23.12.16 by Staff

#TheCreatorClass: “The Female Gaze”

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Our friends over at #TheCreatorClass are back with another great portrait, this time addressing the importance of empowerment and diversity in the creative world. The thought-provoking portrait features Mary Young, Krizia Victoria, Erika Altosaar and Maggie West. Watch the video below!

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14.12.16 by Staff

Giveaway: ISLANDS Game

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Carl Burton is an artist and animator based out of New York City. We featured his award-winning animated short “Shelter” a while back and now he’s just released a new game called “ISLANDS”!

Described as a “surreal trip through the mundane”, familiar scenes become strange as you work to unlock hidden ecosystems within 10 different environments. Perhaps more art than game, it’s definitely a unique experience! Check out more images below.

We also have 4 promo codes to download the app for free! Just leave a comment with your current favourite iPhone game and we’ll pick 4 commenters on Friday!

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29.11.16 by Staff

#TheCreatorClass: “On Fashion And Images” feat. Off White’s Virgil Abloh and Fabien Montique

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Another great portrait from our friends over at #TheCreatorClass! This time exploring the intersection between fashion and photography, “On Fashion And Images” goes behind-the-scenes of Off White’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection as designer Virgil Abloh and photographer Fabien Montique share their insights on creativity and collaboration.

You can watch the full video nice and big over at Booooooom TV! Or check it out below along with more behind-the-scenes shots from the shoot.

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24.11.16 by Staff

#TheCreatorClass: “Harrison (or whatever)”

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Our friends over at #TheCreatorClass take us inside the creative process of Toronto-based musician Harrison. Watch the video below!

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03.11.16 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass: Atelier New Regime

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Our friends at #TheCreatorClass just released a nice little profile on Montreal’s Atelier New Regime. Enjoyed this one! Watch the video below.

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21.10.16 by Jeff

“Spirit Quest” Skateboard Film Will Melt Your Mind


 
Colin Read (Mandible Claw) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years as one of skateboarding’s most exciting filmmakers. His film Tengu: God of Mischief was burnt into the retinas of every skater on the planet when it came out – specifically the subway section of the film where Koki Loaiza ollies across the train tracks (towards the third rail) at the 145th St stop (watch it here). Shout out to our bud photographer Allen Ying of 43 Magazine who snapped the infamous photo (which you can see here).
 

 

 

 
Read’s newest film “Spirit Quest” has the energy of his previous films with a heavy dose of mind-melting editing and camera tricks. I watched the trailer above roughly a million times to analyze what I was actually looking at. Love the multi-cam stuff and the sequence at 0:33 is a thing of beauty. Creativity like this makes me want to go make stuff. I was so excited about the film I had to toss a few questions at the Claw himself. Enjoy a short interview below!

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18.10.16 by Staff

“The Misfortunes of François Jane” by Patrick Pearse

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Australian-born filmmaker Patrick Pearse’s latest film is an exploration of the human psyche as it charts the internal journey of a young man and the woman with whom he becomes obsessed.

Set in Paris, the two characters feed off one another and their surroundings, even as they each inhabit their own delusional worlds. Blurring the boundaries between François Jane’s ideal and his reality, Pearse veers into the surreal.

“The Misfortunes of François Jane” premieres at the Guggenheim in New York October 24th (you can RSVP to the premiere here), with a live performance by composer Graz Mulcahy. Watch the trailer and see more images from the film below!

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11.10.16 by Staff

Watch: “The Junction: BadBadNotGood & Samuel T. Herring”

The final episode of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy features Toronto-based four-piece BadBadNotGood sharing what it was like working with Future Islands’ Samuel T. Herring!

Visuals by Kyle Mowat. Music and sound design by composer Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over at Booooooom TV!