SO the jury did do a great job of picking the good stuff. BUT some of the work I really liked didn't make the cut so i thought i would just make a little nook of the site that's just for me to put the videos i liked! so here is 6 that didn't get selected by the jury that i wanted to show you!
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Trying My Best
by Christina Kolozsvary
2min 10sec, Oakland, CA USA, 2012
This video uses my personal glamour shot as a portal into an investigation of beauty, cuteness, and childhood desire. A slow zoom into my face is set to a saccharine Mad Magazine song, bringing the audience uncomfortably close to my longing gaze. Cuteness becomes lecherous and beauty becomes grotesque as the child looks back at you looking at her.
i am you & you are me & you are so beautiful
by Claire Jade Wong
2min 38sec, Chicago, IL, USA, 2016
"i haven’t spoken to you in a while. how many years has it been? i’m not sure. grandma says that you’ve been trying to get a hold of me. do you wonder where i am or what i'm doing? i’m sure you do. #daddrag"
For more info about Claire Jade Wong visit their Vimeo.
Waiting On The World To Change
by Taylor Morgan
3min 22sec, Chicago, IL USA, 2009
In 2009 two young Brooklynites ventured into the world of iMovie music videos. With their rendition of John Mayer's Waiting on the World to Change, they hoped to inspire their neighbors to be patient, and wait for the the world to change. It's a ride along journey through the eyes of two burgeoning artists. In the words of the director and creator Taylor Morgan, "hope you enjoy, visit your local park park !"
For more info about Taylor Morgan visit their YouTube
by Jesse Malmed
3min 19sec, Chicago, IL, USA, 2001
When my grandfather — Poppa Clown — had his old home movies digitized and so he could provide a live narration, they threw a few old cartoons on the end of the reel. My sister narrated those.
For more info about Jesse Malmed visit jessemalmed.net