“For me cinema is a community experience and the projection is a very important part of it.” A working projectionist discusses his career and love of cinema with Austrian filmmaker Carlo Hofmann in A Man in the Box.
Stranger than fiction… molecular conflict and mitochondrial warfare … a heartstopping, subcellular epic … a truly microcinematic experience … Watching Clemens Wirth’s battling organisms in Micro Empire, I was left with duelling feelings of admiration for the impressive job Wirth did revealing this mostly invisible aspect of our world and outright creepiness at the thought [...]
Having made his name working as casting director on the films of Michael Haneke, Ulrich Seidl, Stefan Ruzowitzky and Benjamin Heisenberg, Markus Schleinzer has now turned his hand to directing with Michael, one of the most uncompromising and unsettling debuts you’re likely to see all year. Tackling what the director describes as one of society’s [...]
What initially started as a test-shot for the new RED Scarlet-X turned into an engaging 5 minute short full of tension and awkwardness, as we witness a couples relationship fall apart in Sebastian Woeber’s WEG. WEG – Short film shot on RED Scarlet-X from Sebastian Woeber on Vimeo.
Klara Harden decided to set out on 25 day solo hike across Iceland. Luckily for us, she brought along her cinematographer’s eye and a Canon 550D to document the epic journey in Made in Iceland. MADE IN ICELAND from Klara Harden on Vimeo. Klara goes into the details of her trip in this post.
I’ve been a fan of animator Kris Hofmann’s stop motion work since seeing her true lives of the animals we eat piece Breakfast a couple years ago. Her new piece Screwed Up is a charming film about not knowing a good thing until it’s gone, which stars a nut and a bolt. Kris joins me [...]
Breakfast (2009) Often, we present our children with toys and books that tell joyful tales of animals living in peace on farms, surrounded by fields and forests. When a child’s room is left empty an ordinary tape player and a well used puzzle come to life and start to tell the truth behind the pretty [...]