11.09.12

Nigel Powers shot, edited and directed this video for Lucian Walker’s single ‘Moneyspell’.

Directed/Shot/Edited by: Nigel Powers
nigelpowers.com
Produced by: Lucian Walker
youtube.com/TheLucianWalker
Starring: Lakewet
Production Company: HI OWL

DOWNLOAD THE MP3: soundcloud.com/lucianwalker/moneyspell

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Director Paul Trillo was kind enough to share his recent directorial effort with the official video for The Peach Kings single ‘Lonely’. It’s a lovely video featuring ‘invisible people in lycra suits’ as Paul puts it. I think that’s friendly shorthand for some imaginative and evocative imagery. It’s a Vimeo Staff pick already also so you know quality is assured. Congrats on a great video and thanks for the email Paul.

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10.26.12

In awareness of National Breast Cancer month here comes a fun or funbags (sorry that was really bad) video celebrating that uniquely feminine part of the body responsible for nurturing us into this world.

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10.15.12

And here’s more great work via Nabil.

Credits:
directed by: Nabil
dop: Danny Hiele
producer: Tara Ravazi
editor: Brandon Driscoll-Luttringer
post: Bonnie Brae
color: Marshall Plante

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09.06.12

Boy meets girl. Boy gives girl half a Tim Tam. Boy and girl marry. Girl marries other boy. Boy is confused.

This short was a part of the online film competition titled ‘THE VOICES PROJECT’. More info can be found at freshink.com.au/thevoicesproject.

Starring Lucas Van Hilten and Emily Foreman

Written and Directed by James Hartley
Director of Photography: James Shepherd
1st Assistant Camera: Tim Oxford
Gaffer: Boustros Chedid

Edited by James Hartley and James Shepherd

Music: Kevin MacLeod – Wagner Bridal Chorus

A Pyramid Schemes Production

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08.23.12

Really terribly sorry for the copying and pasting but I have so little time to blog lately. So alas…

“Skateboarder Magazine ‘We probably should have intervened when our Senior Photographer Jonathan Mehring got together with the globetrotting filmer Patrik Wallner to concoct some harebrained excursion to another third world country for a skateboarding trip, especially when they started throwing motorbikes into the mix.

But as they say, the bigger the risk, the bigger the reward, which is probably why the likes of Jerry Hsu, Keegan Sauder, Joey Pepper, Javier Mendizibal and Michael “Michi” Mackrodt were game to accompany them on this journey down nearly the entire length of Vietnam despite some of their limited past experience with riding motorbikes.’”

Directed, Filmed & Edited by Patrik Wallner

skateboardermag.com/the-killing-season/

visualtraveling.com

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07.28.12

The synopsis:

“Scientists observe a tribe, which lives peacefully outside the external world in the rainforest. They know no form of writing and communicate only with their simple dances. After some month of abstinence, the scientists visit the tribe again and discover, that their whole behavior has changed completely. They pray to a skull-god and menace the scientist. Now they use weird signs, which they paint on themselves. The scientists have to find out what happened.”

Author Georg Klein asked Director Marc Rühl if he would like to create a short based one of his novels.  Rühl choose the book “Die Logik der Süße” (The logic of sweetness). The entire shoot took nearly 6 months to complete.

credits:
director: MARC RÜHL
screenplay: GEORG KLEIN
music: KAY BADER

breakdown: vimeo.com/schwarzgrau/tungubreakdown (video)
making of: schwarzgrau.com/tungushort
website: tungu.schwarzgrau.com

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07.18.12

 directed this opus to a favorite childhood and now adulthood past time. He exclaims that he never wanted to be a fireman, pilot or superhero. All he wanted was to be a skateboarder and that’s what he is.

I can stand on a skateboard for a couple of minutes before I lose my balance and fall off. But I love watching other people do it.

 

Filmed in germany´s most beautiful city: Dresden

Directed & Edited by Sebastian Linda
sebastian-linda.de

FB Site
facebook.com/pages/Sebastian-Linda-Cinematographie/236987166380010

Music by
Giselle – Silk Ianborg Remix
Download here: facebook.com/IanborgOfficial/app_220150904689418

Portugal the man – So American Woodkid Remix

Pls support if you like and buy their original music on Itunes.

Special Thanks to Ralph Ruthe. He provided the camera for 3 days and this video came out of all the testing:
ruthe.de/

Still photos by Erik Groß:

flickr.com/photos/erikgross/

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Filmed with Red Epic
Tokina 11 – 16 2,8
Pelang Fisheye 8mm
Canon 28, 50, 85, 100

Gorilla Tripod

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I’ve had a director crush on  for a while now and he recently posted a new spot for Tribord Swimwear that is again a fine example of his trademark style and eye for unusual visuals.

Agency: Fred & Farid
Production Company: Moonwalk Films
Executive Producer: Gaspard Chevance
Producer: Franck Servoz
Director: Christopher Hewitt
DOP: Nicolas Karakatsanis
Post Production: Nightshift
Colourist: Aubrey Woodiwiss (The Mill)
Edit: Adam Marshall at The Whitehouse
Music: Zbigniew Preisner – Offertorium (Ben Boysen Remix)
Sound: Aaron Reynolds at WAVE

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Having spent most of my life lifting weights, at least since the age of 13 anyway, I found this little mini-documentary to be good fun. This little girl may only weigh 99 pounds but it’s 98 pounds of heart. Posted by .

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07.06.12

I remember being infatuated with Luc Besson’s strange film the Big Blue as a kid and wondered what it must be like to free dive deep into the ocean. Matty Brown attempts to articulate that feeling in this ‘visual poem’ based on William Trubridge’s world record free dive of 100 meters. With only a single breath and no weights Trubridge descended into the world’s deepest blue hole, Dean’s Blue Hole in the Bahamas. He did so to help shed light on the plight of the world’s smallest cetacean, the Hector’s Dolphin of New Zealand.

Credits:

Directed and Edited by Matthew Brown
Written and Produced by William Trubridge verticalblue.net
Director of Photography – Matthew Brown

UNDERWATER CAMERAS
Jason Sapp
Paul Heinerth
Brian Kakuk
Charlie Beede
Brian Pucella
Alfredo Romo
Paolo Valenti
Igor Liberti

SURFACE CAMERAS
Matthew Brown
Nic Rowan
Dolphin Footage – Liz Slooten, Steve Dawson, and NZ Whale and Dolphin Trust
Music Composed by Christopher Ward
Voice Coaches – Linda Trubridge and Gerry Dinnage

TEAM VERTICAL BLUE
AIDA Judges – Ute Geßmann and Ben Weiss
Coach/Timekeeper – Brittany Trubridge
Deep Safety Divers – Paul Heinerth, Brian Kakuk, and Jason Sapp
Safety Divers – Charlie Beede, Brian Pucella, and Alfredo Romo

Still Photography by Igor Liberti and Paolo Valenti

whaledolphintrust.org.nz/nihectors.html

Here’s sort of the making-of/behind the scenes (basically bloopers) of the video, hehe tinyurl.com/73n99pz

shot on the naked Canon HV40 (R.I.P) and edited with Sony Vegas

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06.25.12

And now lets watch a kick ass music video directed by  for the french electro rock outfit Apoplexie for their single ‘Pimpon’ off of their LP Lp ‘Après Minuit’.

More:
Lp ‘Après Minuit’ avalaible on itunes : itunes.apple.com/fr/album/id475445384
myspace.com/lapoplexie
facebook.com/Apoplexiemusic
zingy.fr

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06.15.12

An Adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe Poem entitled “A Dream Within A Dream” by Junior Hernandez.

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow-
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand-
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep- while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?

Shot on the RED Scarlet with Canon L lenses.

 

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06.04.12

This is the latest single and official video from the album “Shrines” coming out July 23 (UK)/24(US and Canada). Gotta wait a day U.S. Deal with it.

Credits:
Commissioned by Jamie Kohn Rabineau (larkcreative.tv)
Executive Producer Candice Ouaknine
Directed by BREWER
Produced by Matt Paley and Adam Hirsch (sainteliotandco.com)
Shot by Jackson Hunt (jacksonhuntdp.com)
Production Design by Erin Thiele

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Starring Grace Averis
Directed and edited by Joey Bania
VFX by Robin Stuart Cape
Photography by Joey Bania
Production assistance from Dominic Stephenson & Ram Alluri
Excerpts from ‘Cassini Mission’ courtesy of Chris Abbas and NASA

Filmed in and around Dunedin, New Zealand // June 2012

From the album – Bring Me the Head of Kyle Bobby Dunn
a double CD // low-point.com/LP049.html

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05.18.12

I think I have maybe posted the work of Director Kris Merc before but alas, it’s definitely worth looking at again because he has some crazy jaw dropping imagery represented in his portfolio that definitely sets him apart from a lot of young commercial directors.

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05.08.12

I am a big fan of Beach House and thought their last album was fan-friggin-tastic. This brilliant recent video directed by Sean Pecknold makes me even more excited about what’s yet to come.

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04.27.12

The footage in this video is derived from image sequences from NASA’s Cassini and Voyager missions. I downloaden a large amount of raw images to create the video.

The song is The Cinematic Orchestra -That Home (Instrumental).

Produced by:
Sander van den Berg

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