MODERN DAYDREAMS: DEERE JOHN
A man and a 22-ton John Deere excavator dance a dance of discovery, fulfillment, and loss.
Winner of 19 festival awards.
“A funny and surprisingly touching fantasy.” — The New York Times
A crowd-sourced film as 50 filmmakers in 23 countries each shoot two seconds of dance.
CASE STUDIES FROM THE GROAT CENTER FOR SLEEP DISORDERS
A faux-scientific investigation of sleep disorder from the renowned (but fictitious) Groat Center.
“Hilarious” — The New York Times
LEARN TO SPEAK BODY
A language instructional video… for body language.
2.9 million hits on YouTube.
One dance. Two minutes. Fifty locations.
Winner of five festival awards including the “Audience Award” at Dance Camera West.
A computer-animated essay on the spatial politics of elevator riding.
Winner of the “Grand Prize for Best Short” at Slamdance.
“A computer masterpiece” — CBS Evening News
Our days are battles, from which we take comfort in simple human contact.
See the making of, here.
A WORLD WITHOUT NUMBERS
Written when Mitchell Rose was nine years old, this animation/live action hybrid explores the horrors of a numberless world through the lens of childhood melodrama.
MODERN DAYDREAMS: TREADMILL SOFTLY
A man at the gym becomes infatuated with a woman exercising nearby, inspiring flights of fancy.
“A triumph of short filmmaking, nothing short of brilliant.” — FilmFinder
MODERN DAYDREAMS: ISLANDS IN THE SKY
Four people weave 50 feet in the air atop four cherry-pickers in the desert, aloft and aloof in their ivory towers.
“Inventive and conceptual crossbreeding of comedy and cutting edge dance.” — FilmThreat
A map of your march toward Destiny.
Winner of “Best of Show” at WorldFest-Houston
MODERN DAYDREAMS: UNLEASHED
An office-bound cubicle drone fantasizes about his workplace coming to life with animal abandon.
Included in “The Best Films on the Web” — UK Guardian
LEARN TO PHONE PHONEY
25% of all cell phone calls are fake. This instructional video teaches the finer points of the counterfeit call.
A music video of singer/songwriter Billy Goodrum.
A conceptual video in which first names are arranged into categories of meanings.
Mitchell Rose interviews himself.