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Take a look at SOME PHOTOS behind the scenes during of Tim McDonagh's Handsome Frank artist video, A Little Film About. Here's a little bit of info about th project:
Making a film about Tim was a dream come true. Who wouldn't love his work? Detail like no other and really dark - you know the kind of darkness you always hope to stumble upon as an filmmaker. After a couple of rough years filming conferences I really thought this might be the break I needed. Unfortunately, I had some creative differences with the client. They couldn’t see my vision. I had all but abandoned the project when my editor, Gareth, gave me an urgent call and showed me this mysterious figure lurking in the background of all of the shots. I knew it was my duty as a documentarian to return to Brighton and find out who this person was. To deliver the truth.
Was it scary? No. Not for me. As Werner Herzog says, “I’m simply not afraid. It’s not in my dictionary of behaviour”. The shoot was fraught with highs, lows and moral conundrums as to the ethics of documentary filmmaking. Should I intervene or not? I hope my audience is happy with the decision I made. I am currently looking to raise funds to return to Tim every five years and see how the relationship at the heart of this tale blossoms. Please look out for the Kickstarter. Dyfan Roberts.
View the film here.
Photography by: Tom Robinson
These might just be the brainiest BTS snaps you'll ever see. Have a look HERE all captured by the dab hand of Maria Brosnan
In April 2015 a special broadcast was streamed live from Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival at Somerset House in London. Brought together by ourselves, it featured short form original video content from some of the most exciting voices working across graphic design, illustration and related disciplines internationally. To ensure this wonderful content is housed for all eternity we worked with illustrator Jack Sachs to serve up the perfect recipe for a solid stint of creative procrastination.
Explore AnOther's guide to crafting, pick up some tips from Nowness on how to spruce up the flat or turn on past the watershed to be greeted by a host of graphic sleaze from Wong Ping, The Coward and Marion Dupas. Other viewing highlights include work from Anna Ginsburg, Jess Bonham & Anna Lomax, Casey + Ewan, Studio Aha, The Sunshine Company, The Gourmand, London Terrariums & The Lurkers. If you've still got some time to kill after all that, you can watch the live broadcast here.
Take a look here at the pics taken by Handsome Frank at our Thomas Burden shoot at Thomas' house down in Chichester.
We headed to the SXSW Film Festival. A few of the films we saw blew our minds. Here's a run down
GETTING BACK TO ABNORMAL: You can watch the whole thing on line here! Definitely worth a go when you've got a spare hour and a half. The film gets to the heart of New Orleans and serves up a provocative mix of race, corruption and politics telling the story of the re-election campaign of Stacy Head, a white woman in a city council seat traditionally held by a black representative
FUCK FOR FOREST: Directed by Michal Marczak the documentary follows Fuck for Forest, or FFF, a non-profit environmental organization founded in 2004 in Norway by Leona Johansson and Tommy Hol Ellingsen, which raises money for rescuing the world's rainforests by producing pornographic material or having sex in public. Asked afterwards whether he was ever tempted to get involved in the free love the director revealed that the smell of FFF had put him off.
MEDORA: This one is about a small town basketball team based in Medora, Indiana, called the Medora Hornets. They have been on a losing streak of many seasons, unable to keep up with larger schools in the area league, much as Medora itself struggles to barely survive. This one pretty much had us in tears.
No-ones' going to stop Handsome Frank GETTING THAT DEAL DONE...certainly not a receptionless field in Horsham.
Have a look HERE at some more photos of our Jean Jullien shoot.
Some lovely photos taken by the dab hand of director Christopher Mears during our shoot for Shell. Have a peak HERE.
We were commissioned by Shell to make a short film to celebrate their Brazilian centenary. The film takes a brief glimpse at the rise of coconut extraordinaire Fabio Lewin. Who, with a little help from a Shell scheme has gone from selling coconut water from the boot of his car to running an international business. While we are undoubtedly biased, it should be noted that Fabio's coconut water is up there with the finest drinks we've ever tasted!
Have a look at THE FINISHED FILM