Mark Zampella in front of a colorful wall.

Mark Zampella is a filmmaker, graphic designer, and musician.

Il Starcana quartetto
 at the hookah lounge

A hypnagogic romp through the park.


Lesa Silvermore and Krystal Grier star in this hypnagogic romp through the park with invisible dogs and a weather cult.



2019 Santiago Independent Film Awards

2019 Miami Underground Film Festival

2019 DUMBO Film Festival
2018 Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival, nominated for Best Music
2018 Miami Independent Film Festival
2018 Denver Underground Film Festival

Explosive. Reactive. Unstable. Group 1 on the period table is a dynamic, lively bunch, filled with elements bound to alter our minds and bodies. Are we slaves to the alkalis and their irresistible allure, or can we tame their terrifying atomic power? And where does hydrogen -- so simple, so pure -- fit into this complex chemical ballet? The Cruel Earth mines the many mysteries of Group 1 on its latest release, Explode! with Hydrogen and the Alkalis.

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