Neon Scorpio

A music-driven VHS fever dream follows a very capable martial artist as she has an encounter with a gang of ninjas hell-bent on making an example out of her.

  • Jesse D Bentley
    Director
    Lizard Man (Producer)
  • Chelsey Goldsmith
    Key Cast
    "Neon Scorpio"
    Beauty Mark, Saturday Night in Gotham
  • Jackie Gerhardy
    Key Cast
    "Stick Ninja #1"
    The Immortal Wars: Resurgence
  • Claire Lanay
    Key Cast
    "Katana Ninja #2"
    The Resident, Dynasty
  • Charlit Dae
    Key Cast
    "Red Ninja #1"
    Imortal Legends, The Immortal Wars: Resurgence
  • Fernando Marrero
    Key Cast
    "Tough Guy"
    Superstore, Grown-ish
  • Lovel Johnson Jr.
    Fight Choreography
    Home Sweet Home, The Mockingbird
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 12, 2021
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Jesse D Bentley

Jesse D. Bentley grew up in Alabama, loving comics and fine art, with Frank Frazetta, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Jim Lee among his favorites. His love for drawing and painting led him to study Illustration at Savannah College of Art and Design, where a friend took notice of his passion for movies and encouraged him to instead major in Film and Television Production. After graduating from SCAD, he moved to New York City and worked in both film production and advertising as a grip, behind-the-scenes fashion photographer, camera assistant, and assistant editor. Jesse currently resides in Los Angeles and is pursuing his dreams of being a television director. He hopes to create his own television series, inspired by some of the 80's television shows he grew up on.

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