It’s about that time! Summer is in the air and the ‘Centerpiece’ has released another anthem, this time, showcasing beach and west coast vibes by the ocean that will take you away on a vacation. “SoCal Waves” originally premiered in February 2016 with the My Vacation In LA season 1 finale in a demo form.
ART A Reasonable Truth produced an album with Grammy board and multi-million dollar studio-taught mix and master Wendy Levin of D.M. Gremlin Studios with an instrumental by Billy Burton; the collaboration and oceanic sounds are dreamy and chillular.
After releasing 3 singles prior including “Centerpiece”, “Get Down With It!” and “Ready”, “SoCal Waves” is planned to be the first music video of a visual album, but unlike artists like Beyoncè and Todrick Hall who release it all at once, the “Trippy Tran Man” plans to release the videos out of order and at different times before all the pieces of the ‘Centerpiece’ concept is complete. Trippy.
Want to be in the upcoming music videos? Trippy Tran Films and team are looking for background, actors, dancers and more to be a part of this project. Copy/credit will be provided and there will be meals on set for those who are needed more than 5 hours. Email TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com subject: Centerpiece.
What are your favorite songs from the album and what songs are you excited to see as music videos? What do you think the story is? Comment below, share the waves and get ready for a brand new music video by Trippy T.
See ART in “Gotta Be Free” by Master T.C. and The Visitors.Their album Visitation Rights releases on July 4th.
Enjoy a throwback to the first music video by Tripp T “2012 (Unfreeze)/Shimmer of Longing” released on the expiration of the Mayan Calendar 12.21.12.
The memorable adventure of My Vacation In LA returns today with a new season featuring Erin Wilkin (Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown), Ashley Hernandez (Mæry Queens, My Vacation In LA – Top 10 Countdown) and director, producer, filmmaker, actor, singer, songwriter, rapper Anthony “Rory” Tran as the gang take us on a new trip in spots like Sunset Blvd, Union Station, Universal Studios, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Seal Beach, DTLB and more.
The sequel docu miniseries spin-off to My Vacation In Cincinnatigoes beyond what season 1 of last year’s My Vacation In LAhad with even more drama, travels, comedy and more plus, mentions of Erin’s role in Trippy Tran Films’ debut feature film coming soon. And it premiers exactly a year after the travels took place here on April 20th.
Mæry Queens is the official selection of the 2016 Web Series Festival Global in Hollywood.
If you’re celebrating your birthday party with some of your best friends, what do you do when you get a threat and can’t find your beloved pet kitty? Not be a queen about it of course. But in Mæry Queens, everyone has a reason to force Nick to move and everyone is a queen. There’s no telling what secrets lie at this sunny LA pool party. Experience the mystery, drama, romance and the laughs that unfold with these studs (and bimbo) with the new LGBTQ webisodes of Mæry Queens.
Mæry Queens Season 1 – [Episodes 1-7] Available Now:
Mæry Queens Fall Episodes – Available NOW:
Episodes 5-7 and premiered October 11, 2016 at 7pm PT and included new character confessionals after each webisode written by Anthony ‘Rory’ Tran.
The SoCal Long Beach web series explores a group of gay men and a faghag who must Sherlock Holmes their way through the past and present to determine who would want to kill birthday boy Nick’s adorable kitty cat Hoto if he doesn’t put his house up for sale by midnight. Each episode is 5-7 minutes long, but plays as each hour leading to midnight.
With 4 episodes previously released and now the next batch of 4 webisodes premiering, the drama (and the zaniness) piles on as each person starts to question each other at the hottest pool party. Let the shirts fly, the screams echo and the finger-pointing begin. Can you figure out….
Which Queen Bitch did it!??
Kyle Misoyni, Anthony Moore, Felix Aispuro, Alex Correa, Ashley Hernandez, Allan Carter, Daniel Donnie Flores, Ali Cesur, and Fernando Christian and Special cameo by Trippy T
Directed by Henry Corzo
Director of Photography
Anthony “RORY” Tran,
Trippy Tran Films
Watch Ashley Hernandez “Ash Nicole” host the My Vacation In L.A. – Top 10 Countdown with Charlie Harris
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Want an original dramedy-mystery “who dunnit” show and prefer to view episodes in segments around 5-7 minutes? Mæry Queens caters to your attention span with just that, and yes it’s fabulous, yes it features a diverse cast gay and straight alike plus, there’s a lot of passion and intensity to be found in this unique telenovela-style program. It all makes you wonder which queen did it with Corzo Productions’ fresh new web series – which debuts tonight at 7pm Pacific Time, 10pm Eastern Time.
Watch episodes below. Which bitch did it?
Watch the Series Premiere Playlist of Mæry Queens:
Ian (Daniel Donnie Flores), Bartender (Fernando Gonzalez) and Brandon (Allan Carter) in Mæry Queens. Photo Courtesy of Chris Azodlac.
Full episodes of Mæry Queens
Episode 1 – “Birthday Queen”
Episode 2 – “Bitchy Queen”
Episode 3 – “Racist Queen”
Episode 4 – “Alien Queen”
With a total of 12 episodes for season 1, two more batches of 4 more episodes each will premier this summer so you know there will be cliffhangers, accusations and some serious drama when the friends at Nick’s 35th birthday party get threatened after his cat is kidnapped – leaving everyone a possible suspect. Throwing the past, present and future in the mix, any ‘Mæry Queen’ could be in on it.
Watch the first 4 episodes tonight at 7pm PT/10pm ET (episodes now posted above..!) and see if you can guess who the culprit this early in the show if you dare. Comment your thoughts below and be sure to stay tuned to Mæry Queens starring Kyle Mosonyi, Felix Aispuro, Anthony Moore, Ali Cesur, Alex Correa, Daniel Donnie Flores, Ash Nicole (MVILA Top 10 Countdown – coming soon), Allan Carter, and Fernando Gonzalez, directed by Henry Corzo with Director of Photography Anthony ‘Rory’ Tran, Assistant Director Bobby Duncan (PALS, The UEofA), Key Grip Keithopher ‘Legend’ Webb (My Vacation In LA, Wreckfest – An Interactive Story) and more.
Andrew (Anthony Moore) and Nick (Kyle Mosonyi)
Follow the official facebook page and subscribe to both the YouTube page and fb for webisode updates and see exclusive interviews with live stream videos from the Cast and Crew red carpet premiere from last weekend hosted by Anthony “Rory” Tran, plus photos, behind the scenes and more. #MaeryQueens
Be sure to follow us on all our pages on social media including this website and comment who you think is the culprit.
Long Beach just made another wave with the new original web series Mæry Queens. Where is Hotto?! What was your favorite episode? Who is the prime suspect? Which queen did it?! Find out only on Mæry Queens!
February is here with a new mini-series from TTF. From one hot spot to the next, take an adventurous trip with Alicia, Legend and Trippy T as they travel the west coast seeking beaches and fun as they bring a whole lot of Midwest and Cincinnati-tude to beautiful Los Angeles, California.
Alicia has never been to California, let alone southern California (hello, the spot to be!) When her friend Rory (Trippy T, Anthony Rory Tran AKA the Trippy Tran Man, founder of Trippy Tran Films LLC) moves to pursue his film and acting career in Hollywood, she knew she had to see him again and spend time with him and his bud Legend on the SoCal coast.
Rory, Alicia and Legend planned a full week of adventure including visting various beaches like the Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, Long Beach boat rides and the aquarium, plus, WeHo, Knott’s Berry Farm, Hollywood Star Tours, wax museums, a taping of Comedy Central’s @Midnight, In N’ Out and more. See what fun they all get into as they explore Greater Los Angeles when it premiers here at TrippyTranFilms.com on Friday, February 5, 2016.
The mini-series is a spin-off to Trippy Tran Films’ 2012 short My Vacation In Cincinnati which stars the late Chris Corman (who passed in 2015) and ex-army Seattle-lite Amanda Eichelberger.
There are references and more to MVIC but MVILA is not a movie per se. It is more of a documented adventure with interviews, sights, travel, fun facts (like did you know The Pacific Wheel is the only solar powered Ferris wheel in the world!?) Plus, there are even important topics discussed amongst the vacationers like salt water resources – all sprinkled throughout this unique adventure.
SoCal just got sunnier!
This documentary-style mini-series will be split into 7 segments for each day of the adventure. The 2-part finale will release on February 29th.
New Long Beach Gay Web Series
Coming Spring 2016
A set of diverse gay friendships are put to the test when a threat to kill the host’s cat surfaces at an otherwise fun birthday party. Get ready for the new dramedy mystery MÆRY Queens.
Chance happens only so many wonderful times in our lives and for an uprising career path in a cut throat industry, it can be a difficult endeavor for a newcomer to Los Angeles. There’s Hollywood, Studio City, Burbank, dozens of beaches, atmosphere, celebrities that breathe the air (and the money) with no surprise running into someone famous in the Greater L.A. Area.
In June 2015, Anthony Rory Tran and Keithopher Webb went to Long Beach pride and it wasn’t until the next morning that Keithopher handed him a card he received at the festival. Being an aspiring actor and film maker, A. Tran decided to email them, mentioning his work under singer/songwriter/rapper name Trippy T and mentioned his connects with other talent that could be interested in submitting and collaborating to the series.
Soon after, Anthony received an email and was asked to audition for the roles of Ian and Dustin. He met with the director Henry Corzo and shared with him his ties on making a national community film project back in Cincinnati, OH. Henry then called him back a week later to help film an audition with Kyle Mosonyi and Alex Correa in Long Beach, CA.
It was a couple weeks later when Tran saw his name highlighted and thought that he had also been cast. Sharing videos before auditions, at the end of the day Corzo asked him to become the Director of Photography of this project. Jobs for a DP include running camera, directing the overall quality and uniqueness to the look of the film (Mæry Queens), choosing depth, frame rates, lighting, rigs and more. Humbly honored, Tran took the position.
Anthony Tran (Director of Photography) filming Mæry Queens. Photo Courtesy of Kyle Mosonyi (Actor)
CAST AND CREW FOR MÆRY QUEENS: THE WEB SERIES Photo Courtesy of Anthony Rory Tran (Director of Photography)
Fundraiser kickoff 7/27/15
There is a lot in store for the filming of the project and like any film set, anything can happen.
Daniel Donnie Flores plays Ian in MÆRY Queens and gives us a little sneak peek.
Anthony Tran assures us he has been working really hard on MÆRY Queens and can’t wait to show you what’s in store!
Now as the Director of Photography also abbreviated as DP or DoP (that’s dope without the ‘e’ that’s how dope the DoP role is), we anticipate the October release and wish Corzo, Tran and team with the project.
MÆRY Queens wraps production today, 8/30/2015.
CALLING ALL MUSICIANS:
Music is being prepared for the series. We are looking for fun pop, dance, electro, rap, hiphop, alternative, ambient and more to fit with these characters and this series.
Interested musicians, bands, artists, composers, etc. can submit by emailing TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com
For more dope content, check out Tran’s “Leatherware” radio spot he made in college for audio class. Tran wrote, mixed and even did voice over announcer work with the help of 3 friends; they gave testimonials for this fun made-up radio commercial exclusively here! Leatherware! Where it’s at!
Maery Queens has now been postponed for a Spring 2016 release. Follow the page on facebook for more info.
Last week, we listed 10 skits that have tummy tickling moments and we even listed all related videos including the future soon-to-be PocaHeyHey official, the reincarnate of Pocahontas in today’s society, plus character parodies like Titney Spears, Selena Stop!mez, Marie AntoiNOT!, the MSI “Prom” music video, the hilarious radio spot “Leatherware” and more. Well, you didn’t think it would stop there, did you!? Trippy Tran and Trippy Tran Films have been making professional videos and zany comedy skits since 2007 (and owner/operator Anthony Rory Tran has been writing since he was an itty bitty wittle kid.) Here’s 10 more skits! And look! You don’t have to worry about annoying ads all over the page (besides a select few of our own which we implore you to check up on it.) Also, you don’t have to click a Next page button constantly just to finish the article! It’s all listed below!
#1 Do The Apple Turnover! (Churry Churry)
In 2011, Arby’s was having a Cast Calling contest and Anthony “Rory” Tran aka artist Trippy T was on it. In less than a week, he called his local Arby’s (one with the original cowboy hat – those come few, far and between nowadays!) a flash mob of diverse folks, a killer food rap, a hot beat from Greg Durham aka Godtchie (who collaborated with Tran on the song “Mind ArC” for the COEXIST movie soundtrack – see our movies), the mixing style of Michail Sinenko aka Sonanze and the writing collaboration with Hapless aka J.B. Luckett of Eazy World Entertainment (see his debut music video) who also stars in the video as Tran’s hype man.
The video has gained the most fans and views for on a video for the Trippy Tran Films channel up until recently, now being the 2nd highest video with over 4 thousand views on the Trippy Tran Films channel with the highest count of views being our #2 video… (see below)
#2 SIPPY BEARS Juice Bar, Smoothies & Wheat Grass Lemonade
Chef Dan immediately called Anthony Tran about filming commercials for his new business Panda Chefs. He hired Tran to film and edit his commercials from Sushi Bears to Bolly Bears (Indian Cuisine) to the Panda Chefs Shark Tank audition tape sent to ABC as he was being considered, Classy Beading (jewelry making) to Sippy Bears at Findlay Market in downtown Cincinnati, OH. Together, they made promos and tutorial videos to all the delicious exotic ethnic options including the emerging hype of wheatgrass being a new health trend. For some odd reason (that our market research hasn’t full grasped) the Sippy Bears is the most viewed promo and is officially now the most viewed video on the Trippy Tran Films channel at over 6 thousand views! Why do you think that is? Comment and see all the promos below!
Panda Chefs – ABC’s Shark Tank Audition (Cooking Kits Promo) (coming soon)
Basil Bears (Thai Food)- (Coming soon!)
Tran also shot Chef Dan’s sister’s wedding and made a music video to Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” for her wedding video out of the footage and choreography they performed at that wedding. Click the link and keep following your dreams people!
Music by Sonanze.
Video and edits by Anthony Tran, Trippy Tran Films.
Chef Dan with The Hunger Games star Josh Huctherson!
#3 CONAN! Please Blow Up My Car
In 2010, Conan O’Brien had a contest for everyone in the US to submit their crappiest vehicle video and submit it to NBC for the Conan O’Brien Show. The winner was in the same town the studio was in, Los Angeles, CA where Tran now resides. Too bad his car wasn’t in LA so they could blow it up on site. We might have won!
The selection description on their site mentions:
Working in conjunction with the writers of “The Tonight Show with Conan O’brien” we created this fun promo for the launch of the Lexus HS. From over 3,000 video submissions, Conan picked a winner of the worst car in America who would win the Lexus HS in exchange for his car being blown to bits.
Actor Bobby Long approached Tran about doing a Dorito’s contest entry for the Super Bowl. Always game to collaborate, Tran united a team of people to create a video, and the resources included MMA fighter Chad Hinton and his own daughter in the video! Dorito’s bags spinning around his head by graphic/VFX artist Dan Hollandsworth made this video extremely memorable and a tummy tickler for sure, even if it didn’t win the contest (like most our vids – sad face !) There’s competition out there for sure, but isn’t it really about creating and collaborating to make unique and original videos? MMA fighter Chad Hinton thinks so!
See director/writer Anthony Tran’s “COEXIST” starring Bobby Long – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8PqUbrTaCw coming soon to The Official Trippy Tran Films Shorts Collection 2008-2015. Read about the epic DVD release here. Future articles about the double-disc set coming soon.
Bobby Long also hired Tran for a Russian wedding for the Abduganiev’s. Promo video coming soon!
(Here’s hoping everyone’s still married!)
#5 Ke$ha at LA Pride 2015
Well Ke$ha made a comeback that Saturday night at LA Pride this past year. Tran attended the aftermath and went to the parade; but when we stepped through the gates, there was a lot of trash. Needless to say, it made a funny Kesha’s “glitter trash” parody.
In 2007, Tran started at Brown Mackie College and graduated with an Associate’s of Applied Science degree in Audio/Video technology in 2009. The first storyboard project had to be done right, Tran said to himself – and even though the “Object of the Game” assignment was to film an angle, cut the camera and repeat to complete the project, Tran took it upon himself to do a small amount of editing so he could “disappear” from the pimp cups, which when premiered in front of his class, wowed the crowd.
See Tran’s “Drug Deal” featuring Izal Mane and Rel for a DP assignment he lead after he was recovering from being sick for the end of the month for a lighting class project – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oB6gQ0zNpo8 and the next video features them as well!
#7 “Get Looney On ‘Em!”
Whilst Tran attended Brown Mackie, they helped film videos for a whole bunch of local Cincinnati artists including big time Showtime music vid (we shot the Goonies video which never was released) as well as Izal Mane and Rel’s old group Cincinnati’s Most Wanted. The students all got to help production, but each student was given the chance to do their own edit for a grade. Above is Tran’s edit. Honestly, Tran got a C+, but looking back at it now, if we had more time, we would perfect the video, but shoot, this is a Looney Tunes anthem for real! How hot is their take on being “looney”. Fresh. Dope. Real. Why are we so underground homies?! Ha.
Once again, another school project makes its way on our list. This hilarious video removed the original commercial’s audio for an assignment to redub the entire commercial. Thinking outside the box, Tran not only wanted to redo all the sound effects, music and voice overs, but instead, rematch it with a lip sync parody vid having Howie from Radio Shack say “can you transfer this cute white pussy to all my friends and family”. Yeah. We went there. See for yourself how well we matched lips and recreated the audio of a popular commercial. Featuring the voice announcer of Jeff Winkelman of Who Productions, Anthony’s main instructor at Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati.
On July 16, 2015, Tran worked did more for sports as a P.A. on Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports awards post party event! Due to a knee injury from a serving job in SoCal, he wasn’t able to do as much as he wanted, but being at UCLA helping the team at the Lost Child Meet-Up Point and Lost and Found. With film makers Kimbra McCaul and Dustin Young.
#9 A Suphero Birthday Party!
Filming our debut feature Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown came with connecting with our cast and crew, and in this case, actress Tia Casey and members of the rock band The Upset Victory. Together, we celebrated Tia’s birthday wearing superhero costumes made from table cloths and styrofoam masks.
Unfortunately, later in the evening, Tran was jumped by two guys near the band mates car. Tran said “what’s up” to them and the next thing you know, was beaten to the temple with pounding fists for over a minute until his friends left the bar and realized what was going on. It was like a black out. The attack occurred at Bellevue Vets in which there were security cameras and was by a main street off of the Newport exit, but the officer let the attacker go right in front of everyone and didn’t do anything for the ruthless attack. Luckily, only the good memories were captured above and one might call The Upset Victory including the guitarist’s heroic brother for being a superhero at the end of the night.
#10 ACTV Special featuring German Commercial parody, The Dumbest Horror Flick Ever Behind The Scenes, Music Videos and more!
Let’s time travel back to when Tran was a senior in high school and was still (and still is) very passionate about film work. He took 2 years of German and was finishing some scenes for The Dumbest Horror Flick Ever after making the MSI “Prom” cover video before and after his Junior Prom and was asked to submit to public broadcasting featuring his works. This special is about 25 minutes and includes a lot of Tran’s earlier work.
A few years later, ACTV in Anderson Township, banned Anthony Tran from airing videos on their public broadcasting saying our work was “too commercial”. When Tran released “COEXIST” after 10pm on public broadcasting, there were some concerns about the majority of elderly people residing and watching the program that the film was so horrific that it might give them a heart attack, said by the chairman. We don’t think our stuff is that explicit, but to each their own! Now Tran is in California and will be making a new special for Long Beach and LA residents to check out his work going along with The Official Trippy Tran Films Shorts Collection 2008-2015.
What was your favorite video?! Tell us in the comments below and as always, please follow us, subscribe, like and share! Or we won’t be able to make anymore videos.. ever! Ha. For real though. Seriously. #Support
For more comedy videos, check out professional movies like Wreckfest and My Vacation In Cincinnati which are coming soon to DVD, and of course check out our horror parody from 2005, The Dumbest Horror Flick Ever at youtube.com/trippytran and read the article about the film here.
More comedy, skits and vLogs to come! NEW VLOG show coming soon!
Robbed By A White Man
Sparkles the Flamer
Sarah McClachlan Pita skit
My Vacation in LA – DocuVid
Here at Trippy Tran Films, ideas are constantly rolling between director/writer/operator Anthony Tran and his team of creatives whether it be a skit, a parody, a new commercial, a radio spot, voice over work, vLogs and more. Dozens of videos have been made for fun on the side and have never been fully listed until now.
We are constantly coming up with ideas on top of our so far released 7 short films, our full-length feature films coming soon including our own Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknownand the film we co-produced Devil’s Point, the horror comedy parody that just released called The Dumbest Horror Flick Ever (#TDHFE), plus music under the current artist name of Trippy T and while our projects being released remain professional – we also like to have fun! Check out our skits and let us know your favorites! More videos are available at YouTube.com/TrippyTran please Subscribe and follow! Your support truly helps!
#1 GENESIS OF THE HEY HEY
PocaHeyHey has been an idea of Tran’s since 2011 (so don’t even think about trying to steal it!) The complete minisode collection has been put together and Tran and fans alike would like more to come. The idea has spawned multiple side videos including SunnyGayGay and a list of ideas we hope to bring to our channel in the near future!
Short and sweet. The middle is a tummy tickler for sure!
#10 “Prom” Mindless Self Indulgence (Cover Video feat. A.Ro Tran)
After creating The Dumbest Horror Flick Ever, cast and crew members were featured for their Junior Prom video filmed right before their actual prom! This made one of the most entertaining and hilarious videos that Tran did in high school. The video was so explicit with drinking, masturbation references and cussing that it practically got banned from his school.
What was your favorite video?! Tell us in the comments below and as always, please follow us, subscribe, like and share! Or we won’t be able to make anymore videos.. ever! Ha. For real though. #Support
For more comedy videos, check out professional movies like Wreckfest and My Vacation In Cincinnati which are coming soon to DVD, and of course check out our horror parody from 2005, The Dumbest Horror Flick Ever.
More comedy, skits and vLogs to come! NEW VLOG show coming soon!
Robbed By A White Man
To collaborate, email us at TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com
Lately, there has been quite a few people wanting to interview or talk about Anthony Tran on his work on Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown and about him as a film maker and the sing-rapper artist Trippy T – all curious about how he got his start.
Here are some articles about Anthony Tran, the upcoming debut feature film from Trippy Tran Films Obliquity and what inspires the director himself:
Tran has also worked 3 jobs at Clear Channel Media + Entertainment for iHeartRadio as an Assistant National Contest Administrator giving out trips to iHeartRadio Vegas, Miami, Justin Timberlake’s exclusive 20/20 Experience and more, plus worked in both the music engineering and commercial dubbing departments.
Photo by A Tisch Photography
UnSung Media interviewed Anthony Tran about his music under his artist name Trippy T, which will be releasing in the near future. Stay tuned.
Hear Trippy T’s new songs “Centerpiece” and “Ready” here.
Check out all of these interviews and articles that have hit the worldwide web.
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Aleasha Whitney Wilson AKA Akaijin features Anthony Tran on Tumblr