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Chel White

Chel White is an American film, television and music video director, as well as a producer, composer, screenwriter, and visual effects supervisor. He is co-founder of the international production company Bent Image Lab in Portland, Oregon, along with co-founders Ray Di Carlo and David Daniels. In his independent films, White is known for his ... See full bio »

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 2020 The One-Minute Memoir (Short) (segment "Dreams of a Fallen Astronaut")
 2017 Filmmakers Unite (FU) (Documentary)
 2012 Jingle & Bell's Christmas Star (TV Movie)
 2011 Jingle All the Way (TV Movie)
 2011 Bucksville
 2009 SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (TV Special) (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 2007 Wind (Short)
 2007 Live Earth (TV Special documentary)
 2006 Harrowdown Hill (Video short)
 2001-2004 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Ellen Degeneres/No Doubt (2001) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 2004 Magda (Short)
 2002 The Artist in Me (Video short documentary) (directed by: Animation - Alma Thomas & Sophonisba Angusciola)
 2002/II Passage (Short)
 2000 Soulmate (Short)
 2000 The PJs (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Dirt (Short)
 1997 Cottonmouth, Texas (Short)
 1993 Candlebox: Change (Music Video)
 1987 Machine Song (Short)
 1985 Metal Dogs of India (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Bent Image Lab | Citizen M


6' 3" (1.91 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Chel White describes his independent films as often containing "images that reside on the brink of dreams, or linger on the periphery of distorted memories." Examples of this can be seen in his short films "Choreography for Copy Machine", "Dirt" and "Magda".

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