31.00 Minutes, 2003
Home Is Where You’re Happy is a thirty-minute collection of shorts dealing with masculinity, sexuality, violence, fear and anxiety in contemporary media culture.
Winner of the National Film Board of Canada Award at the Images Festival of Film, Video, and New Media (Toronto).
"Not willing to be absorbed into primetime programming, Jeremy Drummond's Home Is Where You're Happy takes a stab at pop culture and literally draws blood. He amplifies the paranoia of sexuality in contemporary media culture, where lurking child molestors, fundamentalist fear-mongering, and Britney Spears all collide onscreen into a siup of FCC violations and wry how-dare-you-do-that-on-television eye poppers." -- Mike Hoolboom, Images Festival
3.35 Minutes, 2003
Situating the viewer within a constructed media environment, this video establishes a satirical view of character stereotypes.
4.15 Minutes, 2003
Through the combination of Britney Spears’ music and junk mail messages, this video attempts to illustrate the marketing strategies synonymous between the two.
Winner of the People's Choice Award at the New Forms Festival (Vancouver).
5.00 Minutes, 2003
Fast cars, demolition derby’s and strongman competitions become the breeding ground for real physical violence at the New York State Fair.
5.30 Minutes, 2003
The fetishistic nature of a Gore film is exaggerated through exposing the character's inner personality as developed through past traumatic experiences.
5.00 Minutes, 2003
Using a spycam, the artist visits Safer America, a post 9-11 safety store in New York City. This videotape deals with media-influenced anxiety and the commodification of fear. Connections are drawn to the days of duck and cover and to Cold War commodity production relating to the US attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
6.00 Minutes, 2003
Prevention Tank is an open-ended narrative that represents the impossibility of avoiding internal contamination within one’s external environment.