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Tattoo Life.

Tattoo Life is a docuseries that takes an unprecedented look on tattoos and the reasons why people get them. Gil Rios created the concept in 2013 as a hobby but decided to re-launch the series with the help of his partner Sandra Dieudonne. Tattoos, were once considered taboo and remained underground. Tattoos have crossed religious and professional lines where you find tattoos on professionals to street gang members. Despite tattoos exponential popularity, it is frowned upon in some professions, cultures or religious practices. Tattoo Life, the docuseries, explores the tattoos of people from various walks of life. The stories are all gripping, compassionate, exciting, sad or funny. Tattoo Life will leave audiences wondering about the stories behind the many tattoos they see.

  • Gil Rios
  • Gil Rios
  • Sandi Kane
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Television
  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 30, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 70mm
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • hip-hop film Festival

    June 9, 2017
    New York City
    Best Web-Series and Best new Media
Director Biography - Gil Rios

Gil Rios is a Filmmaker, Director and Video Editor of A Gil Rios Production. Gil Rios is gaining popularity through his music videos, that has landed him in a variety of platforms such as The Rolling Stone (website) The Source Magazine (website) The Village Voice (website) The Huffington Post (website). Gil Rios has studied the craft of video editing and directing under professionals that have worked in major tv network stations, his other skills are Cinematography and Photography.

He is looking forward to having his show Tattoo Life under a major network.

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Director Statement

Always keep it Reel!