Another fantastic profile in the InFrame series. This instalment focuses on Zun Lee who initially took up photography as a hobby and escape from the stresses of his corporate job only to start taking pictures of strangers on the street, uncovering a whole new way of connecting with people. Watch the full video on Booooooom TV.
Jonny Greenwood composed original music for Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), and Inherent Vice (2014). However, Anderson’s latest takes their collaboration a step further. Junun marks Anderson’s first foray into documentary filmmaking as he follows Greenwood to northwest India where he records an album of the same name. Watch, or even just listen to, the trailer below!
The official trailer for Daft Punk Unchained, the first-ever documentary on the elusive duo, has been released! The film, directed by Hervé Martin Delpierre, features interviews with many of their friends and collaborators including: Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Giorgio Moroder, and Michel Gondry.
Most of the footage in the trailer of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo appears to be archival clips but the shot at the end seems to suggest we’ll get to see them with their helmets off (I doubt it). Daft Punk Unchained will premiere June 24th on Canal+ in France.
Watch the official trailer for Daft Punk Unchained below.
Part of his ongoing project, “In Bloom” (which aims to create giant bouquets of flowers in places where they wouldn’t naturally occur), flower artist Azuma Makoto and his team constructed a 13-foot flower bouquet in the middle of the Hinoba-an Sea in the Philippines.
Made from 10,000 heliconia flowers and 100 banana leaves, the making-of images are almost as beautiful as the final piece. See more images below! You can also check out a short documentary of the project here.
Photo via Van Life
You may remember a post about Foster Huntington’s Kickstarter for The Cinder Cone back in February. Huntington was also the man behind the #vanlife hashtag on Instagram, cataloguing the time he spent living out of his camper van.
“The Wanderlust of #Vanlife” is a short documentary, produced by The Atlantic, focusing on the people who choose to undertake the van lifestyle and the community it’s created. Watch the video below!
I’ve been waiting for this since the day my friends, Vancouver-based filmmakers, Salazar told me about their project. Wizard Mode, follows champion pinballer, Robert Gagno, as he battles the international competitive pinball world and the day-to-day challenges of living with autism. There is so much in this little portrait, I love it.
Keep in mind this is the short film version of what Salazar hopes will become a feature-length documentary (crowdfunding campaign to start in September). Watch “Wizard Mode” below!
Filmmaker Danny Cooke’s short documentary, Kinabuhi, is a beautiful portrait of a group of Filipino coconut farmers whose livelihood is in doubt. Plenty of gorgeous shots in this short documentary to draw you right in. I was immediately struck by how dangerous these farmers jobs are, and there is just something so satisfying about watching people with a mastery of very specific skills. The man in the image above is casually climbing a tree cutting little footholds as he goes.
Watch Kinabuhi below.
Earlier this year we teamed up with WeTransfer to profile a diverse group of artists and investigate their creative motivations while they made work at the Pow! Wow! Hawaii arts festival. Huge thanks to director David Ehrenreich and cinematographer Liam Mitchell, it was an amazing experience working with them once again. A lot of blood sweat and tears went into this little piece, I hope you enjoy it! Please view it full screen HD if your connection is fast enough!
Watch the full film below!