Music Video / Video Art

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Hey Woman

Director Megan Gale
United States
Runtime   2:38
Completion Date: April 29, 2022

A young woman’s meteoric rise to glam rock stardom is not what it seems…

 

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Saint-Louis on the move

Director kita bauchet
Belgium
Runtime   30:00
Completion Date: February 1, 2022


The result of a collaboration between the Senegalese contemporary dance company Diagn'art and the Belgian and Swiss artists Kita Bauchet and Stéphanie Pfister, "Saint-Louis on the move" presents a subjective sketch of the city and the rythme of its daily life .An exploration of Saint-Louis through several choreographies performed by 2 dancers and 2 cameras on Siegfried Canto’s music that highlight the cities energy and the fierce creativity of its youth.
 

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Our America

Directors Dean M Winkler, Donald S Butler
United States
Runtime  4:07
Completion Date: December 1, 2021

"Our America" is a short-form, non-narrative meditation on American 20th century industrial promises gone awry. The film explores the dreams of World War II America through imagery based on 1943 teacher aid posters called Our America which were distributed to schools throughout the U.S. From the vantage point of nearly a century later, the film examines how the innocent, celebratory intent of American ingenuity has led us on a path of unintended consequences. "Our America" follows "140 Characters" (2017), a short non-narrative film about the unfulfilled promises of internet technology.

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Mother Tongue

Director Daria Konshtik
Israel
Runtime  4:24
Completion Date: October 9, 2021

The work "Mother Tongue" combines shots from "Dancing Nature" filmed by Konshtik at various sites throughout of Israel, family shots (celebrating her mother’s 70th), scenes from ‘Swan Lake’, and a scene from a 1950’s Russian animation film ‘The Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights’ by Pushkin.
This work presence the longing of human-being to reach the sky, to look a bird-like, to go back to their roots, and to disappear in the Mother Nature. Through dissolve shots it shows the split and combination of different cultures that can exist as equal.


 

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Under the City

Director Susanna Katsman
United States
Runtime  2:45
Completion Date: December 26, 2021

In this video a magical underground creature explores the confines of its space.
Choreographed and performed by Susanna Katsman
Spoken word piece, music, and video editing by Electron Love Theory



 

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It's all about swing

Director Wagner Cinelli
Brazil
Runtime  2:31
Completion Date: January 29, 2022

This song is representative of the style called sambalanco, which is very close to samba and aimed at ballroom dancing. Joao Roberto Kelly, who is the songwriter, is a special guest and one of the singers. Kelly is a renowned musician and known in Brazil as the king of Carnival marchs. So, it’s all about swing.




 

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Awaiting

Director Maxim Gagloyty
Israel
Runtime  4:46
Completion Date: January 29, 2022

The main character is looking for “a key”, but the searches are suspended when she is unexpectedly surrounded by strangers. She will have to fight them.



 

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Deuil

Director Harold Passini
France
Runtime  5:19
Completion Date: March 17, 2022

“Deuil” is a cinematographic choreographic essay in three acts. It represents the mechanics of mourning, of breaking up. Each act has a predominant emotion: anger, sadness and then acceptance. The stages, from shock to acceptance, are traversed by the dancer, Valentin Piers. Marina Barbone, the dancer, becomes a ghost, always present despite her absence. He, suffering from this infinite emptiness, gets up little by little. The part of the other that we keep forever.


 

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The Housekeeper

Director Paola Escobar
United States
Runtime  12:32
Completion Date: April 14, 2021

The Housekeeper is a short dance film about the traditional female role as the pilar of the family. It's a zoom in into the role of that human being who keeps everybody's life together, and who has had to master the artistry of silence and waiting.
The movie was inspired by my grandmother Ana who started loosing her mind after 13 years of waiting.

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Dark or Light - Extended version

Director Sharon Hudson
Canada
Runtime  6:24
Completion Date: April 2, 2021

This is a video for an extended version of "Dark or LIght" by Angel & the Muse (which is a solo act) - it depicts someone suffering from anxiety being helped by someone who is there to help and support and teach coping skills.

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Ukraine

Director Hagit kastel
Israel
Runtime   4:00
Completion Date: March 5, 2022

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His Door Is Open

Directors Delbert Stewart, Garry K. Stewart, Randy Salyers
United States
Runtime   4:15
Completion Date: January 12, 2020

His Door Is Open is a song that will bring you closer to God, letting you know that His Door Is Open for everyone. Just walk on in, don't worry about your sins. God will not judge you.

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Pulp Fishin'

Director Susan Shulman
Canada
Runtime 3:13
Completion Date:

Pandemic animation inspired. Combining high-energy abstract visual underwater world vignettes. This film combines some humanoids interacting with saturated coloured sea creatures from my oil paintings with fish singing, swimming and some aquatic beings wearing masks with surf style music. Very upbeat.
It is also a film dealing with our oceans and hoping we will swim out of this to a bright future.

 

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Video Killed The Radio Star

Director Miguel Rueda
Canada
Runtime 4:30
Completion Date: October 11, 2021

The Buggles classic goes back to the future! Animated by Miguel Rueda, this jazzed-up big-band duet finds Canadian vocalists Ori Dagan and Simone Denny on an unexpected intergalactic journey.


 

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Stars in the head

Director Etienne Larragueta
France
Runtime 3:52
Completion Date: January 12, 2022

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Work In Process

Director Stefanie Takei-Taylor
Barbados
Runtime 6:00
Completion Date: July 30, 2021

Work In Process explores life after the first lockdown in Barbados and how we collectively emerged back into a socially distanced society. It probes into the ideas and meanings of human intimacy and the effects Covid has had in distancing and separating us.

What kinds of human interaction are you comfortable with now? Are you amenable with the "new normal" and standards suggested by international health organizations? What are the expectations of social groups? Awkwardness has become the new accepted normal for now. What body parts do you use to greet people or is contactless preferred? How do you react to an unexpected kiss on the cheek, or a hug, or a handshake?

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East meets west

Director Hagit Kastel
Israel
Runtime 4:17
Completion Date: January 25, 2022

וידאו ארט: חגית קסטל נחשולי
סאונד וצילום וידאו : ראובן חיון, Oov Studio

Video Art: Hagit Kastel Nachsholi
Sound and Photography: Reuven Hayoun, Oov Studio

East Meets West is a meditative improvisation piece between the Woodwind Master Eyal Sela on the bansuri and Eldad Shary on the piano.

East Meets West is an improvisation based on the song "Light" written and composed by Eldad Shary from Back To Genesis Project.

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Requiem For Clouds

Director Keity Pook
United Kingdom
Runtime 9:14
Completion Date: December 31, 2021

“Requiem for Clouds” occurs in a rundown church where two dancers are committed to the ritual, an offering, but for what purpose? A deep feeling of mistrust and restlessness powers the movements, as the dancers seem almost desperate to reach some sort of resolution. A sudden calm is found in the shadows, as imagining an all-compassing grey cloud under which everything can finally stay still and just be.

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Spider Under My Pillow

Director Maor Alteras
Israel
Runtime 3:24
Completion Date: January 16, 2022

The music video for Totemo’s “Spider Under My Pillow” was created by director and cinematographer Maor Alteras, who was inspired by a personal story, and made the video to be about loneliness and alienation. In order to portrait that, our heroine (Totemo), who is feeling transparent and invisible, is indeed so in the reality of the video.
The video was taken in one-shot, which allows us to follow our heroine throughout her process without editing or interpreting, and without blinking - she’s still gone, without us having noticed, just like in real life.

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how we live

Directors Rachel Slater, Suzanne Chi
United States
Runtime 14:47
Completion Date: December 15, 2021

After cataclysmic events decimate the human population, the survivors build new ways of living and remembering. Alone and adrift, a woman journeys to a memorial for those lost, and in doing so, finds what she needs most.

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Weltschmerzdigest — Flat Earth

Director Whitehand
Ireland
Runtime  3:21
Completion Date: November 21, 2021

This sarcastic and absurd music video for Weltschmerzdigest’s song “Flat Earth” offers a creative approach to dealing with conspiracy theories and odd ideas. The video is made in mixed media.

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Tërra Bëstia

Directors Raphë, Liana Paré
Canada
Runtime  4:56
Completion Date: November 15, 2021

On a disputed biodiverse land soon-to-be covered by thick asphalt, the Beast of the Earth begins its prophetic dance with uncertain omens. Its speech, disseminated in a punctuated and lively gestural, is presented as the modern harbinger of the ultimate destiny of mankind.

Tërra Bëstia is a hybrid video composition exploring the nexus of queer identity and the Christian eschatological narrative. Tërra Bëstia recreate an emblematic creature of Christian mythology, used to destroy and demonise queer identities, from the perspective of a contemporary messenger, relevant to the current cosmic cycle of humanity.

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TikTok Rollie Viet Mix MV

Director Linh Manh Tong
Viet Nam
Runtime  5:22
Completion Date: November 18, 2021

Do you ever wonder how your subconscious mind/un-conscious mind works? In this video, you will see how the mind of an average Joe works, the way he feels, acts, his secret desires, his needs, wants, conflicts, are all on display through the lenses of two AI generated images Da Vinci and Beethoven who happen to be present inside his "house" of thought as the plot is revealed.

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The light within you

Director Hagit Kasstel Nachsholi
Israel
Runtime  4:01
Completion Date: December 15, 2021

Video Art - Hagit Kasstel Nachsholi
Music, Lyrics and Reading: Eldad Shary
Back Round Picture: Barak Nachsholi

This video is part of "Back To Genesis" Project which combines music, words and video art inspired by the Seven Days of Genesis, and relating them to our life and creation.

It is, of course, inspired by the First Day – the creation of light.

Web / New Media

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Waiting for Deading

Director Paul Sestakov
United States
Runtime 27:57
Completion Date: April 4, 2021

In this absurdist tale, two freshly appointed Grim Reapers of Beckettian nature attempt to carry out their very first assignment but things turn from bad to even f-ing worse once this bickering duo stray from the protocol.

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Growing Up Guide Pup

Director  Matthew Thomas Chapman
United States
Runtime  10:00
Completion Date: July 8, 2017

Growing Up Guide Pup is a unscripted web series about two service dog maniacs named Amie and Matt. They started the first service dog organization in the world with a mission focused on education. Tax #ID 47-2288228. They produce films that promote community giving, edutainment, and lots of puppies. I mean who doesn't like puppies? A unique social agenda will help drive more people to want to raise puppies, get people interested in service dog etiquette and law, and bring the level of awareness about service dogs to a higher level of consciousness.

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Director  Martin Balaguer
United States
Runtime  6:33
Completion Date: November 5, 2021

A sketch comedy about the very special bond between God and Adam; a new perspective on this old tale of our human beginnings.


 

Music / Songs / Songwriting Contest

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The Seeds of Change

Author Karen Ann Braysher
United Kingdom
Runtime 3:26
Completion Date: March 21, 2022

As we say goodbye to the outgoing year
the message on climate is everywhere,
our planet is warming, I can't look away,
snowcaps are melting, a sobering weight.

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Promises

Author James Naleski, Azara Christienne
United States
Runtime 3:30
Completion Date: March 1, 2022

I dedicate "Promises" to the people of Ukraine and the countless lives lost.

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Across the Ocean

Author Michael W. Choi
Korea, Republic of
Runtime 3:30
Completion Date: March 31, 2021

Wet winds, Breathing waves, Open reef, Intimate skies, Random calmness, Ceaseless rhythm...
Much like your eyes, The ocean draws me in
I could drown in the deep indigo...
But I'm always going to try to swim. So that I can see you
Beyond the horizon... Across the Ocean...

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Viruses

Author Ori Dagan, Erik Flow
Canada
Runtime 2:58
Completion Date: November 1, 2021

Careful what you do
Careful what you don’t do
Careful when you click and where you share
Careful what you open
Careful what you search for
Don’t you know they’re hopin’
To leave you in the lurch, for…

Viruses

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Maze D’Or

Author Nikolay Dulesov
Russian Federation
Runtime 50:09
Completion Date: May 29, 2021

Klaus Liebster is a musician of the famous musical band StarBast. He goes to search for the Maze D’Or which is a source of eternal inspiration.

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In the Bulrushes

Author Steve Harris
United States
Runtime 3:41
Completion Date: November 19, 2021

Once there was a Hebrew baby born down in Egypt land.
His momma hoped to raise him, but God had other plans.
God had a plan for Moses to set his people free.
God had a plan for Moses, and He’s got a plan for me.

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Author Steve Harris
United States
Runtime 3:27
Completion Date:

So Jesus went one day up a mountain
To share His Father’s Word.
He told the folks about being blessed.
And this is just what they heard – they heard