Dale Resteghini

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Dale Resteghini
Born (1968-08-28) August 28, 1968 (age 54)
Other namesRage
Occupation
Years active1987–present

Dale Anthony Resteghini (born August 28, 1968), better known as Rage, is a music video and film director and record producer. Rage has helmed hundreds of videos for well-known acts from the global superstars to the emerging acts to the niche branded. A visually prolific and explosively versatile director, his work ranges from hardcore, heavy metal, rock, punk to hip hop and rap and gangsta rap. Rage is the founder of Raging Nation with Kim Resteghini, his wife and partner.

Some of the biggest successful music videos Rage has helmed were for International anthems he has directed include "Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy" by Fall Out Boy, "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" by Soulja Boy, "We Fly High" by Jim Jones, This Is Why I'm Hot by Mims. More recent stylized videos include Diddy and Dirty Money's video for "Love Come Down", The Game and Keyshia Cole's "Game's Pain" and Momhombi and Akon's "Dirty Situation".

Colorz of Rage[edit]

His debut was directing the film Colorz of Rage in 1999.[1] The independent urban drama features Debbie (Nicki Richards) and Tony Mespelli (Dale Resteghini) trying to make it in New York City despite great adversity. It also features hip-hop star Redman and R&B singer Cheryl "Pepsii" Riley. Uphill battle faces a mixed-race couple from Boston trying to make it in the big city, with Debbie (Nicki Richards), a black woman who wants to be a singer and Tony (Dale Resteghini), a white young man, who is a struggling actor, both in their early twenties. Although they both believe that race should not be an issue if two people love and respect one another, they are confronted with Debbie's family strongly disapproving the inter-racial affair. To make matters worse, Tony becomes the target of a radical Black Nationalist group who believes inter-racial relationships are a slap in the face to African-American culture. As Tony lands in jail, Debbie meets a good looking black man and finds herself wondering if her relationship with Tony is worth all the trouble.[2]

Other films[edit]

He continued with a number of micro budgeted films including the top selling Da Hip Hop Witch, a 2000 unscripted spoof film of The Blair Witch Project featuring Eminem, Ja Rule, Pras, Vanilla Ice, Rah Digga and Mobb Deep. In 2002 he directed Urban Massacre where well-established and rising hip hop artists make for an all-star cast in a horror/comedy featuring Ill One, Krumbsnatcha, Dia, Ivory, Remedy, Baby Sham, Guru (Gang Starr).

Selective music videography[edit]

He started filming videos in 2003. He has worked with a big number of artists including:

Filmography[edit]

  • 1999: Colorz of Rage
  • 2000: Da Hip Hop Witch
  • 2002: Urban Massacre
  • 2004: Fear Factory: All Tapped Out (Video)
  • 2005: Anthrax: Alive 2 - The DVD (Video)
  • 2005: Taste of Chaos (Video)
  • 2006: The System Within
  • 2010: Guns N' Roses - Forever Together (South American Tour 2010 Documentary)
  • 2011: juice
  • 2020: Cracka

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