Oscilloscope Laboratories

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Oscilloscope Laboratories
Type Private
Industry Motion picture video production
Key people Adam Yauch
Products DVDs
Blu-ray Discs
Website www.oscilloscope.net

Oscilloscope Laboratories is an independent film distribution company started by Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch and former THINKFilm executive David Fenkel.[1] It also has a recording studio and film production facilities. Fenkel returned to the company on May 4, 2012 following Yauch's death.[2] As of August 2012 Fenkel has left the company, which is now headed by David Laub and Dan Berger.[3]

Releases[edit]

All titles are assigned a number which corresponds to the spine number of the DVD (or for some titles DVD and Blu-ray)[4]

  1. Gunnin’ For that #1 Spot – directed by Adam Yauch (U.S. 2008)
  2. FLOW: For Love of Water – directed by Irena Salina (France 2008)
  3. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son about his Father – directed by Kurt Kuenne (U.S. 2008)
  4. Wendy and Lucy – directed by Kelly Reichardt (U.S. 2008)
  5. Frontrunners – directed by Caroline Suh (U.S. 2008)
  6. Not Your Typical Bigfoot Movie – directed by Jay Delaney (U.S. 2008)
  7. Treeless Mountain – directed by So Yong Kim (Korea 2009)
  8. Scott Walker: 30 Century Man – directed by Stephen Kijak (U.S. 2009)
  9. Kisses – directed by Lance Daly (Ireland 2010)
  10. The Garden – directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy (U.S. 2009)
  11. The Law (La Loi) – directed by Jules Dassin (U.S. 2010) (re-release)
  12. Burma VJ – directed by Anders Østergaard (Denmark 2009)
  13. Unmistaken Child – directed by Nati Baratz (Israel 2009)
  14. The Paranoids – directed by Gabriel Medina (Argentina 2010)
  15. No Impact Man – directed by Laura Gabbert and Justin Schein (U.S. 2009)
  16. The Thorn in the Heart (L’Epine dans le Coeur) – directed by Michel Gondry (France 2010)
  17. Terribly Happy (Frygtelig lykkelig) – directed by Henrik Ruben Genz (Denmark 2010)
  18. The Messenger – directed by Oren Moverman (U.S. 2009)
  19. Beautiful Losers – directed by Aaron Rose (U.S. 2009)
  20. Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love – directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (U.S. 2010)
  21. The Maid (La Nana) – directed by Sebastián Silva (Chile 2010)
  22. Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak – directed by Lance Bangs & Spike Jonze (U.S. 2010)
  23. The Exploding Girl – directed by Bradley Rust Gray (U.S. 2010)
  24. Bananas!* – directed by Fredrik Gertten (Sweden 2011)
  25. A Film Unfinished – directed by Yael Hersonski (Israel 2010)
  26. Howl – directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (U.S. 2010)
  27. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within – directed by Yony Leyser (U.S. 2010)
  28. I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale – directed by Richard Shepard (U.S. 2010)
  29. Monogamy – directed by Dana Adam Shapiro (U.S. 2011)
  30. The Unloved – directed by Samantha Morton (UK 2011)
  31. Meek's Cutoff – directed by Kelly Reichardt (U.S. 2011)
  32. Exit Through the Gift Shop – directed by Banksy (U.S. 2010) (DVD & Blu-ray release only)
  33. Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour – directed by Kerthy Fix (U.S. 2011)
  34. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale – directed by Jalmari Helander (Finland 2010)
  35. 28 Hotel Rooms - directed by Matt Ross (U.S. 2012)
  36. Dark Days – directed by Marc Singer (U.S. 2011) (re-release)
  37. Compassion in Emptiness (U.S. 2011)
  38. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front – directed by Marshall Curry (U.S. 2011)
  39. We Can't Go Home Again – directed by Nicholas Ray (U.S. 2012)
  40. Bellflower – directed by Evan Glodell (U.S. 2011)
  41. Rebirth – directed by Jim Whitaker (U.S. 2011)
  42. The Other F Word – directed by Andrea Blaugrund Nevins (U.S. 2011)
  43. We Need to Talk About Kevin – directed by Lynne Ramsay (UK 2012)
  44. Happy Few (released as Four Lovers) – directed by Antony Cordier (France 2012)
  45. Shut Up and Play the Hits – directed by Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern (U.S. 2012)
  46. Hello I Must Be Going - directed by Todd Louiso (U.S. 2012)
  47. Brooklyn Brothers Beat The Best - directed by Ryan O'Nan (U.S. 2013)
  48. Only The Young - directed by Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims (U.S. 2012); Tchoupitoulas - directed by Bill Ross IV and Turner Ross (U.S. 2012)
  49. Reality - directed by Matteo Garrone (Italy 2012)
  50. Wuthering Heights – directed by Andrea Arnold (UK 2012)
  51. It's A Disaster - directed by Todd Berger[3] (U.S. 2013)
  52. These Birds Walk - directed by Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq (U.S. 2013)
  53. Mother of George - directed by Andrew Dosunmu (Nigeria 2013)
  54. After Tiller - directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson (U.S. 2013)
  55. 12 O'Clock Boys – directed by Lotfy Nathan (U.S. 2014)
  56. Teenage - directed by Matt Wolf (U.S. 2014)

Other Releases[edit]

  • Oma & Bella - directed by Alexa Karolinski (Germany 2012)
  • About Sunny - directed by Bryan Wizemann (U.S. 2013)
  • Dying To Do Letterman - directed by Joke Fincioen and Biagio Messina (U.S.)
  • Welcome to Pine Hill - directed by Keith Miller (U.S. 2013)
  • Wasteland - directed by Rowan Athale (UK 2013)
  • Gretchen - directed by Steve Collins (U.S.)
  • A Teacher - directed by Hannah Fidell (U.S. 2013)
  • Off Label - directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher (U.S. 2013)
  • Stand Clear of the Closing Doors - directed by Sam Fleischner (U.S. 2014)
  • Tim and Susan Have Matching Handguns - directed by Joe Callander (U.S.)

Upcoming Releases[edit]

  • The Past is a Grotesque Animal - directed by Jason Miller (U.S. 2014)
  • Coherence - directed by James Ward Byrkit (U.S. 2014)
  • The Kill Team - directed by Dan Krauss (U.S. 2014)
  • Art and Craft - directed by Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman, co-directed by Mark Becker (U.S. 2014)
  • Low Down - directed by Jeff Preiss (U.S. 2014)
  • Soul of a Banquet - directed by Wayne Wang (U.S.)
  • Buzzard - directed by Joel Potrykus (U.S.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin, Michael (21 June 2008). "How Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Turned Into a Filmmaker". New York. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Adam Yauch's Oscilloscope scrapping planned executive changes". Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Todd Berger's Apocalyptic 'It's A Disaster' Goes to Laub and Berger's Oscilloscope". Retrieved 18 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Films". Oscilloscope Laboratories website. Oscilloscope Laboratories. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Oscilloscope shines up 'Apple Pushers'". Variety.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012.