Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 03:03:47 PM

Mystery and Fashion Mingle in Proenza Schouler Spot

Luke Gilford's “Outside In" stars model Kirsty Hume as a mysterious operative on a secret mission in the hills of Southern California to assume the identity of a target with impeccable taste, an architectural masterpiece of a home, and a closet full of fashion label Proenza Schouler. “I wanted to create a narrative and character that push the fashion forward in a meaningful way,” says director Luke Gilford. “I focused on using specific color palettes, props, structural and sculptural elements which create a very aesthetic world, but all anchored within an actual story.”

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 03:03:02 PM

Hito Steyerl Explores Wealth, War and Visibility in New London Exhibit

The Guardian's Adrian Searle writes up artist Hito Steyerl's five-part multimedia installation at London's ICA. He writes, "With Steyerl, you can't always tell fact from fabulation, where the jokes end and seriousness begins, what is truth and what is a lie. A pleasure in art can unhinge us in everyday life, where we are undone by falsehoods at every turn. At several points in Steyerl's show, I felt out of my depth, deluged by digital rain, swamped by information, caught in the undertow of conspiracy. She makes me want to go offline, become invisible, flow like water and drain away." Read the full story here.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 02:03:11 PM

Franz Ferdinand Release Black-and-White Music Video

The new black-and-white music video for Franz Ferdinand's "Fresh Strawberries" plays around with tracking shots, depth of field, and the type of hidden cuts made famous in Hitchcock's faux one-take masterpiece, Rope. Watch below.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 02:03:07 PM

Everyday Objects Float Weightlessly in New Silent Studio Handbag Promo

Flying objects in slow-motion find order in the handbags of Anya Hindmarch, thanks to a short promo made my Silent Studios. As they put it, the film's goal was to portray, "a dazzling array of beautiful everyday objects seen to float aimlessly, as if caught in the depths of space, only to be brought to order by the appearance of accessories from Anya Hindmarch’s latest collection.”" Watch below and see more behind-the-scenes photos here on It's Nice That.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 12:03:16 PM

AT&T Targets Millennials with 'Mobile Movement' Campaign

AT&T has partnered with Vice for a unique multi-platform ad campaign targeted at millennials. The campaign, called The Mobile Movement, features several components including a dedicated Tumblr and YouTube Channel, two documentary series, a scripted series, and traditional commercials.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 12:03:33 PM

Casey Reas' New Interactive Art Installation Explores Data Surveillance and Portraiture

Artist Casey Reas' newest piece--with the rather unwieldy name Even The Greatest Stars Discover Themselves In The Looking Glass, An Allegory of the Cave for Three People--is an interactive installation that requires three participants to make it work.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/17/14 11:03:10 AM

'Veronica Mars' Creator's #1 Priority: Satisfying the Fans

When the credits rolled on this weekend’s Veronica Mars movie (which was the first major studio film to be released simultaneously in theaters and on VOD) there was a heartfelt shoutout to 91,585 very special fans: the ones who bankrolled the film with their unprecedented Kickstarter pledges.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/14/14 02:03:26 PM

Eliot Lee Hazel Directs 11 Music Videos for Beck's New Album

Taking a page from Beyoncé's book, Beck's new album Morning Phase has a cinematic music video for each track. In this case, all of the videos were directed by one man: Eliot Lee Hazel. See a sampler of all the videos and tracks below. (via Promo News)

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/14/14 01:03:55 PM

'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards on Putting Meaning in His Monster Movie

Director Gareth Edwards talks to The Verge about his upcoming Godzilla movie, which he screened a clip of at SXSW this week. Says Edwards, "The great thing about good science-fiction and fantasy is that they can work on two levels. You can have on one level, it's just a fun piece of entertainment and you come to see monsters fighting or whatever it is, and it's great. But then I like another level that if you want to look for it or it's there subconsciously, that there's some meaning behind it and it has a point in a way. And I think all good stories, they shouldn't preach, but they should have a point or be about something." Watch below.

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/14/14 01:03:59 PM

Banksy Contributes Artwork to Syrian Conflict PSA

Banksy has lent his artwork and Idris Elba his voice for a new campaign that seeks to raise awareness about the civil war in Syria. On the third anniversary of the conflict, supporters are asked to post hopeful messages on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WithSyria. Watch the video below and read more here on Fast Company's Co.Create.