Facing his own mortality, a sage like 93 year old Doctor/Professor spends his waning days passionately sitting bedside to the gravely injured and terminal patients of his hospital. He invites the wounded to tell their stories, masterfully walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability.
Feature Length Documentary In Pursuit of Silence is a meditative film about the value of silence, our relationship with sound, and the implications of living in such a noisy world. From the Desert Fathers of the third century AD who became the model for Christian monasticism to John Cage’s seminal work 4’33” which would go onto inspire a generation of artists, humankind has had a long fascination with silence. In our race towards modernity, amidst all the technological innovation and […]
Answering a summons from a fabled man named Gentleman, Abel and Sam nervously head out to the dark edges of their rough backwoods with a heavy mixture of fear and hope. They know the potential of falling under Gentleman’s wing could change their simple lives dramatically but whether that is a good or a bad thing becomes a decision that they will each have to make on their own.
Feature Length Documentary Produced, Shot, Written & Edited by: Brandon Vedder & Patrick Shen Narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda, Crash), in what The Washington Post calls an “artfully shot documentary,” La Source tells the uplifting story of Josue Lajeunesse, a Haitian Princeton janitor who returns to his country after the devastating 2010 earthquake to revive his lifelong dream to bring what is most fundamental to his village’s survival; clean water. For more information: lasourcemovie.com
“Snow Globe Los Angeles” is a short time-lapse film that captures the city of L.A. during the holiday season. “Snow Globe Los Angeles” was created using over 4000 still images shot on a custom built camera rig. The effect was achieved using a Canon 5D MII, a homemade tilt-shift style lens, a light bulb filled with water, and paper cut outs to create shaped bokeh. Shot by: Colin Mika Music: “Samskeyti” by Sigur Ros