by +MLP+ We’re all looking for something great to watch. Moving images which will actually move and challenge us: to be better viewers and better people. In the contemporary streaming hellscape, there is an overabundance of ‘stuff to watch’ and a dire lack of meaningful & engaging work. So to celebrate the launch of yet another tiresome streaming service, I wanted to focus some great … Continue reading 7 Great Experimental Short Films on Vimeo
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I first tried datamoshing about 3 or 4 years ago. You can see the results of that test, blending a Haneke clip with Godard here. I was such a slow learner back then that I basically pushed my way through making it work that one time and then gave up on ever trying again…until now. Upon making this second attempt, it took lots of trial and … Continue reading New Images: leaning to datamosh
“The lyrics to ‘Trash Generator’ are somewhat about being bogged down by digital bullshit; the digital wasteland of your phone, computers, technology… I think it was probably a subconscious reaction to just the world now.” Continue reading An Interview with Nick Reinhart (of Tera Melos)
Dead Rider is back with their first album since 2014’s excellent Chills on Glass, the atmospheric hard-rocking Crew Licks. The band is fronted by Todd Rittmann, from whom their name is also derived; Tod is German for ‘dead’ while Rittmann is roughly ‘rider’ (literally ‘ride-man’). I first met Todd when my band was lucky enough to play a show together with Dead Rider in 2011. With the release of Crew Licks, I … Continue reading An Interview with Todd Rittmann (Dead Rider)
I’ve written a new short film, and with it comes a new crowdfunding campaign! We’ve put together a fun and entertaining pitch video, which you can watch below. If (as we’re hoping it will) it piques your interest in the project, you can visit the campaign page over at indiegogo and throw in a few bucks! If you like the project but can’t afford a contribution … Continue reading Crowdfunding: ‘©’ short film
As you may or may not already know from my stream-of-spam twitter, two dear friends of mine have launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund their first feature film. I really believe in these guys and so can you. The project is called Paradise, U.S.A. and they’re trying to raise $20,000, a lofty amount but still considered ‘no-budget’ by the film community at large. It will be … Continue reading Crowdfunding Campaign: Paradise, U.S.A.