Director's Reel


Recent Projects

"Woman in the Chair" Teaser Trailer

"Woman in the Chair" Teaser Trailer.  Written and Directed by Derek Hammer.   In Post Production. Release Date late 2021

Winner of "Best Horror Screenplay" 2019 2nd Los Angeles Horror and Crime Film Festival


"Scalpel" music video

"Arigatou" Music Video with Tetsuro.  Shot in Tokyo and Kanagawa. 

 

Shot, Directed and Edited by Derek Hammer


"Scalpel" music video

"Scalpel" Music Video with Tetsuro feat. Moment Joon

Shot in Tokyo, this MV touches on philosophical topics about dealing with our enemies. 

 

Directed and Edited by Derek Hammer.


"Forsake the Weak" concept trailer

Forsake the Weak  Concept Trailer (2018)

A selective mute attempting to overcome his disorder faces traumatic experiences every time he talks with someone new.  To find love and freedom, he must discover the mystery behind his disorder and turn against his criminal family. 

 

Written, Directed, Edited by Derek Hammer


Shades of the Face (2015)

Doug and Kenny are one; a man with two personalities.  When they both fall in love with the same woman, a war erupts between them.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg3GsCobdCA

Written, Directed, Edited by Derek Hammer

Crossed Steel in the Path (2017)

 

An out-of-work street performer joins a gang of bandits that attack passerby in the mountain pass.  But when their first target reminds him of his son, he decides to sabotage their plan and join with the lone samurai.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_wL1Wv4cDc&t=275s

 

Written, Directed, Shot, Edited by Derek Hammer

 

 


How God-Like Man is (2017)

 

An artist is known for depicting humans as ugly beings.  When he pushes and paralyzes an old man on the street, he is inspired to change his uncaring views about the world.  However, his change of character might come too late when the sons come looking for revenge.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkEWmn9g4J4&t=212s

Written, Directed, Shot, Edited by Derek Hammer

 

Tokyo Compression (2018)

A short documentary about the crowded morning trains of Tokyo and the effect is has on the metal health of the locals of the city and its surrounding areas.

 

Directed, Shot, and Edited by Derek Hammer

 

 

 

 

Sexy Sword Fight (2016)

 

A short parody of "sexy fight" scenes often seen in film. 

 

Written, Directed, Shot, Edited by Derek Hammer

 

 

 

 

 

Voice of Regress (2010)

 

While a student  on the University News channel reports the news, she mentions a death on campus that took place years ago.  Not knowing why she brought it up herself, and threatened by school leaders, she has no choice but to seek answers, and then finds herself uncovering the mystery of a boy's death and possible cover-up.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSWKmQFSdNI

Written, Directed, Shot, and Edited by Derek Hammer

 


Internal (2009)

 

On the way to the hospital, Doug suffers a concussion after nearly hitting a woman on the road.  Seeing frightening hallucinations and unable to tell what is real, he must escape the hospital while being haunted by a ghost.

 

Written, Directed, Shot, and Edited by Derek Hammer