Stephen Sayadian

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Stephen Sayadian, also known as Rinse Dream, is a writer, production-designer and director active in the 1980s and 1990s.[1]

He began his career as a creative director for Larry Flynt Publications.[citation needed] He co-wrote, designed, and directed the motion-pictures Nightdreams (parts 2 & 3), Café Flesh, Party Doll a-Go-Go (parts 1 & 2),[1] and Dr. Caligari, a semi-sequel to the 1919 film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. The film premiered as an opening night selection (Midnight Madness) at the Toronto International Film Festival.[citation needed]

In addition to film and videos, he designed and directed for network television, MTV, and the stage.[citation needed] As a print art director, he collaborated on numerous motion-picture one-sheets including films by Brian De Palma, John Carpenter, and Tobe Hooper.[citation needed] His print work has appeared in many publications, including Zoom magazine.[citation needed]


Further reading[edit]

  • "The Surreal Visions of Rinse Dream", Ultra Violent Magazine, issue 4
  • Smith, Jacob. "Sound and Performance in Stephen Sayadian's Night Dreams and Café Flesh" ,The Velvet Light Trap #59 (Spring 2007).
  • "Dr. Caligari" in: Gods In Spandex: A Survivors' Account Of 80s Cinema Obscura. (UK: Succubus Press, 2007)


  1. ^ a b "Rinse Dream - internet adult film database". Retrieved 2015-04-21. 
  2. ^ "Hillary Scott Big Winner at XRCO Awards". XBIZ. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "XRCO 2006 AWARD CATEGORIES, NOMINATIONS, AND WINNERS". 5 April 2007. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Class of 2017: The AVN Hall of Fame's Newest Inductees". AVN. 28 December 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 

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