I agree with Ben 100%
When it comes to Todd Cole‘s work, there is no stone left unturned and no starlet left un-photographed. Everyone from Britney Spears and Elle Fanning to Chloe Sevigny and Charlotte Gainsbourg have spent time in front of his lens.
After identifying its emerging importance and moving into the fashion film genre, Todd has created engrossing works for fashion powerhouse Rodarte, including their 2010 space adventure (which was showcased in last year’s Portable Film Festival) and The Curve of Forgotten Things earlier this year, which featured the aforementioned Fanning.
Always eager to see what directors watch in their downtime, we asked Todd to share his favorite web videos with us in this week’s installment of What We’re Watching.
It would’ve been so easy for this film to be a mockery of an eccentric guy who believes in aliens.
When filmmaker Jack Lawrence Mayer’s girlfriend broke up with him, he set about creating a documentary in the hopes of winning her back. We’re premiering the short exclusively on Portable, along with an interview with Jack.
Read this and just try not to get a crush on this guy (I couldn’t. Whoopsydoops)