The Rapid Eye is a short experimental art & fashion film brought to us by Amsterdam based directorial duo Floris+Menno. The project is born from their desire to experiment with a fragmented way of storytelling and intuitive workflow. By initially shooting a variety of scenes based on their aesthetic appeal it was possible to join the dots into a more coherent narrative. Despite a limited budget, Floris+Menno were able to assemble an impressive crew for the shoot. Whilst a short film in it’s own right, The Rapid Eye was also featured as the opening titles for the 2013 Playgrounds motion festival in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Tilburg. BXFTYS had the pleasure of attending the festival, meeting the team and experiencing the film in a theatre setting.
"Everything I Can See From Here" is a 7 minute short animated film brought to us by Hackney based creative collective, The Line Studio. This self initiated project has been a 2 year long labour of love for the animation team, and as production drew to a close BXFTYS stepped in to claim a slice of the action. Everything I can see from here was nominated for a BAFTA in the category Best British Short Animation.
This winter we were asked to participate in a self-initiated R&D project with London based creative studio Neon. Using their very own production process they were able to create a series of impossible yet photo-real shots that places the viewer in and around the action. This project presented us with a great opportunity to get involved in the creative process right from the location shoot.
Madefire, an exciting new company that brings a refreshing jolt of energy and innovation to the comic and graphic novel industry, recently launched its Madefire App for iPad, featuring original, interactive works from Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons, as well as titles from other leading comic writers and graphic novelists. The Madefire App delivers a continuous flow of ‘Motion Books,’ original stories each with their own unique and immersive experience, providing users with a comic or graphic novel experience like none other.