Here’s a bit about the panel that will be held on January 31st at 3:30pm: “The Doc Art Mix Tape — Perhaps more than any other cinema form, documentary is all too often discussed more in terms of content rather than its craft. But through its artful construction, distinctive storytelling styles, memorable characters, and groundbreaking… Read more »
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Tickets are now on sale for our screenings of The Measure of All Things at the Kitchen in NYC. I’m super excited about this – the Kitchen is one of my favorite venues and NYC is my town. The first night will feature a live soundtrack by the mighty yMusic and the second night will… Read more »
I’m proud to have a short piece I wrote included in THE THING THE BOOK. I’ve long admired this series by Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan, and this iteration is called: “A Monument to the Book as Object,” which obviously resonates with many of my interests. It’s a damn impressive list of contributors: John Baldessari,… Read more »
I’m spending six weeks in Venice, Italy doing a residency with the Emily Harvey Foundation. It’s a great opportunity to step out of my normal, busy NYC life and think about new projects. I’m excited to start something. Plus, this is an endlessly beautiful city. I wake up every morning thrilled to be here.
I had a great experience recently being an advisor at the Sundance Documentary edit lab. We spent a week at the Sundance resort in Park City, Utah working w/ a handful of really strong film projects that are currently in the editing phase. It was a stellar group of advisors – the guy who edited… Read more »
I will be doing a lecture on “liveness and cinema” at UnionDocs in Brooklyn on June 27th. The talk will cover the history of combining film and performance—from the Benshi tradition to the travelogue to the Rocky Horror Picture Show—as well as look at contemporary filmmakers who are incorporating performative elements into their work in interesting… Read more »
I am giddy about our upcoming screening of The Measure of All Things in San Francisco. MOAT+Pop-Up+yMusic = !!!! Sorry if you were unable to get tix.
The Measure of All Things is a new ‘live documentary’ by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green. The film, which will premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, is a meditation on fate, time, and the outer contours of the human experience. Inspired very loosely by the Guinness Book of Records, The Measure of All Things will weave together… Read more »
Here’s the short film I made for the Kronos Quartet—it screened last month during their 40th anniversary concert at Carnegie Hall. Hope you enjoy!
I made a short film for the Kronos Quartet that’s going to screen during their 40th anniversary concert at Carnegie Hall on March 28th. The piece is a 5-minute visual poem on the group’s rich history and the contents of their archive in San Francisco—a really fun project to put together.