Chris Payne


Nick Calpakdjian and Animus Industries are working on a number of projects in various stages of production. If you have a project that may interest us, please get in touch via the contact page. Below is a brief summary of some of our current projects:

The Tielman Brothers: And The Birth of Indorock

Animus Industries has started development on the feature-length documentary looking at the history of 50’s rock band “The Tielman Brothers.” The project is being developed with HJ Production in Jakarta.

Metal Down Under

Animus Industries recently produced the 3-part historical series looking at the history of heavy metal music in Australia. The film was released on August 22nd 2014 and spent 7 weeks lodged in the Top 40 ARIA Music DVD Charts. The film has since been released in the UK and Europe through Plastic Head Distribution on DVD and worldwide on iTunes.


Nick is contracted by Citra Entertainment Group to complete the edit and oversee post production on this Indonesian action drama helmed by Corey Pearson. Shot on location in Jakarta and The Thousand Islands in Indonesia, the film is slated for release in 2015.


*Image Caption: Chris Payne in the documentary “Trafficked – The Reckoning” edited by Nick Calpakdjian

Production – Post Production