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26
Jun

040 – Match Jake – How to Help (matchjake.org)

Hey folks. Here’s a project that’s truly important to support. I’ve sent out word about this before, but now we have a video to back it up. Brent directed and animated this thing, and did the score. Patton Oswalt (Remy from Ratatouille) narrated it, and Pete Horner did the sound design.

WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT: On February 17, 2012, at exactly 5 1/2 years old, Jake went to the doctor to try and figure out why in just one week he was bruising more than usual, had a very slight but persistent bloody nose, and was too tired to walk to school. Later that night we were stunned when he was diagnosed with Severe Aplastic Anemia. For reasons currently unkown, Jake’s bone marrow has stopped working – which means that it’s not producing red or white blood cells or platelets.

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MORE INFO: What does that mean?

- First, it means life as Jake knew it prior to Feb 17 has changed dramatically. Kindergarten has been replaced with a daily regime of medications and a weekly regime of doctor’s appointments, blood tests and transfusions.

- Second, it means life for our family now requires a crash course in pediatric hematology, homeschooling Jake and constantly struggling to figure ways to keep his life “normal” but safe for a creative, busy, happy kid with no immune system and dangerously low levels of blood in his body.

- Third, and most important, it means finding Jake’s cure, a bone marrow transplant. This is where you come in… matchjake.org

23
Jun

039 – crazy awesome short film shot in MISSION CHINESE FOOD

Okay. This is a strange, but awesome tie in between Freeman’s, Mission Chinese Food, and Sunday Paper. A chef  won’t take any crap from bad customers, in this Tarantino-esque short. I love when the girl takes off her shoes. Great moment. And, they actually show some of the food. Just to be clear. This is not a documentary about Mission Chinese Food, so don’t expect that.

MORE INFO:

Freemans Sporting Club & Sunday / Paper present “Mission Chinese”.

Starring: Ivan Shaw, Ron Yuan, Elaine Tan, Sonny Quock, Alex Chen

Written & Directed by Cole Schreiber & David Parker

Producer: Adele Romanski
Cinematography: James Laxton
Editor: Kevin Zimmerman
Casting: Leslie Woo

Executive Producers: Riki Bryan, Cole Schreiber, David Parker

Music Supervision: Maxwell Gosling
Sound Design / Additional Scoring: Peter Lauridsen

For a complete credit listing please visit sunday-paper.com.

12
Jun

038 – Urban Geode at the Hollywood Standard

I know, I know. It’s been a long time since I posted anything. I’ve been building up to this.. Really. This one’s personal. Over the last month or so I’ve been grabbing bits and pieces for this video. I really wanted to document the process as Paige builds her MASSIVE geode for The Standard Hotel in Hollywood. I think it does a good job of showing how much work this project is. She’s having an opening on Thursday June 14th, 2012, so come on down if you’re in LA.The piece will be up at The Standard for the next month so definitely check it out and enjoy the video!

More info below:

A COMMON NAME BOX INSTALLATION urban geode project

dj + drinks + artist reception start at 7pm (with dj jeffrey paradise)
thursday, june 14th

the standard, hollywood
8300 sunset boulevard, west hollywood

RSVP to hello@raconteur.la

If you can’t make it, but are interested in the Urban Geodes, check out acommonname.com. For more Standard events check out standardculture.com. Oh, and the track on the video is an amazing Remix of Architecture in Helsinki’s Escapee by SVRA. Check it out: soundcloud.com/svra/escapee.. and here’s the original, love it: vimeo.com/24269098

 

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