Posts tagged with "short film"

Lionsgate Releases Rambo Trailer

 

Today, Lionsgate unleashed a new trailer featuring Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X‘s “Old Town Road” to promote the September 20 release of “Rambo: Last Blood,” starring Sylvester Stallone. Click here to watch.  

The trailer’s release coincides with the eighth consecutive week “Old Town Road” rules the No. 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 and boasts the second-biggest streaming week ever following the May 17 premiere of the official video .

“Old Town Road” continues to shatter its own records and knocked itself out of the No. 2 streaming spot with 130.7 million last week:

Total weekly U.S. streams, Title, Artist, Chart date
143 million, “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, April 20, 2019
130.7 million, “Old Town Road,” June 1, 2019
125.2 million, “Old Town Road,” April 27, 2019
116.2 million, “In My Feelings,” Drake, July 28, 2018
114.4 million, “Old Town Road,” May 4, 2019
106.2 million, “In My Feelings,” Aug. 4, 2018
104.1 million, “Old Town Road,” May 18, 2019
104 million, “Old Town Road,” May 11, 2019
103.1 million, “Old Town Road,” May 25, 2019

Three years before “Old Town Road,” Cyrus began planning his passion project, The SnakeDoctor Circus, with his longtime musical soulmate, Don Von Tress. The concept album, which “employs some fanciful allegorical imagery to make a very serious real-life point” (Taste of Country),” is available now via BMG. Billboard compared Cyrus’ performance of I’ve Been Around” on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” as a “powerful Johnny Cash-like ballad.” 
 
Be sure to follow Cyrus on Facebook,Twitter, and Instagram  and. For more information on Billy Ray Cyrus and his upcoming projects, visit BillyRayCyrus.com.

About Billy Ray Cyrus:
Billy Ray Cyrus became a household name over the course of his unprecedented career which spans across music, television and theater. Throughout his nearly three decade career, Cyrus has achieved worldwide success as a singer, songwriter, actor and producer. The Flatwoods, KY native exploded onto the music scene when his first album, Some Gave All, debuted on the all-genre Billboard album chart at No. 1 and stayed there for a record-breaking 17 weeks in 1992. The lead single, “Achy Breaky Heart,” became a phenomenon as the single went multi-platinum. After “Achy Breaky Heart,” Cyrus followed up with back to back hits “It Could’ve Been Me,” “She’s Not Crying Anymore,” “Wher’m I Gonna Live When I Get Home?” and the anthemic “Some Gave All.” Cyrus knocked himself out of the top Billboard position with the his second No. 1 album, It Won’t Be The Last, featuring smash hits “In the Heart of a Woman,” “Words By Heart” and “Somebody New.” Cyrus followed up with dozens more that defined country music. “To me, my most defining moment in country was being joined by George Jones and Loretta Lynn on my self-penned ‘Country Music Has the Blues,’” said Cyrus. He also enjoyed a successful career as an actor in “Doc” and “Still The King,” as well as the Disney series “Hannah Montana” with his daughter Miley.

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Maggie Lindemann Stars In Friends Go

Maggie Lindemann has consistently challenged her self-identity and evolved as an artist throughout a career that’s already seen her pass the billion streams landmark. Her breakthrough smash ‘Pretty Girl’ established her as a breaking pop icon before she took a reflective, goth-tinged approach with ‘Would I’ and ‘Human’.

Her latest cut ‘Friends Go’ continues her exploration of mental health issues, but the music has shifted again with a modernist update of Gwen Stefani-style attitude and summery island rhythms. Now Maggie uses ‘Friends Go’ as the soundtrack to the short film ‘Death By Third Wheel’, which was directed by Van Alpert (Post Malone, Local Natives). 

Van Alpert’s vision for the track is cinematic in scale, and captures the emotional heart of the song in a way that’s visually striking.

He commented, “My goal is making a video feel bigger than life, something that you’d only see in a movie theatre – a little escape from your life while you watch. I wanted the car to be a representation of Maggie’s heart. The car crashing, bouncing and exploding in artistic ways gives you an overall feeling of excitement. When you lose your mind from being excluded from your friends or love, your heart goes through it, just like the car. 

I strayed away from the obvious storyline, with the backbone being multiple beautiful crashes where no-one gets hurt. The video is fun and surprising. It hits you over the head and gives you clues throughout of what’s coming. It was the most fun I’ve ever had making a video.”

‘Friends Go’ commences Maggie’s build-up to her first full-length project which is set to be released later in the year. It’s set to add another new chapter to a career in which Maggie has emerged as an icon of her generation, with over a billion audio streams, 5.4 million monthly listeners at Spotify, 186 million views at YouTube, 3.5 million followers at Instagram and an international array of Platinum awards. She’s also performed with Khalid, Troye Sivan and Sabrina Carpenter. She has garnered critical acclaim from the likes of Billboard, Complex, Uproxx, NYLON, Bustle, Idolator, L’Officiel as well as Paper, who named her as one of “100 Women Revolutionizing Pop.”

Maggie has been further celebrated in the world of fashion. She launched her single ‘Obsessed’ with an innovative partnership with the make-up brand Pat McGrath and recently teamed up with Skinny Dip for a sunglasses collaboration. She’s also unveiled her own merch line in the shape of SWIXXZ.

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Laura Harrier X Danielle Macdonald

Suzy Amis Cameron’s Red Carpet Green Dress (RCGD) celebrates its 10th anniversary showcasing sustainable fashion. In honor of 10 years rocking sustainable dresses on the red carpet, RCGD is pleased to announce that Laura Harrier, from this year’s six-time Oscar nominated film BlacKkKlansman, and Danielle Macdonald, from the Oscar nominated short film Skin and Netflix’s acclaimed DUMPLIN’, will be representing RCGD at the 91st Academy Awards. They will be wearing ethical gowns designed by global fashion houses.

Each year the RCGD campaign has worked with internationally acclaimed designers to dress stars in sustainable formal wear for the Academy Awards®.

To qualify as a RCGD eco-conscious garment, each piece must either be made from sustainable materials, including organic, recycled or repurposed fibers. Other features include using hand-made detailing or incorporating natural dye processing, with a dedicated focus on minimal negative impact on the environment, and environmentally and socially responsible design.

In honor of the 10th anniversary, this year’s sustainable criteria will be overseen by Good On You, a new partner of RCGD. Good On You is the world’s leading rating system on ethical and sustainable fashion to assist people in making positive shopping choices–all delivered through an accessible app.

“I can’t believe it has been 10 years since RCGD was born,” shares founder Amis Cameron. “It has been an incredible journey and inspiring to see how the campaign has grown every year. I am so proud of helping people become more aware of what sustainable fashion can look like and its impact on the planet. What we wear and the fashion industry has a tremendous impact on the environment—and people’s choices can move the marketplace and the climate change needle. From changing one of your meals a day to a plant-based meal, to wearing vintage or ethically made clothes, we can all make a difference. Thank you to everyone for your continued support and joining the green revolution!”

Suzy Amis Cameron is an actress, environmental advocate, and author of OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline and Save the Planet. She was inspired to create RCGD back in 2009 on her husband, James Cameron’s press tour for “AVATAR”. She wanted to challenge designers to think about fashion in an eco-conscious context.  Since RCGD’s inception, a variety of celebrities have represented the initiative at the Oscars, including Emma Roberts (Scream Queens), Sophie Turner (X-Men, Game of Thrones), Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Gina Rodriguez (Annihilation, Jane the Virgin), Priyanka Bose (Lion), Kellan Lutz (Twilight), Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out), Zoey Deutch (The Set Up), Camila Alves, Jake McDorman (American Sniper), Missi Pyle (Gone Girl), and many others. To date, the brands who have partnered and supported RCGD range from TESLA, Vivienne Westwood and Armani, to ESMOD, Reformation, Swarovski, among others.

Proceeds from RCGD go to MUSE School CA, a nonprofit environmental school Amis Cameron founded in Calabasas, Calif. with her sister, Rebecca Amis. This assistance enables students to access a transformative educational experience. MUSE School CA ensures smaller class sizes with personalized instruction and learning practices; all set within an inspiring and beautiful campus. Through these key elements, MUSE School CA paves the way in creating leaders of the future. For more information, go towww.museschool.org.

NASIR The Film

Hip-hop icon Nas, widely regarded as one of the most influential emcees of all time, releases a short film to accompany his 11th studio album NASIR via Mass Appeal / Def Jam Recordings.

Directed by Rohan Blair-Mangat, the short film touches on the many social issues currently and historically ingrained into his local community of Queens, New York, such as racism and police brutality.

Reebok Announces #SplitFrom Campaign

In continued anticipation of the launch of the new Sole Fury silhouette, Reebok announced the new #SplitFrom campaign.

Sole Fury and the #SplitFrom campaign is inspired by the creation of “Split Cushioning,” an innovation developed in the 90’s that radically split from conventional design by removing a piece of a shoe’s midsole. It was a calculated innovation with a bold look, and 25 years later, its influence is seen on feet across culture from the gym to the street.

The new campaign features six visionary young creatives who embody the same forward-thinking spirit as the sneaker: to #SplitFrom the pack and redefine culture. Collectively, the result is an exclusive Zine—a physical book that embodies the campaign that was both shot by and features all six subjects.

Lalah Hathaway

The birthchild of a birthday shout-out from Redman to Lalah on Instagram, the call on me (Remix) feat. Redman is a sultry number with a club-heavy bottom end. With Tiffany Gouch’s production designed to bump from car to the club, perfected by a dose of classic Redman on the verse, this remix is a downtempo go-to!

The call on me (Remix) is one of a slew of new tracks on the honestly (deluxe edition) album, out today on Hathaway Entertainment/Caroline. The album also features remixes from the likes of Robert Glasper, Teddy Riley and The Twilite Tone (producer to Gorillaz, Common, Kanye West and more).

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This new music is to mark the release of honestly: a short film by lalah hathaway. This short film-come-music-video is both an ode to protest and to self-preservation in a time of struggle. In it we follow little lalah in a variety of forms (from Lego, to 2-bit, to human) through the arc of her latest album honestly, on a journey of self-reflection and resistance. It even includes appearances from friends/collaborators Terrace Martin and Thundercat.

The short film is set for release today (watch HERE) with a special screening and Q&A with Lalah taking place onWednesday, July 3, as part of the #realmusicrebels TAKEOVER at Somerset House in London, UK. #realmusicrebels is an initiative co-founded by Hathaway spearheading the intersection of musical integrity and activism. Following 2017 exhibits in both Harlem, NYC and Los Angeles, the #realmusicrebels TAKEOVER launches in London on June 27th, kickstarting the European leg of Hathaway’s Honestly Tour, which hits the following dates and cities:

6/27/18 London, UK – O2 Arena

6/28/18 Rotterdam, Holland – Bird

6/30/18 Glynde, UK – Love Supreme Jazz Festival

7/1/18 Leeds, UK – The Wardrobe

7/3/18 London, UK – Innervisions Festival – KOKO

7/4/18 Dublin, Ireland – Whelans

7/6/18 Sofia, Bulgaria -A To JazZ Festival

Ritual

RITUAL’S NO ESCAPE OUT OF TIME PROJECT OUT TODAY VIA ASTRALWERKS

Album Accompanied By Short Film Directed By Jackson Ducasse

No Escape Out Of Time Includes Songs “Drown The Lovers Ft. 6LACK,” Real Feels Ft. Denzel Curry,” “Wouldn’t Be Love” And More


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Having spent the first half of 2017 releasing tracks and installments from No Escape Out Of Time, London based quartet RITUAL today unveil the full project, available via Astralwerks HERE. A stellar collection of tracks complemented by a short film from Jackson Ducasse, the ice-cool pop of RITUAL and sharp cinematics of Ducasse combine beautifully to create a wonderful audio/ visual experience. Speaking on the film, director Jackson Ducasse states:

“No Escape Out Of Time’ is the culmination of a two year collaboration with RITUAL, a project that has enabled each of us to develop and manifest themes and ideas that have fascinated each of us for some time. I had been watching Films like La Jetee, Solaris and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. Each of these films deal with memory loss and play with time in unusual and inventive ways- this inspired me and the band hugely. Not only that but we were all getting a bit sick of the average music video – girl and guy having a lovely time in a beautiful location – we wanted to turn that on its head and present a nightmarish inversion of that template. I would like to think that we managed to bring all of those ideas together in an interesting way.

For me as a director it’s the biggest and most ambitious project I’ve been a part of and something I’m incredibly proud to have been involved in.”
Speaking on the No Escape Out Of Time project, RITUAL explain:

“The ‘No Escape Out Of Time’ visual project was something that really developed after we had written the song “Drown The Lovers.” We are big film fans and have always been obsessed with the screenplays and work of Charlie Kaufman.

His take on themes of memory, time and love in ‘Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind’ especially really interested us when we were talking about a visual exploration of the lyrics in “Drown The Lovers.” The film and the songs on the project as a whole explore the ideas of the lifespan of a relationship, something that can start so pure and beautiful but can end so bitterly. From “Real Feels” through to “Better By Now” there is a journey that is ultimately summed up best by the chorus ‘It Wouldn’t Be Love, if it didn’t hurt nobody.'”

Earning the acclaim of the likes of Zane Lowe, FADER, NME and Noisey for their dark brand of pop, No Escape Out Of Time serves as the next step from RITUAL, who penned the Dua Lipa hit “Hotter Than Hell.” Stream the project in full here via Astralwerks: https://ritual.lnk.to/NEOOTPR

No Escape Out Of Time Track List:

1. Exit

2. Drown The Lovers

3. Real Feels feat. Denzel Curry

4. Wouldn’t Be Love

5. Better By Now

6. Hotel Bars

7. Drown The Lovers feat. 6lack

8. Real Feels feat. Kweku Collins (R I T U A L Remix)

9. Wouldn’t Be Love (Acoustic)

10. Loyal (Cover)

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THE ALL AMERICAN REJECTS × BTS DOCUMENTARY

The All American Rejects Release the Behind-The-Scenes Documentary For Their Powerful Short Film “Sweat” Via Huffington Post Today

The multi-platinum selling rock band, The All American Rejects, recently released their 2 song EP Sweat alongside a powerful 11-minute short film that ties both tracks together called “Sweat”. Today, the behind-the-scenes documentary, entitled “Rejected,” directed by Emmy Award, winning producer, director, Jason Bergh is released via Huffington Post, click HERE to view. The two tracks on the EP, Sweat and Close Your Eyes mark the long-awaited return from one of Alternative rock’s most successful hit makers of the last 15 years and display a new chapter in the band’s history.

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When the The All-American Rejects embarked on their recent musical release, “Sweat,”they called on director Jason Bergh to document their most intimate visual exploration to date for the short documentary, “Rejected.” Bergh, who has worked with frontman Tyson since 2005, jumped headfirst into an ambitious behind-the-scenes journey that he hoped would reveal a completely new dimension of the band. As soon as Tyson sent over the new record, I was hooked. Tyson’s boundless creative energy is nothing short of infectious.Over the course of 5 days and with unlimited access, Bergh crafted a stirring cinematic poem that reflects the vision and creativity for which the band has become known over the last 18 years.

Known for stadium-size sing-alongs steeped in pop panache and rock n roll danger, cheeky wit, and raucous concerts that border on religious experiences, The All-American Rejects confidently waltz against the grain. Their 2017 2-song EP Sweat, and the upcoming fifth full-length album, continue a near two-decade tradition of ballsy, brash, and bold pop rock anthems.

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La Guarimba International Film Festival Promotional Movie Posters

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La Guarimba is a short film and illustration festival in southern Italy that will celebrate its fifth edition from 7th to 11th of August in Amantea, Calabria (Italy) and has between its partners VIMEO.

 

Every year we call 30 international illustrators to make a poster with our monkey and our slogan (Bringing the cinema back to the people and the people back to the cinema). During the days of the festival, the exhibition takes place in La Grotta (The Cave), a beautiful natural park where centuries ago instead of trees and grass there use to be the sea.

 

Curated by illustrator Sara Fratini, this year’s posters showcase the incredible use of color, art, typography, layout, and design by illustrators from all over the world. Get inspired and check out the posters below from artists like Sarah Clifford, Joanna Hellgren, Daisy Zuo, Carolina Celas, Leonard Peng, Popy Matigot, Barbora Idesová, Caridibuja, Scott C., Erik Svetoft, Max Fiedler a.k.a Mexer, Ilka Meszely, David McMillan, Federica Ubaldo, Daniel Jamie Williams and 15 other artists.

 

Check the online gallery of all the artists of our 5 years of festival: http://laguarimba.tumblr.com/

 

Download each 2017 poster with the artist information: https://www.dropbox.com/s/wbnqd1wlmz2bgim/La%20Guarimba%20Illustrators%202017.zip?dl=0

Here is the official film competition: http://www.laguarimba.com/selection2017/