Luxury brand Gucci continue their series ‘The Performers’ with the latest edition featuring legendary dancer Michael Clark. Filmed in Tokyo, the iconic punk-driven choreographer stylishly trek around the city performing in Love hotels and bath houses. Clark gives insight on his life regarding leaving Scotland and not fitting with the masses when he was younger. This fashion film is directed by Johnny Hardstaff, with the Chloé’s ‘Recall’ featuring Ben Shemie played throughout the video.
Hero Fisher is not just an artist whose memorable birth name implies a destiny of greatness, yet rather one that has already begun to show the world her majestic creativity through music, as well as visuals. Her voice is beyond gorgeous with a vivid and imaginative songwriting ability that has been compared to the likes of giants such as Leonard Cohen. Based in London, the Parisian-raised act confidently defies the idea of music genres, creating more of a soundscape that is fitting to the mood of her story. The package is a weaving journey that is powerfully driven, and one where the listener comfortably submits to Fisher’s command of the destination.
Having launched their short fashion film series ‘The Postman Dreams 2’ last month, the team at Prada now bring forth the second episode entitled ‘The Troublemaker’. The video features Sasha Frolova and Elijah Wood (who plays the postman) in a sort of cat and mouse chase. With Frolova constantly ducking and dodging him, Wood eventually catches up to her only to present her with a lovely Prada bag. ‘The Troublemaker’ is directed by Autumn de Wilde. Read more […]
Director John Carpenter definitely needs no introduction as some of his films are the most iconic in the world of horror. With a new album titled ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’ forthcoming October 20 via Sacred Bones, Carpenter has released a video for the theme of the flick ‘Christine’. Shot in downtown Los Angeles, a woman played by actress Rita Volk, is flagging down a classic car, quickly dashing off as a chase between her and the automobile ensue. Eventually the driver of the car convinces her to get in. You can pretty much imagine the possibilities of what could happen if you’re familiar with the original film. Check it out.
Actress Zoë Kravit and Canon have teamed up together to get people inspired to tell their personal stories of summer. In this short video, Kravitz gives her take on the beauty and magic of summer as she dances, shoots friends and overall enjoys life. Canon has also launched a competition for photography lovers to submit their story for a chance to win a trip around the world throughout the summer season.
Teaming up with a number of British and Russian artists to make the long trek from Moscow to Siberia, musician Gruff Rhys documented to the journey in the short film titled ‘The History of Nails’, presented by Nowness. Commissioned by the British Council, Rhys also touches on the history of the Russian Futurist movement as well as the October Revolution.Shot on film, the video captures the idea of pushing forward with no looking back.
For his Autumn/Winter 17 collection shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood draws inspiration from British new wave and French electro for a dark and sensual offering. Enlisting director Rei Nadal to create a stunning short fashion film to highlight the collection, the video features model Jess Maybury posing among geometric shapes and patters whilst exuding a high level of sex appeal and confidence. The video is presented by SHOWstudio. Read more […]
Burberry yet again prove that when they create an advert or short film, they tend to do them on a grand scale. Their latest video entitled ‘The Tale of Thomas Burberry’, walks the viewer through a number of important events of founder Thomas Burberry, which played key roles in the building of the brand. What looks like a film set to be shown on the big screen, ‘The Tale of Thomas Burberry’ is directed by Asif Kapadia and star Domhnall Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Lily James and Dominic West.
London rapper Haze takes the visuals to another level with his short film ‘Thinking Out Loud’. Directed by Sheridan De Myers, movie previwed at the Vue Cinema in Stratford, with the full version having shown at the W Hotel. The story revolves around the main character (which Haze stars) who walks a thin line between pursuing his passion for music and the trap of road life. The film also coincides with his new album boasting the same title. Have a look. Read more […]
Fashion brand Chanel share their new Karl Largerfeld-directed short film ‘Once and Forever’ starring Kristen Stewart and Geraldine Chaplin. Having premiered in Cinecittà, Rome before the showing of the Métiers d’Art collection, the short biopic of Gabrielle Chanel also features Jérémie Elkaïm, François Marthouret, Jamie Bochert, Amanda Harlech, Laura Brown, Baptiste Giabiconi and Jake Davies.