NYU Student Films (1994)
This collection of student films was originally shot on 16mm B&W stock in 1994, during a 6 week intensive film course at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts where Wilson Santos studied. After years of lugging a green rucksack full of these old film reels from apartment to apartment, Santos finally rescued them from oblivion, projected them on a screen and re-shot them using a Canon T2i. Although Santos hasn’t produced another film since then, choosing instead to write, produce music, design, study and educate, looking at these shorts and now working as a professor at Full Sail University has inspired Santos to grab a camera and start shooting again. Let’s see what 2013 brings.
*All films were written, directed, produced, and edited by Santos at NYU, 1994.
The Conga Man – 1994
The Conga Man is Wilson Santos. The Wife is Tina. The Daughter is Tina Lanne.
The Chase – 1994
The Thief is Danny Gomez. The little girl is Tina Lanne.
Mary The Widow – 1994
The Murderer is Danny Gomez. The Widow is Mary.
Rain Drops – 1994
Montage of images in Greenwich Village near NYU on a rainy day.
Posted on April 9, 2013, in Film and tagged 16mm, art, artist, creative, drums, Fiction, film, ideas, music, New York City, NYU, NYU Film School, original, poetry, politics, racism, student films, Wilson Santos, world. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.