Author Archives: Hellin Kay

Pussy Riot, Police State

I think it can be hard for Americans born and bred in the US to imagine what real propaganda and a police state look like so let those of us born and bred in police states tell you: it looks … Continue reading

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Hit So Hard by Patty Schemel

Patty Schemel’s book, “Hit So Hard,” just came out and arrived in the mail Tuesday night and I can’t put it down. She is the legendary drummer of Hole, who I felt like I had known a million punk years … Continue reading

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Elie Tahari Spring 2018 Video #1

Shot, directed and edited by me, music by The Blaze, track is “Territory,” which I am completely addicted to. Watch below.

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Preview…

Preview of another ad campaign I photographed & styled, coming out next year…

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Peaches in LA

Peaches is playing The Standard DTLA Friday October 27th! LA, I am so jealous!

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New Photo & Video Shoots, 2017

Small glimpse above from one of my new advertising shoots I photographed. A lot of new work to share from the past few months: photos, videos, and a short film, written, shot and directed by me (the first narrative short … Continue reading

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New Releases, September 2017

So much great music out this month as well as a new film, Woodshock, the directorial debut of Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte fame, starring Kirsten Dunst and behind the scenes photography by Nan Goldin. The film, as well … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow

Ai Weiwei’s new documentary, Human Flow, filmed in 23 countries to document refugees all over the world, will be released October 13, 2017. On November 16, 2017 it will be 38 years since my mom and I left the Soviet … Continue reading

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Things to Read, Watch & Eat Right Now

This year has been a doozy. Let’s forget the obvious for a minute and focus on staying sane and happy amidst and regardless of it all while still fighting the evils at hand. I’ve been reading a lot of books … Continue reading

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Director and Cinematographer, New Reel, 2017

Director / Cinematographer, Reel 2017 from Hellin Kay on Vimeo. I got inspired to learn Adobe Premiere Pro two weeks ago so I could edit some of my own projects when the mood strikes and not depend on budgets or … Continue reading

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