Mixing stunning in-camera effects with glorious black and white cinematography, creative duo Bison’s unforgettable music video for London Grammar track Wasting My Young Years is a haunting vision that only grows in stature after discovering the creative production process involved. Shot on 35mm using a custom built camera rig consisting of 625 pinhole cameras designed [...]
Having recently been longlisted for the Cannes Young Director Award as well as scooping the grand prize at the Sci-Fi London 48 Hour Film Challenge, Martin Stirling is certainly a filmmaker to keep an eye on at the moment.
Having just screened as part of Channel 4′s Random Acts series here in the UK, Under The Knife by director/editor Jeremy Cole proves that the series really does live up to its label of screening bold and creative shorts. Consisting of one shot of UK singer Etta Bond split into 1374 different layers, Cole’s kaleidoscopic [...]
After the success of their slightly disturbing live-action/animation film Drained, writer/director Nick Peterson once again teams up with actor Jon Heder (taking up the producer role) to start production on their latest short The Visitant. Described as an edge-of-your seat supernatural horror, Peterson’s latest film is the story of a mother who battles to protect [...]
Not content with making some of the most innovative animation seen in recent years, eccentric creative-type David OReilly seems to have so many fingers in so many pies, he’s going to need to some more fingers very soon (something I wouldn’t put past him). Following on from our focus on his Adventure Time episode A Glitch is a Glitch last month, we decided it was about time we found out a little more about his work so far.
In April we were forced to respond to the Guardian’s David Cox driving us to infuriated distraction, which coincidentally is how Subs felt about Spring Breakers. We got a prequel preview of Ryan Koo’s basketball narrative, hung out with Music Man Murray, got tired of waiting for the guy to make the first move, were [...]
Formed whilst studying on the animation/illustration programme at San José State University, the six student members of Bronto House Animation studio decided they couldn’t wait for their studies to finish before becoming a part of the world of animated short films.
Record stores and collectors have been a popular subject for documentary makers in recent years, with up and coming directors Sean Dunne and Jeanie Finlay both exploring the subject in their films. Reminiscent of Dunne’s 2009 short The Archive, Richard Parks’ 22-minute documentary Music Man Murray delves in to the life of an avid record [...]
French filmmaking collective Megaforce once again inject their own brand of animated insanity into this latest promo for English trio Is Tropical. Continuing the eye-catching work they produced on the explosive video for The Greeks, in which they brought every young boy’s dream to life by adding impressive animated special fx to a childhood game [...]
Clocking up over 12K views and selected for the much coveted Vimeo Staff Picks in the first 24 hours of its release, Ryan Koo’s Amateur looks to be a hot property in the world of online video at the moment. For the few of you out there unfamiliar with Koo’s work; as well as being [...]