William Strobeck

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William "Bill" Strobeck
Born
William Strobeck

(1978-03-17) March 17, 1978 (age 41)
outside of Syracuse, NY
ResidenceNew York City[1]
Other namesBill Strobeck
Occupationskate video director[2]

William Strobeck, also known as Bill Strobeck, (born March 17, 1978), is an American skate video videographer, director, and camera operator.[3] Strobeck directed the skate videos: Cherry (2014), BLESSED (2018), and CANDYLAND (2019).[4][5]

Filmmaking[edit]

Strobeck began filming skateboarding during the Love Park skate scene from ~ 1997 until 2003. As the popularity of the Philadelphia skateboard scene grew, Alien Workshop offered Strobeck a daily retainer to be a skate videographer for the company.[6]

In 2006, Strobeck directed "McBeth - Mark Gonzales" - The Journal, No. 17 - starring Mark Gonzales, running 12 minutes and released with Krooked skateboards.[7]

In 2009, Strobeck teamed up with Gonz and Jason Schwartzman to make the video for the track ‘Any Fun’ by Schwartzman's Coconut Records’ solo project.[3]

Strobeck produced a section for TransWorld‘s 24th video, The Cinematographer Project, released in 2012, featuring Mark Gonzales, Alex Olson, David Clark, Jake Johnson, Austyn Gillette, Danny Garcia, Dylan Rieder, and Jason Dill.[3]

In 2012, Strobeck released a short film: "My Lovely Mess," featuring Chris Kennedy, Lizzi Bougatsos, Chloe Sevigny, Lily Ludlow, Stacy Strobeck, Tara Subkoff, David Clark, Alex Olson, Lil' Naomi, and Natasha Lyonne.[8] "My Lovely Mess" was described by one reviewer as "haunting but often very funny."[9]

Also in 2012, Strobeck began filming his first feature length video for Supreme called Cherry. Cherry was released in 2014, featuring a large variety of skaters in a series of montages accompanied by a two parts, one by Paulo Diaz and one shared part by Dylan Rieder and Alex Olson.[10] Cherry, Supreme's first skate video in almost 20 years, received positive reviews from fans and critics.[11]

In 2015 Strobeck released “the red devil” produced by Supreme, shot on the streets of New York and Los Angeles, featuring Aidan Mackey, Sean Pablo, Anthony Van Engelen, Alex Olson, Sage Elsesser, Jason Dill, Tyshawn Jones, Kevin Bradley, and Na-kel Smith.[12]

In 2015, Strobeck released "SICKNESS," a collaboration between Supreme and Thrasher, set in the San Francisco Bay Area, featuring Aidan Mackey, Sean Pablo, Sage Elsesser, Tyshawn Jones, and Kevin Bradley.[13]

In 2016, Strobeck released "PUSSY GANGSTER," a 10-minute long collaboration with Supreme featuring Tyshawn Jones, Sage Elsesser, Kevin Bradley, Sean Pablo, Ben Kadow, Na-kel Smith, Greg Blobys, Kevin Rodrigues and Vincent Touzery.[14]

In 2016, Strobeck released “KING PUPPY,” a 5-minute long collaboration between Supreme x Nike SB, featuring Grant Taylor, Kevin Bradley, Eric Koston, Sage Elsesser, and Sean Pablo.[15]

In 2018, Strobeck released the 84 minute-long BLESSED, also through the Supreme brand studio. BLESSED features 2018 SOTY Tyshawn Jones, Ben Kadow, Aidan Mackey, Sean Pablo, Vincent Touzery, Grégoire Cuadrado, Jason Dill, Kevin Bradley, Kevin Rodrigues, Mark Gonzales, Na-Kel Smith, Paulo Diaz, Rowan Zorilla, and Sage Elsesser.[16][17]

In 2019, Supreme and Strobeck released CANDYLAND, a feature length skate video dedicated to Pablo Ramirez.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Five Things - William Strobeck". THE NEW ORDER /.
  2. ^ "Bill Strobeck Talks Potential Scripted Movie for Supreme in 032c Interview ⋆ SKATE NEWSWIRE". SKATE NEWSWIRE. 12 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Jones, Shelley (2014-03-21). "William Strobeck". Huck Magazine. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  4. ^ Petty, Felix; Lanigan, Roisin (6 December 2018). "william strobeck's new supreme skate film 'blessed' is a masterpiece". I-D.
  5. ^ a b "Supreme Reveals Title for Upcoming San Francisco Set Skate Video". HYPEBEAST. Retrieved 2019-10-23.
  6. ^ "William Strobeck Talks Working With Supreme in '032c' Interview". Highsnobiety. 2019-02-12. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  7. ^ "McBeth - Mark Gonzales - The Journal".
  8. ^ Jonathan, Smith. "Bill Strobeck Made a Lovely Mess". Vice.Com.
  9. ^ "William Strobeck: My Lovely Mess". It’s Nice That. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  10. ^ ""cherry" - Supreme".
  11. ^ "A Recap of Supreme's First Skate Film In Almost 20 Years". Mass Appeal. 2014-03-18. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  12. ^ Cruz, Josephine. "Supreme 2015 Spring/Summer "the red devil." Skate Video by William Strobeck". HYPEBEAST. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  13. ^ Davis, Josh. "SICKNESS Video by William Strobeck for Supreme". HYPEBEAST. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  14. ^ Eng, Eddie. "Supreme 2016 Spring/Summer 'PUSSY GANGSTER' Skate Video by William Strobeck". HYPEBEAST. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  15. ^ Lemola, Hasse. "William Strobeck Releases "KING PUPPY" Video for Latest Supreme x Nike SB Collaboration". HYPEBEAST. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  16. ^ Snowden, Heather. "Skate Film 'BLESSED' in Theaters".
  17. ^ "Supreme - "BLESSED"".

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