David Knight - 8th July 2009

Synesthesia is "a neurologically based phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway."

In other words, it's "a condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color."

And it's also the new short by Ian Kibbey and Corey Creasey, aka Terri Timely - fresh from their triumph with St Vincent's Actor Out Of Work - which is already a big hit on all fine and discriminating blogs. One of which describes it as "just short of brilliant". By which they surely mean: "it's brilliant".

It's also totally Timely. As ever it's superbly cast, and has that distinctive, beautifully art directed, colour-saturated look. Or is that sound-saturated...

And in case you're wondering, the subtitles are wrong - just to mess with your head a bit more (if you happen to know Cantonese) before the loudspeaker madness happens...

Credits

DirectorTerri Timely
Production ManagerAlex Beckman
Director of PhotographyDonovan Sell
Art DirectorNa Young Kim
StylistJessica Hanson
ColouristCarey Burens
CastPearl Wong, Larry Kitagawa, Jordan Gimkan

David Knight - 8th July 2009

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