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PDN Video Pick: Boxer Chordale Booker by Craig Cutler

Posted by on Tuesday August 23, 2011 | PDN Video Picks

This video clip titled “Jump Rope” kicked off Week 20 of the photo series “CC52: A Year of Personal Work by Craig Cutler.” The video features Open Class amateur boxer and two-time Golden Gloves champion Chordale Booker. (We previously featured Week 4: Marshmallows, which can be viewed again at Format: RED ONE Mysterium-X Camera;... More

PDN Video Pick: KI: Michael Levin, by Brad Kremer

Posted by on Monday August 1, 2011 | Fine Art, PDN Video Picks

Fine-art photographer Michael Levin says he first came across filmmaker Brad Kremer’s video work in late 2010 and was immediately engaged. “His video “Hayaku” is like a poem told through time-lapse photography. I felt moved along by the kinetic energy in the piece and he had me hooked,” says Levin, who needed some video footage... More

PDN Video Pick: Pray For The Soul Of Thomas Gage

Posted by on Wednesday July 27, 2011 | PDN Video Picks

Photographer and director Jason Lindsey, along with photographer jon holloway, shot “Pray For The Soul Of Thomas Gage” in Ireland as a way of exploring, says Lindsey, “the storytelling aspects of filmmaking.” It was a selection at the Freaky Creak Film Festival in Fairmont, Illinois, late last year. Lindsey and holloway recently shot a music... More

PDN Video Pick: Summer on Lake Geneva

Posted by on Friday July 1, 2011 | PDN Video Picks

Photographer Brian Kuhlmann directed this video, Geneva, (shot by Ryan Van Ert using a Canon 5D Mark II) while shooting the cover of Chicago Magazine’s June Special Travel Issue. Kuhlmann says the jump cuts in the video follow the music line (music by Vincent Gallo). “We thought it was a great time to shoot a... More

PDN Video Pick: Four Women, One Revolution

Posted by on Wednesday June 29, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

The following video by photographers/filmmakers Micah Garen and Marie-Helene Carleton of Four Corners Media profiles four young women who participated in the 2011 Egyptian revolution: a student, a cancer researcher, an art curator and a journalist advocate. Garen and Carleton are currently working on a longer documentary titled If, a coming-of-age story about young women... More

PDN Video Pick: Arctic Spleen

Posted by on Tuesday May 24, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

Piergiorgio Casotti‘s web documentary, “Arctic Spleen,” is a journey inside the grim reality of Greenlandic youth where two percent of the young population commits suicide every year. The trailer shown here is an overview of the 14-minute film that was chosen as a winner in the Video category of the PDN Photo Annual. More

PDN Video Pick: S’mores Anyone?

Posted by on Tuesday May 3, 2011 | PDN Video Picks

Photographer Craig Cutler has been working on a personal project (CC52) for a while now where once a week for a full year he will create new work. Here’s a look at Week 4: Marshmallows. (Equipment: RED ONE Mysterium-X Camera, 85mm Prime lens. Shot at f4, 2K resolution, 100 fps. Food styling by Victoria Granof.) Marshmallow... More

PDN Video Pick: Opening Our Eyes

Posted by on Friday April 29, 2011 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

New Jersey-based photographer/filmmaker Gail Mooney and her daughter Erin Kelly embarked on a 99-day trip covering 6 continents to document the stories of 11 people who are making a positive difference in the world. The resulting documentary, Opening Our Eyes, was shot by Mooney using a Canon 5D Mark II and the GoPro Hero Cam... More