Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/24/13 12:05:04 PM
Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth and Judy Greer as Kitty Sanchez Denise Martin of Vulture visits the set of Arrested Development to get the scoop on the highly-anticipated new season, premiering on Netflix on May 25th. Says star Jason Bateman, "It’s important to understand that this is not season four. There will never be a season four. These episodes should be treated together as act one of a package we’re hoping to finish.” Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/24/13 12:05:50 PM
Julian Assange. Photo by Jo Straube. Director Alex Gibney talks to Jason Bailey of Flavorwire about his controversial Wikileaks documentary We Steal Secrets and the backlash it's received from supporters of the site.
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/24/13 11:05:25 AM
Joe Berkowitz of Fast Company's Co.Create explains why Netflix is exactly the right home for a cult show like Arrested Development. He writes, "Some television series serve as mere background; audiovisual wallpaper viewers can take in while attending to real life or the Internet. Arrested Development is more of a playground. Watching the deeply layered sitcom is an immersive experience, impossible to fully enjoy in just one visit. Not enough fans stopped by each week, though, when Arrested aired on Fox 10 years ago. The show was shut down in its third season. But new waves of viewers discovered it on DVD and rallied online--demanding more episodes, a movie, something.
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/24/13 11:05:28 AM
Director Ben Strebel and colorist Houmam Abdallah talk to the Mill about their new Nashville documentary "New Music City."
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/23/13 05:05:12 PM
Filmmakers Luke Poling and Tom Bean talk to Film Society of Lincoln Center about creating their documentary Plimpton! -- a portrait of the late writer/photographer/activist George Plimpton,
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/22/13 11:05:30 AM
The American Red Cross promotes its Babysitting Basics online course via a humorous spot showing a couple of incompetent babysitters dealing with some worst case scenarios. Erich Joiner of Tool directs. Watch below.
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/22/13 11:05:12 AM
Late aquatic explorer Jacques Cousteau stars in a new music video for Yellowbirds' "The Ceiling," thanks to vintage footage found by directors Caitlin and Josh Drake. The Drakes also included hand-painted animation and effects over the archival footage to create a colorful and nostalgic aesthetic. Watch below. (via The Atlantic)
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/22/13 10:05:28 AM
Check out the beautifully pieced together Land Rover film below, created by Trunk Animation from hundreds of fan-submitted photos. Explains Digital Arts, "The film by directors Alasdair + Jock uses a wide variety of techniques including stop motion, pixillation, CG and digital montage to pull together all the fans’ photos. The entire film, which has been collaged together from hundreds of photos, has the feel of a rostrum shot multi-plane, but as everyone’s shooting digital, without too many actual printed photos." Watch below and read more here.
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/21/13 01:05:14 PM
Studio Rewind and Sober Industries recently installed two animal sculptures in Rotterdam, Netherlands featuring audience-controlled projection mapping. Looking like large-scale origami, the sculptures of a rhino and an owl had multiple colors and textures projected unto them that changed via controllers. Watch it in action below. (via Visual News)
Added by Sarv Taghavian--Creative Planet Network, 05/21/13 12:05:45 PM
"The Bike Maker" is the fifth installment in the documentary web series Made By Hand. The touching short focuses on Ezra Caldwell who, in addition to building cutstom steel bicycles, is also a cancer patient and amateur photographer. The film is directed by Keith Ehrlich. Watch below. (via Creative Review)