Mark Brooks (director)
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Mark Brooks is an American producer, director, writer and musician.
- Brooks, also known as the 3 Kord Scissor King, co-founded and played guitar for the influential punk band Warlock Pinchers.
- Brooks also played in Denver, CO based Foreskin 500 with Diggie Diamond in the mid-90's. Initially just a duo with Diamond on vocals and Brooks playing everything else, the group eventually rounded out its lineup with Dave Kerr and Dave Moore.
- Brooks wrote and directed the feature film Lil Pimp starring William Shatner, Bernie Mac, Ludacris, and Lil' Kim for Sony/Lion's Gate.
- He also directed The Slim Shady Show starring Eminem.
- Brooks wrote the music, directed, and animated the Fruity Oaty Bar sequence from the film Serenity.
- His music has been featured in such films and television shows as The Fan, Mad Money, Blonde Ambition, "Las Vegas", and The Riches. Brooks has recorded music under the alias "MegaJive".
- Brooks served as the animation supervisor for Baton directed by Ryuhei Kitamura.
- Brooks directed the "Black Panther" animated series for Marvel Comics/BET.
- Brooks wrote and directed Playing with Dolls, a 20-minute short film included on the new Slayer CD/DVD "World Painted Blood".
- Brooks directed the video clip for the title track of the Slayer album World Painted Blood.
- Brooks directed the video clip for the Melvins song Electric Flower from the album "The Bride Screamed Murder".
- Brooks directed the video clip for the Melvins song The War on Wisdom from the ep "The Bulls and the Bees".
- Brooks directed the video clip for the Black Breath song "Home of the Grave" from the album Sentenced to Life.
- In 2012, Brooks formed the dark electronic pop band Night Club with Emily Kavanaugh.
- Brooks was a writer and director of Metalocalypse, an animated show on Adult Swim about Dethklok.
- In 2013, Brooks directed Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem.
- In 2015, Brooks produced and directed "Danzig Legacy". A live concert film shot in the style of the '68 Comeback Special, featuring Glenn Danzig performing the songs of Danzig, Samhain and the Misfits.
- Brooks directs Moonbeam City, an animated show on Comedy Central featuring Rob Lowe.
- Music video as director
- Black Breath - "Home of the Grave"
- Burning Brides - "Love Sick"
- Danzig - "Danzig Legacy"
- Dethklok - "Castratikron"
- Dethklok - "Dethharmonic"
- Dethklok - "I Ejaculate Fire"
- Melvins - "Electric Flower"
- Melvins - "The War on Wisdom"
- Night Club - "Lovestruck"
- Night Club - "Control"
- Night Club - "Strobe Light"
- Night Club - "Need You Tonight" 
- Night Club - "She Wants To Play With Fire" 
- Night Club - "Not In Love" 
- Night Club - "Bad Girl"
- Night Club - "Dear Enemy"
- Night Club - "Show It 2 Me"
- Slayer - "Playing With Dolls"
- Slayer - "World Painted Blood"
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- "Azumi's Kitamura to Direct Baton Animation in US/Japan - News". Anime News Network. 2009-01-28. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
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- "Slayer Debut "World Painted Blood" Video Online | Theprp.com – Metal And Hardcore News Plus Reviews And More". Theprp.com. 2015-09-17. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20110721010404/http://www.pitchengine.com/pitch/95048/. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2010. Missing or empty
- "Watch the Melvins' new video, "The War on Wisdom," and download their new EP". AUX.TV. 2012-03-13. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- "Black Breath Releases "Home Of The Grave" Video - in Metal News". Metal Underground.com. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- "Night Club — Free listening, videos, concerts, stats and pictures at". Last.fm. 2015-10-22. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- "Danzig's 'Legacy' Tv Special To Finally See Light Of Day". Blabbermouth.net. 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- "Night Club Gets Synth Happy with INXS's "Need You Tonight" » Cover Me". Covermesongs.com. 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- "PREMIERE VIDEO: Night Club, "She Wants To Play With Fire"". Culture Brats. 2014-08-25. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
- "NIGHT CLUB Interview". The Electricity Club. 2014-10-21. Archived from the original on 2016-02-23. Retrieved 2016-02-15.