The fashion industry may change quickly when it comes to new styles and designs for each season, but one area it did not adapt to quickly was the age of technology. However things are beginning to change, thanks in most part to evolution and popularity of fashion films—often short video clips posted on Vimeo or […]
How Fashion Films Are Evolving and Merging Technology and Design for the Future
Sundance Comes to Los Angeles with a New Festival for Renegade Spirit of Filmmaking Called Next Weekend—Launch at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
As Sundance Institute and Film Festival continues to grow and inspire fresh new young talent to art of filmmaking, it’s exciting to hear their latest new launch called Next Weekend—a 4-day festival August 8-11, 2013 in Los Angeles featuring an extension of the popular NEXT <=> section from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, […]
How Kickstarter Kickstarted Sundance—Changing the Game for Indie Creatives and an EIY Solution for a New Generation
Kickstarter has changed the game in fundraising but not just for artists with special projects. Kickstarter is a disruptive concept that rallies people together and bysteps the usual protocol of traditional business fundraising altogether. Since Kickstarter’s launch in 2009, 900,000 people pledged support for indie filmmakers, with more than $100 million pledged to features, documentaries, […]
Denim Brand Citizens of Humanity Launches Short Film Series—Another Example of Strategic Branding via 3-Minute Clips
Fashion videos and films centered around iconic celebs in latest collections and short YouTube clips showcasing the mood and emotion of a new release are strategic branding methods growing in popularity in fashion. For a generation that watches YouTube more than TV, this is especially important for brands approaching youth culture markets. The latest to […]
Sundance Film Festival 2012 Announces Films in Premieres and Documentary-ncludes Bones Brigade, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
From Stacey Peralta’s Bones Brigade documentary debuting at Sundance Film Festival 2012. Picture of Tony Hawk from the movie. Photo by Tony Friedkin and Sundance.Each year we attend the Sundance Film Festival for a chance to be among the first to see top films, especially documentaries, and new technology in entertainment that will shape the future […]
Sundance Film Festival Launches 3-Year Plan with Kickstarter, Plus Top Films Connecting with Youth Culture, and Latest from X Dance
Park City, UT is all abuzz with celebs and snow, but this year’s festival has a decidedly different vibe -greater emphasis on documentaries, funding for indie filmmakers, and outreach to connect non-attendees.
Behind-the-Scenes Interview with Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop Documentary Producer Jaimie D’Cruz and Editor Chris King
Now you know how the film came about, the elusive nature of Banksy, and the effect this documentary has had on the street art scene, films, advertising, and culture jamming.
Lady Blue Shanghai by David Lynch for Dior Among the Best of Indie Fashion Films
Fashion films have become the new indie of indie movies, but Lynch%uFFFDs 12-minute noire captures the essence of the filmmaker, and brand-as-poem. Starring Oscar winner Marion Cotillard.