Fields, woods, clouds, mountains. Waves could be a typical landscape portrait we've already seen all over the Internet. However, Vojtech Domlátil chose a different perspective of narration for his latest short film. Waves has a concept and that means adjusting the visuals to the sound of water.
This is Nora Brown. A little Brooklyn musician. She isn’t just an ordinary 12-year-old preteen following today‘s trends. Her voice is unique and so is her taste in music. Always dressed in a stylish way matching her looks with a modern banjo, singing songs that have almost been forgotten.
Most of the songs I like are by people that are dead and most of the songs I play are by people who are dead.
Bhutan, located in South Asia, is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region of China and India. This little country is the number one in the percentage of protected land in Asia. More than 60 percent of Bhutan is forested which makes Bhutan the only carbon negative country in the world.
Long before the snow even starts to cover the roofs of our houses and temperature drops to zero we are reminded to rejoice in upcoming Christmas time by commercials. Some find them too annoying, some think they create a certain holiday atmosphere. One way or another, there are commercials which are worth watching. Touching, funny, sweet, there are many of them, but no matter what genre, they all make us feel like celebrating Christmas whatever month it is right now.
Armenia sees over 100,000 taxi drivers every day. Each one of them lives a different story. Evgenii Bakirov, a Russian filmmaker has created a short portrait set in Yerevan about one of them.
Samvel is both a painter and a taxi driver. For him, Yerevan is a place of love and life. In ordinariness, overwhelming beauty is hidden.
Paul Neverbickas is a filmmaker from Lithuania with a big passion for action sports, camping, and wilderness. For him, film has a purpose. A video should inspire people to go outside, to feel nature.
Norilsk is an industrial city located above the Arctic Circle in the very north of a Russian region Krasnoyarsk Krai. It has a permanent population of 175 000, but with its temporary residents may reach even 200 000.
Joya Berrow and Lucy Jane are a documentary unity working as independent freelancers. National Geographic, Nowness, Vice, and other successful media platforms have featured their videos for the promotion of human welfare and contribution towards consciousness to protect environment.
Joya Berrow, a filmmaker and photographer, has measured a long way to Scotland to shoot his latest film in which he explores the practice of Crofting. This traditional job is defined as a small-scale agricultural technique based around working communities who share and farm their land in common.
Mathieu Le Lay comes from France and works as a director and cinematographer. After he graduated in wildlife conservation at the University of Salford he decided to study for one year at IFFCAM which is a wildlife film school. That’s were his passion settled on the right direction. Mathieu is keen on visual poetry and images that depict freedom and rare beauty. The aim of his films is to tell genuine stories, inspire people to travel and discover.
Echo of the Wild gives us a glimpse into the life of Nelu, a lonely horse-keeper, who lives in the Apuseni Mountains of Transylvania, in Romania.
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Casper Rolsted has always been fascinated by nature. Since his childhood his way of relaxing was to be surrounded by mountains, trees, waterfalls, fresh air, and silence. The silence in the undisturbed nature inspired him to begin a project which would fully capture the authentic picture of nature with both visuals and audio. Through series of films Casper presents nature at its most natural as he films the place as it is and doesn’t use any artificial music but rather records the original sounds, creating the most genuine atmosphere possible.
Raphael Rogers loves stories. Movies, books, cassette tapes, anything where words combine with the passion for sharing. Since Raphael was a kid, he surrounded himself with people who were telling stories for that long until he discovered the magic and power of words himself. ” I’ll do whatever it takes to get the right story out there, ” says Raphael. The moment he picked up his first camera he was astonished by the thought of creating, capturing, and sharing stories via video. In LA he has directed several commercials, music videos, and a great success was to have his short film optioned by Universal.
Lust for adventure has been a part of Raphael’s personality for years and so he could not resist glacier hiking. Raphael set out on a trip. There he discovered something that kindled a desire to create a new story.
We went to Alaska for adventure, then we witnessed the glaciers melting and came back with a story instead.
Les Diables is a directing and creative duo based in Porto. André Martins and Tiago Lemons are not very keen on social media, but they do have an exceptional Vimeo profile, through which you have the possibility to get to know them. Every video has its own story and a different style but the one we were most impressed by is called Ether. This short film depicts and mediates surf in a different approach, which thanks to its unique concept allures even non-filmmakers and non-sportsmen to feel the water and fall in love for a moment.
Jack Harries is a documentary photographer and filmmaker based in London. As a teenager, he began making videos through Jacksgap - and that made his name progressively famous among Youtube viewers. Successively, a couple of world-renowned companies such as Skype, Google, WFF, The School Fund etc., established cooperation with Jacksgap - and the result was worth it. The content of the videos dealt with social issues and drove attention to problems that matter. Currently, Jack focuses on raising awareness of issues about migration, and most importantly, climate change - just as we can see in Our Changing Climate.
Headed East introduces, however, a different topic. It is a film which documents a trip of two young men, Jack and Frasier, driving on motorcycles all the way from London to Budapest and back. This journey takes two months, crosses 10 countries and covers a distance of 10,000 km. What is its purpose?
Maroš Milčík is a young self-taught film-maker from Slovakia who shoots quality advertisements for top regional brands and agencies. Nevertheless, his short film Sonja is a proof of his capability to also show passion in a non-commercial film area. Sonja is a portrait of a sightless artist Sona Zeliskova, who despite her health obstacles managed to find happiness on her life journey again.
What is happiness? For me it is not a matter of destiny but a matter of my decision.
The poetic portrait culminates throughout the whole video thank to the atmospheric setting and very significant melancholic music tones, which like a storm let emotions run away with the viewer and afterwards result into a meditative calmness. It is parallel to Sonja's path to inner peace.