LANCE BANGS is an american filmmaker, documentarian, and music video director who has created videos for sonic youth, arcade fire, the thermals, belle & sebastian, yeah yeah yeahs, r.e.m., mike watt, odd future, and pavement. he directed the david cross film let america laugh. bangs has also been heavily involved in the filming and production of mtv's jackass television series and its subsequent movies. amongst many other things. official website