blaine thurier is best known as the keyboard player for internationally acclaimed rock band, the new pornographers. The videos he has directed for the band have been praised by the new york times spin magazine and the village voice.
his first foray into writing and directing led to the feature film "low self esteem girl" which appeared at the toronto international film festival and won best narrative feature at the sxsw film festival. his second feature film appeared at toronto, slamdance, sxsw, vancouver and many others.
blaine is currently moving forward with the sex comedy "teen lust" and has already begun writing his next project. when he's not on the road with his band, he can be found at home with his wife and two year old son. blaine also speaks fluent japanese.