Posts Categorized: Film

Vienna, Magic Of Advent

Vienna – Magic of Advent (Timelapse) from FilmSpektakel on Vimeo. FilmSpektakel has looked at Vienna through a snow globe this Christmas. Feel free to turn the sound down; I wish they had used classical music for this most baroque of cities, as the scenes are a perfect fit for Handel and Bach’s sumptuous Christmas music…

Alphee of The Stars

Alphée of the Stars by Hugo Latulippe, National Film Board of Canada Winner of numerous film festival awards this year, and made in conjunction with The National Film Board of Canada, filmmaker Hugo Latulippe has just released a superb documentary, ‘Alphée Des Etoiles, (Alphée of The Stars)’, which  follows him and his family on a year-long…

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‘Sparked’

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” reads the Arthur C. Clarke quote at the beginning of this delightful, short film, ‘Sparked’. “A live interaction between humans and autonomous flying machines”, the magic was created by Swiss technical university ETH Zurich in conjunction with Verity Studios and Cirque Du Soleil, without the help of any…

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Prospect Cottage Garden

 Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage on Nowness.com… The late filmmaker Derek Jarman created a beautiful, spare and serene garden in Dungeness, Kent in England, right beside the nuclear power station there. I’ve wanted to visit it ever since I saw Jarman’s1995 book on it, so here’s a glimpse from photographer Howard Sooley (who also did the photography for the book), in his…

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