I can’t begin to sing the praises of Daniel Cloud Campos’ hilarious short enough. Perfectly toned, with great dancing, an unfussy but fitting production design and an unexpected but rewarding pay off. Campos shows us that some may come close, but it’s just not that easy to be Like Mike.
Daniel Franke and Cedric Kiefer’s Unnamed Soundsculpture is a captivating example of the possibilities presented by combining consumer tech with dance and creative imagination. “The basic idea of the project is built upon the consideration of creating a moving sculpture from the recorded motion data of a real person. For our work we asked a [...]
Last month El Vez introduced us to the dance based film work of multi-skilled New Yorker Celia Rowlson-Hall. I’m shamelessly going to steal his discovery for my own by posting her city destroying, broadway dancing, jungle trekking, fatal one woman shoe show Goody! Two Shoes created for Keller’s Spring/Summer 2012 range. GOODY! TWO SHOES from [...]
Uniting under the banner of *Asterisk, MEISAI (Dance), MANUKE (Direction) and Kenji Kariu (Sound) created the experimental dance piece FIGURE “a short dance video that simply expressed relation between music, dance and visual image.“. FIGURE / *Asterisk from *Asterisk on Vimeo. In case you thought the synced geometric moves were all the result of post [...]
Taking the role of director/performer/choreographer Celia Rowlson-Hall’s Prom Night is an engrossing dance/performance short that you won’t dare take your eyes off. If you like Celia’s work, be sure to check out her Vimeo profile for more of her videos. PROM NIGHT from celia rowlson-hall on Vimeo.
You may remember the Giant White Glove version of Michael Jackson’s Billy Jean performance and all the variations spawned by the white glove tracking project, but even with that in mind, I’m sure you’ve never seen a choreographed dance version quite like Colin Rozee’s bare bones, or more accurately, dots and lines ‘Schtick Man! in [...]
Developed in response to the 2011 A/NZ PromaxBDA Conference title Future Proof, The DMC Initiative’s (DMCI) abstract dance film expresses ideas of the future by considering what is timeless: People, the expression of self and the interactions between each other are timeless qualities relevant to creativity, no matter what the future holds. The varying dance [...]
The work of creative studio Tell No One is bound to turn heads, their experiments with video cameras and post-production software make stunning motion graphics/experimental films that leave you wondering exactly how they created such hypnotic pieces. Dynamic Blooms from Tell No One on Vimeo. Forest from Tell No One on Vimeo.
Directed by Jake Lunt and produced by The Viral Factory for the grand opening of the Westfield shopping center in Stratford City, East London, 100 Years of East London Style races us through the fashions and dance moves from September 13th 1911 – September 13th 2011 in a rapid 100 seconds.
We’ve always been fans of a bit of dance here on DN; whether it’s Christina Ricci’s tap dance from Buffalo ’66 or the zombie shuffle from Michael Jackson’s Thriller, we all have our favourites. Thomas Borowiak uses jump cuts and an empty swimming pool location to showcase the moves of dancer friend Linda Stark in [...]