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Lance Bangs

Biography

Music video movie director known for his many video clips with performers like R.E.M. and Sonic Youngsters. He’s also an award-winning industrial movie director for brands like Volvo. He produced the low-budget film event Flicker in the first 90’s. He’s also a musician that has performed using the Canadian rock-band The Dudes. He wedded Corin Tucker, vocalist and guitarist for the indie rock-band Sleater-Kinney. He aimed the music video for Kanye West’s “Noticed ‘Em State”.

Quick Facts


Full Name Lance Bangs
Date Of Birth September 8, 1972
Place Of Birth Sacramento, CA
Profession Director
Nationality American
Spouse Corin Tucker
Children Marshall Tucker Bangs, Glory Bangs
Movies Jackass 3D, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Jackass Number Two, Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak, Jackass 3.5: The Unrated Movie, Slow Century, Breadcrumb Trail, Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado, The Lazarus Effect, Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats, Let America Laugh, Jackass 2.5, John Hodgman: Ragnarok, Live at the Crystal Ballroom, Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour, Screaming Masterpiece, Unknown White Male, Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer, The Work of Director Mark Romanek, The Work of Director Chris Cunningham, Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin?, All Tomorrow's Parties, Teenage Paparazzo, David Cross: Bigger and Blackerer, Marc Maron: Thinky Pain, I'm Brent Morin, Torrance Rises, Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine), Crash Test
TV Shows Party Legends
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1 Has two children.
2 Is a vegetarian.
3 In an intimate documentary style, Lance filmed the wedding of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston - including the days leading up to the ceremony, the event itself, and the reception. He was recommended to the couple by both Spike Jonze and Catherine Keener when asked if they knew of anyone who could create something more interesting than just a traditional wedding video.


Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loiter Squad 2012-2013 TV Series 18 episodes
Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable 2013 TV Movie
Inside Portlandia 2012 TV Movie
Oldie 2012 Short
Sting: Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live at Irving Plaza 2011 Video
Between the Lightning Strikes: The Making of 'Paul' 2011 Video documentary short
Mexico Zero: The Locations of 'Paul' 2011 Video documentary short
Paul: 5th Date Level Direction - The Cast on Greg Mottola 2011 Video documentary short
Paul: RV Doorway - The Cast On-Location 2011 Video documentary short
David Cross: Bigger & Blackerer 2010 Video
The Lazarus Effect 2010 Documentary short
Doing the Impossible: The F. Gary Gray Story 2010 Video documentary
Family Portrait 2009 Documentary short
Collaborators 2009 Documentary short
HBO First Look 2009 TV Series documentary 1 episode
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak 2009 TV Short documentary
The Making of 'Be Kind Rewind' 2008 Video documentary short
The Black Keys Live at the Crystal Ballroom 2008 Video documentary
Passaic Mosaic 2008 Video documentary short
Gossip Live in Liverpool 2008 Video documentary
The Making of 'Jackass Number Two' 2006 Video documentary short
Ohio Players 2006 Video documentary short
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party' 2006 Video documentary short
NotNa 2005 Documentary short
The Work of Director Mark Romanek 2005 Video documentary segment "Interviews"
Murderball 2005 TV Movie
Nirvana: With the Lights Out 2004 Video
Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow 2004 Video
I've Been Twelve Forever 2004 Video documentary
Corporate Ghost 2004 Video video "The Diamond Sea"
Sonic Spiel 2004 Video short
Spike's Eye 2004 Video short
Sonic Youth Video Dose 2004 TV Movie documentary
David Cross: Let America Laugh 2003 Video documentary
The Best of R.E.M.: In View 1988-2003 2003 Video documentary video "How the West Was Won & Where It Got Us"
The Work of Director Michel Gondry 2003 Video segment "I've Been Twelve Forever"
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham 2003 Video segment "Making All Is Full of Love", uncredited
Belle and Sebastian: Fans Only 2003 Video documentary video "Dirty Dream #2"
The Work of Director Spike Jonze 2003 Video documentary segment "Interviews & Commentary Sequences"
Pavement: Slow Century 2002 Video documentary
The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' 2002 TV Special short documentary
Green Day: International Supervideos! 2001 Video video "Last Ride In"
An Interview with Director Spike Jonze 2000 Video documentary short
An Intimate Portrait of the Art of Background Driving 2000 Video documentary short
Torrance Rises 1999 Short
R.E.M.: New Adventures in Hi-Fi Stereophonic on Film 1996 Video documentary short
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail 2014-2016 TV Series 19 episodes
Better Things 2016 TV Series 3 episodes
Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado 2016 TV Movie
Bonnaroo at 15 2016 Documentary short
Smile More: The Journey of a Song 2016 Short
I'm Brent Morin 2015 TV Movie
W/ Bob and David 2015 TV Series 1 episode
Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer 2015 TV Movie
Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder 2015 TV Special documentary
Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) 2015 TV Special documentary
Kyle Kinane: I Liked His Old Stuff Better 2015 TV Special
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats 2014 TV Special
Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour 2014 Video
Breadcrumb Trail 2014 Documentary
The Greatest Event in Television History 2012-2014 TV Series 4 episodes
Marc Maron: Thinky Pain 2013 TV Special
John Hodgman: Ragnarok 2013 Video

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Party Legends 2016 TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Flophouse TV Series documentary executive producer - 8 episodes, 2016 producer - 2 episodes, 2016
Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado 2016 TV Movie producer
Bonnaroo at 15 2016 Documentary short producer
Loiter Squad TV Series executive producer - 14 episodes, 2012 - 2013 assistant producer - 1 episode, 2016
Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) 2015 TV Special documentary producer
Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats 2014 TV Special executive producer
Breadcrumb Trail 2014 Documentary producer
Nick Thune: Folk Hero 2014 Short executive producer
Nick Thune: In the Nick of Thune 2014 TV Movie executive producer
Marc Maron: Thinky Pain 2013 TV Special producer
John Hodgman: Ragnarok 2013 Video producer
Inside Portlandia 2012 TV Movie producer
Sting: Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live at Irving Plaza 2011 Video producer
Between the Lightning Strikes: The Making of 'Paul' 2011 Video documentary short producer
Mexico Zero: The Locations of 'Paul' 2011 Video documentary short producer
Paul: 5th Date Level Direction - The Cast on Greg Mottola 2011 Video documentary short producer
Paul: RV Doorway - The Cast On-Location 2011 Video documentary short producer
David Cross: Bigger & Blackerer 2010 Video producer
Doing the Impossible: The F. Gary Gray Story 2010 Video documentary producer
Family Portrait 2009 Documentary short producer
Collaborators 2009 Documentary short producer
HBO First Look 2009 TV Series documentary producer - 1 episode
The Making of 'Be Kind Rewind' 2008 Video documentary short producer
The Black Keys Live at the Crystal Ballroom 2008 Video documentary producer
Passaic Mosaic 2008 Video documentary short producer
The Making of 'Jackass Number Two' 2006 Video documentary short producer
Ohio Players 2006 Video documentary short producer
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party' 2006 Video documentary short producer
The Work of Director Mark Romanek 2005 Video documentary co-producer
The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui 2005 Video documentary producer
A Conversation with Kate and Michel 2005 Video short producer
Inside the Mind of Michel Gondry 2005 Video short producer
Nirvana: With the Lights Out 2004 Video producer
Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow 2004 Video producer
Corporate Ghost 2004 Video producer
Sonic Spiel 2004 Video short producer
Spike's Eye 2004 Video short producer
Sonic Youth Video Dose 2004 TV Movie documentary producer
David Cross: Let America Laugh 2003 Video documentary producer
The Work of Director Michel Gondry 2003 Video co-producer
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham 2003 Video producer
The Work of Director Spike Jonze 2003 Video documentary producer - uncredited
Pavement: Slow Century 2002 Video documentary producer
The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' 2002 TV Special short documentary producer

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Party Legends 2016 TV Series 6 episodes
Flophouse TV Series documentary 6 episodes, 2016 director of photography - 2 episodes, 2016
Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer 2015 TV Movie
Bad Grandpa .5 2014 Video
The Greatest Event in Television History 2012-2014 TV Series 3 episodes
Bad Grandpa 2013
Jerry Stahl Rides Dirty with Ben Stiller, Jason Schwartzman, Michael C. Hall & Flea 2013 Short
Kings of Leon for American Express Unstaged 2013 Video
Sting: Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live at Irving Plaza 2011 Video
Between the Lightning Strikes: The Making of 'Paul' 2011 Video documentary short
Mexico Zero: The Locations of 'Paul' 2011 Video documentary short
Paul: 5th Date Level Direction - The Cast on Greg Mottola 2011 Video documentary short
Paul: RV Doorway - The Cast On-Location 2011 Video documentary short
Jackass 3.5 2011 Video documentary
Jackass 3D 2010 Documentary
David Cross: Bigger & Blackerer 2010 Video
The Lazarus Effect 2010 Documentary short
Family Portrait 2009 Documentary short
How to Blow Up a Helicopter (Ayako's Story) 2009 Video documentary short
Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1) 2009 Video segment "How To Blow Up A Helicopter: Ayako's Story"
All Tomorrow's Parties 2009 Documentary
The Making of 'Be Kind Rewind' 2008 Video documentary short
Jackass 2.5 2007 Video documentary
Jackass Number Two 2006 Documentary
Ohio Players 2006 Video documentary short
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party' 2006 Video documentary short
Gargandi snilld 2005 Documentary
Unknown White Male 2005 Documentary
Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow 2004 Video
Corporate Ghost 2004 Video
Sonic Spiel 2004 Video short
Spike's Eye 2004 Video short
Sonic Youth Video Dose 2004 TV Movie documentary
David Cross: Let America Laugh 2003 Video documentary director of photography
The Work of Director Michel Gondry 2003 Video segment "The Hardest Button to Button"
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham 2003 Video segment "Making All is Full of Love"
The Work of Director Spike Jonze 2003 Video documentary uncredited
Pavement: Slow Century 2002 Video documentary
The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' 2002 TV Special short documentary lead camera
Jackass 2000 TV Series
An Interview with Director Spike Jonze 2000 Video documentary short
An Intimate Portrait of the Art of Background Driving 2000 Video documentary short
Torrance Rises 1999 Short
RoadMovie 1996 Video documentary
R.E.M.: New Adventures in Hi-Fi Stereophonic on Film 1996 Video documentary short

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vice 2016 TV Series documentary camera operator - 1 episode
Bad Grandpa 2013 camera operator
Teenage Paparazzo 2010 Documentary camera operator
Family Portrait 2009 Documentary short camera operator
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak 2009 TV Short documentary camera operator
The Black Keys Live at the Crystal Ballroom 2008 Video documentary camera operator
Gossip Live in Liverpool 2008 Video documentary camera operator
The Making of 'Jackass Number Two' 2006 Video documentary short camera operator
Dave Chappelle's Block Party 2005 Documentary camera operator / director of photography: second unit
Gargandi snilld 2005 Documentary cinematographer: New York
A Conversation with Kate and Michel 2005 Video short camera operator
David Cross: Let America Laugh 2003 Video documentary camera operator
Jackass: The Movie 2002 Documentary camera operator - uncredited

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nirvana: Live at the Paramount 2011 Documentary
The Making of 'Be Kind Rewind' 2008 Video documentary short
The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer 2005 Video documentary
Nirvana: With the Lights Out 2004 Video
Corporate Ghost 2004 Video
My Sonic Room 2004 Video short
Sonic Spiel 2004 Video short
Spike's Eye 2004 Video short
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham 2003 Video
Pavement: Slow Century 2002 Video documentary
The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' 2002 TV Special short documentary
An Interview with Director Spike Jonze 2000 Video documentary short
An Intimate Portrait of the Art of Background Driving 2000 Video documentary short

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Her 2013 behind-the-scenes documentarian
Paul 2011 documentarian
The Vampire Attack 2010 Video short documentarian
I'm Here 2010 Short behind-the-scenes documentarian
Where the Wild Things Are 2009 behind-the-scenes documentarian - uncredited
Be Kind Rewind 2008 behind-the-scenes documentarian
NotNa 2005 Documentary short interviews
Instrument 2003 Documentary production assistant
Adaptation. 2002 epk director - uncredited
Jackass: The Movie 2002 Documentary behind-the-scenes documentarian
Run Ronnie Run 2002 behind-the-scenes documentarian
Benjamin Smoke 2000 Documentary production assistant
Being John Malkovich 1999 behind-the-scenes documentarian

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flophouse 2016 TV Series documentary created by - 6 episodes
Bonnaroo at 15 2016 Documentary short
Breadcrumb Trail 2014 Documentary writer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Portlandia 2015 TV Series
Run Ronnie Run 2002 Gay Conspiracy Technician (uncredited)
Being John Malkovich 1999 Locker Room Bully (uncredited)

Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where the Wild Things Are 2009 visual effects reference - uncredited

Casting Department

Casting Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where the Wild Things Are 2009 additional casting

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where the Wild Things Are 2009 special thanks
Old Joy 2006 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
At the Video Store Documentary post-production Himself
Flophouse 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
The Chris Gethard Show: Public Access 2014 TV Series Himself
Portlandia 2012 TV Series Himself
Shut Up and Play the Hits 2012 Documentary Himself
Jackass 3D 2010 Documentary Himself
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak 2009 TV Short documentary Himself
The Making of 'Jackass Number Two' 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Jackass Number Two 2006 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Ohio Players 2006 Video documentary short Himself
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party' 2006 Video documentary short Himself
NotNa 2005 Documentary short Himself
Jackass: The Movie 2002 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' 2002 TV Special short documentary Himself
An Interview with Director Spike Jonze 2000 Video documentary short Himself - Interviewer
An Intimate Portrait of the Art of Background Driving 2000 Video documentary short Himself - Interviewer

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