Dale Resteghini

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Dale Resteghini
Born (1968-08-28) August 28, 1968 (age 51)
Other namesRage
OccupationMusic video director, film director, music producer
Years active1987–present

Dale Anthony Resteghini (born August 28, 1968), better known as Rage, is a music video director. He is also a film director and music producer. Rage has helmed hundreds of videos for well-known acts from the global superstars to the emerging acts to the niche branded and as a lover of music he embraces all of them and sees each venture as a challenge and an experience. 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".

Dale Resteghini started as a model, an actor and a dancer in Boston and as young man had been arrested for various infractions with the law.[1]

His debut was directing the film Colorz of Rage in 1999. 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).

Resteghini is currently represented for music videos and commercials around the world by several international reps.

For his feature film work Resteghini is represented by the world famous ICM (International Creative Management) and IMPRINT ENTERTAINMENT (a 'Twilight' film franchise Producer) and at present Resteghini is in negotiations for several big budgeted action adventure films.

Selective music videography[edit]

He started filming videos in 2003 and is considered one of the hardest working directors with nearly 400 music videos to his credit. He is also the only director in the history of music videos to have directed over 100 Hip Hop videos and over 100 Rock videos. He has clients in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Paris and Jamaica and others. He has worked with a big number of artists including:

Raging Nation[edit]

Rage has established a range of companies around "Raging Nation" concept including:

  • Raging Nation Films (in New York, Hollywood, where he is President, Director, Producer, Writer)
  • Raging Nation Records (in New York, where he is President, Executive Producer, A&R)
  • Raging Nation Management (in New York, where he is President, Manager, Talent Scout


  • 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



  1. ^ "Video Hustler series: Meet Rage the Video Hustler". Archived from the original on 2009-12-27. Retrieved 2010-01-31.

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