Thursday, December 30, 2010

Amazing short video, Ebert deems Oscar-worthy.

This 3:35 min short was shot during the blizzard in NY the other day. It is stunning and the music fits well too! I hope you will enjoy it as much as I have.

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"Man in a Blizzard," by Jamie Stuart

This film deserves to win the Academy Award for best live-action short subject.

(1) Because of its wonderful quality. (2) Because of its role as homage. It is directly inspired by Dziga Vertov's 1929 silent classic "Man With a Movie Camera." (3) Because it represents an almost unbelievable technical proficiency. It was filmed during the New York blizzard of Dec. 26, and Jamie Stuart e-mailed it to me with this time stamp: December 27, 2010 4:18:18 PM CST.

I wrote Jamie Stuart asking how in the name of heaven he made that film. He e-mailed in return:
"The simple answer as to how it was done so quickly: practice.
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