segunda-feira, 30 de agosto de 2010
8 MUMIA - SPECIAL SCREENING ALEX BUDOVSKY
Born in St-Petersburg, Russia on January 21st, 1975.
Moved to New York in 1994
In 2000 graduated from Brooklyn College, (bachelor of Arts) with emphasis on film.
In 2002 produced two animated music videos for British musician Stephen Coates also
known as (The Real) Tuesday Weld or the Clerkenwell Kid.
One of the films, "Bathtime in Clerkenwell" received recognition and awards in many
film festivals around the world
In 2003 produced three animated promos.
In 2004 completed 4 minute animated music film based on a song "Brazil" by Geoff
Muldaur and 75 sec educational music animation for children, commissioned by
In 2004-2005 created four commercial ads for an advertising campaign of energetic
drink Lucozade in UK
In 2006 competed animated music video based on Jim Avignon's song "Jukebox" and
his original drawings. Jim Avignon is considered the pioneer of a new generation of
pop artists. A lauded and much-respected cult figure in Techno subculture in Berlin.
In 2007 created 5 one minute educational animations for little kids with company
Lilipip which is based in Seattle, also made an animated short "Guitar birds"
commissioned by Sesame street and commercial ad for Greenpeace. In September
completed a new music video for The Real Tuesday Weld – a 4 minute animation
called "Last Time in Clerkenwell", which is a second episode of "Bathtime in
Clerkenwell", made 5 years earlier.
SHOWREEL INTRO – 50” – 2002
TERMINALLY AMBIVALENT OVER YOU – 3’- 2002
This film is based on Stephen Coates' song from the album "When Psyche meets Cupid".
The animation tells a story of a prisoner who works in a prison's gramophone factory
and while assembling gramophones thinks of his girlfriend.
BATHTIME IN CLERKNWELL – 3’- 2002
This animation is based on Stephen Coates composition under the same title. This film
is about The Great Revolution of the British Cuckoos, who bravely took over London,
forcing all the people to move inside the cuckoo clocks.
RETURN I WILL TO OLD BRAZIL – 4’- 2004
This animated music film is based on the song Brazil (Baros and Russel) performed by
The Real Tuesday Weld with Nick Phelps and Geert Chatrou. It is a story of a Brazilian
monkey, who left his motherland and wants to come back.
JUKEBOX – 3’- 2006
This film is based on Jim Avignon's (aka Neoangin) song "Jukebox" and drawings from
his album "Scratchbook".
RETURN I WILL TO OLD BRAZIL – 4’- 2004 ( revised)
LAST TIME IN CLERKENWELL – 4’- 2007
This film shows what happened to the Royal Legion of birds from "Bathtime in
Clerkenwell" after they took over London and came to power. The Bird Empire
expands beyond the Earth boundaries and falls under unexpected circumstances.
THE ROYAL NIGHTMARE – 4’- 2008
This animated short tells a story of an Evil King, whose life is turned into a nightmare
by a pilgrim who constantly reappears by the Royal Tower and totally ignores The
King. Simplicity goes a long way in this short film, and it doesn’t get more simple
than this black-and-white royal farce in which a series of mishaps leads to death,
dismemberment and aliens.
RAGGED – 50”- 2009
MIDDLE CLASS HELL – 3’- 2010
This film is based on the song “Middle Class Hell” and original drawings by Jim
Avignon (aka Neoangin) from his album “Say hi to your neighbourhood”.