The Vimeo Staff Pick is a badge of honor most of us filmmakers don’t get the pleasure to showcase on our films. It’s an elusive recognition that boosts your online profile and gives you a proverbial “15 minutes” of fame. It will almost also always results in tens of thousands (if not hundreds of thousands) of views. A Vimeo Staff Pick instantly communicates that your film is awesome to behold. As elusive as the staff pick is, there are some filmmakers who have somehow “cracked the code” and have been tagged by the powers that be at Vimeo
As elusive as the staff pick is, there are some filmmakers who have somehow “cracked the code” and have been tagged by the powers that be at Vimeo multiple times. What is their secret? How do they go about thinking on life and art? How did they make the films that have garnered them so much recognition? Well I had conversations with almost a twenty filmmakers whose work is frequently recognized by the Vimeo Staff.
This Crossing the 180 Classics Pack includes interviews with:
- Eliot Rausch (Last Days with Oden)
- Salomon Ligthelm
- Dan Riordan and Dana Saint of Gnarly Bay
- Drea Cooper of (California is a Place)
- Jesse Rosten (Fotoshop by Adobé and iPad+Velcro)
- Kirby Ferguson (Everything is a Remix)
- Andrew Huang (Solipsist)
- Drew Geraci and Drew Breese (Asylum timelapse)
- Shawn Reeder (Timelapse master)
- Jonathan Yi
- Corey Rich (Nikon D4 film Why)
- Vincent Laforet
- Sean Dunne (The Archive)
- Philip Bloom
- Ryan Booth (Serialbox Presents)
- Blake Whitman (Vimeo staff member)
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Learn more about our other “Crossing 180 Episodes”. Take a listen to our “Best of…” show as a sampler (from January 2013):
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