos.
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback, thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

You are correct, there are a couple of of things that could have been more nicely executed... but for a self-financed, two day shoot and 5 day edit... I am pretty happy with the way it turned out. I like your directness and honesty.

I just hope it gets Jennifer some much-deserved recognition. So far we have been well received... off to the festival circuit!

All the best,

Ross
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Psycho-Stoic-Synonym Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2009
my pleasure
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thank you all for all the positive feedback. It means a lot to me to have favorable critical response from the hip DeviantArt crowd. Rock on.
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bookfairy14 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2008   Writer
Hauntingly beautiful melody. The piano in the background is just amazing to me. :yum: Amazing job!
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
I thought the same when I first heard the track... very engaging. I consider myself lucky to have had the opportunity. Thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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everettt Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2008
still enjoying it, and seeing things I never say before again...
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback & thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

I think we will see and hear much more from Jennifer Grassman.

All the best,

Ross
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everettt Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009
you bet brother!
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Iaceon Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008   Writer
I love the costumes, rich and interesting.
This is a very good video, it works well with a captivating song.
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Jennifer and her sisters did most of the wardrobe themselves, and a lot of the art department work. She was a real joy to work with, a talented and driven young artist. I am so pleased that so many people like the video and hope she reaps some well deserved attention.

Thants for taking the time to comment... much appreciated.

All the best,

Ross
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RoseDaughter Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008
@00:39Love the girl-like apparitions! Very creepy. :) :)
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback, thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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RoseDaughter Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
:):) I'm glad to have made a difference in an artist's life. :)
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Jonas72 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008
@04:16I don't know much ( or, in fact, anything) about cinematography or anything, but this is a stunningly beautiful video, and I feel it conveys the mood of the song perfectly. And what a voice! Reminds me of Kate Bush at her best. Will definitely look for more music from her.
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Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback..and thanks for the kind words about the "look" and design of the vid. I was captivated the first time I heard the track and saw it all in these saturated blues and golds....

She is a phenomenal talent and will travel far on her music... I hope the vid gives her a step up in recognition... she deserves it.

thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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digielectro Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008
@04:16Simply powerful composition and vocals. Loss of words here but everyone else pretty much have all the adjective to describe the awesome down already. <333
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback, Jennifer is a gifted and driven young artist. It was a real pleasure to work with her on this project. I have heard rough tracks from her upcoming album and it is impressive.

thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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digielectro Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
I will personally be looking for the album. You have a great style with capturing the mood and choice of lighting, it adds a whole lot to the piece. I honestly had my heart stirring, despite the music being great, it would not be the same initial flare without the video and composition. Always willing to comment when I see something that catches me.

Take care.
:heart:
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Yuma-chan Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008   Photographer
@01:31wow!!!!!!!
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:iconzenfilm:
Zenfilm Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the positive feedback and thanks for taking the time to comment. It means a lot.

All the best,

Ross
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TibodinJay Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008
@04:16:wow: Very well executed :D
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