Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/09/13 11:12:31 AM
Daniel Arsham's "Future Relic 01" is the artist's first foray into film and premiered at Art Basel this weekend. He says, "Much of what I create presents an undefined scenario. In 'Future Relic' you see these objects that seem as though they have been uncovered on some future excavation, but it’s left to the imagination of the viewer." Watch below and read more here on NOWNESS. Daniel Arsham: Future Relic 01 on Nowness.com
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 05:12:50 PM
NOWNESS presents a scene from Adam Dugas and Casey Spooner's feature film Dust. Says producer Michael Stipe, "In the tradition of early John Waters and the films Warhol made at the Factory with Paul Morrissey, Dust defines its own era by reveling in and rolling around in the 21st century’s sadness, audacity and flashpoint laugh-out-loud directness." Watch below and read more here. Dust on Nowness.com
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 05:12:44 PM
FOX has found a clever way to bring viewers up to speed on the first season of The Following and promote tune-in for the upcoming second season via a fake crime newsmagazine show called Scene of the Crime. The two-part YouTube videos take the format of a crime show with "archival footage," news reports, photos, and interviews with the likes of investigator Ryan Hardy (played by Kevin Bacon). Watch below.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 02:12:26 PM
Artistic collective TUNDRA's new 360-degree installation piece The Void only works if the audience isn't distracted by other things, like their phones for example. Explains PSFK, "The immersive video project has you enter an empty room equipped with surround sound that envelopes you in a panoramic projection. It’s supposed to simulate the Big Bang, and gives the impression of floating through space at some points. The catch is that the room is covered with sensors that know when you’re moving too much, or if your mobile device goes off. When that happens, the room projection cuts to black, and waits until you’re back to a rested position to restart." Read more here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 02:12:57 PM
Google Maps will be using its technology for a holly jolly cause this year: to track Santa on Christmas Eve. They state on their blog that their Santa Tracker will allow users to "see where Santa’s going, the number of presents he’s delivered, and what he’s thinking throughout the evening." In the meantime, Google has launched Santa's Village, a digital advent calendar with games, animations, and a countdown to the launch of Santa Tracker. See it here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 12:12:47 PM
The Last Days on Mars director Ruari Robinson talks to Moveable Fest about the trials and tribulations of making his debut feature film after a much bigger budget studio film fell through. Liev Schreiber in The Last Days on Mars. Photo courtesy of Magnet Releasing. He says, "Basically, when I worked on a studio movie for almost three years a few years back, it fell apart, and I was only working on that film, so I realized you have to have like three projects at once. It comes down to financing it actually. The one that gets the money first is the one that goes. That’s just the practical reality of it."
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 12:12:33 PM
Artist Yayoi Kusama has turned her mental illness into gloriously breathtaking art, including two infinity mirror rooms filled with glittering lights, now showing at New York City's David Zwirner Gallery. Says Wired about I Who Have Arrived in Heaven, "For most people, being inside Kusama’s glimmering universe is simply a brief reprieve from a dulled world they left on the other side of the door. For a moment, you can almost forget about the line waiting outside, the 360 degrees of mirrors and ultimately, yourself." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 12:12:46 PM
How do you make a scientific documentary essentially about physics into a tense thriller? Director Mark Levinson and veteran editor Walter Murch explain to Realscreen how they stretched their storytelling muscles for Particle Fever. The Large Hadron Collider at the center of documentary Particle Fever. Says Murch, "That’s always the trail that you’re walking down: this border between what actually happened and what you need to put together to convey the essence of what happened. In documentary, you’re clearly obligated to not bend things too much."
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 12:12:54 PM
Narrating a scene from his new film Out of the Furnace, director Scott Cooper explain his process directing veteran actors like Woody Harrelson and Casey Affleck in tense scenes. He says, "When you have two actors who play off of one another like Casey and Woody, you never quite know what you're going to get. And I would whisper direction into both ears in between takes, both men, to make certain that they were pushing one another." Watch below.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 12/05/13 11:12:57 AM
Creativity is the name of the game at Adobe, so it’s no surprise that many of Adobe’s own employees are creative types themselves. Dave Werner is one example. By day, Dave is a senior experience designer, using video and animation to help design new Adobe products. In his free time, he turns his attention to personal projects that leverage the same creative tools. Dave’s popular Extraneous Lyrics videos are verbose versions of pop songs from the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber, Gotye, One Direction, and Taylor Swift. The acoustic send-ups feature him playing his guitar and singing—and have gotten more than one million views on YouTube. We grabbed Dave to talk about the intersection of his personal and professional passions.