EK Interview: Kevin Margo

Kevin Margo is a VFX / CG extraordinaire currently working at Blur Studios in Los Angeles, California, who recently made his directorial debut with the sci-fi influenced short entitled GROUNDED. I had the opportunity to do a bit of Q&A with Mr. Margo about his latest endeavors, current career choices, and personal creative insights. Check out…

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EK Interview: Ori Toor

Ori Toor is an animator and illustrator based out of Tel Aviv, Israel. Whether it be a still or moving image, everything starts with a simple pencil stroke. The painstakingly meticulous nature of his works can be exemplified in his latest music video Evoking Spirits. A simple yet inspiring piece that gave me the initial…

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EK Interview: Overview the Movie

Overview is a fantastic movie that explores the rather undervalued phenomenon that is the planet Earth.  Alone in a sea of nothing, with seemingly lifeless neighbors, we are truly aboard an Ark, whose health is tantamount in the survival of the human race.  Taking it’s name from the idea of the ‘Overview Effect’ – the experience astronauts…

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EK Interview: Filter Foundry

* UPDATE * (2012-07-25) // To all fellow artists and EK patrons, for a limited time offer by the end of July, the portfolio networking hub Filter Foundry is dishing out free lifetime basic memberships amped with a few select professional-grade perks. Check out the important access info after the jump!

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EK Interview: Polynoid

Polynoid is a CG animation studio based out in Berlin, Germany. The team’s stunningly beautiful work thus far is merely a testament to their devotion to conceptual design and storytelling. The main Polynoid family consists of Jan Bitzer, Ilija Brunck, Csaba Letay, Fabian Pross and Tom Weber. Their strides in both commercial and independent projects have…

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EK Interview: Edmund Yeo

Malaysian writer / director Edmund Yeo has an impressive, award-winning, and constantly evolving filmography. He’s a stand up guy, who not only contributed to this interview, but also graciously allowed us to premiere his latest short Last Fragments of Winter at EK’s A Movie Night With James Kyson (Mark your calendars for March 3, 2012)! 

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Cabinodd Director Ella Buzo Interview

A very special in-depth interview with Cabinodd Director Ella Buzo. Cabinodd’s partnership for 2011 BLOOOM is excited to be the world’s first interdisciplinary presentation platform for artists and art projects in the creative industries. The second edition of BLOOOM will take place from OCT 29 – NOV 1, 2011 // STAATENHAUS AM RHEINPARK, COLOGNE. Check out…

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JR’s Interview with TED

JR flyposts large b/w photographic images in public locations in a manner which is similar to the built environment by the graffiti artist. He states that the street is “the largest art gallery in the world.” originally starting out on the streets of Paris. He’s been literally all over the map, also featured him several…

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CHAOS CINEMA: EK INTERVIEW

CHAOS CINEMA is a well thought out video essay by Matthias Stork, administered by Indiewire’s journalistic blog PRESS PLAY.  I would like to say that I saw Drive, and it is the antithesis to chaos cinema. I think, but what do I know, I’m just a cake-loving bunny.

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HELP SAVE OUR INSPIRATION!!!

Over here at EK, we don’t care if you’re conservative, liberal, moderate, green, blue, two feet tall, or ten… etc. etc.  (Although if you were blue and 10 feet tall, you’d probably be Nav’ii, and I definitely would like to meet you) But some people in the US government have proposed to cut federal funding…

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EMPTY KINGDOM: A 90/10 COMPANY

Two Thousand and Eleven is finally here, and not a moment too soon. www.emptykingdom.com was born a little over a year ago to this day.  You were here to see it, share it, and love it.  (Thank you so much) -It started with a desire to share the art that inspires us, but aside from…

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Faithful, Oh Faithful

As we near the Holidays, expect all your favorite sites to be wishing you well.  Well, we’re beating them to the punch by saying Thank You right now! In the beginning, there was a group of artists who wanted a way to share their inspirations with the world.  And thus, Empty Kingdom was born, and…

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