After excellent work for The Lovely Sparrows, Fictionist and other lowish-fi animations, Eric Power has a viral smash on his hands with his latest video for Jeremy Messersmith, due to the fact that …
Paul Jacks 'Lightning Lobotomy' by Eric Power
A delightful animated video by the talented Eric Power for singer-songwriter Paul Jacks, turning the everyday and largely mundane experience of taking a plane flight into a work of art.
Power's method, as with much of his work, is the handcrafted use of paper cutouts to create character and the surrounding world, which is both immediately recognisable but also unique.
Power says: "The song spoke to my own wanderlust, so I chose to explore a character who is seemingly on an endless journey. I wondered what the repercussions would be of a life spent in the air. Would everything begin to bleed together? I opted to dive into abstraction to explore these ideas. Unlike many videos I’ve directed, I decided not to focus heavily on a narrative structure. This ended up being a very challenging project to wrap my head around, but I am quite pleased with the results of my experimentation.” [from Director's Notes]
You go out and give it your all, and slay some dragons and monsters. And what do you get for all your hard work and talent are a few measly groats. That sound familiar?
It was done a few months back, but here (at last) is Austin TX-based Eric Power's rather lovely video for The Lovely Sparrows - a combination of stop motion and still life, and his twentieth …
A man steps into a gallery and becomes immersed in the beauty of the Greek statues on show, to the fascination of the girl who works there. As he dances, and she becomes enraptured, another …
Filmmaker Daniel Askill has joined production company Serial Pictures for North American representation of commercials, branded entertainment, and music videos, and partner company Anonymous Content …
After taking some time out from directing, multi-award winning director and photographer Josh Cole has signed to Kode Media for music videos and commercials.
COMPULSORY have announced the latest addition to its roster: award-winning photographer and filmmaker Filmawi. The former agency creative joins the production company for UK representation in …
Entries are now open to the second Shiny Awards, the music video awards show for emerging directors, which will be held at The Mill, London, on Tuesday, 26th February 2019.
straight 8 is back for its 20th anniversary year, with a few remaining places to go to fill the full compliment of entries to the 2019 competition.
Speade have announced that Julia Knight, the London-based commercials and promos editor, has joined the Soho-based editing company on a full time basis, returning to the place where …