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Crime Cutz

NOW: Original indie episodic series

World Premiere

USA | 17 MINUTES | English |


New York, Experimental, Comedy, Documentary, Music, NY Director(s)
Crime Cutz is a documentary that profiles four New Yorkers to the soundtrack of Holy Ghost!'s Crime Cutz EP. Each subject is invited subject to interpret a song in their unique style, showcasing these individuals as both subject and collaborator, blurring the line between documentary and music video.

Screening with Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase: Short Form

About the Creator(s)
Ben Fries is an award-winning director, producer, and composer from New York City. He has directed more than 20 music videos for bands, including Holy Ghost! and Danny Brown, and has composed music for films such as The Search for General Tso, The City Dark, and The Most Unknown.

Alden Fitzpatrick Nusser is a native Manhattanite who got his start directing short documentaries for news outlets, including the New York Times, the New Yorker, and HBO. He is now developing several projects; among them is a samurai flick set in the tropics and a documentary-opera about a plastic surgery-obsessed grande-dame.


Project Creator
Ben Fries, Alden Nusser
Emrys Eller
Alden Nusser, Ben Fries
Alden Nusser, Sesse Lind
Alexander Frankel, Nick Millhiser
Andrew Doga
Executive Producer
Kabinett, Ben Fries, Alden Nusser, Emrys Eller, Alexander Frankel, Nick Millhiser, Eduardo Costantini
Additional Editing
Eric Argiro, Adriana Machadony
Color Correction
Alex Jimenez
Post- Production Services
Union Editorial
Brad Pawly, Caramia Lior, Lori Brizzi, Louis Orlando, Stuart Hodes, Elizabeth Hodes


Project Contact
Ben Fries
Field Agency
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Phone: 917 658 3870
Press Contact
Hector Silva
Chromatic PR
Brooklyn, New York 11238
Phone: 7036789035