All posts by cinematicpoems

“Dark Side Of The Lens”: Cinematic Poem Of The Irish Coastline, Directed By Mickey Smith (2010)

Filmed in Ireland, on some of the world’s most violent coastlines, Dark Side of the Lens profiles a surf photographer, an artist who takes to the waves looking for ‘little glimpses of magic” to record for posterity.

  • Director: Mickey Smith
  • Producer: Helen Hayden, Revie Verran
  • Editor: Allan Wilson
  • Cinematographer: Allan Wilson, Mickey Smith

Winner – Best Cinematography, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2011

Winner – Action Sports Category, Vimeo awards 2012

Winner – Best Cinematography, 5Point Film Festival 2011

Winner – Grand Prize – Chamonix Film Festival 2011

Winner – Best short – New York Surf Film Festival 2011

Winner – Digital short of the Year, Surfer Poll

Winner – Relentless Short Stories 2011

Winner – Driven Creativity award – Professional Category

Winner – Amstel Surf Film Festibal, Peoples Choice award

Winner – Best short, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

Winner – Best International Short, Canadian Surf Film Festival

Mickey Smith Interview: http://megadeluxe.com/photography/interview-with-mickey-smith-surf-photographer-filmmaker

Winner – Best Short, Waimea Ocean Film Festival

“The World Beyond the World”: A Cinematic Poem Of The Alaskan Arctic Wilderness Directed By Paxson Woelber (2014)

“The World Beyond the World”: A Cinematic Poem Of The Alaskan Arctic Wilderness Directed By Paxson Woelber.

Filmed and Directed by:  Paxson Woelber

“Using text adapted from Robert Marshalls “Alaska Wilderness: Exploring the Brooks Range” (1929) and images from Expedition Arguk (2013), “The World Beyond the World” aims to celebrate that most ancient and sublime of human pleasures: moving through a mysterious, beautiful, and unknown landscape.

In 2013, Expedition Arguk walked and packrafted across 300 miles of wilderness in the Alaska Arctic in order to report on Arctic issues and create public-use media from this far-off but increasingly important region. “The World Beyond the World” was shot during the first third of our trip, which took place entirely in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. Gates of the Arctic is the second-largest US National Park, but its extraordinary remoteness and challenging weather mean that the Park sees relatively few visitors. There are no guidebooks, trails, campgrounds, or roads. Most of the photos that make up this film are available for 100% free, unrestricted public use at expeditionarguk.com

We are immensely grateful to the American Alpine Club, the Sierra Club Alaska Chapter, the Alaska Wilderness League, Ground Truth Trekking and our many other sponsors and advisors.”

Website:  http://www.expeditionarguk.com/

“University Of Colorado-Boulder Campus”: A Cinematic Visual Poem Featuring Beethoven’s 7th Symphony (2013)

A Cinematic Visual Poem of the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

Produced by:   The University of Colorado Sports Video Department

Video shot on Canon 5D, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and Red Epic.

“The Fountain”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Trailer Directed By Darren Aronofsky (2006)

“The Fountain” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Trailer Directed By Darren Aronofsky.

Written and Directed by:  Darren Aronofsky

Music Composed by:  Clint Mansell

The Fountain Movie Poster Darren Aronofsky Director 2006

Cinematography by:  Matthew Libatique

Film Editing by:  Jay Rabinowitz

Produced by:  Ari Handel, Arnon Milchan, Iain Smith, Eric Watson & Nick Wechsler

The 2006 Movie Trailer for Director Darren Aronofsky’s “The Fountain” was 2:27 in length and visually stunning. Any determination of the “official” first-ever “Cinematic Poem Short Film” must include this stunning edit of the full-length movie.

Further reading:  “The Fountain movie review:  A Cinematic Poem named “The Fountain”. (Rianne Hill Soriano, Examiner.com, 12/17/10).

http://www.examiner.com/review/the-fountain-movie-review-a-cinematic-poem-named-the-fountain

Creative Fashion Short Film “Urban Hippie”: Directed By Damien Krisl

Director: Damien Krisl
Director of Photography: Daniel Kunz

The fashion-short movie depicts a young girl’s journey to the realms of her deepest imagination.

AWARDS:
2013 – Best Experimental Film, Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood
2013 – Best Experimental Film, Los Angeles Reel Film Festival
2013 – Best Visual Effects, La Jolla Fashion Film Festival
2013 – Merit Award Experimental, The Indie Fest
2013 – Best Experimental Film, Los Angeles Film and Script Festival
2013 – Best Experimental Film, Big Apple Film Festival New York
NOMINATIONS & SELECTIONS:
2013 – Nominated for Best Editing, Berlin Fashion Film Festival
2013 – Nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, La Jolla Fashion Film Festival
2013 – Nominated for Best Film Of The Month, Indiedemand
2013 – Nominated for Best Fashion Film, Bornshorts
2013 – Selected, San Diego Film Festival
2013 – Selected, UK Film Festival
2013 – Selected, Ciclope Festival Berlin, Steffen Gentis
2013 – Selected, GoSee Berlin Reel Hour

Music: Sigur Rós – Varúð

Motion Designer & Compositer: Florian Baumann
co-director: Joel Cartier
Cineflex Operator: Martin Bäbler
Weisscam Operator: Christian Witschi
Drone Operator: Raimond Stüssi (Pilot)
Drone: Caspar Brog
Steadycam Operator: Sebastian Geret
Unit Manager: Klemens Trenkle
Grip: Oliver Muff
Light: Fabio Gloor & Torvioll Jashari
AC: André Guadagno
2nd AC: Michael Mühlemann
Pyrotechnician: Simon Andy Voegelin
Pyrotechnician Assistent: Maurice Steinmann
Makeup & Hair: Christian Merz
Editor: Damien Krisl
Colorist: Thibaut Petillon
2nd Editor: Kim Culetto
Set Design Assistent: Sarah Schneider
Light by: BRONCOLOR (bron.ch)
Producers: Eclumes Studios in collaboration with LaPac, Cheese & Chocolate Film SA, Kamerawerk, Swisshelicam.com, BSV Productions, Fotogen, Creative Docks.

 

Cinematic Poem “Wine, Poems & Life: Los Toneles Winery”; Directed By Adriano Besso (2014)

Los Toneles Winery in Mendoza, Argentina.

Director. Adriano Besso
Producer. Diego Serrano & Bodega Toneles
Agency. Diego Serrano – Photography & Cinematic Films
Client. Toneles Winery
ScreenPlay. Adriano Besso
DP. Adriano Besso
Glidecam. Adriano Besso
Slider. Adriano Besso
Editor. Adriano Besso
Colorist. Adriano Besso
Voiceover. Mariana Guzzante

Creative Short Film And 2014 BAFTA Award Winner “Room 8”: Directed By James W. Griffiths

Director James W Griffiths received a 2014 BAFTA award for Short Film for Room 8.

Room 8 is one of five different films from the same script: the Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series. Seeking to spark the imagination, we asked Oscar winning writer Geoffrey Fletcher to write a short script stripped of any stage direction.
The five most imaginative film entries were picked, produced and premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2013.

Producer: Sophie Venner
Director of Photography: Magni Agustsson
Production Designer: Peter Francis
Editor: Michael Agglund
Composer: Lennert Busch
Sound Designer: Martin Pavey

 

Creative Short Film “CASTELLO CAVALCANTI”: Produced By Prada & Directed By Wes Anderson

Prada teamed up with the legendary director Wes Anderson to  present an eight minute short film. Castello Cavalcanti starring Jason Schwartzman who as the story unfolds crushes his car into a statue of Jesus Christ, is to become part of director’s classics such as The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited and Moonrise Kingdom.

Castello Cavalcanti short film comes after Prada’s 2012 collab with Roman Polanski who delivered the much talked about A Therapy, starring Helena Bonham-Carter and Ben Kingsley.

It debuted at the Rome Film Festival on November 13th 2013 as part of the “Special Events Out of Competition” section.

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