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DN Ep 028: Stumble Then Rise on Some Awkward Morning – Kurtis Hough


We could all take a cue from director Kurtis Hough, who finds little difficulty being a one man idea machine, working across pretty much all the creative fields it’s worth spending time in. He joins us today to discuss his A Silver Mt. Zion inspired film Stumble Then Rise on Some Awkward Morning.

KH Studios
The Art Institutes International Minnesota
Glen Marshall

A Silver Mt. Zion
Queens Anne’s Lace
3ds Max
Adobe After Effects
Constellation Records
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Ann Arbor Film Festival
Philadelphia Video Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival
Birds Eye View Film Festival

Author: MarBelle

MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle


4 comments for “DN Ep 028: Stumble Then Rise on Some Awkward Morning – Kurtis Hough”

  1. A very beautiful piece, it really does justice to the song. It’s telling that very few others or even offically, there have been very few attempts to put there music to film.

    Posted by Robin Van Rijn | April 16, 2007, 12:34 am
  2. […] film discussions with and tap up for viewing suggestions. Thankfully since his first appearance on DN 028 Kurtis Hough has fallen into that category, so it’s pleasure to welcome him back for an extra […]

    Posted by Directors Notes | DN Special: Storm - Kurtis Hough | August 4, 2008, 10:44 pm
  3. […] to the song. If you’re interested in the video and the director, there’s a really good interview by the website Director Notes, where Kurtis Hough explains in detail about how he came to the idea and the process of production […]

    Posted by Top Ten Animated Music Videos | THE CIRX | March 21, 2010, 7:39 pm
  4. […] If you enjoy Hough’s work, perhaps you might enjoy a 2007 interview with him discussing his piece A Silver Mt. Zion – stumble then rise on some awkward morning on Director’s Notes. […]

    Posted by Kurtis Hough's Videos | Mixing Reality | April 13, 2011, 6:04 pm

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