Dregs - NZ Street Art Documentary

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Dregs - NZ Street Art Documentary

Project 2012-01-24 17:42:52 +1300

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Collab Project with Monster Valley

Monster Valley was established at the beginning of 2012 as a hub for creative practices.

New Zealand has a rich and vibrant history of street art culture - a story that we believe is yet to be told. 'Dregs' will showcase how this underground art movement began and what it has evolved into today. It will go behind the scenes to expose this movement and the creative people driving it.

The documentary will include interviews with artists all over New Zealand in their personal studio spaces. It’ll also explore their personal lives and workplaces, to try and understand why these artists do what they do. 'Dregs' will aim to challenge the current prejudices against those who choose to create art with a spray can, examining the street scene with an impartial eye and portraying the art form as just that - a form of art.


There are currently over 25 of New Zealand's most prolific, influential and forward-thinking street artists involved in the project. Redbull NZ and the Garage Project brewery are currently supporting the project.

We hope to have it completed before the end of the year; over half of the content has been shot already. In order to do this we need to be able to dedicate a significant amount of time and money to post production.

We plan to take this documentary to national and international film festivals, as well as having Auckland and Wellington premiers - inviting everyone involved.

We plan to put the money received from this campaign towards an editor, post production VFX (including titles and transitions), the final grade to be done at a professional post house, DVD creation and distribution and hire costs of premiering the film on the big screen.

Here is a link to the website: www.dregs.co.nz
 

About the Documentary Makers:

 

KARL SHERIDAN : FILM MAKER

Karl Sheridan has worked extensively as a freelancer in the film industry on projects including 'Spartacus' and 'Yogi Bear,' and many television commercials, short films and music videos. He also manages half of Sketch Events, an art/music focused event company. 
 

CINZAH MERKENS : ARTIST LIAISON

Cinzah Merkens is a freelance artist / illustrator. He works in a diverse practice which ranges from creating large scale public mural installations through to fine art based gallery shows and illustrations. He is a highly respected artist with contacts all over the world.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated to make sure this project is completed to the highest standard.

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sophie merkens
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Fiona Jackson
2012-02-18 09:54:10 +1300
Anna-Kate Sheridan
2012-02-16 12:42:41 +1300
Claire Campbell
2012-02-16 12:18:44 +1300
Chris Titford
2012-02-16 10:12:27 +1300
Jessica Needham
2012-02-14 09:00:43 +1300
Theo Gibson
2012-02-13 13:19:04 +1300
Michaela Maguire
2012-02-13 12:13:11 +1300
Matt Johnston
2012-02-13 10:55:08 +1300
Ivan Barnett
2012-02-13 09:28:26 +1300
seth kovac
2012-02-12 21:35:26 +1300
James Tan
2012-02-12 20:26:11 +1300
Robin Gee
2012-02-11 10:43:05 +1300
Lydia
2012-02-10 08:50:01 +1300
Stephanie Marsters
2012-02-09 10:19:47 +1300
Sasya Asri
2012-02-08 02:15:17 +1300
Anake Goodall
2012-02-07 21:20:33 +1300
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2012-02-07 20:12:47 +1300
Julia Dub
2012-02-07 16:08:33 +1300
Simon Shaw
2012-02-07 13:40:35 +1300
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2012-02-07 12:39:46 +1300
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2012-02-07 12:09:53 +1300
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2012-01-31 08:37:19 +1300

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Dregs - NZ Street Art Documentary

Project 2012-01-24 17:42:52 +1300

curated

Collab Project with Monster Valley

Monster Valley was established at the beginning of 2012 as a hub for creative practices.

New Zealand has a rich and vibrant history of street art culture - a story that we believe is yet to be told. 'Dregs' will showcase how this underground art movement began and what it has evolved into today. It will go behind the scenes to expose this movement and the creative people driving it.

The documentary will include interviews with artists all over New Zealand in their personal studio spaces. It’ll also explore their personal lives and workplaces, to try and understand why these artists do what they do. 'Dregs' will aim to challenge the current prejudices against those who choose to create art with a spray can, examining the street scene with an impartial eye and portraying the art form as just that - a form of art.


There are currently over 25 of New Zealand's most prolific, influential and forward-thinking street artists involved in the project. Redbull NZ and the Garage Project brewery are currently supporting the project.

We hope to have it completed before the end of the year; over half of the content has been shot already. In order to do this we need to be able to dedicate a significant amount of time and money to post production.

We plan to take this documentary to national and international film festivals, as well as having Auckland and Wellington premiers - inviting everyone involved.

We plan to put the money received from this campaign towards an editor, post production VFX (including titles and transitions), the final grade to be done at a professional post house, DVD creation and distribution and hire costs of premiering the film on the big screen.

Here is a link to the website: www.dregs.co.nz
 

About the Documentary Makers:

 

KARL SHERIDAN : FILM MAKER

Karl Sheridan has worked extensively as a freelancer in the film industry on projects including 'Spartacus' and 'Yogi Bear,' and many television commercials, short films and music videos. He also manages half of Sketch Events, an art/music focused event company. 
 

CINZAH MERKENS : ARTIST LIAISON

Cinzah Merkens is a freelance artist / illustrator. He works in a diverse practice which ranges from creating large scale public mural installations through to fine art based gallery shows and illustrations. He is a highly respected artist with contacts all over the world.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated to make sure this project is completed to the highest standard.

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We haven't made any updates yet, follow us if you want to be notified when we do.

sophie merkens
2012-02-20 09:20:44 +1300
trudy thumath
2012-02-19 19:27:55 +1300
Fiona Jackson
2012-02-18 09:54:10 +1300
Anna-Kate Sheridan
2012-02-16 12:42:41 +1300
Claire Campbell
2012-02-16 12:18:44 +1300
Chris Titford
2012-02-16 10:12:27 +1300
Jessica Needham
2012-02-14 09:00:43 +1300
Theo Gibson
2012-02-13 13:19:04 +1300
Michaela Maguire
2012-02-13 12:13:11 +1300
Matt Johnston
2012-02-13 10:55:08 +1300
Ivan Barnett
2012-02-13 09:28:26 +1300
seth kovac
2012-02-12 21:35:26 +1300
James Tan
2012-02-12 20:26:11 +1300
Robin Gee
2012-02-11 10:43:05 +1300
Lydia
2012-02-10 08:50:01 +1300
Stephanie Marsters
2012-02-09 10:19:47 +1300
Sasya Asri
2012-02-08 02:15:17 +1300
Anake Goodall
2012-02-07 21:20:33 +1300
darrenhowman
2012-02-07 20:12:47 +1300
Julia Dub
2012-02-07 16:08:33 +1300
Simon Shaw
2012-02-07 13:40:35 +1300
nelson
2012-02-07 12:39:46 +1300
Jesse Stratford
2012-02-07 12:09:53 +1300
Kylie Hawker
2012-02-07 12:06:33 +1300
Pledge $1 Promo
2012-02-07 00:54:41 +1300
sarah tallentire
2012-02-06 10:32:20 +1300
administrator
2012-02-03 01:12:03 +1300
Helen Urban
2012-02-02 02:19:53 +1300
Jimmy
2012-02-01 04:11:52 +1300
Herman Visagie
2012-01-31 08:37:19 +1300

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