The Rock n' Roll Cops A Scott Shaw Zen Film

Scott Shaw Kevin Eastman
A Scott Shaw Zen Film
With a guitar in one hand,
a gun in the other,
they kick Hollywood's butt! 

Created and Directed by Scott Shaw, The Rock n' Roll Cops is a blistering non-stop Action Adventure through the mean streets of Hollywood, California.

Co-Produced and Photographed by Donald G. Jackson.

International Action Star and Martial Arts Master, Scott Shaw
Action Star, David Heavener
Co-Creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kevin Eastman
Penthouse Pet and B-Movie Queen, Julie Strain
Ultimate Hollywood Bad Guys: Robert Z'Dar and William Smith
and Famed Indie Filmmaker, Donald G. Jackson

This film has a great cast of co-stars including: Ann Marie Lynch, Eric Brummer, Collin Gillis, Julie Lunar Strom, Nancy Vee, Samatha Phillips, and Dee Wallace when she was at the apex of her Adult Film Superstardom.


  • Many of the scenes for this movie were filmed on Hollywood and Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California.
  • The iconic Bonventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles was used as one of the primary filming locations for the creation of this film.
  • Another primary filming location for this Zen Film was Union Station, Los Angeles. Finished in 1939, this railway hub is a spectacular location that has been used in numerous films, television shows, and commercials. It is known as, "The last great railway station."
  • Scott Shaw played his Kris Derrig (Gibson) Les Paul in this film.
  • David Heavener plays Scott Shaw's '64 Gibson Trini Lopez in this film.
  • The VHS Video Tape release of this film was titled: Rock n' Roll Cops 2: The Adventure Begins.
  • Dee Wallace was at the height of her adult film superstardom when she appeared in this Zen Film. She first appeared in the Shaw/Jackson production of Guns of El Chupacabra and later in Witch's Brew.
  • In Italy this Zen Film was released as, La Roccia n' Poliziotti di Rotolo.

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Special Thanks to the
Smithee Awards for the awards given to The Rock n' Roll Cops.

The Rock n Roll Cops The Rock n' Roll Cops Film Trailer on YouTube


The Rock n' Roll Cops Outtake
The Rock n' Roll Cops Outtake on YouTube
Here's a scene that did not make it into the final cut of the Zen Film, The Rock n' Roll Cops. Special thanks to my Zen Filmmaking brother and sister Kevin Eastman and Julie Stain and the beautiful Lydia Schone.

The Rock n Roll Cops
The Rock n' Roll Cops DVD
The Rock n' Roll Cops on YouTube

Rock n Roll Cops Lite
The Rock n' Roll Cops Lite
All the Action None of the Nudity
Rock n' Roll Cops Lite on YouTube
Rock n' Roll Cops Lite on Amazon Prime Video

Frogtown News
Frogtown News
Frogtown News DVD
Frogtown News on YouTube
Also, Check out the Scott Shaw Zen Documentary Frogtown News where Scott Shaw, Donald G. Jackson, Kevin Eastman, and Julie Strain discuss some of the foundational elements of this Zen Film.

To easily order multiple movies visit: The Zen Film DVD Shop.

Zen Filmmaking
The Zen Filmmaking Store for
The Rock n' Roll Cops Posters, Tee-Shirts, Cups, Towels, Pillows & More
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Zen Filmmaking
There is a Great Chapter in Scott Shaw's book, Zen Filmmaking that details the creation of this film. Click on the title to pick up your copy and find out more about what actually took place.

Scott Shaw also presents additional information about The Rock n' Roll Cops in these books:

Zen Filmmaking 2
Zen Filmmaking 2: Further Writings on the Cinematic Arts
Zen Filmmaking 3
Zen Filmmaking 3: Expanded Writings on Creative Life and the Cinematic Arts
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Donald G. Jackson: Soldier of Cinema


Scott Shaw


Scott Shaw Les Paul

Scott Shaw Swords

Scott Shaw, Julie Strain, Kevin Eastman, Lydia Schone

Scott Shaw Limo Rock n Roll Cops

Rock n' Roll Cops

Scott Shaw Rock n' Roll Cops Band

The Rock n' Roll Cops

Scott Shaw The Rock n' Roll Cops

Nancy Vee





Scott Shaw Samantha  Philliips

Rock n' Roll Cops Dance

Rock n' Roll Cops Dance Filming

Scott Shaw Kevin Eastman

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Don - Scott - Kevin

Julie Strain Scott Shaw
Julie Strain taking a photograph of Scott Shaw and Kevin Eastman on the set of Rock n' Roll Cops.

Scott Shaw Kevin Eastman
Here's the Photograph taken.

Scott Shaw David Heavener
Scott Shaw, David Heavener, and Donald G. Jackson at the 1998 American Film Market where Rock n' Roll Cops Premiered.

Scott Shaw Julie Strain
Julie Says, "Hi."


The Rock n' Roll Cops
Here's one of the early film posters for The Rock n' Roll Cops.

Hollywood Cops
Here's the poster for one of the working titles for this Zen Film, Hollywood Cops.

Here's the video box for Rock n' Roll Cops 2: The Adventure Begins.
Video Tapes remember those?

Rock n' Roll Cops Credit Card
Rock n' Roll Cops had credit cards created as a promotional tool for the 1998 American Film Market.

All Photographs Copyright © 1998—All Rights Reserved