Archive for the 'Filmmaking' Category

Grendizer creator Go Nagai coming to Amman!

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

A flying robot..

An his creator..

..are coming to Amman!!

Go Nagai, the man behind Grendizer is coming to Amman and giving two lectures.

7 October at 11 am at the Princess Sumaya University
8 October at the Royal Film Commission.

This is fantastic. Details here.

When I blogged about Grendizer five years ago, the amount of comments I got was overwhelming. [...]

Video: From Amman to Zarqa, by train!

Monday, September 7th, 2009’s very own video master Mohammad Jaradat took a ride on the ancient train from Amman to Zarqa, and came back with an FANTASTIC video report. The video speaks for itself. The train, the stations, the reaction of the people and the areas it passes through together tell a tough [...]

A video from 2004.. I can’t believe half a decade passed!

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

While doing some searching on the web, I chanced upon a very low budget (no budget!) video that I created for the Immedia 2004 conference. This is something I even blogged about in the early days of 360east.

I watched the video with amusement. A number of familiar faces are featured. [...]

Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Are you a young creative: Make an ad.. Go to Cannes this June

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Just received this announcement from a loyal 360east reader (hi Dina!) about a competition by the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival that will take the winner to attend this prestigious ad event and compete in the Young Lions Film Competition.


At midnight on 15 May (GMT), YouTube will release a brief on for a 60-second [...]

Objectified: a film on design an its (un)intended consequences

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

From Gary Hustwit, the maker of the film Helvetica (yes a film about a typeface, and a really good one at that) comes Objectified, a highly anticipated documentary about design, particularly product design. It features some of the world’s most famous industrial designers such as Karim Rashid, Jonathan Ive (Apple) and David Kelly (Ideo)

What’s interesting [...]

New Mac vs PC ads: just don’t say the “V” word

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Microsoft is spending US$ 300 Million on a campaign to fix Vista’s image and counter attacks Apple’s long standing and very successful Mac vs PC TVC series. They started with ads featuring Bill Gates with Jerry Seinfeld. Then the stopped that and came up with a pretty cool “I am a PC” campaign.

Now Apple is [...]