Winning Post: Peter Huang

Peter Huang had the audience in fits of laughter at the 2013 Young Director Awards show with his music video, I Could Be The One. Since then the director has gone to create equally stunning films in completely different styles. Take a look, for instance, at his video Sleepless which will have you hiding behind your seats. We catch […]

Winning Post: Tino De La Huerta

In 2013  Tino De La Huerta won 2nd prize in non-European web film with his breath-holding film for Amnesty. We catch up with the Mexican new director to view his work since picking up the accolade. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes in 2013? I am glad because it’s […]

Sign Me Up: Nicolas Lefaucheux

Following on from our last post with his fellow Parachutes colleague Yann Pineill we catch up with Nicolas Lefaucheux. Is Nostalgies your graduation project?  What was the original brief? Nostalgies is my graduation project indeed, after five years in graphic design school ESAG Penninghen, based in Paris. The brief was totally up to me, and […]

Sign me up: Marie-Louise & Marie-Noel

Amazing what you find when you are cruising through the web searching for nuggets. This gem of a film, Beirut In Black and White, is a the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts Masters project written and directed by Marie-Louise Elia and produced by Marie-Noël Bou Haila. Here we catch up with the two young Lebanese […]

Sign me up: Yann Pineill

Parisian-based Parachutes is a group of four graphic designers, all just graduated from ESAG-Penninghen. Here we talk with one of the members, Yann Pineill, whose clever graduation film, Symmetry, tells a different tale both backwards and forwards, while another film Beauty of Mathematics is a collaboration with fellow Parachutes colleague, Nicolas Lefaucheux. Let’s start at […]

Searchlight: We Are From LA

The difference a year can make:  Their career was kickstarted by their first prize win for their web film Eastpak at the YDA in 2012  only last year and now We Are From LA have become international names with their interactive 24-hour music video for Pharrell Williams. We watch it daily, sometimes twice, or three […]