If you took the Luna Brothers’ Girls, mashed it together with the persistent bunny boiler aspects of Basic Instinct and then took a match to your life, that would go some way to explaining the less interactive, more hostile takeover experience of watching/living ALB’s project for new track Whispers. We spoke to Casper Balslev & CLMBBDO creatives Kevin Salembier & Julien Boissinot about creating the scariest music video experience of the year.
At the beginning of this year, we checked in with Mark to find out more about his contemplative feature Happy Christmas and the Silent Landscape Dancing Grain 13 manifesto he’d penned, which was to inspire a reliance on craft and process in his work. Mark’s new film Bronco’s House, a 16mm experimental narrative featurette about one man’s quest for a roof, which will be created in adherence with the SLDG13 manifesto,
In experimental art and fashion film The Rapid Eye directing duo FLORIS+MENNO embraced their need to experiment with fragmented narrative, practical effects and aesthetics, to create a stunning film which evokes emotions on a subconscious level. We asked Menno to take us through the journey.
Ahead of us joining the irresistible pull of festive films and best of list that dominate this last slice of the year, in November we: witnessed the resurrection of nine dead Kings, stripped away the trappings of brutal tradition, headed into the night with London Grammar, wiped the bloody slate clean, felt an astronaut's sense of longing, revisited our formative years, experienced life after death, saw a father and son struggle to stay afloat, broke away from the daily grind, and fought the pull of the storyteller's tale.
Animator Adam Wells joins us to talk about his distinct 'Wellsian' style and how he manages to maintain his prolific output of short films.
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