Enjoy this batch of our reviews in the short film world. Here is: Short Films of the Month. 1. Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth Been obsessed with this song for months. My friend James put me onto Kyla as pretty much her number 1 fan and I was like, yeah Jamie: I bloody well … Continue reading Short Films of the Month
If you’ve not seen the trailer yet or Chrome is ‘SafeSearching’ for you already, I can at least give you a few sneaky spoilers. The first one being: the full film hasn’t been released yet, and Hezbollah’s already said they’re gonna go SICK when it does. Continue reading Filmmakers who are simply stupid: ‘Innocence of Muslims’ is designed to be inflammatory.
Scarlet Road EU Premiere, 70 mins (2011, Australia) Catherine Scott “It meant working with Rachel as a filmmaker, and not just her friend,” says Scott, smiling over at her documentary subject who’s flown from Australia with her. “So while she had to trust me, I also had to trust her to show me and allow … Continue reading Scarlet Road (EU Premiere 2012; 70 mins)
FOLLOWING THE CALL OF A MYSTERIOUS PRIVATE BIDDER, the incredibly rare Nikon f/2.8 fisheye lens sold at Grays of Westminister for £101,000. The huge wide-angle lens is said to be so extreme that is can “see behind itself” – weghing in at a healthy 5.2kg, measuring 171mm in length and a diameter of 236mm. The … Continue reading The Camera Adds 20lbs: ‘Monster’ Lens Brings £101,000 at auction
Hurriedly chasing the heels of a New Yorkean festival stalwart, London’s inaugrual Summer Jam is to kick off this year in Brixton – and is looking for as many people as possible to take part. London Summer Jam is a new type of collaborative festival where bands and fans are invited to take part in … Continue reading Artists Wanted for New London Festival
Begone, saturated market! In a world where everyone’s a fashion blogger – even if, let’s be honest, half the time the blogs aren’t necessarily filled to the brim with quality so much as an indulgent wishlist which plagiarises Stylebubble or Company Magazine; finding a site which manages to be both on the fringe and independent … Continue reading I Like What You’re Wearing!
[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
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