DOPE Life Video Series

Project Overview

Type: Documentary Series 
Client: DOPE Magazine
Challenge: Produce a new mini-doc every month with new stars.
Results: Made new fans and accumulated millions of views.

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DOPE Life was an online video series I produced at DOPE Magazine. Every month a new magazine cover story was created and the DOPE video team produced an associated video. With a core crew of cinematography gurus and a rotating band of creative champions we produced dozens of short documentary interviews with athletes, musicians, actors and more.

Mike Tyson — who is using his platform, albeit a sometimes-tumultuous one, to bring cannabis to those in need. With his newest endeavor, Tyson Ranch, Tyson is looking at the future with a new lens of compassion and growth.

While best known for her ‘90s talk show, Ricki Lake has quite a diverse portfolio — having starred in films like the cult classic “Hairspray,” Lake is no newbie to being captured on film.

We meet up with Macy Gray to discuss what it takes to maintain a career in music for upwards of three decades, and chat about her favorite experiences abroad.

Professional basketball player and cannabis entrepreneur Al Harrington talks about Marijuana as Alternative Medicine.

“There are undeniable health benefits to the cannabis industry, and I think it should be proud of that.” –Gary Vaynerchuk

Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan from Broken LizardProduction Co. are back to share some crazy stories about the making of both Super Troopers films, their careers and how cannabis is-and has always been-a part of their lives.

Athlete Kanya Sesser talks about achieving success with no limitations as a professional Extreme Sports athlete with no legs.

“Food is a living art, it’s constantly evolving and changing. So take your ego and throw it out the door, because if you aren’t learning, then it’s not worth it.” — Chef Miguel Trinidad, world renowned chef.

Get to know 2Shae, the artist revered as “The Rebel With A Heart Of Gold”. 

Nick and Nate Diaz have had their share of adventures in their short, 30-odd years of life, but make no mistake: they’ve played it all by their own rules.

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