Down Again is an exploration of the connection between mental illness and creativity told through the lens of photographer and Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter. The film explores the catharsis of making music and art and how the result affects the fans.
Mark talks to Michael Friedman Ph.D about Bipolar II and the making of Down Again.
Nick and Mark speak with renowned writer Jon Weiderhorn about the making of Down Again.
Mark talks about the making of Down Again, Chimaira and much more with Metal Insider.
It may feel like it's skimming the surface, the film manages to cover a lot of ground and looks gorgeous while doing it.
This week Metal Nation spoke with Mark Hunter about the film and mental health awareness.
Cool Cleveland chats with Mark Hunter about making Down Again and working with Nick.
Mark talks to Jon about Down Again, Twin Peaks, Mandy movie and more!
A visual and character-focused storyteller, Nick is known for his high production value docu-driven films with poetic hero centered themes. Nick has been honored with awards and selections at festivals such as SXSW, Palm Springs, and Cleveland International. His work is featured in multiple national publications including New York Times, VICE, Shorts TV, Devour, HYPEBEAST, Alternative Press, Funny Or Die, G4, MTV, Fast Company, Juxtapoz Magazine and many more.
Mark Hunter is a musician and photographer from Cleveland, Ohio. He is most well known as the frontman of the heavy metal band Chimaira. After retiring from music in 2014 Hunter became a commercial photographer utilizing his knowledge from the music industry to help businesses enhance their brand.
Executive Producer: Marty Geramita
Produced By: James Waters
Cinematography By: Tyler Clark
First AC: Mikey Tell
Additional Camera Work: Nolan Ritter
Location Sound: Luke De Jue
Art Department: Magan Mclaughlin
Edited By: Nick Cavalier & Mike La Hood
Color: Clifton Stommel
VFX: Roman Micevic
Original Score: Michael Siefert
Post Mix & Sound Design: Dave Shaw
Live Performance Audio Recorded By: "Big" John Winter
Live Lighting Director: Brian Lareau
Live Performance Audio Mixed By: Rob Arnold
Additional Footage From "The Dehumanizing Process" DVD 2004 Dir: Todd Bell
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