Short Films About Robots

Here’s a small, specially curated set of wonderful, unforgivably ignored short films about robots. Robots are as old as – well, clock mechanisms and religious statues that move on their own (I know, robots are that old! Research tells me things like nativity statues and monks that kiss crosses that you find in really old … Continue reading Short Films About Robots

That’ll Learn Ya: Best Free Documentaries on the Internet

Above all things, the internet is as close as humans get to creating the infinite. It is glorious. It is hideous. And it is the perfect mirror for our own imperfect minds: vast, largely unknown, its usage restricted by habits, sometimes by physical defects – and increasingly by a clampdown on civil liberty… …Yes. The internet … Continue reading That’ll Learn Ya: Best Free Documentaries on the Internet

Activism and new UK Film: How The Underground Recreated The Hero

[as written for Filmmaker Magazine NYC and Shooting People] In Emily James’ Just Do It, we watch news packages from major news outlets interlaced with POV footage from protestors scaling the giant cooler chimneys at the Ratcliffe Power Station. For a UK audience, a film like Just Do It is particularly subversive – even controversial. … Continue reading Activism and new UK Film: How The Underground Recreated The Hero

ART INTERVIEW: Ben Tallon

Originally from M+ Magazine. Photo by Danni Skerritt. Ben Tallon is the award winning, internationally acclaimed illustrator who has swept his quills and spray paints all over e4’s Skins campaign, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Design Week and various indie and design publications. M+ meets the man behind the spilt ink & sketches. ART INTERVIEW: … Continue reading ART INTERVIEW: Ben Tallon