Robin Thomson has been bringing to light the creative intimacy of the soundcheck with his Strangely Ritual series of films & today takes DN behind the scenes of his documentation of pre-gig preparation and give us an exclusive first look at his latest episode with German pianist/composer Hauschka.
Now’s the time when faced with the daunting promise of a new year stretching into the future horizon you may well be in need of a philosophical pill to cure your suffering soul of the hypermodern era. If that sounds like your flavour of elixir then the inaugural installment of Antoni Sendra’s self-actualizing ongoing series Bulletproof Thoughts is probably just what you need.
One of six films created for World Peace Day (21st September) as part of annual collection films4peace in which contemporary artists are commissioned to interpret peace, Anthony Goicolea’s Piñata explores the loss of identity individuals undergo when they assimilate into a large group: “In my film for films4peace I wanted to dissect this sacrificial custom, […]
Forged in the animation fires of hell for VH1 Classic by Aaron Stewart and Tim Harrington though Mixtape Club, Metal Headzzz is a comedy series which will appeal to anyone who’s ever dreamt big about the epic powers of their yet to be formed band.
Merlin Bronques continues his quest for true love amongst absinth drinking circus performers in Barcelona and Coachella festival goers in Boyfriend in a Coma and This Movie is Fixed.
Combining words and simple visual motifs to belie audience expectations and perhaps challenge the assumptions many of us harbour, UK filmmaker You Ness created the Man + series as a quick entremet between his darker pieces of work, shooting the films in a single day once the concept is locked down:
Mid-way through last year we spoke to Mike Paterson about 94 Elements, his ambitious global filmmaking project exploring our lives through the lens of the elements. At that point in time, films for Oxygen, Copper, Gadolinium and Germanium had already been made, and Dutch documentarian Helmie Stil had just been commissioned to create a film […]
So many beautiful people here, even that guy isn’t sure if he’s getting laid tonight. When heartbreak has the potential to flare up at you from every corner of the city it’s time to get the fuck out of town. Merlin Bronques shows us how to forget and move on in the first episode of […]
In 2008 we were introduced to the work of director Victor Solomon through his adaptation series of stories from Dan Rhodes’ book Anthropology and four years on, it’s held true that the five we got back then still have us wanting more. Hopefully this wont be a problem for much longer as Victor and Rhodes […]
The idea behind the project is really to go way beyond the sort of classical view of the periodic table which everyone remembers from the poster on the wall in their classroom at school Mike Paterson’s 94 Elements is a multi-year, world-wide project which aims to explore the pertinent questions of consumption, sustainability and environment […]