What if a Boy was Born with a Camera for a Head?

Evening. Your short bed time story tonight is a delightful short film about a child who was born with a camera for a face.

Enjoy.


 

Via Laughing Squid.

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How do you Make a Prize Winning Photograph?

To coincide with the launch of their new photography prize, Source, the Ireland based contemporary photography magazine have commissioned a short film called ‘How do you Make a Prize Winning Photograph?’ A question most of us have probably asked themselves at one point or another.

The short generally makes little to no sense at all, like a lot of contemporary photography without context, however filmmaker Richard West has done a great job of at least sprinkling a hint of inspiration into two minutes.

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Entry into Solas Prize costs $30 and there is $11,500 prize money available with the prospect of two exhibitions.

The ‘Desert Goddess’ of Arizona’s Glen Canyon.

Damnation is a documentary by Ben Knight and Travis Rummel that explores the way the building of dams across the United States has altered landscapes. In this short excerpt from the film they talk to Katie Lee, Hollywood starlet turned activist who ‘walked naked through Glen Canyon’.

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Placed throughout the interview are a series of incredible photographs taken inside the canyon featuring an evocative Lee, which has now been flooded by the lake created when the dam was installed. Despite the passive photographs, Lee now in her 90s quite candidly tells the interviewer about Floyd Dominy who organised the canyon’s destruction “No I’ve never met him, I’d have cut his balls off if I’d have met him”.  Continue reading