Theo Jemison Photography

Thursday, March 24, 2011

6 Months of New Video Projects

Wow! So much has happened since the last blog update in August 2010.
I guess the easiest place to start is a bunch of new videos we made that have come out into the world since then.
Kinda wild this is all in 6 months!

MED - "CLASSIC" feat Talib Kweli produced by Karriem Riggins for Stones Throw Records
Thom Yorke Live DJ Set @ Low End Theory LA 3.9.11
Taylor McFerrin and Austin Peralta Live 03.03.11
Taylor McFerrin Live Solo Preformance 03.03.11
Erykah Badu - Gone Baby, Don't Be Long
BILAL plays "LEVELS" Feat: Shafiq Husayn, Thundercat & Erykah Badu
∞ Flying Lotus presents INFINITY "Infinitum" Gilles Peterson BBC Sessions
Bio TRUE STORY Rebrand
Old Spice "Scent Vacation" / Behind the Scenes
QUADRON "PRESSURE" at Eagle Rock Center For The Arts featuring Rebekah Raff
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble "Drips/Take Notice" feat Flying Lotus
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble "Deliver the Word" feat Aloe Blacc
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble "Someday We'll All Be Free" feat Bilal
Conan O'Brien TBS "All New Conan"

Thursday, April 8, 2010


A little video I helped shoot with the homie Arthur Mor for the Ashbury/KR3W demo at Bear Mountain on Saturday, March 27th, 2010.
Nearly the whole Ashbury and KR3W teams came to Bear Mountain to shred.

Monday, April 5, 2010

A 33 inch tall vinyl sculpture constructed from thrift store records left over after making the
Secondhand Sureshots Deluxe Super Sets. This sculpture was created for the Secondhand Sureshots DVD release party & screening April 3, 2010 at the Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles.

Constructed & painted by: Teebs Conceived & produced by: Frosty
Music by: Ras G from the Secondhand Sureshots soundtrack.
Cinematography by: Theo Jemison
Filmed at: Dublab & Hyperbole Studios

Sunday, April 4, 2010

tUnE-YarDs Dublab "Vision Version"

A couple of videos I worked as Director of Photography on for "Vision Version" series with artist tUnE-YarDs.

Part I - Pastport Office

Part II - The Time Machine

The Echo Park Time Travel Mart,
Los Angeles

Eli Stonberg

Theo Jemison

Monday, October 12, 2009

Kiel Johnson Cardboard Camera Art Project

This is a Video I shot of the making of Kiel Johnson's Cardboard Sculpture of a Twin Lens Reflex Camera made strictly from cardboard, hot glue, and tape.
See more of Kiel Johnson’s work at
Director of Photography: Theo Jemison
Edited By: Arthur Mor
Music By: Sixto Rodriguez Rodriguez on Light In The Attic Records
Shot with the Canon 5D Mark II, and other Canon SLR cameras.

About a month later we made the sculpture into a pinhole camera and actually took photos with it.
See some of those photos below or on flickr.

We have got some really great press this week about the project. Below is a article on

And another big one on Boing Boing that got us 5,000 views from the Vimeo in 24 hours!
And another one on Beautiful

Friday, July 10, 2009

POVevolving One Year Anniversay Group Show

The Good People at POVevolving print studio & gallery are having there one year anniversary show tomorrow.
It is a group show of people who have all been involved in the gallery over the past year. A preview of the work in the show can be seen HERE.

This iS a photo I am showing of Jamie Calvillo an Azteca Dancer I met at a Pow Wow in Los Angeles.
He told me he learned to hand make everything he is wearing from his grandfather, and has taught his son & grandchildren as well.