Stephen Sayadian, also known as Rinse Dream, is a writer, production-designer and director active in the 1980s and 1990s.
He began his career as a creative director for Larry Flynt Publications. He co-wrote, designed, and directed the motion-pictures Nightdreams (parts 2 & 3), Café Flesh, Party Doll a-Go-Go (parts 1 & 2), 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 Film Festival.
In addition to film and videos, he designed and directed for network television, MTV, and the stage. As a print art director, he collaborated on numerous motion-picture one-sheets including films by Brian De Palma, John Carpenter, and Tobe Hooper. His print work has appeared in many publications, including Zoom magazine.
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- "Dr. Caligari" in: Gods In Spandex: A Survivors' Account Of 80s Cinema Obscura. (UK: Succubus Press, 2007)
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