“So I just opened my front door to find two boxes sent to me by my former step mom Shelley. We hear what it was like coming up on tour with the Dead and all of the good and not so good opportunities it afforded him. In 1978, when Justin was eight, his dad gave him a Super-8 camera, and his path was set for life. Riggio says: July 11, 2016 at 6:47 pm. In 1978, when Justin was eight, his dad gave him a Super-8 film camera, and his path was set for life. "Acid Test hopes to donate part of the proceeds to charity. Im glad he is still,filming and doing what he loves. Meanwhile, the son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, Justin Kreutzmann, who appears in the movie Woodstock as an infant being lifted out of … Reply. My friend Justin Kreutzmann was also born that summer, and his dad, one of the Grateful Dead's two drummers, can be seen clearly in the movie footage climbing out of a … They're full of photos, newspaper clippings, slides, scrapbooks, all forms of @GratefulDead memorabilia...man, I don't know where to begin!” J.D. Justin Kreutzmann - Video Director Justin Kreutzmann, son of the Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, was born to the world of art, music, and the highly creative if unconventional world of the Grateful Dead. One Response to Justin Kreutzmann: Shooting the Dead and Waltzing with Hard Working Americans. Kreutzmann's son Justin is a film and video director. says Kreutzmann Quinn, who admits to doing acid in her youth but says she's drug-free now that she's the mother of a 3-year-old girl. He was a charming guy,with alot if passion for filming. This week on Dopey, film maker and son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, Justin Kreutzmann calls into the show to talk a bit about his life in and out of recovery. Coppola made his directorial debut in 1986 when he directed a music video titled ‘Gio Coppola & Treat Mom To A B&B Fit For A QueenTreat your mother to a B&B fit for a queen this Mother's Day. I met Justin in San Anselmo,when he was filming for Mother Truckers. Backstage at Dead concerts became Justin's sets, and the people, band, crew, family, hangers-on, became his actors. Backstage Pass is a music documentary video by the Grateful Dead.It was directed by Justin Kreutzmann, the son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, and produced by Gillian Grisman, the daughter of musician David Grisman.It was released in 1992, and is 35 minutes long. Justin Kreutzmann was born to the world of art, music, and the highly creative if unconventional world of the Rock 'n' Roll. He also worked in the editorial department of the film. Justin Kreutzmann directed Backstage Pass, a 35-minute Grateful Dead music documentary video that was released in 1992, and Dead Ringers: The Making of Touch of Grey, a 30-minute documentary released in 1987.