Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/15/13 01:11:32 PM
In 2005, Mike Kelley (1954-2012) developed a site-specific public art project with the London-based organization Artangel: a replica of Kelley’s childhood home on Palmer Road in the Detroit suburb of Westland. Kelley envisioned the space as a community gallery that would live on the grounds of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit (MOCAD), along with a removable white clapboard front that could be dispatched and provide a host of services to the area. In 2010, the mobile section traveled from downtown Detroit to Westland and back as Kelley documented the neighborhoods dotting the main thoroughfare, Michigan Avenue.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/15/13 01:11:54 PM
Doctor Who has released a 7-minute webisode called "Night of the Doctor" in the run-up to the 50th anniversary special that is being simulcast worldwide on Saturday, November 23rd (called, aptly, "Day of the Doctor.") In a big twist, the episode stars the 8th doctor, played by Paul McGann, who only appeared onscreen in a 1996 TV movie. It also offers some surprising explanations about who John Hurt's doctor, seen in the season finale of the show, really is and even includes information that has heretofore only appeared in radio plays, comic books, and other show spin-offs. Watch below and see The Atlantic for a further explanation of what you're watching.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/15/13 11:11:23 AM
Pro Media Conference at GV Expo Spotlight: Video Cloud & Managed Services Impact on Collaboration & Constituent Engagement
Introduced at last year’s Government Video Expo, the Pro Media Conference offers the latest information and techniques for those working in government-related media operations. The excellent lineup of presentations will include discussions of new technologies, as well as targeted looks at creating, managing and delivering content for government agencies. Developed with both government-operated and private production organizations in mind, the Pro Media Conference will explore the media needs of government and ways to fulfill those needs. Just one of our many sessions include:
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/14/13 11:11:58 AM
Director Kevin McDonald, who last put out YouTube documentary Life in a Day, is about to release another feature-length documentary on YouTube. Called Christmas in a Day, the film is in partnership with UK grocery store Sainsbury's and shows a variety of people celebrating Christmas across the UK. Said Mark Given, Sainsbury's head of brand communication, about the unusual campaign, "At times we shout a bit too much about our products. We want to now entertain people." The film will be released on November 29th. Watch the trailer below and read more here on The Drum.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/13/13 06:11:00 PM
Sofia Coppola takes on music videos by directing the clip for Phoenix's (fronted by her husband Thomas Mars) "Chloroform." The beautifully shot black-and-white video takes slow lingering looks at emotional Phoenix fans at a concert. Copolla tells MoMA's PopRally about the video, "I wanted to show they were at a Phoenix concert, but keep them afar and mysterious, and have the focus be on the girls. I wanted the video to be about the girls losing it over the band, and that feeling you have when you think a band is romantic." Read more and see the video here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/13/13 06:11:45 PM
Director Michael Kleiman talks to Filmmaker Magazine about his documentary Web, which focuses on the work of charitable organization One Laptop Per Child.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/13/13 05:11:08 PM
Documentary Pandora's Promise finds director and environmentalist Robert Stone reversing his long-held beliefs on nuclear power, ultimately finding it a worthy answer to the energy crisis. In the short clip from an interview with the International Documentary Association, Stone explains the audience reaction to his film. Watch below.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/13/13 05:11:24 PM
Imagine the deep green and peaceful sounds of a foggy rainforest, cut with an unusual sight: the graceful form of an enormous humpback whale, gliding between the trees and erupting through the leafy canopy. These disparate images of nature fuse seamlessly in "Safe and Free,"a campaign from Gentleman Scholar for Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), the leading global nonprofit dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. This spot, offered to WDC at no charge, will help them to engage others to connect to their mission and encourage support for their numerous educational, research, and outreach programs around the world.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/13/13 03:11:36 PM
A spot for Dolce & Gabbana and one for Louis Vuitton landed as #1 and #2 on the Top 10 YouTube Brand Videos for last week. Why? Likely big names were the draw. The black and white spot for Dolce and Gabbana stars Scarlett Johansson and Matthew McConaughey and was directed by Martin Scorsese. Meanwhile, David Bowie is the one shilling for Louis Vuitton. Watch them both below and read more here on Adweek.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/13/13 01:11:49 PM
In a rather brilliant sendup of the pressures on female pop stars, Lily Allen's music video for "Hard Out Here" takes on sterotypical music video tropes and juxtaposes them with Allen's in-your-face lyrics. The video was directed by Christopher Sweeney. Watch below.