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 [...]
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
Short Form Documentary Series/Branded Content A 8 part short form documentary series that gives a behind the scenes look at the LA Galaxy Soccer team and what it takes specifically to stay on top. Each episode focuses on a different player and takes us into his game looking at one specific element and breaks it down for a rare look into what it takes to be a pro.
Directed by: Brandon Vedder Cinematographer: Colin Mika Produced by: Yacht for DFA Records
“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