1. Client: Self-Initiated
    Role: Art Direction, Design, Animation, Compositing
    Date: February 2010
    Format: Short Film 1024*576 Widescreen Pal
    Sound: ECHOLAB Gavin Little

    Nokta . (Dot .) is an abstract short film project which is an improvisation of organic pieces and themes like power, control and luck. Using low-budget equipment and with the combination of actual camera shooting, 2d and 3d animation techniques, the film alters the reality and physics of the real world with the help of the liquid and dynamic simulations’ impact.

    Even though the film is not produced according to the base of Amos Funkenstein’s text on harmony, but the text is a convenient statement for the stylistic and representational behaviour of the film.

    'I see some correspondence between the foundation of universal harmony on elliptical orbit and the predilection for the elliptic forms in Baroque architecture. In both cases harmony is still defined as unity within multiplicity, but it ceased to be static, namely, harmony expressed in one ideal geometrical form, and became so to speak dynamic. What was previously regarded as the deviation from the ideal form, was comprehended for the first time as an integral part of the form, or form of forms, which are capable of endless transitions one into another. ' [Amos Funkenstein, The Dialectical Preparation of Scientific Revolutions. On the Role of Hypothetical Reasoning in the Emergence of Copernican Astronomy and Galilean Mechanics.]

    # vimeo.com/9856705 Uploaded 925K Plays 354 Comments
  2. Client: Vgroup, 00
    Role: Art Direction, Design, Animation, Compositing
    Date: June 2010
    Format: Short Film 1280x720 HD
    Sound: Combustion

    TRIANGLE is a video work done for the book 'Black Material' which showcases Robert Knoke's artwork.
    Curator Jens Karlson asked me to make a short animation and get Robert Knoke's black and white artwork as base for video. I chosed to create tense harmony between geometrical forms and organic movements. Combustion helped me to expand possibilites of Black material with his strong music and sound design.

    Thanks to Renascent, Combustion, Jens Karlson, Ipek Torun, Mert Kizilay, Omer Kasımoglu, Firat Parlak, also who has voted for this video for Vimeo Awards.

    # vimeo.com/13216490 Uploaded 803K Plays 347 Comments
  3. 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
  4. Commercial for EF International Language Centers.

    Directed by Gustav Johansson (http://www.gustavjohansson.com)

    D.P: Niklas Johansson, fsf (http://www.niklasjohansson.com)
    Typography: Albin Holmqvist (http://www.albinholmqvist.com)
    Music: Magnus Lidehäll (http://www.twitter.com/magnusthemagnus)

    Produced at Camp David (http://www.campdavidfilm.com)

    Client: EF International Language Centers
    Campaign site: http://www.ef.com/livethelanguage

    # vimeo.com/18886355 Uploaded 2.1M Plays 192 Comments
  5. Lo Fi video experiments - tellnoone.co.uk

    Track - Grizzly Man by Rockettothesky

    # vimeo.com/12825278 Uploaded 663K Plays 252 Comments

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    A M • N is a conceptual short film.

    The purpose of the project is to bring the viewer through a series of experiments made by a fictional corporation, the A M • N CORP who controls paranormal phenomena through technology.

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