Virginia Woolf wrote: ‘The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages’ Between our slavish devotion to smart-phones and the messages they contain, there are few among us who feel happy with how these interactions pan out. Activities that used to be ends in their own right, have become[…]
A nostalgic/sentimental approach to Waldo (from Where’s Waldo) finding himself while removed from people. What if Waldo (a la Where’s Waldo) purposefully was removed from people — and found himself. Overwhelmed by the presence of others — and recently jaded by his career as a time-traveler — Waldo retires into[…]
Nulla is the latest film by New York-based motion picture director Jean Claude Billmaier. The film represents a carefully constructed study of movement, with a crescendo of tension and energy being unleashed to an original score by long-standing collaborator, R&B singer and producer Toulouse. Developed as a response to our[…]
A girl tries to wake the dead souls in a forest, but none of them answers. It’s about a emotionally dead society and those people who are seeking their places in this world and try to throw light on others. Director’s Statement It hurts me a lot to look at[…]
A visual essay on the death of the ego and the drift of the body. Amidst freezing and unexplored landscapes there is Karoline, wandering at the mercy of her memories’echo.
The average person blinks 15-20 times per minute and upwards of 28,800 times a day. Shot on location throughout France in 2017 BLINK is a brief reflection on all the life that transpires while our eyes are closed.
A photographer and model experience ennui, obsession, and romance set to a reading of German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer.
Based on a poem by Walt Whitman, Tears depicts a man going through the depths of mind to confront loneliness, pain, and the need to adapt to tragedy in order to move forward in life.
A story about a Sicilian town and its people, narrated by a dog who has existential questions about life, love, death, and god. __________________________________________________ The film was made over a twelve-day period during the Director’s Lab at Cici Film Festival (Sicily, Italy) with non-professional actors from the town Castellammare Del[…]
A poetic portrayal of the story of the sightless artist Sona Zeliskova, who despite adverse fate found her life journey in art and ceramics The film experiments with audio-visual components to recount Sona’s unique story. Combining a documentary, narrative and poetic approach, this short film attempts to depict the real-life[…]