One astronaut's journey through space and life ends on a hostile exosolar planet. Grounded is a metaphorical account of the experience, inviting unique interpretation and reflection by the viewer. Themes of aging, inheritance, paternal approval, cyclic trajectories, and behaviors passed on through generations are explored against an ethereal backdrop.
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Score composed by Ken Andrews
Full credit list can be seen here:
Best Experimental Short:: 2012 USA Film Festival
Best Picture :: 2012 Winter Film Awards
Best Short Film :: 2012 Independent Filmmakers Showcase Film Festival
Best Sound :: 2012 Independent Filmmakers Showcase Film Festival
Best Cinematography :: 2012 Lakeshorts International Film Festival
Best Editing :: 2012 Los Angeles Movie Awards
Best Editing :: 2012 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood
Best Digital Effects :: 2012 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood
Best Cinematography :: 2012 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood
Best Sci-Fi, Fantasy or Horror Film :: Buffalo Niagara Film Festival
John Kelly Award for Excellence in Cinematography:: 2012 Fresno Film Fest
Official Selections ::
2012 LA Shorts
2012 Newport Beach Film Festival
2012 ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival
2012 Indie Spirit Film Festival
2012 The Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival
2012 Cine Gear Expo 2012
2012 Montclair Film Festival
2012 Maryland Film Festival
2012 Madrid International Film Festival
2012 Gasparilla International Film Festival
2012 Sonoma International Film Festival
2012 Sacramento International Film Festival
2012 60 Degrees North
2012 Fort Myers Film Festival
2012 United Film Festival - Los Angeles
2012 United Film Festival - New York
2012 Boston Science Fiction Film Festival# vimeo.com/49580248 Uploaded 662K Plays 5,319 Likes 181 Comments
A cinematic documentary passage through the annual Burning Man Festival.
A Film by Aaron Freeder
PACHANGA BOYS - TIME
PLAID - THIS CITY
TRUST - SULK
BOARDS OF CANADA - SLOW THIS BIRD DOWN# vimeo.com/50126842 Uploaded 90.6K Plays 1,406 Likes 53 Comments
Hominid is an animated teaser based on the Hominid series of photo composites by Brian Andrews. The series has been exhibited internationally, including at SIGGRAPH, in the Hong Kong Exhibition Center, and at numerous galleries. This animated teaser was produced at Ex’pression College for Digital Arts. Be on the lookout for future Hominid animations.
You can find out more information on the project at hominidanimation.net/.
Written and Directed by
Lead Character Technical Director
Character Technical Director
Produced at Ex'pression College for Digital Arts
Copyright 2011 Brian Andrews# vimeo.com/37742808 Uploaded 725K Plays 4,106 Likes 62 Comments
The Unseen/Unsaid 10-part mini series
Episode 10. Horseman [Final episode]
Derek Foo, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Lee, Lim Song Lip and Jeremy Tan, 2011, 3 minutes, Rating TBA
Most Singaporeans are familiar with the honking and shouting of their neighbourhood Karung Guni men as they make their rounds, collecting the unwanted and the abandoned. This story takes from the perspective of one particular Karung Guni trolley, who sees itself as its master’s horse; riding through the neighbourhood and collecting the souls of the forgotten.
http://www.rediscover.sg# vimeo.com/28228651 Uploaded 639 Plays 4 Likes 0 Comments
Nikon D4 Release Video
It's here! The Nikon D4 has arrived and it is a freaking HOT camera! For the past months I have been working in silence with an amazingly talented crew and three of the best athletes on the planet producing my short D4 launch film "WHY". It was like Christmas morning when Nikon called and described the new camera and all of its incredible features. All I could think was that this is the camera we have been waiting for. Then the gift of all gifts... "Corey, dream up a film that you would like to shoot. You pick the topic. You pick the location. It's your film... only requirement is you show off the features of the new camera." My favorite quote from the call was "You have a blank white canvas and it's up to you to fill it". I had to pinch myself several times to confirm that the call was real. Everyone involved has been tight lipped about the project for months and today we can finally begin to share some of the assets and get fired up about the camera!!!
I have always been facinated by those people that are the best at what they do. Those that operate on the edge; scientists, artists, musicians, athletes, etc. Always the question that I find myself asking is "WHY"? What deep inside drives them? What does the world look like through their eyes? Those that live on the edge, push the envelope, redefine sports and industries operate in a space all to themselves. In my Nikon D4 launch film I wanted to visually portray the beauty and intensity of the athletes doing what they do best while also delving into their heads and answering the question "WHY"? There was a very simple list of criteria used when selecting the athletes for this film. 1. They needed to be the best in the world at what they do. 2. They needed to be true role modes / heros. (In short, no ego and just simply fantastic people). Dane, Rebecca and Alex fulfill the requirements in spades!
As it seems to be with many shoots, the schedule for WHY was INSANE! In just 13 days we went from Veracruz, Mexico to Moab, Utah to Joshua Tree, California. With a fantastic crew of eight amazingly talented people, three of the worlds best athletes, over 20 pieces of luggage, three D4 prototypes, an rc helicopter and enough RedBull and ClifBars to keep us awake and moving, the entire journey was epic! Huge days, little sleep, lost bags, crashed helicopter (the D4 lived), speeding tickets (talked our way out of both ;-), wicked mosquito bites, flu, and a trip to the urgent care - all the prerequisites for a great shoot. Just the way I like it!
Special thanks to everyone that helped on this production! Dane Henry, Shawn Corrigan, Rex Lint, Mike Hagadorn; you guys are studs! Blaine Deutsch and Marina Rich, thank you for keeping us all on track, organized, fed and looking good (and Marina, thanks for loving me and being the best wife in the world). Gen Umei, Soichi Hayashi, Jason Jenkins and Mike Corrado; thank you for the opportunity! Dane Jackson, Alex Honnold and Rebecca Rusch, you guys really made the film and answered the question WHY!!! Tommy Thompson and Chris McNamara; thanks for keeping us safe and getting me into the coolest camera positions possible! Amazing team and thank you everyone who helped!
When it is all said and done by far the most exciting part is the future. It's about the collective creativity and vision of the photo and video community and what we will all create when we get a D4 in our hands. One thing is for certain, WHY was just the tip of the iceberg!
Check out the link below for more production and technical info on the Corey Rich Productions blog:# vimeo.com/34666308 Uploaded 864K Plays 7,808 Likes 401 Comments
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