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09:52 min 29. May 2012

The Devotion Project: My Person

a documentary in English

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This is the fourth short film created for THE DEVOTION PROJECT, an ongoing series of films documenting LGBTQ couples and the love they share. It premiered online on May 29, 2012. The other films in the series, "More Than Ever", "Say Only Yes", "Listen from the Heart", "Build Your Wings" and "Foremost in my Mind" are also available on this channel.

Featuring Eric, Anne and Jonah Plemons.

Produced and Directed by Antony Osso, Director of Photography Martina Radwan, Edited by Todd Sandler, Music by Paul Hsu, Sound Mixer Winson "Church" Tam, Camera Assistant Joi Foley, Sound Re-recording Mixer Luciano Vignola, Colorist Will Cox.

Post Production Services provided by Final Frame and C5 Sound in New York City.

Copyright 2012 Antony Osso.

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02:00 min 15. April 2016

“Peter Marino Rocks Bulgari” by Albert Moya

a talk in English

Peter Marino invites director Albert Moya inside the marble-clad London store he designed for Italian luxury jewelry brand Bulgari. Read the feature on NOWNESS - http://bit.ly/1VZtqLU

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02:40 min 23. June 2013

Heavyweight

a narrative film in English

My Graduation Film.

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06:52 min 17. July 2011

BOTANICA LIBERTA

a narrative film in no language

no description found

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12:53 min 2. November 2012

Top Floor

a narrative film in English

WORLD PREMIERE SXSW 2013

Directed By Aaron David DeFazio, Written & Produced By Daniella Kahane

Starring Todd Lawson, Leah Curney, Gabriel Paley with John Keabler and John Fenessy

Cinematography by Michael Rossetti

Music by David Abravanel

Produced for partial completion of a MFA Degree @ Columbia University School of the Arts Film Division

www.TOPFLOORFILM.com

facebook.com/topfloor2013

aarondaviddefazio.com

© Aaron David DeFazio 2013

Any tip jar donations will be put towards future projects.

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07:21 min 22. August 2013

The Solar System -- our home in space

a lecture in English

An Infographic trip through the wonders of the solar system.

The solar system - well known from countless documentaries. 3D animation on black background. This infographic videos tries something different. Animated infographics and a focus on minimalistic design puts the information up front. We take the viewer on a trip through the solar system, visiting planets, asteroids and the sun.

Short videos, explaining things. For example Evolution, the Universe, the Stock Market or controversial topics like Fracking. Because we love science.

https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt

https://www.behance.net/kurzgesagt

The Solar System -- our home in space

Help us caption & translate this video!

http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2

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09:26 min 9. May 2009

Magnifique!

a narrative film in French

Having the world's most amazing penis, a gift or a curse? This is the story of one such man. A story he wants to be kept quiet.

http://shortsbay.com/film/magnifique

Schweppes Short Film Festival http://www.schhh.eu/shortfilms/
Directed by: James Pilkington
Comedy
7 minutes
French with English Subtitles

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10:13 min 18. January 2012

The legend of the Scarecrow english subtitles Original Audio

a narrative film in Spanish

I know, I know the subtitles aren't the best, but I saw many english speakers who wanted to enjoy this beautiful shortfilm :)
http://elpeloninvisible.tumblr.com/ for more amazing shorfilms and images

Copyright Oficial ©
Screenplay & Direction: Marco Besas
Animation Director / Original Artwork: CARLOS LASCANO.
Editing & compositing: Carlos Lascano
Original Music, 3D model 3D animation: Fernando Cascales
Voice: Sancho Gracia
Screenplay & Direction: Marco Besas

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29:55 min 21. April 2011

Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right (Revisited) Full Length

a music video in English

The full length video of Fight For Your Right (Revisited)
Get the download of the full length video with HSC2 Deluxe Edition on iTunes: http://bit.ly/itnsdlx
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two out May 3 http://bit.ly/bbusitn

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08:20 min 9. July 2012

Ara's Tale

a narrative film in no language

A CG animated short by Martin Lubich

Music: Philippe Rey
Sound: Mikkel Nielsen

This movie was created in my sparetime over the course of 3 years. It was produced in the spirit of an Open Movie, which means that all production files will be made available.

For more information visit http://aras-tale.loramel.net

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10:36 min 13. February 2012

Mr. Happy Man

a documentary in English

Come rain or shine, 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens.

WINNER
Audience Award for Best Short Film- AFI/Discovery Silverdocs
Best Documentary Short Film- Sidewalk Motion Picture Festival
Honorable Mention- Nashville Film Festival
Ideal Award- Adventure Film Festival

Official Selection:
DOC NYC, Aspen Shortsfest, Florida Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Bermuda International Film Festival, International Film Festival Boston, RiverRun Film Festival, Palm Springs Shortsfest, Mountainfilm Telluride, Gold Coast International Film Festival, AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs, Traverse City Film Festival, Maine International Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival

Inquiries: MattMorrisFilms[at]Gmail.com
twitter.com/MattMorrisFilms
www.facebook.com/MrHappyManFilm
Special Edition DVDs and Mr. Happy Man t-shirts available at: www.MattMorrisFilms.com

Bermuda production services: Panatel VDS
Color: Company 3
Sound: Skywalker Sound

Johnny Barnes can still be found at the roundabout on Crow Lane outside Hamilton, Bermuda every weekday from 4 A.M. to 10 A.M. You can watch Johnny talk about the film here: http://vimeo.com/22299643

Watch my previous short documentary, Pickin' & Trimmin', here: http://vimeo.com/31066145
Thanks to Samantha Astwood, who is interviewed in the film but not credited.

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15:00 min 8. January 2013

The Wreck

a narrative film in Japanese

"The Wreck" is a short film about a couple's attempt to escape from a world that forces them to choose between life and existence.

Official Selection: Richmond International Film Festival 2015, NewFilmmakers NY Fall 2014, Official Selection NY Shorts Fest 2014, Winner - Best Art Short Manhattan Film Festival 2014, Official Selection Hawaii International Short Film Festival 2014, Cannes Court Metrage, Short Film Corner 2014.
facebook.com/TheWreckFilm
Produced by haus+longhitano (main.hausandlonghitano.com)
Starring: Mari Yamamoto and Toshiji Takeshima
Director of Photography: Frank Longhitano
Executive Producers: Taryn Looney and Eliot Cole
Co-producer: Christine Lo
Production Design: Neslihan Arslan
Costume Design: Annie Simon
Music by: Lou Rogai
Written and Directed by: Kevin Haus
thewreckfilm.com

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03:21 min 20. January 2016

Attack by the lake: a prehistoric massacre

a documentary in English

Archaeologists uncover the remains of a community brutally murdered, ten thousand years ago. The bones of men, women and children have emerged from the bed of an ancient lake, providing evidence of a violent massacre in prehistoric Kenya.

Marta Mirazón Lahr describes the gruesome find in this Nature Video and you can read the full paper here:

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7586/full/nature16477.html

20th January 2016

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08:28 min 21. October 2010

METACHAOS

an experimental film in no language

Alessandro Bavari: Camera Tremula 1, Noise Melange, XYZ Ocula Depth
Fulvio Sturniolo: Camera Tremula 2
Jeff Ensign aka Evolution Noise Slave: Sonic Harmonium

Format: Pal Widescreen 1050x576
Duration: 8:27 mins

Prizes

- Golden Nica at Prix Ars Electronica 2011.
- Special Award IED at Skepto International Film Festival.
- Best Experimental Film at the 2nd Stortford Film Festival.
- Best Direction Prize at the Cinemavvenire Video Festival.
- 1° Prize Art Lab at the Festival Internazionale del Cinema d'Arte.
- 1° Prize ex aequo at the Corto Dorico Short Film Festival + a Special Mention Prize.
- Best Design Prize at the 13th Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams.
- Finalist as Best Direction at the Animago Award.
- Finalist at the Bolzano Short Film Festival.

http://www.alessandrobavari.com/
info@alessandrobavari.com

SINOPSYS
Metachaos, from Greek Meta (beyond) and Chaos (the abyss where the eternally-formless state of the universe hides), indicates a primordial shape of ameba, which lacks in precise morphology, and it is characterized by mutation and mitosis.
In fact the bodies represented in METACHAOS, even though they are characterized by an apparently anthropomorphous appearance, in reality they are without identity and conscience. They exist confined in a spaceless and timeless state, an hostile and decadent hyperuranium where a fortress, in perpetual movement, dominates the landscape in defense of a supercelestial, harmonic but fragile parallel dimension. In its destructive instinct of violating the dimensional limbo, the mutant horde penetrates the intimacy of the fortress, laying siege like a virus. Similar to the balance of a philological continuum in human species, bringing the status of things back to the primordial broth.

STATEMENT
METACHAOS is a multidisciplinary audio-visual project, articulated in a short film, a set of photography (http://www.alessandrobavari.com/english/Metachaos-photographies/gallery_Metachaos-photographic_series.htm) and mix-technique paintings. The purpose of the project is to represent the most tragic aspects of the human nature and of its motion, such as war, madness, social change and hate. An accretion of feelings that are metaphorically represented by specific visual forms, which are abstract conceptually, but concrete and tangible formally. The application of acid and monochromatic tints, besides the strong contrasts, makes everything intentionally more oppressive and tragic.

In order to obtain a more immersive and plausible version, the shot was taken adopting the camera live technique. The extreme and frenetic motion of the shoulder camera, similar to the subjective one, becomes a main constant, so that, along with the persisting cuts used to edit the video, create a bigger sense of instability and danger. In fact, thanks to the dissemination of Technology, it is possible to notice that the unconscious-esthetic potential of the shots available on Youtube, characterized by a pseudo-documentary and amateur approach, often offer an unexpected emotional involvement, which trigger an exhibitionistic-voyeuristic interchange between the author and the consumer.

The irrational gesture and action of the bodies, as if a collective form of madness controlled them, are inspired by artists like Bosch and Bruegel who, between the ‘400 and ‘500, produced an iconography where irrational images show sickly madness and pain.

The project has been realized using different techniques: live shots taken in discharged industrial sites, CGI animations, tracking and motion captures, besides various other analogical ones.

American Jeff Ensign, aka Evolution Noise Slave composed the original sound track, which has been progressively updated during the video production. The musical score was inspired by 6 separate pieces Jeff had previously created that were then combined into a hybrid. The composition was also based in part from a sonic interpretation of the ideas presented in Antonin Artaud’s the Theater and Cruelty overlaid on Bavari’s images.

JURY STATEMENT FROM PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA 2011.

Alessandro Bavari’s “Metachaos” is an impressive display of the amazing graphics that can be produced with leading-edge hardware and software. The 8-minute clip begins with a sequence of clear, geometric forms that suggest a serene world. But it doesn’t take long until it’s apparent that this was just the calm before the storm. Shadowy creatures and shockingly grotesque figures intrude into this domain rendered in black & white and sepia tones and rip it to pieces. Using the interplay of light and shadow, intentionally shaky camera movements and quick cuts, Bavari takes us on a tour de force through an unsettling imaginary cosmos that grips viewers and doesn’t let them loose. In addition to its extraordinary visuals, “Metachaos” features an impressive composed soundscape of incredibly concentrated intensity—noise elements paired with driving beats, panic-stricken screams, the rattling of bones and gale-force winds.

While some of as did not necessarily share the apocalyptic view of this film, we found that it left the most indelible impression. Narrowly passing through the first round, it grew on us, so that on repeated viewing it miraculously made its way to the top.
What starts as a cinematic, kinetik, yet clean field of geometry and bodies, gradually evolves, or devolves, into the artist’s vision of a nightmarish black-and-white world created by a continual collision of the human and the architectural form. It finally culminates in a screaming dance among the ruins. In a impressive virtuoso tour de force, Alessandro Bavari creates a constant mêlée of grime, projectile muck and dust among collapsing spaces at the stage for metamorphosing human bodies with branching limbs that seem constantly to break the architectural environment apart. Zombies with missing limb sand decaying skin and faces sometimes stand around listlessly and other times appear to engage in orgasmic sex. The human forms become insect-like and multiply in hordes across the building forms. Dust particles and snakes of turbolent, ferrous liquid finally explode into an apocalyptic ocean of flotsam and sludge.
Bavari’s few collaborators helped shape what the credit call “camera tremula” (shaky, documentary-style camera) and sound design. We commend his dedication to a singular artistic vision that is grounded in his practice as a photographer. This is a representation of a caustic end of the world, a world of a audible pain and hopeless destruction rendered with a disturbing reference to 80s-style computer-generated animation as well as 60s “actionism”.

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03:51 min 8. May 2009

Le sens propre

a commercial in French

cast

Girl: Mariana Emerick
Mother: Bete Correia

Agency: Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco
Creative Director: Keith Anderson
Associate Creative Director: Tony Stern
Associate Creative Director: Frank Aldorf
Art director: Jon Willard
Copywriter: Jesse Gazzuolo
Broadcast Producer: Brian Coate

Production Company: Blacklist, New York
Director & Writer: Cisma
Executive Producers: Aaron Kisner, Adina Sales
Producer: Cassie Hamilton

Live Action Production Services: Margarida Flores E Filmes, São Paulo
Executive Producers: Paulo Schmidt, Fabiano Beraldo
Production Coordinators: Ingrid Raszl, Thais Freire
Production Director: Adriano Gobbi
Director of Photography: Pierre de Kerchove
First AD: Janie Paula
Second AD: Livia Duclerc
Casting: Flavia Cocozza
Stylist: Daniel Ueda
Wardrobe Assistants: Rita Lazzarotti, Kali Leuzzi
Production Designer/On Set Art Director/Scenography: Olivia Helena Sanches
Art Assistants: Amanda de Freitas Coelho, Ana Elisa Arietti
Set Technicians: Santana Cenários, Lindolfo de Jesus Santana, Jose Fernandes Dos Santos
Props: Sergio Heineck, Juliana Matsuki
Props Assistant: Mariana Herman
Props (toys): Verônica de Oliveira Kehl
Storyboard Artist: Renato Blaschi
Location Scout: Alexandre Rocha
Stager: Helio Villela Nunes

Stop Motion Animation: Animatorio, São Paulo
Post Production: Illegal FX, São Paulo
Post Production Coordinator: Francisco Ruiz
Editor (Premiere): Marcio Soares
Colorist: Daniel Dias
AE Compositors: Daniel Dias, Pedro Gebara, Guilherme Correa, Luis Costa
AE Rotoscoping: Rogerio Merlino, Marcelo Martins, Marcio Martins, Diego Rock

Music & Sound Design: Paulo Beto
Mix: Joe Ramos, Big Joe Sound, Santa Monica
Singer: Irina Gatsalova

Thanks: Satiro Kamioka, Betsy Walton, Rutger de Vries, Bobinex Ind. e com. de
papeis de parede e Comercial Comapi de tIntas e Vernizes