OK, this has nothing to do with EVE Online, nor even gaming. But I just couldn't pass the opportunity to share it with you. Actually, since from time to time I want to share some of my most interesting findings from the InterTubes, I thought that an "Off Topic" post series on Sundays would be a great way to do so. Consider this post the first of many.
So, Carl Erik Rinsch. The Ridley Scott protégé came to my attention after this post on Geeks Are Sexy. The short film "The Gift" was part of a brilliant promotional campaign from Philips for their new 21:9 television. See their Philips Cinema site for additional details. To understand the impact Rinsch is soon to have on scifi motion pictures, stop reading and watch the short. You won't regret it!
After doing some further research, I realized that this filmmaker had actually caught my eye before. And searching for some of his work, I uncovered these amazing adverts.
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Lincoln "Light Speed"
Now you may ask yourself how an advert filmmaker is going to infuse some much needed new blood in Hollywood's Science Fiction business, consider this: until Ridley Scott decided to take it upon himself, Rinsch was set to make the prequel to Alien. But now, with the success "The Gift" has won, Fox might be reconsidering giving the Alien project back to Rinsch. Until all this studio-political-mombo-jumbo is settled, we can just hope that we'll soon get to see more of Mr. Rinsch's work - on the small screen as well as the big.
Some more reading for your pleasure:
- Concept Art from Director Carl Erik Rinsch’s SMALL
- Carl Rinsch’s THE GIFT Ignites Bidding War for Feature Film Adaptation
- Google News