Flatline, a short documentary I shot, premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Watch it online now:
Flatline is the extended version of the short film HEART STOP BEATING (Sundance 2012). The film tells the story of two visionary doctors from the
Texas Heart Institute who succesfully replaced a dying man's heart with a rotor-driven device of their own design – proving that life is possible without a pulse or heartbeat.
HEART STOP BEATING premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Watch it online now:
Heart Stop Beating is part of FOCUS FORWARD: Short Films, Big Ideas, a new series of short nonfiction films focused on the incredible human power of ideas and invention.
The effort, led by CINELAN co-founders Morgan Spurlock and Karol Martesko-Fenster, and head of special projects Douglas Dicconson, is working with Oscar- and award-winning documentary filmmakers, including Joe Berlinger, Lixin Fan, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Phil Cox, Barbara Kopple, Nelson George, and Jessica Yu, to produce 30 three-minute films that will be featured at prestigious film festivals globally, followed by day-and-date distribution online to millions of viewers. For more information, visit www.focusforwardfilms.com
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The '30 for 30' ESPN series gets 2011 PEABODY Award!
film I shot as part of this series, Fernando Nation, premiered on ESPN on October 26th.
This ESPN series features 30 films from 30 critically-aclaimed directors. For more information on the film, and air dates, visit the film's website.
Here's a clip:
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A web featurette I shot for Nike Sportswear, NYC in Green & Yellow, is online:
Danzak won the Best Student Short Film category in the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase of the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival (Short Film Corner).
The film has also been awarded the Best Narrative Student Short at the Austin Film Festival, the Jury Award for Best Narrative Short Film at the Cine Las Americas Film Festival, and the Best NarrativeAward at the Marin County Festival of Short Film and Video. Recent festival selections include the Marfa Film Festival, the Soho Rushes Short Film Festival (London), the III Festival de Cine Latinoamericano (Mexico), and the East End Film Festival (London). For the complete list of awards and screenings, please visit the film/director's website: Kunay Films.