A Syrian-Armenian artist who, after losing his family in the civil war, refuses to abandon his studio in Aleppo before he can finish his final painting.
Chock full of outraged aliens, wild dogs, Instagram malaise, and the private pursuits of the artist, See / Saw explores the relationship between image, text, and sound. Animators Case Jernigan and Erik Winkowski trade short stories, stringing together a flurry of imagery and messages. The two artists craft animation from[…]
You might remember Julian in ‘Death by Chocolate‘ by Dimitri Gochgarian, featured on Film Shortage back in 2015. Part of a new series called Modern Artists by Dimitri, episode 2 focuses on actor Julian Casey who tells us about the art of acting. Modern Artists – Episode 2: Julian Casey[…]
A stylized, dialogue-driven piece highlighting the strife of an artist. We watch a young dancer face her fears and self-doubt in an audition, facing the judgement of a mentor she no longer respects but must submit to.
In 1970s Northern California, a counterfeit artist helps his boss with a vanity film project, getting tangled up with a free-spirited actress and some unpredictable criminals in the process. Welcome to Northern California, 1970’s. The Mountain King is a character driven up beat film following a counterfeit artist who gets[…]
A love triangle of two men and a sentient planet. An artist and his muse are visited by an entity beyond the void of space.
Gael is a young artist interning for an older established artist who he deeply admires to the point of spiralling down a path of uncontrollable urges.
Apo Whang-Od is considered the world’s last Mambabatok (hand-tap tattoo artist) from her generation. At the estimated age of 99, she is now passing the tattooing tradition to a new generation in her tribe including her grand-niece Grace. The tradition of this style of tattoo started as a symbol of[…]
A love triangle of two men and a sentient planet. An artist and his muse are visited by an entity beyond the void of space. Adaptation of the original short story by H.P. Lovecraft.
When a young acting student struggles with her professor’s method of choice, she turns to her talented classmate and his unorthodox approach to acting. At some point in our lives, we all end up in the uncomfortable situation of being asked to follow a leader we may not entirely agree[…]