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POP-UP MUSIC VIDEO SHOWCASE
Sat 11 Jan 16:00 Power Lunches
Encounters 2013 has created a new international showcase and competition for music videos in partnership with Soho Shorts, which premiered in Bristol in October. Join us for a thrilling ride through one of the most innovative and ground-breaking genres in the short format – we can guarantee dazzling visual art, animated storytelling and one rather wild, off-the-wall party. Includes music by Grimes, Spiritualized, The Leisure Society, Vitalic, Passion Pit, Bloc Party, and Unknown
BACK TO ME - JOEL COMPASS
Ian and Cooper 3 mins
Back to Me is an elliptical story of a young boy, his dead father and the witchdoctor who can bring him back.
CRY LIKE A GHOST - PASSION PIT
Daniel Kwan 5 mins
Cry like a Ghost follows a girl as her life spirals out of control due to her self-destructive tendencies.
DON'T LET ME GO (SHE AIN'T MAD AT IT) - RUCKZOID
Alexander Dückminor 4 mins
A visually stunning journey into alternative graphical realities.
DOWN THE ROAD - C2C
Thomas Tyman 3 mins
In Down the Road, professional skateboarder Richie Jackson brings his psychedelic charm to a modern ghost town, hovering between two dimensions.
FADE AWAY - VITALIC
Chassaing Romain 5 mins
Fade Away follows a manhunt between professional killers, leading to an endless loop of murders. Very cinematic, the film is a tribute to classic movies such as Goodfellas, Ghost Dog or Pulp Fiction.
FIGHT FOR EVERYONE - THE LEISURE SOCIETY
Garth & Ginny Jones 4 mins
Persistent Peril were delighted to be approached by Full Time Hobby to direct a music video for The Leisure Society. A hand creates life on a little bluey-greeny planet; only things don't quite go as planned. Miniature animated destruction ensues.
GET UP (RATTLE) - BINGO PLAYERS
Tim Hope 3 mins
Tim Hope’s music video stars a group of vigilante ducks who take revenge on a group of delinquent kids. Featuring the track Get Up by the Bingo Players’ (Ft. Far East Movement) the ducks manage to get down, as well as getting justice.
I CAN MAKE YOU LOVE ME - BRITISH INDIA
Darcy Prendergast 5 mins
One Beast's drunken quest in the name of love.
I HAVE YOUR HEART - CRABAPPLE, BOEKBINDER & BATT
Jim Batt 4 mins
An intricate paper puppet stopmotion animation that tells a darkly whimsical tale of adventure, romance, and open-heart surgery.
KETTLING - BLOC PARTY
James Lees 3 mins
Filmed with a group of kids from a south-east London school James Lees captures all the excitement, aggression and fear that's associated with this downsized form of warfare - and, of course, the violence, and ensuing injuries...
LE MYSTÈRE - HUGO & THE PRISMATICS
Raoul Paulet 4 mins
Through a journey of self-discovery a woman explores the meaning of life. Choices, fears, intentions, mistakes. Her feelings are brought to life and populate her imagination.
Calum Macdiarmid 5 mins
A painter decorator is haunted by an invisible force which threatens him. Spilling paint on that force reveals a monster he was not expecting...
LITTLE GIRL - SPIRITUALIZED
Vincent Haycock 4 mins
Little Girl follows the story of a young female runaway who steals her dad's money and motorcycle to escape the god-forsaken, post-Soviet demise small town in which she lives.
MARZIPAN REINDEER - HOLLY AND THE WOLF
Tony Johnson 3 mins
A bold and resourceful Holly must journey through a perilous forest to escape the ghosts on her trail.
METUBE: AUGUST SINGS CARMEN 'HABANERA'
Daniel Moshel 4 mins
In a combination of dance club and SM dungeon the director, Daniel Moshel, stages a minutely choreographed trip into the subconscious: While “Habanera” booms in Schram’s magnificent techno remix, genders and realities collide and overlap, and suppressed emotions noisily forge ahead.
MY RECURRING DREAM - COLD MAILMAN
André Chocron 5 mins
My Recurring Dream is a seamless journey through nine different dream landscapes, accompanied by the song with the same title by Cold Mailman.
OBLIVION - GRIMES
Emily Kai Bock 4 mins
Emily Kai Bock finds beauty in contrast with Oblivion for Grimes. The effervescent singer performs her dreamy pop in a succession of male dominated scenarios of American society.
Mischa Rozema 4 mins
Stardust, is a story about Voyager 1 (the unmanned spacecraft launched in 1977 to explore the outer solar system). The probe is the furthest man-made object from the sun and witnesses unimaginable beauty and destruction.
SWIM AND SLEEP (LIKE A SHARK) - UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA
Bexy & Joe (Aoife McArdle) 3 mins
Directing duo Becky & Joe's music video for Unknown Mortal Orchestra is a story of shame, redemption and voyeurism set in a colourful puppet world.
TIME TO GO - WAX TAILOR FEAT. ALOE BLACC
Darcy Prendergast, Seamus Spilsbury 3 mins
The tale of a crotchet quadropus, who journeys throughout the land turning things blue.
TOURNIQUET - HEM
Jordan Bruner 4 mins
A fox escapes to the city in hopes of pursuing his dreams. There he meets a menagerie of anthropomorphic animals going about their busy city lives. When a surprise visitor comes to him he is reminded of his primordial instincts.
TRUE ROMANCE - CITIZENS
We Are From LA ... 4 mins
We Are From L.A’s ‘True Romance’ individually approaches concepts of love by positioning passionate scenes of intimacy between couples in juxtaposing locations and situations.