Category: FiLMS & CUTS

Off lines – come unique aged tone

Posted by – June 14, 2016

Offline is the New Luxury (2016, 47 min) from Bregtje van der Haak on Vimeo.

Offline is The New Luxury
Digital networks are forever expanding. Places without cell phone reception or a Wi-Fi connection are increasingly hard to find. If tech companies have their way, the remaining 'white spots' on the digital map will soon disappear, leaving no place on earth unconnected. But what is happening off the grid?

White Spots is a collaborative multimedia project by documentary filmmaker Bregtje van der Haak, visual artist Jacqueline Hassink, and information designer Richard Vijgen. Working in various media, they travel beyond the frontiers of the networked world to explore unwired landscapes, communities and lifestyles, questioning the need to be constantly plugged into a single, seamless planetary tech-topia. Will offline become the new luxury?

This television documentary takes viewers on a tour of the offline world and includes interviews with internet critic Evgeny Morozov, psychologist Sherry Turkle (MIT), Amish minister Norman Yoder (Shipshewana, Indiana), poet and writer Aram Pachyan (Armenia), and Minister of Telecommunications Harin Fernando of Sri Lanka. The documentary is directed by Bregtje van der Haak and produced by VPRO Backlight. It comes with the free White Spots App (for android and iPhone, design Richard Vijgen).

www.white-spots.net
backlight.vpro.nl

dough genital on knees jaw

Posted by – September 23, 2014

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Directed by Bregtje van der Haak / produced by VPRO Backlight, The Netherlands

This VPRO Backlight documentary tracks down the amnesiac zeitgeist starting at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, whose world-famous 250-year old library was lost to budget cuts. The 400.000 Books were saved from the shredder by Ismail Serageldin, director of the world-famous Library of Alexandria, who is turning the legendary library of classical antiquity into a new knowledge hub for the digital world.

 

MAvsAC

Posted by – February 19, 2014

keys

Posted by – October 29, 2013

The_Kiss_(1929_film)
prince-kiss

KISS

You don’t have to be beautiful to turn me on
I just need your body, baby, from dusk till dawn
You don’t need experience to turn me out
You just leave it all up to me, I’m gonna show you what it’s all about

You don’t have to be rich to be my girl
You don’t have to be cool to rule my world
Ain’t no particular sign I’m more compatible with
I just want your extra time and your kiss

You got to not talk dirty, baby, if you wanna impress me
You can’t be to flirty, mama, I know how to undress me, yeah
I want to be your fantasy, maybe you could be mine
You just leave it all up to me, we could have a good time

You don’t have to be rich to be my girl
You don’t have to be cool to rule my world
Ain’t no particular sign I’m more compatible with
I just want your extra time and your kiss

Yes, oh, I think I wanna dance, uh
Gotta, gotta, oh
Little Girl Wendy’s Parade
Gotta, gotta, gotta

Women, not girls, rule my world, I said they rule my world
Act your age, mama, not your shoe size, maybe we could do the twirl
(Not your shoe size)
You don’t have to watch Dynasty to have an attitude, uh
You just leave it all up to me, my love will be your food, yeah

You don’t have to be rich to be my girl
You don’t have to be cool to rule my world
Ain’t no particular sign I’m compatible with!
I just want your extra time and your kiss

via wikipedia

Directed by Jacques Feyder
Screenplay by Hanns Kräly
Story by George M. Saville
Starring Greta Garbo
Conrad Nagel
Lew Ayres
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date(s) 16 November 1929
Running time 65 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles
Budget US$ 257,018.63

TOKiO”

Posted by – October 15, 2013

Fantasmagorie

Posted by – October 3, 2013


Fantasmagorie (1908)

via wikipedia

Cohl made “Fantasmagorie” from February to May or June 1908. This is considered the first fully animated film ever made. It was made up of 700 drawings, each of which was double-exposed (animated “on twos”), leading to a running time of almost two minutes. Despite the short running time, the piece was packed with material devised in a “stream of consciousness” style. It borrowed from Blackton in using a “chalk-line effect” (filming black lines on white paper, then reversing the negative to make it look like white chalk on a black chalkboard), having the main character drawn by the artist’s hand on camera, and the main characters of a clown and a gentleman (this taken from Blackton’s “Humorous Phases of Funny Faces”). The film, in all of its wild transformations, is a direct tribute to the by-then forgotten Incoherent movement. The title is a reference to the “fantasmograph”, a mid-Nineteenth Century variant of the magic lantern that projected ghostly images that floated across the walls.

“Fantasmagorie” was released on August 17, 1908. This was followed by two more films, “Le Cauchemar du fantoche” [“The Puppet’s Nightmare”, now lost] and “Un Drame chez les fantoches” [“A Puppet Drama”, called “The Love Affair in Toyland” for American release and “Mystical Love-Making” for British release], all completed in 1908. These three films are united by their chalk-line style, the stick-figure clown protagonists, and the constant transformations. Cohl made the plots of these films up as he was filming them. He would put a drawing on the lightbox, photograph it, trace onto next sheet with slight changes, photograph that, and so on. This meant that the pictures did not jitter and the plot was spontaneous. Cohl had to calculate the timing in advance. The process was demanding and time-consuming, which is probably why he moved away from drawn animation after “Un Drame chez les fantoches”.

via ‘Les Indépendants du Premier Siècle’

Emile Courtet was born in Paris in 1857 and adopted the pseudonym Cohl when he was 20 . He only began to take an interest in the cinema in 1907 – a year that marked a turning point in what was already a productive life and career.
Between the ages of 18 and 50, Cohl plied a large number of trades. He worked mainly in satiric illustration (he was friend and disciple of André Gill), cartoons, journalism, and also theater and photography.

What is interesting in Cohl’s work is that, in addition to having invented the animated cartoons with his “Fantasmagorie” (a magic lantern term), projected on August 17, 1908 at the Théâtre de Gymnase in Paris, he gave animation a sense of poetry, a plethora of innovations, and made it an art in its own right, dubbed by some as the “eighth art,” which combined cinema, drawing and painting. Thanks to the intellectual experiences of his youth, Cohl gave free rein to his imagination and made films in which critics have discerned the influence of cubism, but also the premises of Dadaism and Surrealism.

He innovated with the creation of the first animation hero, Fantoche. He made the first puppet animation film, the first animation films in color, the first animated commercial, the first animation films based on comic strips. He used paper cutouts, and often combined images, animated objects, pixillation, and layering with real-life footagewithin the same film.


The Hasher’s Delirium (1910)


The Automatic Moving Company (1912)

Émile Cohl at IMDB, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0169871/

No Key

Posted by – September 9, 2013

off writ cause / egg no runs

Posted by – June 17, 2013

"I Sing the Desert Electric" is a collection of video shorts taken in four locations and representing four distinct and highly regionalized musical scenes. From fuzzy electric guitars of Mauritania to raucous electro street parties of Bamako, the short survey is a window into contemporary performance in the Western Sahel."

sahelsounds.com

YEEEEAAAAAH nYc”

Posted by – May 21, 2013

Ken Jeong vs Kate Upton

Posted by – April 30, 2013

Leaves (mix turntablismmm)

Posted by – April 30, 2013

Ohh lalaaa”

Posted by – April 10, 2013

Tweetscapes

Posted by – March 10, 2013

http://heavylistening.com

JAEHOON.LiM

Posted by – February 13, 2013

PDJ”

Posted by – February 13, 2013

YOGi CrazyLegs

Posted by – February 13, 2013

Gay Aim The Eerie

Posted by – January 9, 2013

from wikipedia

La teoría de juegos es un área de la matemática aplicada que utiliza modelos para estudiar interacciones en estructuras formalizadas de incentivos (los llamados «juegos») y llevar a cabo procesos de decisión. Sus investigadores estudian las estrategias óptimas así como el comportamiento previsto y observado de individuos en juegos. Tipos de interacción aparentemente distintos pueden, en realidad, presentar estructura de incentivo similar y, por lo tanto, se puede representar mil veces conjuntamente un mismo juego.

El término “gay”, se estableció como palabra para describir a los homosexuales alrededor de los años 60… anteriormente significaba, otra cosa, de alguna manera relacionado pero no totalmente. Gay es de corazón liviano y libertad… la diferencia la crean los humanos. Ayer fui a ver una película en el cine del Trasnocho Cultural… un espacio en Caracas, donde se proyectan películas que además de entretener, hacen pensar sobre temas más universales, en mi opinión. La película, llamada Azul Y No Tan Rosa, trata sobre la relación familiar, la homosexualidad y Venezuela… curiosamente mezcla una metáfora con otra… la actuación y la consciencia. En 3 escenas pude ver una especie de efectos especiales que difícilmente se observan, recordando a través de la propia memoria, unas “señales” que forzosamente pasaban un mensaje, con intención sublime… (los efectos que recuerdo ahora fueron, mientras se revelan unas fotografías, aparece a la derecha de su frente, un recuerdo de un nacimiento…otro que no recuerdo…y el último es una estrella fugáz que habla de la música venezolana).

En la dualidad de la pareja, un otro nosotros… aparece, un bebé… por ejemplo, y quién lo trae al mundo impulsa la inevitable fuerza de cualquier vida, independientemente de la orientación sexual, el corazón pulsa libertad de expresar cada latido hasta que el cuerpo lo resista. Con ánimos de unión, la metáfora de la homosexualidad como rechazo cultural machista y discriminación social para ver el contexto actual que se vive en Venezuela deja evidencia de una consciencia artística en producción. De igual forma encuentro un contenido similar en el video de la banda Famasloop, con su canción Más Cerquita…del disco La Quema… excelente producción que se come el corazón de carne y luz que somos…

Nada es todo, todo es nada… grandes frutos promete el arte en mi país… a pesar de las mezclas que posiblemente vienen… narrativas lavativas, sigan drenando este peo que mucho aire involucra en la respiración de cerebros ávidos de oxígeno y glóbulos rojos atolondrados con azules de la atmósfera celestial.

OMOTE 3D

Posted by – December 4, 2012

michelgondry 4 jack&meg

Posted by – November 2, 2012

David O’Reilley’s animation

Posted by – September 17, 2012

Red Hot Blood Magik

Posted by – August 26, 2012

Just watched this… always been a hardcore fan of this guys, and THIS album… so interesting to see the subtle characteristics of each one present throughout the film… what a fuckin great album that is!

Bones Brigade” AutoBioGraPhy”

Posted by – August 21, 2012

theGUNTER.SACHScollection Evening Auction”

Posted by – May 30, 2012

Tether-MiTLabs”

Posted by – May 27, 2012

artbyRobot”

Posted by – May 14, 2012

Portraits Charity Project with ManchesterUTD

Posted by – May 3, 2012

Portraits Charity Project with FCBarcelona

Posted by – May 3, 2012

50YEARS”

Posted by – April 17, 2012

Sound Of Noise (brilliant)

Posted by – March 19, 2012

confronTATiON”

Posted by – March 6, 2012

20YEARS”gozandoUNAbola”

Posted by – March 5, 2012

mbed USB Slingshot! 4evaaangryBirds

Posted by – March 2, 2012

Moleskine.meets.LEGO

Posted by – March 2, 2012

iMPRESSiVE”

Posted by – February 8, 2012

Teahupoʻo is a village on the south-west coast of the island of TahitiFrench Polynesia, southern Pacific Ocean.[1] It is known for the surf break and heavy, glassy waves offshore, often reaching 2 to 3 m (7 to 10 ft) and up to 20 m (70 ft).

BEST FEELiNG on THE EARTH 2 ride 1ne of these WAVES!!!