MKSHFT/CLLCTV | SAN FRANCISCO, USA VIDEO + NEW MEDIA ETC... Sat, 02 Nov 2013 01:23:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 2012 TOYOTA YARIS UNBOXING / COMMERCIAL Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:15:05 +0000 The 2012 Yaris was a car geared for gadget geeks. So with the fad of tech product unboxing videos being the flavor of inspiration we whipped this together for the 2012 Toyota Yaris. The goal was to create a video that stayed true to the unboxing novelty but also showed the freshness and dopeness of the ’12 Yaris. The video was featured on and hit over 1,000,000 views on youtube.

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REFUGE / Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere Wed, 01 May 2013 00:31:17 +0000 After premiering at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival in New York, PBS and ITVS commissioned “REFUGE” written and directed by MKSHFT’s Mohammad Gorjestani has had an impressive run of press and accolades. Filmmaker Magazine tapped Mohammad as one of this years 25 New Faces in Independent Film (see links below) A list that has past featured Lena Dunham, Hilary Swank, Ryan Gosling, and Ryan Coogler. This past week Vimeo selected Refuge as a Staff Pick and The Huffington Post did a piece on the film and an interview with the director. 

In addition to developing his feature film “Somehow these Days will be Missed” which was awarded the KRF Filmmaking Grant from the San Francisco Film Society,  Mohammad is releasing a music film for the new Deltron 3030 (Dan the Automator & Del Tha Funky Homosapien) album “Event 2″. The 6 minute film will debut in November.  

Check out the trailer for “Refuge” below and see the link to watch the entire film below as well. Enjoy!

Links to the Film and Articles:

Watch “Refuge” in its entirety as a Staff Pick on Vimeo

Mohammad Gorjestani named to Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film

The Huffington Post Review and Interview on “Refuge”

Content Magazine Feature

Metro Magazine Cover and Feature

press inquiries:

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FACEBOOK / AUTHENTIC SELVES Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:01:05 +0000 Facebook needed a creative way to highlight the diversity of the company. MKSHFT was called upon to bring the stories of these individuals together. It was so awesome that Zuck and Sheryl Sandberg “liked” and “shared” the video. Cool beans.

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BRIGHT GREEN DETERGENT / COMMERCIAL Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:27:28 +0000

we put this little joint together to remind all you smelly hippies, that you can hug a tree and smell good at the same time.

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AESOP ROCK / MUSIC VIDEO PHOTOSHOOT Sat, 28 Jul 2012 10:04:06 +0000 Our Pal Pete Lee directed Aesop Rock’s Latest ZZZTop Music Video off his summer 2012 Release “SKELETHON”. We snapped some pics from the kung fu set of …


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SOMEHOW THESE DAYS WILL BE MISSED / IN DEVELOPMENT Thu, 03 May 2012 00:26:47 +0000 “Somehow These Days Will Be Missed”,  is a feature film in development being written and to be directed by Mohammad Gorjestani.
The project has received the prestigous Kenneth Rainin Foundation Grant for Screenwriting in the amount of $33,000 from the San Francisco Film Society.




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COPIOUS / BRAND VIDEO Mon, 30 Apr 2012 08:04:13 +0000 Copious has revolutionized how buyers and sellers of fashion interact. They needed a video to communicate and capture the real stories of the shoppers and sellers and the stories that connect them.

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NAMU GAJI / PRESS PHOTOS Sun, 25 Mar 2012 07:50:24 +0000 The entire city of San Francisco had been impatiently awaiting for Namu Gaji to open in late March 2012. We got a sneak peak in as Dennis Lee and Co. invited us in to take some photos of their new restaurant. For more on Namu Gaji visit

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SF EGOTIST ONCE / TEASER Mon, 21 Nov 2011 04:57:03 +0000 we collab’d with our pals at the SF EGOTIST to bring you footage from a pretty incredible night with some of the icons of the advertising world including Rich Silverstein (Goodby & Silverstein), Kevin Roddy (Publicis + Hal Riney), Tommy Means (Mekanism) and a ton more.
heres the teaser for the videos.

For the full series please visit The SF Egotist on Vimeo.
shout out to Austin Chu of the WEREHAUS for doing a kick-ass edit job.


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ELIGH + AMPLIVE / THERAPY @ 3 VIDEOS Mon, 21 Nov 2011 04:11:31 +0000 We were tapped by Eligh and Amplive to shoot a teaser video for their new album “Therapy at 3″. We also shot a series of “about the song videos” which can be viewed in their complete entirety at To get Therapy at 3, visit iTunes,, or your local record joint.


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