On January 26th, 2015, Digital Bolex partnered with the Slamdance Film Festival to premiere the Digital Bolex Fearless Filmmaking Showcase, 15 short films all shot on the Digital Bolex D16 and D16M.
An eclectic slate of projects from documentary, to music video, to experimental and traditional narrative, the works represent the elasticity in look at feel that the Digital Bolex provides each shoot, creating unique visuals that conform to the individual requirements of each film.
ALPHAVILLE: A REMIX – James Kaelan (USA)
Lemmy Caution seduces himself in this shot-for-shot feminist remix of Jean-Luc Godard’s lo-fi science fiction masterpiece starring Caitlin FitzGerald.
COURTESAN– Misti Boland and Jeremy Osbern (USA)*
Two strangers meet on Christmas night… for sex and the exchange of money..
REDUX20 – Paul Rachman (USA)*
An experimental doc that steps into the spiraling frenetic journey of actor and artist Jason Cairns with whom the director worked 20 years ago on the film Drive Baby Drive..
THE PERILOUS FIGHT – Nedra McClyde (USA)*
A father wrestles with the decision to allow his young son to enter the world without him..
THE CHARACTER STUDY – Luke Pelizzari (Canada)
Honorable mention. When an actor takes his character off the set and into his everyday life, he learns a valuable lesson about pretending to be something you’re (definitely) not. A graduate thesis from Emily Carr University..
ISOBEL – Marie Jamora (USA/Philippines)*
Honorable mention. Isobel lives in the Philippines and has been acting and painting since she was four — now at the age of twelve, through conversation and archival footage, we see a portrait of her growing up..
THE DAMMED– Fernando Frias (Mexico)*
Ulises Zarazua has an American Passport but lives in Mexico city; I have a Mexican passport and live in New York. He made a song. I made a video..
JKTV – Elle Schneider (USA)
A documentary exploring the work of webcam artist Joey Kim..
COMING TO – Lindsey Haun (USA)
Best Film Winner. A man wakes up in a Koreatown hallway, naked except for a cock ring and frilly scarf..
FINGER GUNS – Bryan Chojnowski (USA)
Eve moves back to her hometown and it totally sucks, so Jack is going to make her smile — even if it kills them..
LOVE & I – Heather Kasprzak (USA)
A true story about a young woman who sets out to find the father she hasn’t seen in 30 years..
SALT WOUND – Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (USA)*
A collage of four artists creating and purging with some dirt, dolls, a blanket and a goldfish..
AQUARIUM– Benmio McCrea (USA)
A couple drive to the beach to say their final goodbye – one does not return..
AN UNEXPECTED FAREWELL – Fredrik Ekholm (Sweden)
A desperate man comes across a golden frame, which takes him on an unexpected journey..
PASSPORT – Lisa Demaine (USA)
Off on a bender, a Hollywood legend escapes an unhappy film set only to discover there’s no escaping your own myth.