Category Archives: Travel Film

“Ode To New York City”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Walt Whitman Directed By Alessio Cuomo (2018)

“Ode To New York City” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Walt Whitman Directed By Alessio Cuomo.

Directed & Edited by Alessio Cuomo

Ode To New York City Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Walt Whitman Directed By Alessio Cuomo 2018

Cinematography by Rene Koster
Creative Director – Marco Barneveld
Narrated by Eric Forsythe
Music by Joe Kraemer
Portraits of Immigrants – New York Public Library
Additional Footage courtesy – McKittrick Hotel

Ode To New York City Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Walt Whitman Directed By Alessio Cuomo 2018

 

“Travel magazine Wideoyster presents a poetry film about New York. Ode To New York by Walt Whitman. A poetry video we made for travel magazine WideOyster.
The poem Give Me The Splendid Silent Sun was published in 1865, but Whitmans sharp-witted observations of the city are, perhaps, even more relevant today than when the poem was written.

Walt loved New York. Even though at the time it was a tough city to live in. He felt energized instead of overwhelmed by its constant motion, heard music instead of madness, and saw humanity instead of strangeness in its crowds.”

Ode To New York City Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Walt Whitman Directed By Alessio Cuomo 2018

“GIVE ME THE SPLENDID SILENT SUN” by Walt Whitman
GIVE me the splendid silent sun, with all his beams full-
dazzling;
Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and red from the 
orchard;
Give me a field where the unmow’d grass grows;
Give me an arbor, give me the trellis’d grape;
Give me fresh corn and wheat—give me serene-moving 
animals, teaching content;
Give me nights perfectly quiet, as on high plateaus west 
of the Mississippi, and I looking up at the stars;
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers, 
where I can walk undisturb’d;
Give me for marriage a sweet-breath’d woman, of whom 
I should never tire;
Give me a perfect child—give me, away, aside from the 
noise of the world, a rural domestic life;
Give me to warble spontaneous songs, reliev’d, recluse 
by myself, for my own ears only;
Give me solitude—give me Nature—give me again, 
O Nature, your primal sanities!
—These, demanding to have them, (tired with ceaseless 
excitement, and rack’d by the war-strife;)
These to procure, incessantly asking, rising in cries from 
my heart,
While yet incessantly asking, still I adhere to my city;
Day upon day, and year upon year, O city, walking 
your streets,
Where you hold me enchain’d a certain time, refusing 
to give me up;
Yet giving to make me glutted, enrich’d of soul—you 
give me forever faces;

 

Article on film: http://www.wideoyster.nl/magazine3-eng/new-york-city/

Ode To New York City Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Walt Whitman Directed By Alessio Cuomo 2018

Website: https://www.alessiocuomo.com/

“Nômade Life: A Poem II”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film By Michael Abt (2018)

“Nômade Life: A Poem II” is a Cinematic Poem Promotional Short Film Directed By Michael Abt.

Directed by: Michael Abt

Nômade Life A Poem II is a Cinematic Poem Promotional Short Film Directed By Michael Abt (2018)

Cinematographer: Tom Marvel
Editor and Colorist: David Bryen
Sound Design: Sebas The Master
Asst. Director/Producer: Andrea Benitez

Nômade Life A Poem II is a Cinematic Poem Promotional Short Film Directed By Michael Abt (2018)

“Blessings” by Darpan

We call up on celestial realms,
the Angelic beings, the planetary guides and protectors,
and the ascended ones
to bless mankind and to be present here with us.
We call up on the Divine light of Love, Truth and Harmony
to shine in places that need healing and guide our way.
We ask for these blessing with great reverence,
from our Mother – the Earth, the Sky, the Moon, the Stars,
the Sun – our Father.
May we always remember we’re pure consciousness,
the essence of Life, the source of all things.
May we find the courage to let go fear and the pain of past conditioning.
Let us walk upon the Earth gently, as true Spiritual Warriors,
into dimensional midwifes giving birth to our True self.
Letting go of separation, evolving beyond limitation
into divine self-expression thereby assisting into a co-creation
of a dawning light filled world.
Om Shanti, Shanti…

Nômade Life A Poem II is a Cinematic Poem Promotional Short Film Directed By Michael Abt (2018)

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-abt-321b24b1/

 

“Beyond Ordinary”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film By Goran Jovic (2018)

“Beyond Ordinary” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Goran Jovic.

Filmed and Directed by: Goran Jovic

Beyond Ordinary Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Goran Jovic 2018

Edited and Filmed by: Josip Boban
Music by: Dead Can Dance
Written by: Mooji and Goran Jovic

Beyond Ordinary Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Goran Jovic 2018

Actress: Diana Loos

“What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote.” There might be times when people think that travelling ain’t for them. It requires a lot of organization with a pinch of spontaneity (or two pinches or as you like it), it hides its attraction in a lot of unexpected turns and sometimes even leads to unknown whereabouts but, finally, it moves you deeply and you fall in love with it irrevocably. There might be times when people fail to find will and determination to do something new or take a new step into the unknown. Nonetheless, you always should keep in mind that tomorrow is a new day. If you are ever at the crossroads, dare to do more than just sleeping on it, go to the desert(s), listen to its silence, take a deep breath and everything will appear to you as it is. There might be times when you doubt yourself, but there are answers to all your questions – just don’t be too timid to ask for them.”

Beyond Ordinary Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Goran Jovic 2018

Where is the beginning of this
Where is the end
Why are you here
What is your life about anyway.

Try to look deep inside and ask yourself
Who are you?
What is it you are seeking for?

Beyond Ordinary Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Goran Jovic 2018

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“The Sun Within”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film In Portugal Directed By Mathieu Le Lay (2018)

“The Sun Within” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film In Portugal Featuring Poet Fernando Pessoa Directed By Mathieu Le Lay.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Mathieu Le Lay

The Sun Within Cinematic Poem Short Film In Portugal Directed By Mathieu Le Lay 2018

Music by: Solar Fields (“Into the Sun”)
Narrated by: Leonor de Vilhena Roque Dantas de Matos

The Sun Within Cinematic Poem Short Film In Portugal Directed By Mathieu Le Lay 2018

“Horizonte” by Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935)

Oh ocean preceding us, your fears
Had coral and beaches and forests to them.
Were the night and fog unveiled,
The past’s storms and mystery,
The Afar would blossom, and the starlit South
Shine resplendent on the ship of initiation.

Austere line of the distant coast
Upon the ship’s approach, the slope of the land rises
In trees with nothing
Far about them;
Closer by, the earth opens up in sounds and colours

And upon landing there are birds and flowers
Where from afar there was only an abstract line.
The dream is to see the invisibile forms
Of imprecise distances, and, with sensitive
Movements of hope and will,
To seek out in the cold line of the horizon
The tree, the beach, the flower, the bird, the fountain
The much-deserved caresses of Truth.

The Sun Within Cinematic Poem Short Film In Portugal Directed By Mathieu Le Lay 2018

Website: http://www.mathieulelay.com/

 

 

“At Home”: A Journey Back To Greece”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film By Nick Kontostavlakis (2018)

“At Home: Journey Back To Greece” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Nick Kontostavlakis

Filmed, Produced and Directed by: Nick Kontostavlakis

At Home A Journey Back To Greece Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Nick Kontostavlakis 2018

Edited by: FKY
Cinematography by: Antonis Kitsikis
Music by: Tony Anderson
Time-Lapse by: Nick Knotostavlakis and Nikos Pomonis
Drone by: Nick Knotostavlakis

Narrated by: Dimitris Kaplanis

At Home A Journey Back To Greece Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Nick Kontostavlakis 2018

“I am Nick, a freelance photographer.
In the past 10 years I‘ve been travelling and photographing around the world.
What I realized, though, was that I had gradually stopped seeking new destinations. I found a place that offered me a sense of stability and warmth where my inspiration and creativity amplified. Nature in all its’ forms was still surrounding me: Snowy landscapes, deep canyons, lakes and rivers, vast forests and of course the sea.

At Home A Journey Back To Greece Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Nick Kontostavlakis 2018

In the end, I think I found my destination, a place that has nurtured me, and has always been so close to me. That makes me feel home!
Greece.”

At Home A Journey Back To Greece Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Nick Kontostavlakis 2018

Website: http://nickkontostavlakis.com/

“By The Fire We Gather”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Promo For Nômade By Roman Rütten & Facundo Ruiz (2018)

“By The Fire We Gather” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Promo For Nômade Hotel in Mexico Directed By Roman Rütten & Facundo Ruiz.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Roman Rütten and  Facundo Ruiz

By The Fire We Gather Cinematic Poem Short Film Promo For Nômade Hotel Directed By Roman Rütten & Facundo Ruiz 2018

Produced by: Roman Rütten and Facundo Ruiz
Music by: Oliver Koletzki
Poem Written by: Roman Rütten

By The Fire We Gather Cinematic Poem Short Film Promo For Nômade Hotel Directed By Roman Rütten & Facundo Ruiz 2018

“This film was created for Nomade Hotel in Tulum. A mystical journey of finding your path by following our heart.”

By The Fire We Gather Cinematic Poem Short Film Promo For Nômade Hotel Directed By Roman Rütten & Facundo Ruiz 2018

It always starts with a spark
An idea, a foolish thought,
A path not fully walked.
When many sparks unite
We set a fire to explore the night.

By The Fire We Gather Cinematic Poem Short Film Promo For Nômade Hotel Directed By Roman Rütten & Facundo Ruiz 2018

Website: http://www.ruetten.tv/

“Letters From Tuscany”: A Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film By Tommaso Cassinis & Alessandro Di Cristanziano (2018)

“Letters From Tuscany” is a Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film Directed By Tommaso Cassinis & Alessandro Di Cristanziano.

Letters From Tuscany Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film By Tommaso Cassinis & Alessandro Di Cristanziano (2018)

Directed and edited by: Alessandro Di Cristanziano & Tommaso Cassinis
Cinematography by: Valeria D’Ovidio
Still photographer: Guido Caltabiano
Music produced by: Francesco Gattuso
Voice over by: Monica D’Ovidio
Model: Zoe Bucciarelli
Produced by: Headshot Studio

Letters From Tuscany Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film By Tommaso Cassinis & Alessandro Di Cristanziano (2018)

“A love story that will take you to some of the most evocative and iconic places in Tuscany. Filmed in Spring 2017.”

Letters From Tuscany Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film By Tommaso Cassinis & Alessandro Di Cristanziano (2018)

Locations: Pienza, Pitigliano, Bagno Vignoni, Monteriggioni, Abbazia San Galgano, Bagni di San Filippo, Monteroni D’Arbia, Fattoria di Petroio.

Letters From Tuscany Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film By Tommaso Cassinis & Alessandro Di Cristanziano (2018)

Website: http://www.headshotstudio.it/

“Blanes Breath”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film In Spain Directed By Alex Soloviev (2017)

“Blanes Breath” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Alex Soloviev.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Alex Soloviev

Music by: A Taylor
Narrated by: Tom O’Bedlam

Blanes Breath Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Alex Soloviev 2017

“There are special places when you arrive there, you feel like you’re at home. I was in one. A small town in Spain, Blanes. Quiet and cozy in the off-season when there’re no packs of tourists on a big buses. This is more personal video. There is no many complicated transitions and shots, but rather attempt to convey the feeling of coziness of this place.”

Blanes Breath Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Alex Soloviev 2017

“Time In Eternity” by Tom Merrill

When you were as an angel in my arms,
Had laid your bare head just below my chin,
Your length pressed up to mine, entrusting charms
My whole youth’s starward longing could not win;
With still the murmur of your love in me,
Miracle-tones of all my lifelong hope,
I wished that there might start eternity
And seal forever that sweet envelope;

And as it did, my thoughts are now for you
As every star is blotted by the sun,
And so the sun itself
Has perished too,
And with it, every dream of mine
But one.

Blanes Breath Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Alex Soloviev 2017

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/alexaafilm

“Under The Dust”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film In India Directed By Nicola Bozzo (2017)

“Under The Dust” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film In India Directed By Nicola Bozzo.

Filmed, Created and Directed by: Nicola Bozzo

Under The Dust A Cinematic Poem Short Film In India Directed By Nicola Bozzo 2017

Written by: Luca Ravettino
Sound Design and Mix by: Rails Studio
Narrated by: Angelo Minoli
Recorded by: Raffaele Abbate
Music by: One Hundred Years
Aerial Shots by: Deepak Deepu, Anooj George and Winston Bohl

“The only way to talk about India is to talk about ourselves.”

Under The Dust A Cinematic Poem Short Film In India Directed By Nicola Bozzo 2017

“When I was a child for fun
I counted every step it took me to get home,
One foot after the other.
How many steps have I taken to get here
Now to become what I am.”

Under The Dust A Cinematic Poem Short Film In India Directed By Nicola Bozzo 2017

Website: https://www.facebook.com/NicolaBozzoFilmmaker/

“Colors Of Georgia”: A Cinematic Poem Travel Short Film Directed By Andrew Efimov (2017)

“Colors Of Georgia” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring The Poem “The Waves” By Boris Pasternak Directed By Andrew Efimov.

Filmed and Directed by: Andrew Efimov

Colors of Georgia Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Andrew Efimov 2017

Edited by: Nikita Malko
Music by: Kirill Gorokhov
Sound Design by: Yuri Sherbakov

Colors of Georgia Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Andrew Efimov 2017

 

Excerpt from “The Waves” by Boris Pasternak

We were in Georgia. You can get this land 
If hell is multiplied by paradise, 
Bare indigence by tenderness, and if 
A hothouse serves as pedestal for ice.

And then you’ll know what subtle doses of 
Success and labor, duty, mountain air 
Make the right mixture with the earth and sky 
For man to be the way we found him there.

Colors of Georgia Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Andrew Efimov 2017

Website: http://timelab.pro/