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western state 2 Cory McAbee

Cory McAbee is a storyteller, that's what he does, he tells stories. The kind of stories you wish you heard more of.

Through his band, the Billy Nayer Show, his paintings and his films, he's made heads nod in agreement, he's made toes tap.

His feature film debut, The American Astronaut, is a stunning work. After time spent at the Sundance Lab Program, the black and white "space, western, musical" drew a good deal of attention on the festival circuit and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.

Cory lives in Brooklyn, which is located in New York.
--Eric Helin, Slowtron

related links

The American Astronaut
The Billy Nayer Show


Thanks to Brendt Peterson for the technical advice and compression work and to George, James and the crew at Tilted, the nation's most gracious hosting company.

other states

1. Andy Mueller

2. Cory McAbee

3. Geoff McFetridge

4. Jason Gnewikow

Western State is an ongoing series of documentaries. Each examines an artist who approaches his work in a non-traditional way. The artists featured are difficult to categorize. Technology and media foster a rich, multidisciplinary approach. Western State, describes this culture of creativity through personal and engaging profiles of many of its leading practitioners.


The series is made by Slowtron, an LA based directing team. Slowtron is Eric Helin and Andrew Neujahr. Contact us here.