23.02.16 by Staff

Trippy Video of the Day: “Undercurrents” by Artist Albert Omoss

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Los Angeles-based director and “computational artist” Albert Omoss creates a mind-bending mass of human figures in his latest experimental short “Undercurrents”. Watch it now on Booooooom TV!

22.12.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: “projectDETOUR: California”

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Love the energy in this latest instalment of projectDETOUR’s short film series featuring three trips and three destinations. Watch “California”, directed by David Bertschinger Karg, below!

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13.11.15 by Staff

Artist Portrait: “Hugh The Hunter” by Zachary Heinzerling

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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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25.08.15 by Staff

Video Portrait: A Conversation with Walter Murch

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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”

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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”

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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”

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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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01.07.15 by Staff

The Life & Death of an iPhone

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Great little video by Brooklyn-based filmmaker Paul Trillo. Taken from the phone’s point of view. Shot and edited entirely on an iPhone too, obviously. Watch below!

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29.06.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: A Celebration of Color in our Everyday Lives

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Here’s a fantastic little short for your Monday! My friend Daniel Mercadante just sent over his latest film and said it was ‘an amazing twist of fate that I finished it just as the world is painted in rainbows’. Watch Colors below.

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