Album trailer for Hospitality

The Evil Eye

Music video for Josh Ritter

direction/editing/design Phillip Niemeyer

cinematography Dan Forbes

associate Will Styer 

starring Katie Flannery and Hilde Skappel

featuring Josh Ritter, Haley Tanner, Greg Rice, Doug Rice and Nicole Smith

make-up Francisca Saavedra

styling Ann Brady 

executive producer Darius Zelkha 

based on Priestess, Moon, Tower by Ashley Tuccero

Limited edition silkscreened poster:

Beats, Rhymes + Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest

Title Sequence and Animation

The animation is made of thousands of photographs assembled as layered stop-motions, each synced to the beat of the song. A short documentary about the process accompanies the DVD release.

Made by Phillip Niemeyer & James Blagden at Double Triple, Brooklyn, Winter 2010/11.


The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance festival and won the audience choice at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Sony Picture Classics theatrically released the film nationwide, Summer 2011. It was nominated for 2012 Grammy in the long-form music video category.


The Hunt

Music Video for Woom

November 2010
direction/editing Phillip Niemeyer
photography Dan Forbes
animation Phillip Niemeyer and Dan Forbes
assistance Katie Briggs, Michelle Forbes, Amelia Grohman, Jane Herships, Sara Magenheimer, Adam McClure, Michael McKoveck, Eben Portnoy, and Sam Zide
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Short film for IdN's 100th Issue

Stop motion animation featuring a day in the life in Brooklyn, New York. How many 0s can you count?

101 Yeahs

Animated Short


Direction/Editing/Animation by Phillip Niemeyer & Ryan Junell

Art and concept by Phillip Niemeyer
Sound mix by Ryan Junell


Yeahs by:
Erin Flannery
Tonya Glanz
Ryan Junell
Tanya Newton-John
King Ad-Rock
Evey Niemeyer
Phillip Niemeyer
Natassje Unger
Tatjana Unger
Ryan Weston
Howard Dean

Charmaine Champagne

Music Video for The Fiery Furnaces

direction/design/animation/editing Phillip Niemeyer
artwork Mike Reddy
action painting Hannah Cole
assistance Alex Egan, Jeremiah Dickey, Ethan Finklestein, and Chris Nguyen

You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb

Music Video for Spoon