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IN PRODUCTION:

HERE
A Braden King Film. Starring Ben Foster and Lubna Azabal.
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Dirty Three: 1000 Miles
Feature-length tour film on the Australian band's two most recent North American tours.
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Dutch Harbor: Where the Sea Breaks its Back (DVD)
Prepping the Plexifilm DVD release of Braden King and Laura Moya's acclaimed Aleutian Island documentary feature.
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NEWS AND EVENTS:

01/10



HERE TO PREMIERE AT SUNDANCE 2011
We are thrilled to announce that Braden King's upcoming feature film, HERE, will have its World Premiere in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Further details can be found on the film's official website.

09/09



HERE WRAPS PRODUCTION ON LOCATION IN ARMENIA
Braden King's upcoming feature film, HERE, has wrapped production in Armenia after a four-month shoot that began in July. Michael Krassner and the Boxhead Ensemble have begun work on the film's soundtrack in Yerevan; post-production is scheduled to begin in New York this October.
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01/08

"HERE" WINS 2008 SUNDANCE / NHK INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER AWARD
Braden King was selected as the U.S. recipient of the 2008 Sundance / NHK International Filmmaker Award in conjunction with his current project, HERE. A short video on the Sundance Film Festival prize can be viewed here. For further information, download the official press release here.

12/06

"HERE" SELECTED FOR 2007 SUNDANCE SCREENWRITERS' LAB
Braden King and co-writer Dani Valent have been awarded a Screenwriting Fellowship from the Sundance Institute for their feature film script, HERE. The film is a structurally unique, landscape-obsessed road movie in which a solitary satellite mapping engineer charts the Armenian countryside with an expatriate art photographer revisiting her homeland. HERE is being produced by Julia King (AMERICAN SPLENDOR). Click here for further information and the official Sundance press release.

In other HERE news, Julia King has been awarded one of two IFP sponsorships to attend the 2007 Producers' Lab at the Rotterdam Film Festival's CineMart Co-Production Market.



SONIC YOUTH: "DO YOU BELIEVE IN RAPTURE?" AT ROTTERDAM
"Do You Believe in Rapture?", directed by Braden King, will screen as a short at the 2007 Rotterdam Film Festival. Dates and details to follow. The video, an elegy to New York's late CBGB club and all the great shows we've all ever been to, can be seen here. King also directed the video for the single "Reena" (both tracks are from the most recent SY album "Rather Ripped"). "Reena" can be seen by clicking on this link. Further infomration is available at sonicyouth.com.

10/06



TRASH RELEASED BY ALPHABET CITY PRESS
Alphabet City's most recent anthology, TRASH, was released October 15, 2006. It features contributions by Edward Burtynsky, Heather Rogers, Nick Cave, Braden King and numerous others. King collaborated with Armenian filmmakers Tigran Xmalian and Gariné Torossian on [ IN | OUT ], a photographic and textual exploration of the ways in which post-Soviet Armenia conceives of domestic borders and sorts its metaphysical junk. Click here for additional details.

08/06



NEW SONIC YOUTH VIDEO TO PREMIERE ON MTV2: SUBTERRANEAN
TRUCKSTOP Media has completed a video for the song "Do You Believe in Rapture?" from the recent Sonic Youth album, "Rather Ripped". The clip will premiere on this week's episode of Subterranean on MTV2 (Aug. 13/14). Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore from the band will be the show's featured guests.

The video was directed by Braden King. Edited by Brett Nicoletti.
Director of Photography: Sam Levy. Super-8 DP: Jem Cohen. Still Photography: Godlis
Additional Camera Operators: Chris Habib, Andrew Kesin and Julia King.
Produced by Julia King with coordinator Katie Stern. In association with Washington Square Films.
Visual effects and final finishing by Jack Myers / Artfool.

Our sincere thanks and props to NYC's CBGB.

Subterranean airs at 1 a.m. ET this Sunday night / Monday morning.
The show will be available on the net from MTV2.com starting Monday.
Watch for a posting of the video on truckstopmedia.com soon.

Sonic Youth
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Subterranean


06/06



BONNIE 'PRINCE' BILLY'S "HORSES" AT BILLYBURG FILM FESTIVAL
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's 'Horses' Video, directed by Braden King, will be screened at this year's Billyburg Film Festival in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday, June 30. Details can be found here. Click on the image above to see the video.

03/06

In Memory: Garrett Scott
We join our colleagues in the New York film community and beyond in mourning the passing of director Garrett Scott on March 2, 2006. He will be deeply missed, as both a filmmaker and a friend. The void he leaves behind will not be filled soon.

11/05



DUTCH HARBOR RE-RELEASED THEATRICALLY IN EUROPE
Dutch Harbor: Where the Sea Breaks its Back opened theatrically in Paris on November 23 and will expand to other cities throughout France in the coming weeks. The release is being handled by E.D. Distribution (Guy Maddin, Brothers Quay, Harmony Korine). A summary of French press (four stars in French Premiere!), cinemas and screening times, the French trailer, a photo gallery and a few 'secrets de tournage' can be found at Allocine.com.

10/05



DIRTY THREE / CHAN MARSHALL VIDEO RELEASED
Braden King directed the video for the single "Great Waves" from the recently released Dirty Three album Cinder. The song is a gorgeous collaboration between Dirty Three and Chan Marshall (Cat Power). DP duties were handled by Sam Levy. The video features additional footage by Matt Boyd and Jem Cohen and was edited by Braden King and Ian Williams. Special thanks to Art Director Tim Grimes, Producer Jenny Reiff and Washington Square Films. Click here or on the image above to view the clip.




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