If you're on the fence about attending the Art in the Streets exhibition at the MOCA, maybe this will convince you. If you weave your away around all that amazing art, you'll find the Levi's Film Workshop. As a nice compliment to the show, Levi has its own section filled with some fantastic work… Continue
Using the very medium that made them famous, Erika Iris Simmons brings our favorite iconic film stars back to life! Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Fred Astaire are magnificently recreated with only an old, recycled film reel and tape.
The highly detailed projects takes the Atlanta-based artist at least a couple weeks to complete. "I don't… Continue
Larissa and Trevor of Ambient Studios in Toronto are used to taking pictures at other people's weddings. When it finally came to planning their own, they wanted to send out wedding invitations that said something about themselves. The result? These amazingly creative film canister invitations that have their own little pull out tab, revealing the invitation details.
Yes, Kanye West may be one of the most despised singers on this earth but, boy, he sure knows how to put on a performance. Kanye just released a short film called Runaway that's almost 35 minutes long. It tells the story of a phoenix played by gorgeous lingerie model Selita Ebanks and his quest to adapt her to his world. Visually stimulating, artistically interesting and completely intriguing, this may be one of Kanye's most groundbreaking moments… Continue
Added by alice on October 24, 2010 at 9:00am —
Inspired by the heroic rescue of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, graphic designer Adam Campbell whipped up this fantastic movie poster. I got in touch with Adam to ask him about his background and his story behind this poster.
"My name is Adam Campbell, and I'm a Canadian web & print designer currently living in Huntsville, Alabama, USA with my wife Anna.… Continue
Here in Ireland there has been a huge furore over the past 4+ years about the building of a gas pipeline from the Corrib Gasfield off the west coast of Co. Mayo to nine miles inland. The local people have been divided by the prospect of this pipeline. The Shell Oil company (who have a less than stellar record internationally) are behind the pipeline. They have the support of the Irish government to a large degree. The Pipe, chronicles the story of the struggle of the… Continue
Called Apple of My Eye, this short film by Majek Pictures was amazingly all shot and edited on the new iPhone 4. It was directed by Michael Koerbel and produced by Eric Edmonds and Rebekah Koerbel. A nice, short story that should inspire many to create their own movie masterpiece.
(My only complaint? That young actress needs some lessons on how to lick ice… Continue
Added by alice on June 28, 2010 at 9:20am —
The description of how this film was made really caught my interest:
Project London is an independent, no-budget, feature-length, live action movie with vivid, intense, and marrow-vibrating visual effects and animations created with the open source software Blender (and other…Continue
You know those stop-motion films you can just get "lost" in? Yes, this is one of those. Lost Things is a whimsical stop-motion film written and directed by Angela Kohler and Ithyle Griffiths. It stars the quirky and cute Alison Sudol. Music is by A Fine Frenzy. Slow start but gets more and more… Continue
It looks like this new art documentary should be on the viewing list of just about anyone who checks out theMET. The film focuses on what influenced some of today's hottest artist from skate and surf culture to punk rock and underground comics. New Brow will be screening in Seattle this weekend at The Northwestern Film Forum on January 15, 16 and…
Talk about die-hard fans! Inspired by the Lord of the Rings series, The Hunt For Gollum is an unofficial not for profit short film by a group of enthusiast filmmakers. This mini-epic was made in widescreen, runs 45 minutes long, and was just released for free download (website below) on May 3rd.
Lord of the Rings fan Chris Bouchard adapted the $3,000 fan film from the appendices of JRR Tolkien’s epic fantasy novels. The story follows the Heir of… Continue
When in Hollywood... AFI FEST spans 11 days each fall, featuring international films from emerging filmmakers, global showcases of the latest work from the great film masters, nightly special screenings and red-carpet gala premieres. Each year international competitions take place for features, documentaries and shorts, as well as regional showcases as part of… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 16, 2008 at 10:30am —
This movie is getting good reviews and looks pretty entertaining. Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, and Tom Wilkinson. It's already been released in London and it's in limited theaters in LA right now. See which theaters are showing it…
Added by Eugene on October 9, 2008 at 12:30pm —
TarFest has been held annually since 2003 at the La Brea Tar Pits and the surrounding Museum Row in the historic Miracle Mile district of Los Angeles. The festival presents an opportunity for artists in LA to gain creative exposure in the geographical and cultural center of the city for the benefit of public enrichment. The four-day indoor/outdoor multi-venue… Continue
Went to the opening night of the Downtown Film Festival at the Orpheum Theatre last night and it was quite the show.
In Search Of A Midnight Kiss was the opening movie. It's about a guy that has no one to kiss on New Year's Eve, so he puts an ad on Craigslist. It's a black and white, low budget film that's clever, witty and has superb… Continue
The first annual Downtown Film Festival will be held August 13th through 17th. The five-day event will present 23 feature and 180 short films at venues throughout Downtown L.A. Lectures, panel discussions, exhibits, parties, and receptions will also be held.
The Downtown Film Festival was established to celebrate the resurgence of Downtown L.A. in all its facets - its historic movie palaces core, its legendary cultural and ethnic… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 5, 2008 at 11:00am —