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Hey, I'm Alicia J.!

Portland, Oregon

Director of over 30 music videos and the Creator/Director/Co-Writer of the critically acclaimed web series The Benefits of Gusbandry.  

 

Alicia J Rose Biography

Known for her slyly subversive pop portraiture and natural ability to tap into cultural zeitgeist, Rose has created inventive music videos for popular national artists like First Aid Kit, Cake, EMA and Bob Mould as well as playing a key role in branding NW bands like The Decemberists, Menomena and many others. 

 

Rose has directed over 30 music videos and released her first narrative short “The Gift of Gravity” in 2014. She is an award-winning still photographer who spent 20 years in the music business doing marketing and sales before turning her eye to filmmaking in 2008. 

 

The scripted comedic web series The Benefits of Gusbandry is her debut foray into digital episodic storytelling and has received wide acclaim from press outlets like The New York Times, A/V Club, PASTE and others. - even landing on the "Must List" of Entertainment Weekly.  She is currently in development on future seasons of Gusbandry as well as multiple new TV and feature projects.

Rose is also an accordion player and singer that recorded under the moniker Miss Murgatroid from 1990-2008.  She currently writes and performs with Portland Oregon Rock Band Moon Tiger.

My Projects

My Films

One man, one woman, lots of weed, a little crying and no sexual attraction whatsoever. 

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The Benefits of Gusbandry

2017

 • Series

by Alicia J. Rose

Projects I'm Supporting

The Mother Lode

Hoboken • Comedy

A positive parenting mother faces the underbelly of motherhood with the help of her dead father, an old friend, and a TV producer.


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The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles • Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.


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CUDDLE

Seattle • Comedy

Dina wants to change the world with the power of touch, but the hardest person to hug is herself.


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A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.


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D.I.Y.

Philadelphia • Comedy, LGBTQ

A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.


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Indiana

Upland • Drama, Family

The family-fractured lives of a racist auto-mechanic, a retired widower, and a queer Christian-college student intertwine at a bar.


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BROTHERS

New York • Drama, LGBTQ

A group of transgender male friends live, love and bind in Brooklyn.


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Interference

New York • Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.


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Clementine

Portland • Drama, LGBTQ

A heartbroken woman stows away to her estranged lover's lake house where she becomes entangled with a teenage girl.


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Lady Parts Justice in The New World Order

Chicago • Comedy, Documentary

Lizz Winstead's band of Merry Pranksters defends reproductive rights in this documentary by award-winning filmmaker Ruth Leitman.


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Jump The Fence

Portland • Documentary

Around the world in 7 films - Three best friends travel the world to star in 7 films, in 7 countries, in 7 months.


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The Benefits of Gusbandry

Portland • Comedy, LGBTQ

Love is so gay. One Woman, One Man, a lot of weed, a little crying and NO sexual attraction whatsoever. "Hilarious, irreverent.." - OUT.com


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Half the Picture

Los Angeles • Documentary

HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.


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Real Artists

San Francisco • Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job; but then discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.


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Love, Hate, Church & State

Nashville • Documentary, LGBTQ

Evangelicals rise against LGBT in TN, where politics are preached from the pulpit & both sides fight to define "liberty & justice for all."


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Ordinary Women

San Francisco • Animation, History

Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.


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The Ladies Almanack

Chicago • LGBTQ, Experimental

Hélène Cixous, Eileen Myles, Guinevere Turner, & more star in the epic tribute to women's writing.


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37 Problems

Los Angeles • Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A single 37 year-old screenwriter is totally focused on her career until she finds out she has one egg left.


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The Stone & The Stars

Bloomington • Drama

The Stone & The Stars is a short film that explores friendship, fear, and how the people we love lead us home.


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Red Star

Santa Monica • Documentary

Fifty years ago, one man escaped Communist Czechoslovakia by swimming the river to freedom. RED STAR will retrace his journey.


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BRIDES TO BE

Seattle • LGBTQ, Thriller

The night before their wedding, two women battle sinister forces to save themselves, and each other.


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Of Dust and Bones

Santa Monica • Drama

A desert recluse is visited by her dead husband's best friend, who arrives with an unsettling agenda.


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The wHOLE

Los Angeles • Drama

“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.


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Wedlocked

Los Angeles • LGBTQ, Satire

Not one to be held back by unfair legislation, Sydney outsmarts the web of laws keeping her tied down and unable to get divorced.


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Auld Lang Syne

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.


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Movies & Shows I Recommend

Two artists. Questionable day jobs. A curious pussy cat. Many secrets. One apartment.

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Sumi

2014

 • Short

by Rachael Grace

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