Award Winning Director * Commercial Photographer * Emmy Nominated Choreographer
BRIAN THOMAS, the artist
SPINKICK PICTURES is a full service production company offering services in film and commercial photography. Having worked the best and brightest in the business, it's Brian's mission push artists to their full potential.
(We are centrally located in Midtown close to all trains: 325 W. 38th Street, Suite 609 NYC, NY 10018)
What Makes SpinKick Pictures Unique?
Experience. BT has worked on both sides of the table for the past 25 years. He was nominated for an Emmy in 2002 choreographing for Michael Jackson in "The 30th Anniversary Special" with an all star cast including Beyonce, Usher, Pink and Liza Minnelli to name a few. Brian also was creative director for many new pop artists in development deals with Universal, Sony, and independent labels. In the late 90's BT was signed himself in a group called DJ Company with Sony Music opening for the Backstreet boys & 98 Degrees on tour.
On the business side Brian has been an agent & manager representing over 200 dancers in NYC. He also produced, directed, and created Vegas shows and many others for corporate events. As a teacher he taught at the famous Broadway Dance Center from 1998-2015, Steps, Harvard, the Edge in LA, and still travels the world giving master classes/workshops in Paris, Madrid, Brazil, Japan, and Guam.
Director's Sizzle Reel
**EMMY NOMINATED CHOREOGRAPHER for the Michael Jackson 30th Anniversary Special, Glam Winner for Best Music Video, and Commercial Photographer Brian Thomas has worked in all avenues of the biz over the past 22 years. Originally from Michigan, Brian moved to NYC in 1993 to pursue a commercial dance career. It didn't take him long to land his dream job the 1995 MTV music awards dancing beside MICHAEL JACKSON . After many years of touring with various artists as a dancer BT started teaching at the BROADWAY DANCE CENTER which launched his choreography career progressing to directing and photography. Brian's education in film/photography started at School of Visual Arts in NYC. He still studies there training under directors such as Bob Giraldi & Todd Stephens. His love of dance and film was obvious, which led him to directing music video's, short films, documentaries and commercials.
**DIRECTING CREDITS INCLUDE: Amy's Victory Dance - Documentary release date 2018, Creative Director for the Carishma Project ("Glow in the Dark"), Desmond Richardson in "Dark Matter", Various Music Videos winning a GLAM award in 2013, Francesca Maria, Associate Director for Cirque du Soleil Flash mob Time Square, Obotacario Commercial-Brazil, Chippendales show Vegas.