Archives for jdietz

rangda: the demon queen

An American college girl, vacationing in Bali, is abducted and taken to Rangda’s cursed island. She must fight to escape being sacrificed in an ancient ritual…

why?

A routine investigation sets a rookie detective on a collision course with a brilliant sociopath, who he must stop from committing murder on an unthinkable scale.

the daughter

When a Cantonese village girl’s brother cannot make the perilous journey to the Australian Goldfields she must secretly take his place to free her family from the bondage of a ruthless moneylender.

dying breed

A rogue anthropologist believes Sasquatch survives and when he finds a living breed, his rival and supposed expert in the field takes all measures to own the discovery himself.

the sword identity trailer

The Sword Identity is a new upcoming martial arts movie which is written by the person who brought us Wong Kar-wai’s forthcoming feature “The Grand Masters” Xu Haofeng.

The movie is Set during the Ming dynasty, which is always a great watch and is about Japanese pirates invading China, so one man stands up and fights against them using a weapon by the famous General Qi’s regiment…. <see other trailers and read about the film here>

Wicked!! Go the WuXia…  can’t wait to check it out.

art work of alexander jansson

I´m a freelance artist born in Uppsala, Sweden.
I live and work in Gothenburg.

Sleeping House is my design studio.
I specialize in cover art, illustration, character design, concept art and graphic design…  <see all his work here at his website>  <and here to check out his blog, which has some great material as well>

Great stuff…  again, love the tone and texture.  Great ideas here!  Truly original work, and between the site and the blog, the scope of the work is quite broad in a great way!  Definitely check out both links we’ve put above.

 

bwiti

Once again—the sky saturates us with is deluge—accompanied by its loud burst of thunder—we’ve grown accustomed to. How long has it been raining on this city? Mute and indifferent to what has become familiar—we are only sure that the storms have transformed our city and us…  <see all the photos and read about the work here> <particularly locations>

Unfortunately the pics are all locked up nice and tight so I can’t show you a sample that is the goodness of this photography.  So you’ll have to trust me and go check them out.  All the work is fantastic, but I mostly enjoy the moods of the location shots.  Very cinematic in tone…  love the vibe!

spielberg & harrison ford talk ‘Indiana Jones 5′, CGI & more

 the seven wonders like indiana jones abc

Last night at at a theatre in downtown Los Angeles (sprinkled with the likes of Damon Lindelof and Simon Pegg) the LA Times Hero Complex hosted a thirtieth anniversary screening of director Steven Spielberg’s beloved homage to the adventure serials of the 1930s – Raiders of the Lost Ark<read the full story here> @ <http://screenrant.com/>

Ohhhhh man… talk about Spectacle, and recognizable character that’s become part of culture!  Indy and the film-makaers are a benchmark for us at vispop!

how the crowd is shaping the future of storytelling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories are the foundation of human communication, even when first relayed over campfires — an inherently social and communal setting. The storyteller can change his tale based on the expressions on the faces of his audience — speed up here, slow down there, give more background on a character. The storyteller may hear someone else retell his or her own story in a different way, and use that experience in telling new stories or iterating upon the original. The story gets stronger and more nuanced in the retelling…  <read the full story here> @ <http://mashable.com/>

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