Van Alan is a freelance filmmaker based in Seattle, WA. He has produced and directed numerous music videos for labels such as Universal Music Group, EMI, and Warner Music, premiering on TV channels such as MTV2, Fuse, HDNet and garnering millions of views on YouTube and VEVO.

Through his production company, Vantage Point Productions, Van has worked closely with Seattle-based web media conglomerate Penny Arcade, producing and directing several seasons of the popular reality web-series Penny Arcade: The Series. He also provides live event coverage for their growing PAX Gaming Conventions in cities such as Seattle, Boston, and San Antonio.

Vantage Point has produced commercials and web video content for companies such as Microsoft, Verizon, Xbox, Cadence Bank, Activision Blizzard, and Wizards of the Coast, and provides live video streaming services for various festivals and company webinars.


Van provides freelance cinematography services, having started out behind the camera. He owns and operates RED and Blackmagic Cameras and is proficient in RED, Blackmagic, Canon, Arri, Sony, and Panasonic technology.


Van provides editing and post-production services, proficient in the following applications: Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe After Effects CC, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Mocha AE, Nuke X, Boujou.

SELECT CLIENTS: Verizon, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Xbox, Chevron, Shell, Activision Blizzard, Time Warner, Penny Arcade, Wizards of the Coast, Bungie Inc.