Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday's Three on Art

Today, Thursday's Three offers a look at three short art-related films.

✭ A documentary about art in performance, The Secret Life of Foley (Third Man Films) follows Foley artists as they create movie sound effects. Directed by Daniel Jewel, the short features Pete Burgis and Sue Harding. Note: The Foley technique is named for Jack Foley, a Universal Studios sound editor. Foley artists are the professionals who match a film's actions to live sound effects.

The Secret World of Foley from Short of the Week on Vimeo.

Third Man Films on Vimeo

✭ Attending the Prospect.3 biennial, New Orleans, Louisiana, Chicago's Kerry James Marshall talks with other artists about their drive, motivations, and making work for different purposes. The film, part of the Artist to Artist series, is from 2014.

✭ Animation director Laszlo Ruska's and art director David Ringeisen's award-winning Paper World brings origami wildlife alive to demonstrate Earth's fragility. The short was shown during the TED2016 Film Festival.

Paper World on FaceBook

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