Beastie Boy’s Lens

Published February 06, 2008, issue of February 08, 2008.

Adam Yauch (aka MCA) of the Beastie Boys is launching an independent film distribution company, Oscilloscope Pictures. The Brooklyn-born hip-hop icon — who was born to a Jewish family and is now a Buddhist — directed and produced “Awesome; I F—-n’ Shot That!” (ThinkFilm), a documentary that includes footage of a 2004 Beastie Boys show at Madison Square Garden. Yauch will join forces with former ThinkFilm exec David Fenkel, who will help run the new company.



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