For 'The Lion City', the idea behind the extension of the tilt shift technique is for focus and distance to be something the viewer can experience. It also doubles to communicate the constant heat and humidity that hits you whenever you leave the comfort of air conditioning in Singapore.
Thanks to the following people who helped with this film:
Yan Szu Ong, Singapore National Parks Board;
April Tan, Juliana Tan, Irin Lin & Belle Tan - Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority;
Cheryl Ng, The Ritz Carlton Millennia Singapore;
Jing Han Foo, Singapore Housing & Development Board;
Fulvia Wong, Singapore Flyer;
Ong Jun Wei, National Day 2011;
Steven Tan, Shaw Organisation;
David Phan, P&G Photographic.
Artist and photographer Richard Mosse reveals the stories behind the making of his latest film, 'The Enclave’ (2013), in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The film was shown in the Irish Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale and was the 2014 winner of the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
Hal Lasko, who was better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired.
Grandpa would spend ten hours a day moving pixels around his computer paintings. His work is a blend of pointillism and 8-Bit art.
Welcome to the world of Hal Lasko, The Pixel Painter.
See more work at hallasko.com
Director: Josh Bogdan (joshbogdan.com)
Director: Ryan Lasko (ryanlasko.com)
Editor/Writer: Josh Bogdan
Director of Photography: Topaz Adizes (topazadizes.com)
Original Music: Jarrod Pedone (JarrodPedone.com)
Original Music: Tyler H. Brown (thbproductions.com)
All artwork images used in this video are the exclusive property of Harold Lasko. All rights reserved. Any other use of these artwork images, without expressed written consent is strictly prohibited.
Secret Life is the first of the Secrets Trilogy; a cycle exploring the imperceptible conditions that frame life and is followed by Secret Machine (2009) and Six Easy Pieces (2010)
Secret Life portrays a woman trapped in an apartment with a life of its own. Transcending the narrative horizons of human desire, the film visits upon us a glimpse of a shared and sacred reality. A work that defies the ultimate metaphysical taboos of temporality by combining novel technique with intrepid philosophical vision; and daring to present that which is seldom, if ever, portrayed in any artistic medium.
Impossibilities are made possible through Reynolds’ signature aesthetic, a lens that can fill one with reverence for the mundane.
Have you ever wondered what time sees, experiences? Without mortal assumptions about time, the occupant of the apartment is no longer limited even to unique location, but here, seen through the eye of time, space itself is now become alive. Without the context of space and time, the woman’s mind collapses and neglects the organization of her experience, leaving her only with sensations. The viewer may ask: Is it her mind or is it time itself that creates the uncontrolled and uncontrollable environment? The work suggests that all living things are endowed with consciousness, meaning all living things have awareness. While the space increases in its activity, the woman becomes an ever more passive element in her world. She moves at a mechanical speed and her mind is like a clock whose hands pin the events of her life to the tapestry of time, all the while, the truth is transcendentally reflected in the mechanical eye of the camera. Her thoughts escape her and come to life, growing like the plants that inhabit the space around her: living, searching, feeling, breathing and dying.
Woman- Helga Wretman
Cinematography- Carlos Vasquez
Produced by Anamarie Michnevich
Production Design: Daniele Fermani
Art Department: Michelle Letelier
Set Construction: Thomas Maurer, Charles Green
Director Visual Effects: Carlos Vasquez
Additional Cinematography: Daniele Fermani
Music: Hannes Strobl
Film to Video Transfer: Philipp Orgassa at "PICTORION WERKSTATT"
Special Thanks to
For Jane Williams
Produced in cooperation with:
European Media Art Festival
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