Honeybee Alterations

Centred around a display featuring a living beehive, Guest Workers features sculptural and 2-dimensional work based on collaboration between the artist and honeybees. Born in Marquette, Manitoba in 1937, Aganetha Dyck’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across Canada and in England, France and the Netherlands. Her work can be found in the…

Bait Ball by Robert Hodgin

The swirling vortex of fish bodies was a favorite part of the Planet Earth and Planet Earth: Life series. I had done a couple flocking/swarming simulations in the past but after seeing a presentation by collective animal behavior researcher, Iain Couzin from Princeton University, I retackled the problem with renewed interest. Read more on Robert’s blog

The Russian Woodpecker

Fedor Alexandorich, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, is researching the cause of the catastrophic accident when his investigation is interrupted by the 2014 Euromaidan uprising that culminates in the ousting of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Amid all of this turmoil, Alexandrovich uncovers a damning Cold War-era Soviet secret. In this Sundance World…

See You Around

A short film about the places, sounds and smells that remind you of someone you’d rather forget. It’s the story of a guy who struggles to avoid these emotional landmines, and his journey to clear his head. Starring Josh Ruben, Pete Holmes, Courtney Pauroso, George Basil and Megan Neuringer.

People react to being called beautiful

18-year-old Shea Glover says: ‘I conducted an independent project, which evidently turned into a social experiment halfway through, regarding beauty at my performing arts high school in Chicago. I want to clarify that my intentions were not to get a reaction out of people. I was simply filming beauty and this is the result. Here…

OPERATOR – A short film by Caroline Bartleet

BAFTA WINNER 2016 – Best British Short Film OPERATOR – A short film by Caroline Bartleet Synopsis An Emergency Services Operator in a Fire Control Room has just started a long night shift when she picks up a call from a desperate young mother. An hour previously, Gemma had fallen asleep in front of the television…

The Never Ending Factory of the Duomo

Massimo D’Anolfi and Martina Parenti’s documentary on Milan’s vast cathedral premiered in a sidebar at the Swiss festival. (via) Six centuries of history are elegantly condensed into 74 minutes of screen time in The Never Ending Factory of the Duomo (L’infinita fabbrica del Duomo), a beautiful, informative documentary on the construction and upkeep of Milan’s…

Robert Howsare-Drawing Apparatus

Informed by a background in psychology and commercial printing, Robert Howsare’s interdisciplinary work explores failure and the glitches occurring within systems. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from Ohio University. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally; select venues include the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the Austrian…

Glas

Glas won master film maker Bert Haanstra a well-deserved Academy Award® for Best Short Documentary in 1959. The film contrasts the production of hand made crystal from the Royal Leerdam Glass Factory with automated bottle making machines in the Netherlands. An industrial film with a bebop heart, its lyrical use of light and sound still…

A Reasonable Request

A desperate son reconnects with his estranged father to ask an unspeakable favor that will change their lives forever. Starring: John Ennis & Stephen Ellis Director: Andrew Laurich Writers: Gabriel Miller and Andrew Laurich Cinematography: Scott Uhlfelder Producer: Christina Lee Editor: Daniel Reitzenstein Music: Gregory James Jenkins areasonablerequest.com facebook.com/AReasonableRequestMovie

Stutterer

A lonely typographer with a cruel speech impediment but an eloquent inner voice must face his greatest fear. Written, Directed & Edited by Benjamin Cleary Starring Matthew Needham & Chloe Pirrie Produced by Serena Armitage & Shan Christopher Ogilvie (email: [email protected] / [email protected]) Director of Photography – Michael Paleodimos (email: [email protected]) Original Music by Nico…

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

Every year, more than 1,000 girls and women are the victims of religiously motivated honor killings in Pakistan, especially in rural areas. Eighteen-year-old Saba, who fell in love and eloped, was targeted by her father and uncle but survived to tell her story. 2016 Oscar: Winner Shortlist Documentary

Mission 26 The Big Endeavour

This project was only made possible by the help of a truly amazing and talented timelapse team which included; Joe Capra, Chris Pritchard, Brian Hawkins, Andrew Walker, Ryan Killackey and myself. A very special thanks to the City of Inglewood, Chief of Police Mark Fronterotta, Lieutenant James Madia, Sergeant Dirk Dewachter, and to the Men…

Free Pie

“Short films, as we often stress, are the realm of ideas—visual, narrative, we like to see ingenuity and experimentation. Sometimes when the strength of one element is so great it can carry the rest, but when a film manages to combine both, you know it is special. Free Pie is a spare film, entirely conversation-based and…

Loving Vincent

This is the first fully painted feature film in the world, directed by Polish painter and director Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman (Oscar winner for producing “Peter and the Wolf”). The film is produced by Oscar-winning Studios Breakthru Films and Trademark Films.

American Tintype by Matt Morris

American Tintype is a short documentary portrait of Harry Taylor, a wet plate photographer living in Wilmington, NC. Currently in post-production. Director | Producer | Cinematographer | Editor: Matt Morris Featuring: Harry Taylor Executive Producers: David Ford | Mary Pergola Parent | Stu Pollard Production Sound: Benedict Fancy Sound Designer: Casey Langfelder Sound Mixer: Scott…

London Grammar – Nightcall

Official music video for “Nightcall” by London Grammar Director: André Chocron DP: Jake Scott Edit: Leila Sarraf / TRIM Colorist: George K / MPC VFX: Phink Executive producer: Nico Chavez Producer: Audrey Davenport Comissioner: Caroline Clayton Label: Ministry of Sound Prod Company: FRIEND Shot on Arri Alexa

The Eagleman Stag Shortfilm & Making Of

The Making Of: 2011 BAFTA award winning short film from Mikey Please. For full festival and awards info visit TheEaglemanStag.com twitter.com/#!/MisterPlease for updates CREDITS: A FILM BY: MikeyPlease.co.uk MUSIC COMPOSITION: Benedict Please (TheBookshopBand.bandcamp.com/) MUSIC PERFORMANCE: BenedictPlease.co.uk & myspace.com/StringbeansQuartet SOUND DESIGN: Benedict Please DUBBING MIXER: MauricioDOrey.com PETER EAGLEMAN DavidCann.co.uk PHILIP Tony Guilfoyle set design & model…

‘Francis’

The story of ‘Francis’ came about interestingly from famed radio show ‘This American Life’. Broadcaster Ira Glass asked 6 American writers to create a short story about Adventure. One ofthese stories written by novelist & screenwriter Dave Eggars, it was read on the show to much acclaim and praise., Richard worked with producer Kevin Batten…

Videos from the Past that Predicted the Future

6 Incredible Videos from the Past that Predicted the Future. (via) This Public Service Announcement (PSA) was produced in 1995 by the 5th grade students at Ray Bjork school in Helena Montana. All the Internet possibilities mentioned in the script are today a reality. The production won a local ADDY Award in 1996 for Best PSA.…