My Directorial Debut on Avatar

Now that the hype is done and over with, I’m allowed to spill the beans! I’ve been working on Avatar for the past three and a half years and during that time I was lucky enough to shoot a little mockumentary based on the making of the film. The video above is just the trailer, but be sure to check out the entire 35 minutes when you crack open your Avatar Blu Ray for the Holidays!Here’s a rough bio of the piece: In early 2007 on the set of Avatar in New Zealand, Jason Chen and Kevin Dorman created a mockumentary, called “theVOLUME,” based around motion capture technology and Avatar. In “theVOLUME” we follow around a character named Devin Korman. Devin is a socially awkward and cocky person by nature but when he is thrown onto the set of Avatar he suddenly finds that he is constantly in the wrong spot at all the wrong time. “theVOLUME” follows Devin through a series of events that land him face to face with actors from Avatar such as Zoe Saldana, Joel David Moore, Stephen Lang, Matt Gerald, and James Horner’s Orchestra.Be sure to check out mywebsite too.



January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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