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    *** Update feb 04 Brand new film TOWARDS THE SUN Check it out :) https://vimeo.com/86002097 *** MOVE 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage... all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ....into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films..... = a trip of a lifetime. move, eat, learn For updates and sneak peeks at upcoming projects please feel free to follow me on facebook and instagram https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rick-Mereki/277839202256508 http://instagram.com/rickmereki Rick Mereki : Director, producer, additional camera and editing Tim White : DOP, producer, primary editing, sound Andrew Lees : Actor, mover, groover These films were commissioned by STA Travel Australia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BrDlrytgm8 Thanks heaps to Adam Fyfe, Brendan, Simon and Crissy at STA. All Music composed and performed by Kelsey James (kelseyanne.james@gmail.com) Soundtrack available here: http://itunes.apple.com/au/album/play-on-move-soundtrack-single/id456257170 Music Recorded and mixed by Jake Phillips Colour Grade : Edel Rafferty and Roslyn Di Sisto Online Edit : Peter Mirecki Assistance in titles and production design : Lee Gingold, Jason Milden, Rohan Newman Big Ups to Michelle, Kiri, Renee, Hana, Andre, Ross, Bernie & Julie for your patience and support and awesomeness..... Huge Thanks to : Marco, Juliana and Julio at GAP Argentina and Peru Ariana Cardenas, Toni Figuera and cooltra scooters in Barcelona, Abete Zanetti Glass blowing school, Murano, Venice (http://www.abatezanetti.it) Annabel, Rosario and Carolina (Pitu) in France Juane and Andrea from the Princeca Insolenta hostel in Chile Thank you all for your kind words and encouragement. The response has been phenomenal and overwhelming. We never thought this little project would reach out to so many people. x

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    • Laughs


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      Directed by Daniel Mercadante Music by Lullatone (http://www.lullatone.com) This was made completely of clips found on the web.

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        Graduation project. This film has been written symmetrically: the second half is strictly like the first, but played backwards and mirrored. The second part doesn't act like a simple rewinding, but as the following of the first. It explores all sorts of symmetry: compositions, shapes, sounds and music, scenario, colors, actions, time... Written, directed & edited by Yann Pineill Music by Cliff Martinez & Joseph Haydn Starring Edouard Sanville, Daphné Sanville & Romane Pineill http://parachutes.tv/

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        • Cosmic Flower Unfolding


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          A film by Ben Ridgway Cosmic Flower Unfolding is a constant flow of emerging and dissolving oceanic, futuristic, and mandala forms. It is a tribute to abstraction, it’s connection to the inner space we inhabit and how it can be externalized. SPECIAL PRESENTATION – SIGGRAPH 2013 Dailies| Anaheim, CA | summer 2013 ROYAL REEL AWARD: Canada International Film Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada | March 2014 SECOND PLACE AWARD: Independent Animation | ASIFA Second Annual ASIFA Spring Festival | 2013 Selected Screening/Installation: ANIMA MUNDI 2014 | Brazil | August 2014 Selected Screening: San Francisco International Film Festival | San Francisco, CA | April/May 2014 Selected Installation | Animafest 24th World Festival of Animated Film | Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia | 2014 Selected Screening/Installation: Currents 2014 New Media Festival, New Mexico | June 2014 Selected Screening: Fort McMurray International Film Festival | Alberta, Canada | Aug 2014 Selected Screening: San Francisco Frozen Film Fest | San Francisco, CA | July 2014 Selected Screening: Visionfest | Brooklyn, NY | May 2014 Selected Screening: Northwest Animation Festival | Portland, Oregon | May 2014 Selected Screening: Spirit Quest Film Festival | Edinboro, PA | April 2014 Selected Screening/Installation: Kansas City Film Festival, Kansas City, MO | April 2014 Selected Screening: Athens International Film + Video Festival | Athens, OH | April 2014 Selected Gallery Installation | Dreams and Divinities | San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico | March 2014 Selected Screening: Byron Bay International Film Festival | Feb/March 2014 Selected Screening: CINE TORO | Cali & Toro, Colombia | Sept 2013 Cosmic Flower Unfolding (c) copyright 2013 by Ben Ridgway

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          • Tape Generations


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            Large groups of tape rolls go through a long process of development and degeneration. The extremely slow paced life of these objects is being revealed within an isolated space where everything starts from a symmetric composition. From this orderly state deviations and differences in behaviour slowly become visible through the force of gravity. Resulting in unpredictable shapes and movements that somehow feel familiar. More info: www.johanrijpma.nl

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            • Sync (by Max Hattler)


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              For information, awards and credits see http://www.maxhattler.com/sync For updates join http://www.facebook.com/maxhattler **** SYNC. A CIRCULAR LOOPING ANIMATION PROJECTION INSTALLATION BY MAX HATTLER **** NSFW - DON'T OPERATE HEAVY MACHINERY AFTER WATCHING - BEST IN HD FULL-SCREEN WITH SOUND ON HEADPHONES - WITH TIME ON YOUR HANDS - CONTAINS FLICKER! Sync "is based on the idea that there is an underlying unchanging synchronisation at the centre of everything; a sync that was decided at the very beginning of time. Everything follows from it, everything is ruled by it: all time, all physics, all life. And all animation." (Max Hattler, 2011, 'Sync: Circular Adventures in Animation' in Virginie Selavy (ed.) The End: An Electric Sheep Anthology - http://strangeattractor.co.uk/books/the-end/)

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              • Let´s Face Symmetry


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                2veinte having fun on free time - headphones recommended www.2veinte.com.ar Creative direction: Pablo Gostanian Design, Compositing and Animation: Pablo Gostanian, Andrés Remazzina, Alex Gostanian, Martín Salfity, Daniel Cantor Morales, Sebastián García. Models: Martín Faragasso. Music Editing and Sound fx: Martin Salfity - Selected OneDotZero London Tour (wow-flutter 2011) - Selected for the 6th International Fest of Contemporary Animation & Media Artfestival of Moscow - Selected for the Short Film Showcase Suitcase of London Festival - Featured on Norwegian TV show based in design and trends (the National Gallery, Norwedgian Broadcasting Corporation)

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                • Symmetrees


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                  Symmetry, is sometimes described as “a vague sense of harmonious and beautiful proportion and balance”. Symmetry and balance is something that we strive for in almost every aspect of our lives. Our diet, our work, our physical and mental health, all require a certain level of balance. I tried to capture the magic of symmetry on a snowy day in March 2013. more infos: facebook.com/extraweg or www.extraweg.com Please watch in HD ;-) hope you like that! Location: near the small city Wittichenau ( germany ) Song by Maxence Cyrin

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                  • Turn to Dust


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                    I often find myself making notes on what techniques or projects I want to attempt next, changing and adding to them. This was a culmination of a few of those notes during my free time in the past few months. I wanted to try my hand at heavily tracking footage, with the intention of using those tracks to design a piece that was calm and beautiful and natural. I located some beautiful shots of butterflies already shot and felt those would be a perfect start. This is my best attempt at that using my favorite song, ever. A special thanks to Ryan Farms who shot the original butterfly footage and let me chop, grade and mix his work: http://vimeo.com/21904714 Original music by: The Cinematic Orchestra - To build a home

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                    • Symmetry Study #14: (re)Presentation - 5 minute excerpt


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                      Study #14 of the THE SYMMETRY PROJECT by Jess Curtis and Maria Francesca Scaroni The Symmetry Project is a journey through perception. Two naked bodies interact through a highly structured improvisational score, constricted in a specific physical practice; that of moving symmetrically, relative to themselves or to each other. In this space of temporary “habitus”, the two bodies are constantly tuning, reformulating the perception of the self and of the other. In the sharing of a central axis, spine, mouth, genitals, face, and anus reveal their interconnectedness and centrality in embodied experience. Limbs entangle and intertwine creating an inter-corporeal kaleidoscope of flesh. A kind of über-intimacy develops, going far beyond sexuality into a kind of communal biology, a symbiotic sensory field. Blending, merging, and then again differentiating, the two become “unfinished entities” – as Pierre Bourdieau refers to the body - improvising new habits, “perceiving the possible”. Exploring and manipulating our perception, they reveal the body’s awkwardness, its monstrosity, its potential failure and finiteness, they create space for the possibility of the unknown, the wondrous, the ecstatic, the infinite. Collaborating with composer/contrabassist Klaus Janek, video artist Regina Teichs, installation artist Ricarda Mieth and photographer Sven Hagolani in a variety of presentational contexts, including photo and video media, “live art” performance installations in galleries, internet, public sites and performance in theatrical contexts, Curtis and Scaroni investigate homologous movement as a lens whose distortion, and or focus, yields insight into a variety of physical, aesthetic, social, and ethical realities. PRESS "..deeply thoughtful, entrancingly beautiful simplicity.......up close [...] is where this symbiotic ritual ought to be experienced. See it now if you can." - Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle "Should you go and see it? Yes. Symmetry is brainy, sensuous, and asks important questions." - Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian "The pair take the body at its most basic and vulnerable — naked — and transform its homely and altogether familiar form into abstractions both known and weirdly beautiful. As the dancers move, their bodies resemble pulsing, heroically fragile inkblot drawings in motion." –Ann Murphy, The Contra Costa Times "Does nudity, as much as it liberates physically, wrap us in an emotional shroud? Where does intimacy end and exhibitionism begin?... any dance that raises such questions must be taken seriously." - Allan Ulrich, Voice of Dance

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