ASS Studios

Bringing sleaze back to the Lower East Side!

Founded by "It Elf" Reverend Jen and filmmaker Courtney Fathom Sell, ASS Studios ("Art Star Scene Studios") is one of the most Lo-Fi, underfunded motion picture studios in the history of filmmaking! This "Dreamworks of the Lower East Side" (minus millions of dollars) promises satire, sleaze, pants-pissing laughs and more art stars than you can shake a stick at!

For a complete press announcement PDF file, filmography info, and other affairs, please email:
ASSstudios@gmail.com (Rates, media inquiries, and/or love-hate mail can also be addressed here)

"Werewolf Bitches From Outer Space" official teaser! Coming 2014!

"Werewolf Bitches From Outer Space" production update!

Janeane Garofalo, comedian Dave Hill and underground filmmaking legend Tommy Turner join the cast of ASS Studios’ upcoming feature “Werewolf Bitches From Outer Space”! Also set to star in the feature will be Robert Prichard (The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke’ em High), Reverend Jen (Terror Firmer), Faceboy (Electra Elf), Rachel Trachtenburg (Supercute!), Scooter Pie (Satan, Hold My Hand), Paije Flash (Satan, Hold My Hand), Heather Taddy (Paranormal State) and so many other talented performers! The film will be directed by Courtney Fathom Sell, produced by Jonathan Ames (HBO’s ‘Bored to Death’) and was written by Reverend Jen. Production has begun and a wrap is planned at the end of the year. The budget is set at 28 dollars. Stay tuned for more updates! 

MVD Entertainment & ASS Studios re-unite!

We are so pleased to announce that our dear friends at MVD Entertainment will be releasing Court’s feature “Satan, Hold My Hand” worldwide on DVD! The disc will include many never-before-seen ASS Studios’ short films, interviews with the cast and crew, commentary tracks and many other special features. The release date has not yet been set, so please check back for more details, However an early 2014 release should be expected. MVD previously released the studios first box set “ASS Studios Presents 4 Short Films” as well as Court’s experimental documentary “Xiu Xiu, You Can’t Hear Me”. Stay tuned for updates and thank you all for the love and support. We look forward to bringing this film to your small screens!

"Living Like a King" NYC Premiere!

"Living Like a King" will be seeing its NYC premiere Oct. 28th at Videology in Williamsburg! The screening will be followed by an encore screening of Court’s earlier documentary "The Hole" which was co-directed by Billy Feldman. "Living Like a King" is a portrait of John King, the Lower East Side Minister of Information and New York legend.

The filmmaker and his subject will be in attendance. Hope to see you there! 

"Living Like a King" - First Official Film Poster released! A new documentary by Courtney Sell & John King! To be released soon! 

"Living Like a King" - First Official Film Poster released! A new documentary by Courtney Sell & John King! To be released soon! 

Flyer by Videology. Drawing by Dylan Greenburg

Flyer by Videology. Drawing by Dylan Greenburg

"Satan, Hold My Hand" Official Teaser #2

Beautiful hand-drawn fan poster for “Satan, Hold My Hand”. By Dylan Greenberg

Beautiful hand-drawn fan poster for “Satan, Hold My Hand”. By Dylan Greenberg