Stephen Sayadian, also known as Rinse Dream is a writer, production-designer and director. Sayadian’s spare but imaginative productions skillfully blends cinema and performance art techniques.
He began his career as a Creative Director for Larry Flynt Publications. His satirical and bizarre style was instrumental in the development and success of Hustler Magazine. He is best known for his stylish, surrealistic, and off-kilter approach to videos and films such as Café Flesh, Nightdreams parts 1, 2, and 3, and Party-Doll-A-Go-Go parts 1 and 2. His work is now considered highly innovative and ahead of its time, in many ways anticipating the later wave of alt porn that emerged in the early 2000s. Café Flesh, in particular, stands out for its strong production values and detailed plot, elements rarely seen in adult films. The film was a smash hit on the midnight-movie circuit for many years. He also co-wrote, designed and directed the 1989 cult movie Dr. Caligari, a remake of the… read more