England Flies is screening tonight at the Super 8mm Fesztivál in Szeged Hungary

England Flies, the music video I shot for The Automatic Erasers, is screening tonight at the Super 8mm Fesztivál in Szeged Hungary.

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England Flies featured on this weeks OnSuper8.org podcast

England Flies, the music video I directed for The Automatic Erasers, is this weeks feature download on the Onsuper8.org podcast. Click here to view.

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The Automatic Erasers – England Flies – WORLD PREMIERE

World Premiere:

The music video I directed for The Automatic Erasers song England Flies premieres later today at the 5th annual Salford Film Festival.

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The Automatic Erasers – England Flies – super 8mm music video

Music video for the Automatic Erasers’ song – England Flies – shot entirely on Super 8 motion picture film. The film is Tri-X (7278) cross processed as negative, and the live performance footage was pushed 2 stops.

SCREENINGS

  • Salford Film Festival – Official Selection – Salford, United Kingdom – November 22, 2008
  • Cinesubsonica – Official Selection – Montpellier, France – TBD, 2009

If you would like this video to play at your festival or event, please contact me directly for more info.

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I shot a music video today for The Automatic Erasers

I shot a music video today for The Automatic Erasers at the Yucca Tap Room. It was shot on Kodak Stock and the Telecine is going to be done by Cinelicious in Hollywood. More to come >>

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Tempest Fugit (2004)

Tempest Fugit - production still 1

Tempest Fugit was an attempt to isolate narrative outside the of realm of time. Consciousness and the unconscious were secondary themes with the film. Shooting took place on location in Tempe, Arizona and in the Imperial Sand Dunes Between Yuma, Arizona and el Centro, California.

The project started out, as an answer to the question, ‘Can you make a film about time’. Honestly, I believe that time is an abstraction, constructed by the mind. Furthermore, I would suggest that the mind cannot piece together a cohesive story-element without the use of both time and narrative devices. So to ask, ‘can one make a film about time?’, my response would be; ‘not without introducing narrative elements’.

The story is about a man sleeping. In his dream, he knows only that he must return to his body, before he wakes. He finds himself lost in a vast endless desert. He awakens for a drink. After making his way home, he finds himself sleeping in vaguely unfamiliar surroundings. Then his alarm clock wakes him. Finally, we cut back to him climbing one last dune.

SCREENINGS

  • Tempest Fugit won the 2nd place audience award for the 2004 IFP / Phoenix chapter (formerly the Phoenix Film Project) Fall call for entries – October 27, 2004
  • Click here for a review by Mark S.P. Turvin of Goldfish Publishers, LLC

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