Vimeo & Nikon Party At SXSW 2011. Eclectic Method.


We have been working our tail off this past year trying to get WOC some recognition. Our intention was to hit SXSW as a vacation. We headed down to Austin to chill out. Chilling for us means bringing only two cameras and tackling only one assignment. We wanted to shoot a short documentary on the viability of film festivals in the age of Vimeo and You Tube. We found that SXSW is the future of film festivals. The addition of music and interactive really makes this a killer event. Vimeo and Nikon threw this awesome party with about two thousand people. Eclectic Method killed. The crowd was intense and we had full access to go on stage and capture this video for you all. We used a Panasonic AF100 with the Leica 14-50mm f2.8-3.5 zoom and a GH2 with the Voigtlander 25mm f0.95. SXSW is the future of film festivals and we were there to capture it all. Thanks to JAG35 and Vimeo for making it an awesome trip.

Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood, California. After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography. About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography. He just happened to be in the right place at the right time.