I'm honored to be included in this years NOCTIS Metal Fest. I'll be one of the Speakers and Panellists. Really Looking forward to it. Sept 27 - 29th 2012.
Directing music videos for bands such as Divinity, Death, Atomis, Orphan Hammer, Morta Skuld, Control Denied, Truck, The Unravelling and many more, Doug Cook has become one of Alberta’s leading independent Music Video Directors. His technical competence, edgy style and fearless use of unusual props have distinguish him as a local director. Doug has also released multiple short films and helped garner attention for a slew of local artists in various genres. Currently, Doug is developing a music video for DEATH’s “Pull the Plug” - a track from the 1988 album Leprosy, which is being reissued. Doug is also directing a video for “Impasse” from Sacha Laskow’s side project, Walk As Chaos. Follow Doug on twitter: @_dougcook
The Noctis Valkyries Metal Festival is a Canadian music festival started in Calgary. Held annually since 2007, the metal festival is organized by Scarab Metal Productions. Since '07, the festival has been held at University of Calgary's MacEwan Hall, Vern's Tavern, and the Distillery Nightclub. In 2009, 2010, and returning again in 2012, the festival has included a metal conference, held each time at the Ramada Hotel, downtown Calgary. Speakers have included Megadeth bassist, Dave Ellefson and Canadian filmmaker, Sam Dunn among many other notable metal label-heads, journalists, publicists and musicians.