what if Vincent van Gogh was born today? painT tells the story of Vinny, a struggling artist and quintessential "art underdog" who sees the world as a living, breathing painting. Set against the backdrop of the New York & L.A. art scene, painT is an American update on the tragic life of van Gogh, seen through the eyes of his modern day counterpart and spiritual heir, examining the fine line between love, madness, and paint.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Sequential PAINT officially selected to open NewFilmmakers Series at the New York Anthology Film Archives

if i've learned anything in this beat of life yet, it is patience.
4 years ago I took my video camera and shot myself
painting two intense installations for The Standard, Hollywood.
hours of footage which consisted of me romping around
the City of Angels, painting till sunrise and eating cupcakes were
mailed to my buddy from NYU, director/writer/photographer, Stephen Dackson.
Steve, a filmmaker at his core, had started his own production company,
and went to work on the tapes detailing my creative process.
like Vincent van Gogh mailing letters to his brother Theo,
the tapes became my letters to him on how life was going in Hollywood.
Looking for work as an actor, heartbreak in love and in career,
became the fire and voice which erupted on canvas and now film.
The result is a 7 minute documentary chronicling what happens when artistic life meets apocalyptic love.
I am pleased to inform all my friends that Sequential PAINT
has officially been selected to open the NewFilmmakers Series at the New York Anthology Film Archives on Wednesday evening June 30th, 6PM

if you find yourself available that night, I will be in attendance and
my ART, SHIRTS, & THINGS will be available for purchase.
Tickets are just 6 bucks. Included are two other Documentaries
Mezzanotte Obscura, by Lori Prechers, and Scribble 08 by Mark Murphy.
it would be great to see you all.

with a handshake and a smile,

NewFilmmakers Goes Over The Line



Sequential PAINT

"A short film about love and loss, the suffering of creation, and an art machine with animal structure named Gregory Siff."

Wednesday June 30th, 2010

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street)
NY, NY 10003

Edited, Written and Directed by Stephen Dackson

Painted and Photographed by Gregory Siff

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