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Other names  Rage
Spouse  Kim Resteghini (m. 2002)
Role  Music Video Director
Name  Dale Resteghini
Years active  2003 - present

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Born  August 28, 1968 (age 47) (1968-08-28) Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation  Music video director, Film director, music producer
Nominations  BET Hip Hop Award for Best Video Director of the Year
Movies  Da Hip Hop Witch, Colorz of Rage, The System Within, Urban Massacre, My Man Is a Loser
Similar People  Tariq Alexander, Rah Digga, Spliff Star, Mike Young, Pras

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Dale Anthony Resteghini (born August 28, 1968), better known as Rage, is a music video director. He is also a film director and music producer. Rage has helmed hundreds of videos for well-known acts from the global superstars to the emerging acts to the niche branded and as alover of music he embraces all of them and sees each venture as a challenge and an experience. A visually prolific and explosively versatile director, his work ranges from hardcore, heavy metal, rock, punk to hip hop and rap and gangsta rap. Rage is the founder of Raging Nation with Kim Resteghini, his wife and partner.


Some of the biggest successful music videos Rage has helmed were for International anthems he has directed include "Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy" by Fall Out Boy, "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" by Soulja Boy, "We Fly High" by Jim Jones, This Is Why I'm Hot by Mims. More recent stylized videos include Diddy and Dirty Money's video for "Love Come Down", The Game and Keyshia Cole's "Game's Pain" and Momhombi and Akon's "Dirty Situation".

Dale Resteghini started as a model, an actor and a dancer in Boston and as young man had been arrested for various infractions with the law.

His debut was directing the film Colorz of Rage in 1999. He continued with a number of micro budgeted films including the top selling Da Hip Hop Witch, a 2000 unscripted spoof film of The Blair Witch Project featuring Eminem, Ja Rule, Pras, Vanilla Ice, Rah Digga and Mobb Deep. In 2002 he directed Urban Massacre where well-established and rising hip hop artists make for an all-star cast in a horror/comedy featuring Ill One, Krumbsnatcha, Dia, Ivory, Remedy, Baby Sham, Guru (Gang Starr).

Resteghini is currently represented for music videos and commercials around the world by several international reps.

For his feature film work Resteghini is represented by the world famous ICM (International Creative Management) and IMPRINT ENTERTAINMENT (a 'Twilight' film franchise Producer) and at present Resteghini is in negotiations for several big budgeted action adventure films.

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Selective music videography

He started filming videos in 2003 and is considered one of the hardest working directors with nearly 400 music videos to his credit. He is also the only director in the history of music videos to have directed over 100 Hip Hop videos and over 100 Rock videos. He has clients in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Paris and Jamaica and others. He has worked with a big number of artists including:

  • Adelitas Way - "Invincible"
  • Agnostic Front - "Peace (Featuring Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed)"
  • Alexandra Burke ft Pitbull - "All Night Long"
  • Alter Bridge - "Rise Today"
  • All That Remains - "This Darkened Heart", "This Calling"
  • Anthrax - "Deathrider"
  • Yung Berg - "Sexy Lady", "The Business", "Sexy Lady Remix" with Rich Boy and Jim Jones
  • Brutha - "Sexaholic", "If I Had", "She's Gone"
  • Busta Rhymes - "Don't Touch Me (Throw da Water on 'em)", "Arab Money"
  • C-Note - "Forgive Me" (also in Spanish "Lo Siento")
  • Cam'ron - "Gettem Daddy Remix", "Touch It Or Not"
  • Children Of Bodom - "Was It Worth It?"
  • Cypress Hill - ""Put The Pipe Down""
  • Clipse - "FastLife"
  • Craig David - "One More Lie (Standing in the Shadows)"
  • Crowbar - "Cemetery Angels"
  • Day 26 featuring Diddy and Yung Joc - "Imma Put It On Ya"
  • Diddy - "Dirty Money"
  • Dillinger Escape Plan - "Setting Fire to Sleeping Giants"
  • DJ Khaled with Rick Ross, Akon, Ace Hood, Trey Songz - "Ride Or Die Remix"
  • DJ Drama with Akon, Snoop and TI - "Day Dreamin'", "5000 ONES" featuring Nelly, Young Jeezy, E-40, Diddy and many others
  • DJ Felli Fel featuring Lil Jon, Ludacris, Diddy and Akon - "get Buck In Here"
  • Dope - "Addiction", "6 6 Sick"
  • Dry Kill Logic - "Paper Tiger"
  • Fall Out Boy - "Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy"
  • Flo Rida - "Turn Around 5,4,3,2,1"
  • Guns N' Roses - BetterUnreleased
  • The Game featuring Keyshia Cole - "Game's Pain"
  • Hatebreed - "In Ashes They Shall Reap", "Defeatist, "Perseverance", "This Is Now", "Live For This", "To The Threshold"
  • Hawthorne Heights - "Pens and Needles"
  • Hed PE - "Represent", "Get Ready"
  • Hurricane Chris - "Hand Clap"
  • Ice Cube - "Do Ya Thing"
  • Ill NiƱo - "What You Deserve"
  • Ja Rule - "Uh Ohh!!" (featuring Li'l Wayne)
  • Jbar - "Daze"
  • Jedward featuring Vanilla Ice - "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)"
  • Jim Jones - "We Fly High / Reppin' Time" (featuring P. Diddy, TI, Young Dro and Baby), "Emotionless", "Love Me No More", "Pop Champagne"
  • Kottonmouth Kings - "Put It Down" (featuring Cypress Hill), "Peace of Mind", "Everybody Move"
  • Lemar - The Way Love Goes
  • Li'l Wayne and Birdman - "I Run This"
  • Lumidee - "Crazy"
  • Madball - "Heavenhell"
  • Mayday Parade - "The Silence"
  • Method Man & Redman - "Miss International"
  • Mims - "This Is Why I'm Hot", "Like This"
  • Misery Signals - "The Year Summer Ended in June"
  • Mohombi featuring Akon - "Dirty Situation"
  • Most Precious Blood - "The Great Red Shift"
  • Mudvayne - "Determined"
  • N-Dubz - "I Need You", "Playing With Fire" (feat. Mr Hudson) and "Girls"
  • Nicki Minaj with Gucci Mane and Yo Gotti - "Five Star Chick"
  • Nonpoint - "Miracle"
  • NORA - "I Should Have Sent Flowers"
  • Juelz Santana - "Make It Work for You" (featuring Young Jeezy & Lil' Wayne), "Clockwork"
  • O.T. Genasis - "CoCo"
  • Project Pat featuring Juicy J - "Don't Call Me No More Don't Text Me No More"
  • Redman - "Put It Down"
  • RZA - "Can't Stop Us Now"
  • Sahyba - "Marco Polo"
  • Shadows Fall - "The Power of I and I"
  • Sizzla - "Ultimate Hustler / Just One of Those Days", "Cost of Living"
  • Sevendust - "Falcons On Top"
  • Soulidium - "Drama"
  • Soulja Boy - "Crank That", "Kiss Me Thru The Phone", "Yahhh Trick Yahhh", "Soulja Girl" feat. I-15, "Pretty Boy Swag", "2 Milli", "Get Big", "Donk", "All Black Everything"
  • Straight Line Stitch - "Taste of Ashes" (featuring Jamey Jasta), "Black Veil", "What You Do To Me", "Remission"
  • Sworn Enemy - "On Your Grave", "Scared Of The Unknown"
  • T.I., Jim Jones, Birdman, Diddy, Juelz Santana, Young Dro - "We Fly High (remix)"
  • The Distance - "Inspired By You", "And If"
  • Three 6 Mafia - "Lolli Lolli Pop That Body"
  • Trivium - "Like Light to the Flies", "Pull Harder on the Strings of your Martyr", "Dying in your Arms", "Entrance To Conflagration"
  • Twelve Tribes - "Venus Complex"
  • Tyga - Coconut Juice
  • Unearth "The Great Dividers"
  • Unwritten Law "Starships and Apocalypse"
  • Unk - "2 Step", "Hit The Dance Floor", "Show Out"
  • V.I.C. - "Get Silly" featuring Soulja Boy, "Wobble"
  • The Vincent Black Shadow - "Fears In The Water"
  • Yo Gotti - "That's Whats up", "Look In The Mirror"
  • Yung Joc - "Yeah Boy"
  • Escape the Fate - "Just a Memory", "Alive"
  • Riff Raff featuring G-Eazy and J-Doe - "Mercedez"
  • .. and many more.
  • Raging Nation

    Rage has established a range of companies around "Raging Nation" concept including:

  • Raging Nation Films (in New York, Hollywood, where he is President, Director, Producer, Writer)
  • Raging Nation Records (in New York, where he is President, Executive Producer, A&R)
  • Raging Nation Management (in New York, where he is President, Manager, Talent Scout
  • Filmography

  • 1999: Colorz of Rage
  • 2000: Da Hip Hop Witch
  • 2002: Urban Massacre
  • 2004: Fear Factory: All Tapped Out (Video)
  • 2005: Anthrax: Alive 2 - The DVD (Video)
  • 2005: Taste of Chaos (Video)
  • 2006: The System Within
  • 2010: Guns N' Roses - Forever Together (South American Tour 2010 Documentary)
  • 2011: juice
  • Awards

  • MTV Best Video Award for "Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy" by Fall Out Boy
  • References

    Dale Resteghini Wikipedia