Category Archives: Videos
Animator Ryan Larkin (1943 – 2007) does a visual improvisation to music performed by a popular group presented as sidewalk entertainers. His take-off point is the music, but his own beat is more boisterous than that of the musicians. The illustrations range from convoluted abstractions to caricatures of familiar rituals. Without words.
PINA is a dance film with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009. PINA is directed by Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club, Wings of Desire), who was a long-standing friend of Pina’s.Wenders takes the audience on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension: straight onto the stage with the legendary ensemble and follows the dancers out of the theatre into the city and the surrounding areas of Wuppertal – the place, which for 35 years was the home of Pina Bausch. PINA reinvigorates the way 3D film technology can be used.
For his films Ex-Yugoslav and Serbian director Aleksandar Ilic has received seventy-two awards, both in the country and abroad. Film “The Mallet”, the author’s best achievement , is considered one of the peaks of the “Belgrade school of documentary.”
Tim Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland. Since he graduated from CalArts in 1979, he was create a short films which we will present here. He worked as an animator, storyboard artist and concept artist in numerous short films.
100 years of East London style, fashion, dance and music in 100 seconds. Sept 13th, 1911 to Sept 13th, 2011. It’s a 100 year countdown to the grand opening of Westfield Stratford City on September 13th, 2011, and celebrates a century of East London fashion, style, dance and music.
Peter Greenaway – Intervals (1969)
This early work of the brilliant director Peter Greenaway is a lovely gem of editing. It has a kind of mezmerizing quality, which you’ll notice as you listen to the sound intervals and Italian alphabet against the shots of Venice street life.
In February 2010, the Paris-based band Hold Your Horses! released a music video to go with their song “70 Million,” which became an immediate success. In the video, the band members recreated famous paintings, taking the viewer on an entertaining tour through art history. Try to identify as many paintings as possible, then compare your results with the list of the actual paintings below the jump. Enjoy – and let us know your scores! And, of course, Happy Bastille Day.
William Hoffman is a 23 year old filmmaker living in Brooklyn, New York. He’s interested in fiction and nonfiction — but mostly the space in between. To learn more about Will, visit his website at http://www.anyoneeverything.com. For more information on his current projects and collection of short films, visit his production company ~ Everynone at (www.everynone.com).