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DN236: Solipsist – Andrew Huang

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Director Andrew Huang joined us in 2007 with his experimental short Doll Face. He’s back today with the online launch of his captivating art film Solipsist. We discuss meeting etiquette and drawing inspiration from a variety of sources, be they Buddhist sand paintings or fungal growths.

I just wanted to make a project about the gaps between people & the way those gaps are filled.

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Andrew Thomas Huang
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Solipsist is unquestionably one of the most accomplished, visually stunning films we’ve seen since DN opened its doors and so we’re proud to support its online Vimeo premiere with our exclusive interview with Andrew. We hope you’re prepared to be wowed!

SOLIPSIST from Andrew Huang on Vimeo.

Update – You want to see (as well as hear) how Solipsist was pulled off don’t you? Here’s the Making Of:

SOLIPSIST – Making Of from Andrew Huang on Vimeo.

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

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7 comments for “DN236: Solipsist – Andrew Huang”

  1. [...] as well as how he has navigated his career choices since his first breakout short check out this “Director’s Notes” interview.  It brings back theearlier debate about the importance of short films as calling cards for [...]

    Posted by ‘Solipsist’ – an Experimental Short That Beautifully Blends Practical and CG Effects using Autodesk Maya « Future Media Concepts | Orlando | March 8, 2012, 3:05 pm
  2. [...] as well as how he has navigated his career choices since his first breakout short check out this “Director’s Notes” interview.  It brings back the earlier debate about the importance of short films as calling cards for [...]

    Posted by ‘Solipsist’ – an Experimental Short That Beautifully Blends Practical and CG Effects - NoFilmSchool | March 8, 2012, 7:23 pm
  3. [...] is mind-blowingly gorgeous (and slightly unnerving). In his Directors Notes’ interview, director Andrew Huang describes the short as “… a project about the gaps between [...]

    Posted by Solipsist (A Beautifully Odd Visual Delight) | Show Us Your Clips | March 12, 2012, 4:05 am
  4. [...] and bodies,” Huang explains. If you are interested in learning more about the experiment, DirectorNotes.com is running an insightful behind the scenes podcast about the film. I can only think of two words to [...]

    Posted by Art Crush: SOLIPSIST, A Magnificent Short Film - Art Crush | March 13, 2012, 9:02 pm
  5. [...] I read Thrash Lab’s interview with Andrew Huang for Solipsist and saw he cited fellow experimental filmmaker Michael Langan as a source of inspiration, so I [...]

    Posted by Michael Langan | Directors Notes | April 4, 2012, 6:27 pm
  6. [...] we spoke to Grant Orchard about his fun to watch (and make) animation A Morning Stroll, as well as Andrew Huang who well and truly blew our minds with his captivating art film Solipsist. [...]

    Posted by DN Picks: Mar12 | Directors Notes | April 5, 2012, 10:56 am
  7. [...] the visual feasts of Solipsist and Bjӧrk’s Mutual Core we’ve become accustom to Andrew Huang filling our world with [...]

    Posted by Sigur Rós: Brennisteinn | Directors Notes | March 25, 2013, 5:17 pm

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