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Double-Blind … A Goat & A Gasmask

Follow TheCruu!by Double-Blind No.1 is a VFX design project by Zenon Kohler, Jasper St Aubyn West, Ian Anderson, Ricky Marks and Raoul Teague. Their self-imposed brief was to produce a collection of unique shots by experimenting with different styles and creative techniques. With access to all of the raw footage, …

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David Jaffe talks DC’s Music Scene & His Film Projects

Follow TheCruu!by Filmmaker, David Jaffe, talks about his Haiti film project and the DC music experience at The Howard Theater. Follow Jaffe on Twitter: @dijaffe David Jaffe is a filmmaker and writer based in Washington, DC.  David works production at the iconic Howard Theater, he’s part of the film collective “The Lookout”, …

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How 6ix Shoota Got His Name …

Follow TheCruu!by In this video interview with The Cruu, Director 6ix Shoota tells us how he, and his crew “Cool Kids Forever Films” got their names. Follow 6ix on Twitter: @6ixShoota on Instagram: @6ixShoota The Washington, D.C.-based video collective got its start shooting verisimilar yet uplifting music videos for co-founder …

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Joel Silberman Had Huge Hair & Is Really Good With Stress

Follow TheCruu!by In this video interview with The Cruu, musician/conductor/producer Joel Silberman talks about handling stress while performing, and the challenges of being gay in America, in the ’60s. Follow Joel on Twitter: @joelsilberman Joel Silberman is one of the American progressive movement’s premiere media and message strategists and trainers. His career began …

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Joel Silberman Talks How To Conduct An Orchestra & The Art Of Gesture

Follow TheCruu!by In this video interview with The Cruu, musician/conductor/producer Joel Silberman gives insight on how you conduct a Broadway orchestra … and the art of gesturing in everyday life. Follow Joel on Twitter: @joelsilberman Joel Silberman is one of the American progressive movement’s premiere media and message strategists and trainers. …

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TheCruu Picks: Top Films for January

Follow TheCruu!by Although lying in your Egyptian cotton sheets binging on kettle cooked chips and some vino while watching Netflix sounds amazing, going to the movies might just be a nice change of pace. It’s a new year after all, so do something new. Take a look at The Cruu’s …

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Snow on Tha Bluff

Follow TheCruu!by I am a connoisseur of project documentaries, an aficionado of all things hood and on film. To get my fix, lately I’ve resulted to home spun documentaries that take place in the projects in southern states, which I peruse late night on YouTube. I’ve seen many, and they …

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TheCruu Rewind – New Year Edition

Follow TheCruu!by WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK? OUR TOP SEVEN SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS FROM VISUAL MEDIA CREATIVES & CREWS 1) Filmmaker/host Ricky Camilleri honors a true talent, and is officially done with 2014 I'm sure good things happened this year but we still lost Phillip Seymour Hoffman so fuck 2014. — Ricky …

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“Scripted” – Torell Shavone Performs a Scene From “Love & Basketball”

Follow TheCruu!by Our new “Scripted” segment takes Cruu members from behind the camera, and makes them act out scenes from popular movies. Torell Shavone performs a pivotal scene from Gina Prince-Bythewood’s “Love & Basketball”

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Director, Torell Shavone, Talks New Film and Love

Follow TheCruu!by Torell Shavone is a Washington D.C. based film student, writer and director. I had the opportunity to sit and talk with her about the production on her new romantic film, “Where The Water Meets The Sand”, her successful Kickstarter effort, and her personal experiences with love.

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