D'Inked - A Tattoo Removal Documentary

D'Inked is a documentary about the development of laser tattoo removal technology and how it has changed the culture of tattoos. The film follows a man named Jacob on his 5-year journey through the process of removing a full color half sleeve tattoo. The film also features interviews with prominent figures in the tattoo and laser removal communities discussing the technological, physical and ethical realities of removing what has always been considered a definition of permanent.

  • Ben Pierce
    Thick, Yogibox
  • Jacob Tillman
    NCIS Los Angeles, Weeds
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  • Runtime:
    56 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Canon 5D, JVC GY-HM 100u
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Distribution Information
  • Indie Rights
    Country: United States
    Rights: Video on Demand
Director Biography - Ben Pierce

Ben Pierce has been working on the Dinked Movie documentary since 2011. What really intrigued him about the project is how cutting-edge 21st century technology has made what for all of human history been considered permanent - removable. This is his first documentary feature.

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