ABOUT

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killDevil Films is an independent video production

company based in Tampa, FL.

 

Musician-turned-filmmaker Thomas Crane got his start creating music videos for his own band Marion Crane.  He founded killDevil Films as an outlet for his dark imagery and began began producing videos for other artists. Since then he has directed, filmed, and edited over 120 music videos, several commercial projects, and one short film - working with artists such as Todd La Torre of Queensryche, Saliva, Kamelot, Once Human, Eve to Adam, and many more.

 

In 2019, his first narrative production was released - "Halloween Party", a 38 minute horror/thriller short film, and it won The Florida Spotlight Award at The Spooky Empire horror convention in Tampa. The film is now available on Amazon Prime.

 

The company plans to continue to work with artists on music videos as well as expand to  feature-length films, with several projects in the pre-production phase. Crane's latest music release, "Monsters Walk Among Us" premiered in October of 2021, with the music video winning several awards.

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AWARDS

THE FLORIDA SPOTLIGHT AWARD

Spooky Empire Horror Convention - Tampa, FL  (2019)

- "Halloween Party" short film

BEST MUSIC VIDEO  

4th Dimension International Film Festival - Bali, Indonesia  (2021)

- Mature Musical Pictures "Counterfeits of Control"

BEST OF FLORIDA: MUSIC VIDEO

FLOW Film Festival & Market - Miami, FL  (2021)

- Mature Musical Pictures "Counterfeits of Control"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO 

Paris Cinema Awards - Paris, France  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO 

Masters of Cinema - Moscow, Russia  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Auber International Film Festival - Paris, France  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Pure Magic International Film Festival - Amsterdam, Netherlands  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Diamond Eye Film Festival - St Petersburg, Russia  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Stockholm City Festival - Stockholm, Sweden  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

The Thing In the Basement Horror Fest - Bremerton, Washington  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST ROCK/METAL VIDEO

Tracks Music Awards - Los Angeles, CA  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST HARD ROCK/METAL VIDEO

Avalonia Film Festival - Jacksonville, FL  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

HALO International Film Festival - St Petersburg, Russia  (2021)

- Mature Musical Pictures"Drones"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Aiyan Film Awards - St Petersburg, Russia  (2021)

- Mature Musical Pictures"Drones"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Rome International Movie Awards - Rome, Italy  (2022)

- Mature Musical Pictures"Drones"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Indie House Film Festival - Barcelona, Spain  (2022)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

AWARD NOMINATIONS

BEST MUSIC VIDEO nomination

Josie Music Awards - Nashville, TN (2020)

-  Jasmine Cain "Let It Go"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO runner up

Feel the Reel International Film Festival - Glasglow, UK  (2021)

- Thomas Crane"Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST ROCK VIDEO honorable mention

Munich Music Awards - Munich, Germany  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST ROCK VIDEO honorable mention

Golden Lemur International Film Festival - Lisbon, Portugal  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO finalist

Sweden Film Awards - Stockholm, Sweden  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO finalist

Dreamachine International Film Festival - Los Angeles, CA  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO finalist

Paris International Film Awards - Paris, France  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO finalist

Sweden Film Awards - Stockholm, Sweden  (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO semi-finalist

San Francisco Indie Short Festival - San Francisco, CA (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO semi-finalist

International Music Video Awards - London, UK (2021)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

BEST ROCK MUSIC VIDEO  finalist

Munich Music Video Awards - Munich, Germany  (2021)

- The Gods of Centaurus"Sleeping Wide Awake"

BEST ROCK VIDEO honorable mention

Arrow International Film Festival - St Petersburg, Russia (2022)

- Thomas Crane "Monsters Walk Among Us"

 

 

FULL CREDITS INCLUDE

 

FEATURE LENGTH FILMS

ILLUSIONS (2015) - As Editor

SHORT FILMS

HALLOWEEN PARTY (2019)  - writing, directing, editing, cinematography

DOCUMENTARIES

CONTROLLED CHAOS: Making the Video (feature length) (2021) - in post-production

SALIVA: "EVERY SIX SECONDS - TWENTY YEARS LATER" (2021)

KAMELOT: I AM THE EMPIRE DVD: The Shadow Tour  (2020)

MUSIC VIDEOS

TRENDESCENT - "Better"  (2022)

KISS OF BETRAYAL - "God As My Witness"  (2021)

SALIVA - "Breakdown"  (2021)

NATALIE CAPPALLETI - "Reign on Warrior"  (2021)

MATURE MUSICAL PICTURES - "Drones"  (2021)

ONCE HUMAN - "Cold Arrival"  (2021)

COLDWARDS - "My Skeletons"  (2021)

COLDWARDS - "Say Something"  (2021)

THOMAS CRANE - "Monsters Walk Among Us"  (2021)

TIERNEY OF THIEVES - "Control"  (2021)

ADAM KENNETH - "The Ghost You Know"  (2021)

TODD LA TORRE - "Vexed"  (2021)

YOU'RE NOT PERFECT - "Static"  (2021)

VOCALDROP - "Yesterdays"  (2021)

JETTER - "Real Eyes"  (2021)

PEACHY - "I'm Not Superstitious, But I Am a Little Stitious"  (2021)

TRACY PARRISH - "Vanished"  (2021)

TRACY PARRISH - "Set Me Free"  (2021)

POST PROFIT - "Haunt Me"  (2021)

GODS OF CENTAURUS - "Sleeping Wide Awake"  (2021)

ONCE HUMAN - "Eidolon"  (2021)

YOU'RE NOT PERFECT - "Filled By Fog"  (2021)

INOCULA - "Sheep"  (2021)

MATURE MUSICAL PICTURES - "Counterfeits of Control"  (2021)

TSL - "Tears or Champagne"  (2021)

THE DOOD - "Kill the Light"  (2021)

LOVE THE HATE - "Solid Ground"  (2021)

SALIVA - "After Me"  (2021)

VOCALDROP - "She"  (2021)

ANYTHING BUT HUMAN  - "Slave"  (2021)

SURRENDER STELLA - "Flawed Fatal"  (2021)

REBEL HEART - "Code Red"  (2021)

TODD LA TORRE - "Hellbound and Down"  (2020)

TODD LA TORRE - "Crossroads to Insanity"  (2020)

APPEAL TO AUTHORITY - "Pulling Me Inside"  (2020)

PEACHY - "Fuckboi"  (2020)

5 STAR HOOKER - "Anything Goes"  (2020)

SHADOW SYN - "Welcome to the Sideshow"  (2020)

THE NOCTAMBULANT - "Hellrazor"  (2020)

LOSING SEPTEMBER - "Curse the Sky"  (2020)

ViFOLLY - "Inferno"  (2020)

JASMINE CAIN - "Uninvited"  (2020)

JASMINE CAIN - "Do It For You"  (2020)

APPEAL TO AUTHORITY - "Ashes In Your Mouth"  (2020)

HALF TON HAMMER - "Excommunicado" (2020)

NEW DILEMMA - "Bury My Demons" (2020)

SURRENDER STELLA - "Ghosts Of My Past" (2020)

POST PROFIT - "When You Know It's Right" (2020)

JOHNNY RAY - "Feed Me Fear" (2020)

YBLESS - "It's Cause I'm Black Ain't It" (2020)

BLISTUR - "My Nightmare" (2020)

BLEEDING IN STEREO - "I'm Over It" (2020)

KISS OF BETRAYAL - "Someday You'll Pay" (2020)

APPEAL TO AUTHORITY - "46 & 2" (2020)

NEW DILEMMA - "Is Your Story Over" (2020)

TRACY PARRISH feat AVENGING BENJI - "Bleeding Hearts" (2020)

NORTH 2 SOUTH - "This Could Be A Thing" (2020)

THE TIME FRAMED - "Bombshell Baby" (2020)

LOSING SEPTEMBER - "Contagious" (2020)

NEW DILEMMA - "Playing Victim" (2020)

ANYTHING BUT HUMAN - "Where You Are" (2019)

VOXX  - "Ballerina" (2019)

EVE TO ADAM - "Altitude" (2019)

PEACHY - "Mr. Gloom" (2019)

THOMAS CRANE - "Spook House" (2019)

CYPHER MACHINE - "The Amerikan Dream" (2019)

JASMINE CAIN - "Let It Go" (2019)

NORTH 2 SOUTH - "Like A Shot of Whiskey" (2019)

KAMELOT - "On the Road: Silver Spring, Philadelphia, New York, Worcester, St Petersburg" (2019)

RED CALLING - "I Had It All" (2019)

HUNTER IN THE SKY - "In Your Head" (2019)

ViFOLLY - "Domination" (2019)

PEACHY - "Backbiter" (2019)

DIRE ATROPHY - "Finish Him!!" (2019)

BLEEDING IN STEREO - "Off to See the Wizard" (2019)

EVE TO ADAM - "Day Drinkin'" (2019)

LOSING SEPTEMBER - "Rise of the Loser" (2019)

M99 - "Queen" (2019)

WAR OF THRONES - "Channeling Demons" (2019)

VOXX  - "Close My Eyes" (2019)

BURDEN AFFINITY - "Nothing More" (2019)

5 STAR HOOKER - "We Don't Wanna Stop" (2019)

THE MOURNING - "The Mountain" (2019)

AVENGING BENJI - "Head Over Water" (2019)

BURDEN AFFINITY - "Real Lies" (2019)

ViFOLLY - "Commit A Sin" (2019)

CLENCHFIST - "Otherside" (2019)

DIRE ATROPHY - "Caribbean Queen" (2019)

EVE TO ADAM - "No Easy Way Out" (2019)

SISTER KILL CYCLE - "Can't Feel" (2019)

RED CALLING - "Taker of Breath" (2019)

NEW DILEMMA - "Tongue As A Weapon" (2019)

BREAKING THROUGH - "Something to Believe In" (2019)

MADE FROM STARS - "Scorched Earth" (2018)

EVE TO ADAM - "Hurt Me" (2018)

NORTH 2 SOUTH - "He's Really Something" (2018) 

THE SONS OF JAMES - "Better In the Present" (2018) 

MADE FROM STARS - "Superbeast" (2018) 

NICK GRAMMAR - "Give It To Me" (2018) 

WAR OF THRONES - "Say What" (2018) 

TRINITY FAITH - "Something 'Bout the Way" (2018) 

KAMELOT - "Mindfall Remedy" (2018) 

CRUSHTONE - "Prophecy" (2018) 

DIRE ATROPHY - "Salt Warrior" (2018)

MARION CRANE - "Chemical Burn" (2018) 

BURDEN AFFINITY - "The Stand" (2018) 

SISTER KILL CYCLE - "Blood Pact" (2018) 

KAMELOT - "On the Road: Louisville, Silver Spring, Worcester, New York, Orlando" (2018) 

THE DON GATES BAND - "Why?" (2018) 

UNDERTOW - "Audio/Visual Tribute to Tool" (2018) 

MADE FROM STARS - "The Golden Rule" (2018)

MADE FROM STARS - "Stay Close" (2017) 

TOGETHER IN EXILE - "Rated R" (2017)

THE STEVIE NICKS EXPERIENCE - "The 80's Re-imagined" (2017)

CYPHER MACHINE - "Gambler" (2017)

TOGETHER IN EXILE - "Deviant" (2017)

GHOSTWITCH - "Skull Summer" (2016)

CYPHER MACHINE - "Nine" (2016)

TOGETHER IN EXILE - "The Stars Die Tonight" (2016)

ANECDOTE: END - "Faith In Mistakes" (2016)

CYPHER MACHINE - "Flick the Switch" (2016)

BREAKING THROUGH - "Escape Plan" (2015)

TOGETHER IN EXILE - "Almost Human" (2015)

MARION CRANE - "Savior" (2015)

MARION CRANE - "murderTV" (2014)

MARION CRANE -  "Adrenaline" (2013)

MARION CRANE - "The New Religion" (2012)

MARION CRANE - "M.M.M." (2011)

MARION CRANE - "Kamikaze" (2011)

MARION CRANE -  "Illegitimate" (2010)

LYRIC VIDEOS

RAVEN BLACK - "This is Halloween" (2021)

ONCE HUMAN - "Only In Death" (2021)

BLUE BLUD ROSES - "Falling" (2021)

DISEASED - "Fate of the Holy" (2021)

MATURE MUSICAL PICTURES - "Counterfeits of Control" (2021)

ASCENSIONS FADE - "Throne of  King" (2020)

VOXX - "Being Human" (2020)

NATE SUMMERS - "Tales From the Tape Deck" (2020)

DYING OATH - "Insomniac"  (2020)

OUT OF DARKNESS - "K.N.T.R.L"  (2020)

DISEASED - "Not Going Under"  (2020)

WISZDOMSTONE - "Floods and Fires"  (2020)

SALIVA - "Pissed"  (2020)

PAPERCUT MASSACRE  - "Alive & Well"  (2020)

DEFY THE TYRANT - "Tight Rope"  (2020)

TAILOR MADE VILLAINS - "Buried In You"  (2020)

MATURE MUSICAL PICTURES - "Ghost Me"  (2020)

VOXX - "Gone"  (2020)

MISERY DOWN - "Die Before You Fly"  (2020)

REVILLUSION - "Tick Tock"  (2020)

MATURE MUSICAL PICTURES - "One"  (2020)

VAN KALE - "Welcome to the Fold" - (2020)

NEW DILEMMA - "Is Your Story Over?"  (2020)

MISERY DOWN - "Where The Wild Things Are"  (2020)

TAILOR MADE VILLAINS - "Blue Sky Shy"  (2019)

VOXX - "Frankenstein"  (2019)

CONSINITY - "Quija Board" - (2018)

MADE FROM STARS - "Stay Close"  (2017)

MARION CRANE - "Kill the Undead!" (2017)

COMMERCIALS/MISC

HONEYMOON ROCKFEST (2022)

ZENCHALET (2021)

THE CLINICIAN EXCHANGE (2021)

FAST FASHION: A Tribute to Depeche Mode - Promo  (2021)

SIGNS OF SACRIFICE: THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE TO CREED - Promo  (2021)

YOU WANTED THE BEST: A TRIBUTE TO KISS - Promo  (2021)

THE CLINICIAN EXCHANGE (2020)

THE LAKE ASBURY HAUNTED HOUSE (2020)

VIRA SHIELD SERVICES  (2020)

GATEWAY REGENERATIVE MEDICINE  (2020)

SUGAR RUM CHERRY: A Nutcracker Burlesque  (2019)

FRANKI MARKSTONE: Burlesque Promo (2019)

PHYRRA NYX: Summer Gothic Lookbook (2019)

HORHAY'S MAC & CHEEZ (2019)

PIPELINE FINANCIAL (2019)

PHYRRA NYX: Sabrina Inspired Lookbook (2019)

THE UNDERGROUND THEATRE -  The Realm of the Dark Goddess (2019)

STOMPBOX (2019)

SHAWN LOWERY: Blood, Sweat, and Steel (2019)

PHYRRA NYX: Gothic Clothing November Lookbook (2018)

DAMIEN MASTERS: A Day in the Life Of (2018)

VENTURE MEDICAL (2018)

PHYRRA NYX: Channel Intro (2018)

HORHAY'S GRUB HUB (2018)

VENTURE MEDICAL (2018)

PHYRRA: Gothic Clothing Inspiration Lookbook (2018)

BREAKER'S BAR (2017) 

THE WORLD OF WONDERS ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE (2017) 

THE SCREAM PARK - THE XPERIMENT (2016) produced in conjunction with Withered Films

THE DUNGEONS HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS - THE HOARD (2015)produced in conjunction with Withered Films

WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE - The Crazy Dave's Music Experience (2014)

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