13 min. short film
5.5 x 11 in.
UV printing on VHS tape by Lightsource SF
Duplication by Cryptic Carousel
First edition of 100
Join friends and family of artist Mario Ayala for a wild ride through his California dreamscape. Shifting from raucous to poetic, his absorbing video takes us on a tour of the artist’s subcultural inspirations.
Slowly... Slowly... but Surely juxtaposes the dreams and the harsh reality of an artist in contemporary Los Angeles. The video encapsulates Mario Ayala’s original artistic vision, animating his unique version of the Southern California experience.
MEA FILMS PRESENTS SLOWLY... SLOWLY... BUT SURELY
STARRING MILAGRO AYALA, MIA CARUCCI, JEFFREY DEITCH, GERALD “JERRY”McKENNA, SPEEDY AND GABRIELA RUIZ
DIRECTED BY ANDREW THEODORE BALASIA PRODUCED BY MARIO AYALA WRITTEN BY MARIO AYALA AND ANDREW THEODORE BALSIA DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY BEN MULLEN ANIMATOR JAYME LEMPERLE 1ST AC FELIPE LARRONDO/MINAMI MORIYAMA PRODUCTION AUDIO NIAL MORGAN VFX ROB SCHARLACH SOUND MIXER MICHAEL BALASIA TITLES PAUL FLORES MAKEUP ARTIST VALERIE VONPRISK DESIGNER CARLEY GMITRO SPECIAL THANKS TO TONY AND 401 GARAGE
2022 / COLOR / 13 MIN. / DIGITALLY MASTERED