Tag Archives: Spoken Word Artists

“Blue Floozy”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film With Poet Mia X Directed By Yuri Alves (2018)

“Blue Floozy” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film With Poet Mia X Directed By Yuri Alves.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Yuri Alves

Poem Written & Performed by: Mia X

Produced by: Igor Alves & Yuri Alves
Original Score by: Boris Ivanov
Live Violin Performed by: Olga Yanovich
Assistant Camera: Caroline Sincaruk
Sound by: Victor Buitrago
Sound Editor & Mixer: Mert Ozcan
Colorist: Gabriel Kurzlop
Artwork by: Rochelle Bernal

“Renowned spoken word poet Mia X, unfurls a powerhouse monologue from her poem “Blue Floozy” in this continuous single shot short film directed by award-winning filmmaker Yuri Alves. Featuring a heart wrenching original musical score by composer Boris Ivanov. Presented in 4K.”

Loose screw,
mixed mind up,
glue fake hair
to fake mindset
with grand visions
out jive eyeballs
of blue much more
than who you know
yourself to be.

Post Production Sound Services: The Record House
Post Production Color Services: Dramplay Productions

Production Company: DreamPlay Media
Made with support from: Newark Office of Film and Television, City of Newark.

Website: http://www.yurialves.com/

“Othello Prologue”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Hip Hop Shakespeare’s Lorianne Tika-Lemba Directed By Greg Hackett (2012)

A Cinematic Poem Short Film featuring Hip Hop Shakespeare Peer Leader, Lorianne Tika-Lemba (Lori Analytical), performing for The Hip Hop Shakespeare Sessions.

Filmed and Directed by:  Greg Hackett

Edited by:  Tim Swaby
Audio recording:  Lavar Bullard
Produced by:  Spindle Productions for the Hip Hop Shakespeare company May 2012.

Websites:  http://www.hiphopshakespeare.com/site/

http://www.spindleproductions.co.uk/

 

“Brand New Ancients”: Cinematic Poem Short Films Featuring Rapper Kate Tempest Directed By Joe Roberts (2013)

In collaboration with director Joe Roberts, Battersea Arts Centre has produced three short films interpreting Poet and spoken word artist Kate Tempest’s spoken word through moving image,released across the tour.

This is the first episode of the three part series. Episodes 2 and 3 are posted below.

Directed by:   Joe Roberts
Produced by:   Battersea Arts Centre
Brand New Ancients is written by:   Kate Tempest

A Kate Tempest & Battersea Arts Centre Co-production
Co-commissioned by the Albany.

“The gods are in the betting shops, the gods are in the cafe,
The gods can’t afford the deposit on their flat…
Winged sandals tearing up the pavement,
Me, you, everyone, brand new ancients.”

More info: http://brandnewancientstour.com/