Jacob Jonas The Company Tag Archive

Art & Fashion

Bram VanderMark’s Dance Film ‘I Carry Them’ Captures the Melancholy of Leaving Loved One’s Behind

Bram VanderMark discusses exploring the burden of carrying your memories with you through deeply-felt choreography and a wistful score for Films.Dance.

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Live Action

Alex Fischman Cárdenas’ Dance Film ‘Neptune’s Dreams’ Blends Mesmerising Movements With Aquatic Imagery

Alex Fischman Cárdenas reveals how the spontaneous method of filmmaking for his dance short came together cohesively in the editing room.

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Art & Fashion

Ridwan Adeniyi Abdullateef’s ‘Mataki’ Acutely Captures the Contrast Between Chaos and Control

Ridwan Adeniyi Abdullateef discusses blending chaotic-seeming shaky cam footage with smooth drone footage to showcase the unique dancing of the Baju tribe.

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Music

Jacob Jonas Curates a Sense of Endless Togetherness With His One-Shot Music Video for Sia’s ‘Pin Drop’

Jacob Jonas explains how he and his Cinematographer Jessica Young developed the vast, story-driven lighting for their minimal music video.

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Art & Fashion

Beauty Meets Brutality in Kristian van Kuijk’s Sensing Expanding Meta-Dance Film ‘Chambers’

Kristian van Kuijk describes shooting with a vintage Bolex for his expressive 16mm dance film which re-imagines the use of descriptive audio.

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Art & Fashion

Joy Isabella Brown Celebrates the Unique Physicality of Basketball Through Dance in ‘Box Out’

Joy Isabella Brown breaks down how she created the visceral feel of dance short 'Box Out' through close camerawork and basketball-inspired choreography.

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Art & Fashion

Caraz Straddles the Gap Between Childhood & Adulthood in the Surreal ‘Do Butterflies Remember Being Caterpillars?’

Caraz discusses the unpredictable and childlike choreography behind her surreal dance exploration of the dichotomy between childhood and adulthood.

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Art & Fashion

Raw Environments Expose True Human Nature in Kevin McGloughlin & Jacob Jonas’ ‘Weakness of the Flesh’

Co-Directors Kevin McGloughlin & Jacob Jonas talk to DN about the organic and collaborative process behind surreal dance short 'Weakness of the Flesh'.

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Art & Fashion

Torben Loth Takes an Exploration Into Manhood and the Internal Struggle With Self in Dance Short ‘Torn’

Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short 'Torn'.

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Art & Fashion

Vincent René-Lortie Navigates the Emotions of a Seven Year Old Through Krump in Dance Film ‘Sit Still’

Vincent René-Lortie explains his desire to focus in on the underestimated power of childhood expression for his Films.Dance short 'Sit Still'.

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Documentary

NONO Deconstructs Conventional Portrayals of Disability with Liberating Dance-Doc ‘Toke’

NONO tells DN about the lengthy conversational process that shaped 'Toke' — an intimate dance portrait exploring pain, disability and liberation.

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