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"A RAGING ART ON" new Documentary vignette series
What can the artists teach us? We interviewed A dozen artists from around Vancouver to share their work, as well as insight and wisdom and tips for other aspiring artists, what it means to be an artist and what drives them.
iring artists.

Documentary Artist Vignette Interview
During the Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl We descend into the underground (literally) studio of D-EVIL 
- a street artists who introduces us to the world of adhesive street artists and the art they trade in.
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During the culture crawl we visit Artist Kathryn McPhee at the Arts factory who presents her pastel portraits of the legends-of-hip-hop , painted on skateboards and talks about her other work and shares the sources of her inspirations Artist vignette interview
Ron Simmer presents his prototype Artist Spotlight Documentary Vignette filmed at the Culture Crawl 2016
Artist and Sculptor Lee Roberts talks about how the north Amercian Corvus Corax (Raven) has both inspired his imagery but also the materials and methods 
he uses in his work.  
Sherri Rogers Art documentary vignette EPK Artist Spotlight Doc Vignette filmed at the Culture Crawl
From humble beginnings as a D&D geek to crafting props and Armor on feature films and television Leather craftsman Richard Wasnock talks about his work on fantasy props and costumes and how he is sharing his knowlege
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Filmed in his studio in the ARC building during the Culture Crawl - 
Mix Media Artist (Paint and Sculpture) Dieter Schlatter talks about his transition from realism to absract minimalist art over a 30 year period and shares some
insights into what it means to be an artist. Artist Spotlight
At the Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl we interviewed Holly Hofmann- producer at Tangible Interactions 
who introduced us to the Interactive Light and Sound Art Installations they created for Children (of all ages) Mural Artists Shallom Johnson and Ola Volo talk about what inspired them to be contributing artists for for the Vancouver Mural Festival 2016 
While co-founder David Vertesi explains how he got NO-FUN-CITY to agree to allow the festival to create public art across the city.
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Artist Ron Simmer discusses the construction and motivations behind his Giant Monster Volkswagon Beetle Sculpture a week before it is to be placed and unlesahed on the public Documentary 2016 
Mr Fire-Man (aka David Gowman) Artist, Sculptor and Lead Singer for the Legion of Flying Monkeys Horn Orchestra gives and interview in Oncle Hoonkis Fabulous Horn shop.
Discussing the horns he carves from natural materials to play to live audiences Documentary 2016
Artist and Sculptor Ron Simmer talks about his work giving a second life to an abandoned piece of Burning Man Art 
4 part Feature Documentary 
This documentary follows the creation of the In 2012 we return to VJ at the Opulent Temple - the Largest Dance stage at Burning Man. We Catch up with VJ Vapor and meet some VJs and video artists from around the world including VJ Infinight, Aeon Child , Fadein Fadeout, VJ Silhoette Psyberpixie and Max Nova.
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TURNING THE CAMERA ON MYSELF - WEB SERIES DOCUMENTING MY TRAVELING ADVENTURES IN VJING,
VIDEO-ARTISTS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON DJ AND RAVE CULTURE 2007-2012
A series documenting the world of interactive visuals, video artists, electronic music and club video from the point of view of a traveling VJ

A 16 part web series
The world of interactive visuals, video artists, electronic music, rave culture, and club video from the point of view of a traveling VJ from Burning Man to Vancouver to Toronto


ART THAT CAN KILL YOU | PYROTECHNIC MANIACS WITH POWER TOOLS AND LIQUOR
1/2 "Jackass" 1/2 "Mythbusters a group of pyrotechnic artists explore really dangerous fire and explosive artwork.

1/2 "Jackass"
1/2 "Mythbusters
a group of pyrotechnic artists and engineers explore really dangerous
fire and explosive artwork.

 

FROM THE ARCHIVES
Experimental timelapse photographic filming on the Streets of London and Paris at night. Shot in Feb 2015 A 3 part series on Vancouver Rockabilly "Six Gun Romeo" from their Origins in Surf Music to their "Elvis on Crack" Rockbilly sound and style. Back in 2006 Country Punk anarchist and musician Joey Only toured across Canada and took one of our cameras with him David Roy Parsons visits Botswana in 2007 to document a beauty pagent for women living with HIV. First rave documentary about the Psytrance dance music EDM scene in Vancouver

SPECIAL SHOUT OUT AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FILMS THAT INSPIRED MY WORK
1 Giant Leap is a collaborative video project for the 21st century which fuses music, words, sounds, rhythms and images from over 25 locations in 20 countries around the globe to celebrate diversity of musicians, story-tellers, authors, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs, artists, and thinkers from many different cultures. 1 Giant Leap is a title, a philosophy, a leap of faith that sprung from the minds of visionary UK

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