13.11.15 by Staff

Artist Portrait: “Hugh The Hunter” by Zachary Heinzerling


Beautifully shot short by New York-based filmmaker, Zachary Heinzerling. Based on the work of (and starring) artist Hugh Hayden, who incorporates animals he’s found already-dead as well as the feathers of those he’s hunted and killed himself. “Hugh The Hunter” offers a unique twist on the hunter-becoming-the-hunted motif and a very different kind of artist profile. Watch the full video below!

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09.10.15 by Staff

“INPUT/OUTPUT” by Terri Timely


Quirky vignettes start to merge together in this super imaginative short by California-based creative duo Corey Creasey and Ian Kibbey (a.k.a. Terri Timely). Watch the full video below!

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02.09.15 by Jeff

Short Film: “In Search of the Miraculous” by Sam Kuhn


When I came across Sam Kuhn’s video for Here We Go Magic (two posts below this one) I immediately went poking around on Vimeo to see what else he made. I came across this beautiful little art film, which I believe was funded through Kickstarter, called “In Search of the Miraculous”.

I can’t fully express what it is that I enjoy so much about this film but a lot of it is the cinematography by Fantavious Fritz (his short film “Paradise Falls” is great).

The description for this film is: “A young man drawn silently towards the siren call of oblivion. A river of cinematic images and sounds flowing into an ocean. A yawning abyss. A woman. The last shot in this film could land someone in jail.”

They weren’t joking about the last shot. Watch “In Search of the Miraculous” below.

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25.08.15 by Staff

Video Portrait: A Conversation with Walter Murch


Really enjoyed this portrait of Walter Murch by Swiss director, Niccolò Castelli. Walter Murch has been my idol since I studied film editing at school. He actually spoke at my graduation, and when I was supposed to cross the stage to get my degree I turned and walked over to him and asked if I could shake his hand instead. Everyone laughed at me but it totally was worth it.

Walter Murch is perhaps best known for his editing work on The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, and The English Patient, but he also directed the scariest film I saw as a kid, Return to Oz (one of my favourite movies). If you love film I highly recommend the book The Conversations, which is essentially a series of mind-expanding conversations between him and writer Michael Ondaatje.

I could talk about him forever, so you should just check out the video below!

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24.08.15 by Jeff

Never Hide Films: “Albert The Dog”

Ray-Ban-Albert-The-DogPoster by Katie So


Yours Truly has been working with a group of filmmakers and composers to produce a series of creative, music driven, narrative shorts for Ray Ban’s channel, Never Hide Films. We had the fun job of overseeing the film posters for the series.

This latest poster was created by one of our talented friends, Vancouver-based illustrator Katie So, and it follows posters we commissioned by Hellen Jo, Brecht Vandenbroucke and Andrea Wan.

Stay tuned for the latest #campaign4change short film “Albert The Dog”, directed by the duo known as Pensacola, with music by Giraffage. It’s a bizarre tale about how far you’ll go for your loved ones. Have a look at the rest of the posters in the series below.


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24.08.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Ziye Liu “Themes & Variations”


Works by artists Yayoi Kusama and Ai Weiwei come alive in this amazing short exploring the use of 3D rendering to create new versions of existing work. Check it out below!

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06.08.15 by Jeff

Short of the Day: “The Pearl of the Costa Grande”


Good screenwriters borrow, great screenwriters steal. An entertaining little short written by Derek Beck and Sam Morrill, and directed by Sam Morrill. Watch “The Pearl of the Costa Grande” below.

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15.07.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Beautiful Story Told Entirely From Bird’s-Eye View Perspective


Director/cinematographer Mishka Kornai’s beautiful short film “Growth” was shot entirely from a bird’s-eye view and explores the universal theme of growing up by those going through it. Watch the full video below!

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