Vincent Moon

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Vincent Moon

Independent filmmaker from Paris add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1979.

Countries: United States (35%), France (15%), (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Cali (singer), Little Boxes, Erik Truffaz

Linked to: R.E.M., YouTube




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Vincent Moon was born in 1979 add something


In 2003, he started the photography blog Les Nuits de Fiume, documenting Parisian nightlife add something


As a result of his encounter with the work of experimental filmmakers Peter Tscherkassky and Stephen Dwoskin, Vincent Moon started to move toward films in 2005 add something


From 2005 to 2009, Vincent Moon recorded the ATP Music Festival, an independent rock festival from the UK. His images ended up in the film ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES , co-directed by Jonathan Caouette, and was released to critical acclaims add something


In 2006, inspired by the film Step Across the Border on the English guitarist Fred Frith and pushed by its desire to record music in a more creative way, he created with Christophe 'Chryde' Abric the 'Concert à Emporter / Take Away Shows' project, La Blogotheque's popular video podcast add something


In 2007 and 2008, Moon collaborated with Michael Stipe and R.E.M. on several video and web projects related to their album 'Accelerate add something


' The various experimental projects that came out of this collaboration include the 48min essay 6 DAYS, the experimental ninety-days-long web project called 90 NIGHTS, and the acclaimed THIS IS NOT A SHOW , a live movie on their Dublin performances in the summer of 2007 add something


Erik Truffaz - In 2007 he and Ed Harcourt appeared in a "Take-Away Show" video session shot by Vincent Moon


Elvis Perkins - In 2007 he did a Take-Away Show acoustic video session shot by Vincent Moon


Pascal Comelade - In 2007 he did a Take-Away Show acoustic video session shot by Vincent Moon


The Shins - In 2007 the band did a "Take-Away show" acoustic video session shot by Vincent Moon, and recorded a version of Pete Seeger's "Little Boxes" for the Showtime series "Weeds


Sufjan Stevens - In 2007, he did a Take-Away Show acoustic video session shot by Vincent Moon standing on a roof in Cincinnati


Cali (singer) - In 2007, he did a Take-Away Show video session shot by Vincent Moon


Andrew Bird - In April 2007, he did a "Take-Away Show" acoustic video session shot by Vincent Moon


Owen Pallett - In September 2007 they did a Take-Away Show acoustic video session shot by Vincent Moon


The project was a website dedicated to reveal little by little the new R.E.M. album, in the beginning of 2008 add something


On February 12, 2008 the website was launched, containing ten takes of the video available for download in high definition as well as a YouTube page for users to upload their own versions of the video add something


In November 2008, Vincent Moon traveled to Prague with longtime collaborators Antoine Viviani and Gaspar Claus to document the mythical Havlovi, a couple of musicians who dedicated their life to their instruments, the ancient viola da gamba add something


On December 2008, Vincent Moon left Paris and most of his previous work behind to explore new horizons add something


Jad Fair - In 2008 Vincent Moon made a short documentary called "Paris lost in Texas", which is part of his The Take-Away Shows-series


During the year 2009, Moon started to explore other approaches to music, leaving a little bit the Take Away Shows project to other filmmakers, and created his own blog Fiume Nights, where he started to write ideas about media, culture and creation in the 21st century, and continued to make short films add something


The film LA FAUTE DES FLEURS, sometimes considered Moon's best work, has won the Sound & Vision Award at the documentary film festival CPH DOX 2009 in Denmark add something


The result, LITTLE BLUE NOTHING has been screened in several cities around the world, and was released in 2014 on limited-series DVD. add something


In March 2009, cellist Gaspar Claus and Vincent Moon embarked on a journey to Japan to portray the cult poet, musician and painter Kazuki Tomokawa add something


In April 2009, he organized and recorded a concert of singer Lhasa de Sela in Montreal, to promote her new album add something


Tom Jones (singer) - In February 2009 he did an exclusive Take-Away Show with Vincent Moon, performing three songs live in front of a camera in a New York hotel room


Moon has been traveling in Chile, Argentina, Cambodia, Egypt, Poland, Iceland, Brazil, Colombia, Turkey, Sardinia, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, the Philippines, Croatia, Ethiopia, Russia, Uruguay, Peru, the Caucasus, Vietnam and Laos for the Collection Petites Planètes since 2010 add something


His last project in the field of rock music would be AN ISLAND, recorded in August 2010 with Danish band Efterklang on their native island of Als. Vincent Moon and Efterklang released the film exclusively online in January 2011, developing of a new method of film distribution called 'private-public screenings' - people who want to see the film have to organize their own screenings add something


In March 2011, Vincent Moon teamed up with the electronic folk duo Lulacruza to explore the musical cultures of urban and provincial Colombia add something


At the turn of the year 2014, after 5 years traveling, Vincent Moon switched his way of living and working to explore deeper into one subject - the renewal of sacred in our generation add something