[Once again, this time with working video embeds.] Director Samuel Jorgensen has won a lot of fans around these parts over the years with his short films, works that typically blend solid character work with a polish and high quality VFX that are well beyond what should be possible with the budgets in hand. And now Jorgensen is at it again, raising funds on Kickstarter for Singularity, a film that looks to be his most impressive yet.
Singularity is a sci-fi action short film set in the near future
about a civil war between humans and sentient androids. The film tells
the story of a group of Delta force soldiers who are ambushed by
androids as they attempt to rescue the US president.
The ultimate goal is to produce a kick-ass sci-fi action film in
the vein of The Terminator and Aliens. This is a big ambitious film.
It's action packed - the bar has been set high for an independent short
A pitch video and a teaser cut from existing footage have both been posted online and both are very, very impressive. Check them below.
Some spoilers for Marvel's Daredevil. On the weekend I afforded Marvel's Daredevil a status I've previously only given to new-released Harry Potter books: the "I am consuming all of this before I do anything else" thing. It's the fastest I've ever clocked through a TV show. I could have done...
The ninth edition of the Dallas International Film Festival is well underway here in Texas, and I'm pleased to report that it continues to provide a much-needed boost to the local film culture. I moved to the city in 2006, about a year before the inaguaral edition of the fest,...
One of the leading figures in the Berlin School (Berliner Schule) movement, Christoph Hochhäusler (I am Guilty, The City Below) is known for creating psychologically complex characters in an imposing environment. His new film, The Lies of the Victors, a taut conspiracy thriller in post-Snowden era, then, can be seen...
TwitchFilm's tiniest film reviewers continue their coverage of TIFF Kids Film Festival, currently happening at Toronto's Lightbox Cinema. Willem (age 12) and Miranda (age 10) delight in the slapstick sheep spectacle spinoff Shaun The Sheep, from the masters of claymation at Aardman Studios. TwitchFilm has been on the Internet long enough that...
TwitchFilm's tiniest film reviewers will be doing tiny reviews for the TIFF Kids Film Festival currently happening at Toronto's Lightbox Cinema from April 7-19. Willem (age 12) and Miranda (age 10) kick off these video micro-reviews with the German/Australian animated 3D CGI film Maya The Bee, adapted from the popular German...