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Dregs - NZ Street Art Documentary
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Dregs Nz Street Art Documentary
Project 2012-01-24 17:42:52 +1300
Collab Project with Monster Valley
Monster Valley was established at the beginning of 2012 as a hub for creative practices.
The documentary will include interviews with artists all over New Zealand in their personal studio spaces. It’ll also explore their personal lives and workplaces, to try and understand why these artists do what they do. 'Dregs' will aim to challenge the current prejudices against those who choose to create art with a spray can, examining the street scene with an impartial eye and portraying the art form as just that - a form of art.
There are currently over 25 of New Zealand's most prolific, influential and forward-thinking street artists involved in the project. Redbull NZ and the Garage Project brewery are currently supporting the project.
We hope to have it completed before the end of the year; over half of the content has been shot already. In order to do this we need to be able to dedicate a significant amount of time and money to post production.
We plan to take this documentary to national and international film festivals, as well as having Auckland and Wellington premiers - inviting everyone involved.
We plan to put the money received from this campaign towards an editor, post production VFX (including titles and transitions), the final grade to be done at a professional post house, DVD creation and distribution and hire costs of premiering the film on the big screen.
Here is a link to the website: www.dregs.co.nz
About the Documentary Makers:
KARL SHERIDAN : FILM MAKER
Karl Sheridan has worked extensively as a freelancer in the film industry on projects including 'Spartacus' and 'Yogi Bear,' and many television commercials, short films and music videos. He also manages half of Sketch Events, an art/music focused event company.
CINZAH MERKENS : ARTIST LIAISON
Cinzah Merkens is a freelance artist / illustrator. He works in a diverse practice which ranges from creating large scale public mural installations through to fine art based gallery shows and illustrations. He is a highly respected artist with contacts all over the world.
Any help would be greatly appreciated to make sure this project is completed to the highest standard.
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