The Dan Ellis Project: A Documentary Work-In-Progress

  1. 3 worst letters of the alphabet: ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

    3 creative letters of the alphabet: ART

    3 inspirational letters of the alphabet : DAN

    In 2010, Dan Ellis, the owner of a successful printing company, was stricken with ALS and "locked in"-unable to move or speak-but still the same man within his mind and heart.

    Dan turned to artistic expression and to his thirteen year old daughter Gina. Dan and Gina began painting and they found joy collaborating, Gina as his hands and an eye-gaze machine as Dan's voice.

    An inspirational film that shows the truth of the disease but not the defeat; the strength of family; and the power of courage, faith and art.

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  2. The setting was already intriguing. A Greek from Pontus, living in Athens is a luthier of some of the best Spanish guitars. His name is Vassilis and he is not only an accomplished luthier but also a charming human. We spend 3 days with him in his small and packed lab in Athens, where we learned a lot, laughed a lot and in general had a great time. The end result combined with the music of Edstard left everyone more than satisfied.

    Directed & VFX - Spiros Rasidakis, Dimitris Ladopoulos
    Director of photography - Nikos Mexis
    Editing - Yiannis Kostavaras
    Sound design - Nikos Tsines
    Guitarist & composer - Edsart Udo De Haes edsartudodehaes.nl
    Guitar maker - Vassilis Lazarides lazaridesguitars.com
    Software - After Effects, FilmConvert

    Visit film page deepgreensea.net/projects/alma-flamenca.html

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    Pedazos de madera, amor, esmero, celo, conocimiento y 299 horas de trabajo, concentradas en una película de algo más de 3 minutos.

    La serie “The Art of Making” pretende mostrar y promocionar a gente de nuestros días que, superando el fatalismo y el pesimismo del espíritu contemporáneo, se atreven, con pasión e imaginación, a seguir soñando y creando. Estos amantes del conocimiento y de la emoción, intentan combinar la organización y la precisión de la ciencia con la elegancia, la sutileza y el ingenio del arte. Su oferta es de un valor incalculable y se lo agradecemos profundamente.

    Dirección y VFX: Spiros Rasidakis y Dimitris Ladópoulos
    Dirección de fotografía: Níkos Mexis
    Edición: Yiannis Kostavaras
    Diseño Acústico: Nikos Tsines
    Guitarrista y compositor: Edsart Udo de Haes edsartudodehaes.nl
    Constructor de guitarras, luthier: Vassilis Lazarides lazaridesguitars.com

    Visite el sitio oficial en deepgreensea.net/projects/alma-flamenca.html

    # vimeo.com/43005056 Uploaded 872K Plays 356 Comments
  3. AQUADETTES: On Life, Death, and Synchronized Swimming

    A film by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari

    # vimeo.com/26502243 Uploaded 199K Plays 131 Comments
  4. Every frame in this video is a photograph taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
    I created this timelapse on a long weekend after discovering the image library online. I used Photoshop and Sony Vegas to edit and compile the footage.
    The music is a track from one of my favorite sci-fi movies, Sunshine. I thought the music and imagery would fit well together.

    *** Thank you all for likes,comments, shares and support this video has received. I'm truly glad so many have enjoyed it.***

    You can view my other work and see my other projects here:
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    Music by John Murphy - Sunshine (Adagio In D Minor)
    Performed by the City Of Prague Philharmonic
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    Image Courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory,
    NASA Johnson Space Center, The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth
    eol.jsc.nasa.gov

    # vimeo.com/45878034 Uploaded 4.8M Plays 489 Comments
  5. Music Unites Ambassador Swizz Beatz Empowers, Inspires and Unites NYC Students On The Intrepid at the first "Music-Versity" event

    If you are interested in learning more about Music Unites and our Music-Versity events by attending future events and seeing our program in action, please contact: info@musicunites.org

    # vimeo.com/60941960 Uploaded 1,801 Plays 0 Comments

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