01.11.08 by Jeff

Mankind Is No Island

Sydney-based film makers Jason van Genderen (director), Shane Emmett (producer), and John Roy (music composer)  created an amazing short that just won $20,000 and Best Film at Tropfest NY 2008 (which I believe is the world’s largest short film festival). The best part is that it was shot on a total budget of $57, and captured using cellphones, nothing else!

I don’t normally post over the weekend but I just found out about this and had to post it immediately. Definitely deserving of the festival’s top prize, and I am excited to see what they do next.

Keep tabs on the filmmakers here:

http://treehousecreative.com/













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







24.06.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Quentin Shih

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Photos by Quentin Shih, who splits time between New York, Paris, and Beijing. More images below.

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24.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Peter Wileman

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Paintings by Peter Wileman. More images below.

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24.06.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Julien Mauve

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Another fantastic narrative series by Paris-based photographer Julien Mauve (click here for previous posts). More images from “After Lights Out” below.

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24.06.16 by Staff

Drones Capture Disparity Between Rich and Poor in South Africa

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Cape Town-based photographer Johnny Miller reveals distinct lines between rich and poor in a striking (and unsettling) series of photographs. Taken using drones, the aerial perspective presents the harsh reality of past Apartheid policies and the continued disparity in a way that can’t be ignored. Check out more images from “Unequal Scenes” below.

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23.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Nicolas V. Sanchez

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Paintings by artist Nicolas V. Sanchez. More images below.

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