KNOWING NOTHING  COLD is feature-length film we directed, shot and editied, which follows a group of teenagers living in the American Midwest of the 1970's.

START TO FINISH is a musical performance video by director Jeff Kao, featuring Oakland-based jazz drummer Vijay Anderson. It won the "Audience Award" at the Brooklyn International Film Festival in 2007.

The future release, LADYMAN, is a documentary about a pair of 12-year-old film-makers, Evan Feist and Aaren Stade, as they struggle to produce a movie titled LONELY TIMES, that will push them to a new level of ambition and commitment.

EVERSHIFT (the company's namesake) was shot on New Year's day 2008, and 2011. Performances by Emmalee Johnson-Kao and Jasmine Stade.

Actor Kris Caltagirone reads from Boy's Town by Jim Shepard.  Shot and recorded in an Oakland warehouse in January, 2014.


CUTTING THE PATTERN is a look into the lives of two 11-year-olds spending a summer weekend fighting off boredom. Based on the director's childhood memories.