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About the Show

Miami BeachDecember 4–7, 2014Welcome to the favorite winter meeting place for the international artworld. At the nexus of North America and Latin America, this Art Basel show presents artwork from across the globe. Over 250 of the world's leading galleries participate, drawing over 70,000 visitors each year.With miles of sandy beaches dotted with classic Art Deco architecture, world-class art museums, and a glittering nightlife, Miami Beach ranks among America's most iconic cities. During Art Basel, it embraces the artworld with special exhibitions at museums and galleries across the city, transforming the week into a dense and dynamic cultural event.Leading international galleries show work from masters of Modern and contemporary art as well as pieces by newly emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are displayed in the main exhibition hall,

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Steampunk Tea Party

We had a blast shooting this Steampunk Tea Party material for an artshow coming up tomorrow, hosted by Artserve, Vaughn Reynolds, and Natalia King.  Click on any of the images to see more photos from that photographer.   The show is Saturday Nov. 5th at the library on Sunrise.  More details here.  Hope to see you there! -Brian

David Ramos and model: Kimberly Roczynski (Fetish Barbie)

Photographer: David Ramos – model: Kimberly Roczynski (Fetish Barbie)

Photographer: Ryan Teixeira - Model: Christopher Bloechinger

Photographer: Ryan Teixeira – Model: Christopher Bloechinger

Photographer: Ginger De Vegh - Model: Danielle Day

Photographer: Ginger De Vegh – Model: Danielle Day

Photographer: Donna Paul - Models: Kimberly Roczynski, Justin R Harris, Aisha Newkirk, Christopher Bloechinger, Brian Firth, Dylan Patrick Rickenbacker and Jenny Ortiz  - Wardrobe: Crazy about Costumes - Styling: Tini Gonzales

Photographer: Donna Paul – Models: Kimberly Roczynski, Justin R Harris, Aisha Newkirk, Christopher Bloechinger, Brian Firth, Dylan Patrick Rickenbacker and Jenny Ortiz – Wardrobe: Crazy about Costumes – Styling: Tini Gonzales

Photographer: Simon Soong - Model: Dylan Patrick Rickenbacker

Photographer: Simon Soong – Model: Dylan Patrick Rickenbacker

 

Photographer: Flash - Model Constance

Photographer: Flash – Model Constance

Photographer: Brian Firth - Models:  Ella & Savvannah Lasch

Photographer: Brian Firth – Models: Ella & Savvannah Lasch

Photographer: Danielle Day - Models:  Cerise Carson & Savannah Lasch

Photographer: Danielle Day – Models: Cerise Carson & Savannah Lasch

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The Tea Party. Sassy Steampunk Photo / Video / Art project for an upcoming Artserve event.

 Victorian – Steampunk – Tea party train tracks location 1

Inspiration photos:
http://www.modelmayhem.com/list/504337

lawn tennis, victorian era, beautiful women

This is going to be a fun, casual, photo/video shoot for an upcoming, Steam Punk themed art show:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=195261430533749

The general theme is a sassy, surreal Victorian era tea party with steampunk elements interwoven.  The first shoot date is going to be October 15 at 2pm in southeast Fort Lauderdale.

Victorian - Steampunk - Tea party train tracks location 1

 

Adam Kaplan from Ask Media
http://askmediaproductions.com/

is going to be shooting video for us! :-)  (at least at the first shoot on Saturday, Oct. 15th)

We are still casting all positions: models/actors, photographers, video folks, photoshop wizards, makeup/hair, stylists, Prop guys/girls, anybody really that wants to get involved is welcome chat me up in an email: Brian {at} Sandboxraw.com

Our facebook event page is:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=270806596273353

and you can stay current with upcoming projects and events at:
http://facebook.com/sandboxraw

Victorian - Steampunk - Tea party train tracks location 1 - Green screen wall

Thanks for your interest and here is the original event description from Facebook:

*This is an art project with any proceeds going to charity. There is no budget so nobody is getting paid but we should all help take care of the make up artist and/or body painters for their product costs.

A tea party, some croquet, and steampunk fun. That’s it, low stress, high fun. Please no big egos, I hope everybody brings ideas and brings lots of energy to their characters which should be strong and confident if not sassy :-) but off camera let’s keep it real mellow and low drama please.

Victorian - Steampunk - Tea party train tracks location 1 - Tanker cars

The 15th 1pm-sunset is set in stone. The final locations (somewhere in Broward) and the second shoot date is still up in the air. If you’re interested get me your availability Brian [at] Sandboxraw.com and we’ll figure it all out in the next couple days. The location is in south Broward, details coming soon.

THINK FANTASTIC, SURREAL, MECHANICAL & WHIMSICAL, Steampunk is not a real world type of thing so we’ll do the best we can on set to bend reality but a creative Photoshop Genie would be fabulous! We already have a good retoucher but extra help can’t hurt!

Mr. Jeffrey Scott was nice enough to let us use his work  “A Modern Day Love Affair” for some inspiration for this project.  Here is his Model Mayhem http://www.modelmayhem.com/1980 and website: http://factory1019.com/ and the model, Frankie C: http://www.modelmayhem.com/618929

 

A Modern Day Love Affair by Jeffrey Scott - 1019  - (model) Frankie C)

A Modern Day Love Affair by Jeffrey Scott - 1019 - (model) Frankie C)

I have a pretty good location in mind near Davie Blvd. and 95 so we’ll finalize that soon too but I’d still like to talk about a second location.

Metal, leather, glass, machinery, steam, time travel, goggles, and ray guns are sort of the cliche steam punk themes but I don’t want to get too hung up on all that.. We should represent the era, Victorian, but beyond that let’s do something different. Simple but heavy drama and the contrast between soft and hard are important to me.

I had a concept I wanted to do awhile back that might work, a Victorian tea party right next to some live train tracks. A steam train or steam engines in general would be fabulous.

I don’t know, let’s get some discussion flowing, please add any ideas or anything you think would help us!

Thanks! -Brian

Here’s a list of photos on here I put together and a youtube video that might help:

http://www.modelmayhem.com/list/504337
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9XDN-zz-ZA

Of course good models, photographers, videoheads, and make up/stylists are going to be key but body painters and photoshop wizards could take this project to the next level. Some of the mechanical body stuff would be rad!! Drop me a line if you have an interest!
Brian {at} SandboxRaw.com

Show page:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=195261430533749

And Show info:

October 29th:
10 AM – 2 PM: Artwork drop off

November 5th:
7 PM -10 PM: Opening Reception
10 PM – 2 AM: Official After Party @ Green Room

By Sinthetic Designs & ArtServe

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ENTRY FEE CHANGED
$10 for 1 piece
$20 for up to 3 pieces
$30 for 4 pieces!
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ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL GO TO LifeNet4Families!

http://lifenet4families.org/

“In 2010, LifeNet4Families | Cooperative Feeding Program celebrated 25 years of service to the hungry and homeless of Broward County. From the humble beginnings of distributing a few peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the homeless, to today’s provision of 1.2 million meals a year, the agency’s dramatic development has reflected both the growing numbers and the growing needs of the poor in our community.

As a totally private, 501 C3, federally recognized non profit agency, we are forever grateful for the compassion and generosity of the community and our supporters. The demand for our services is escalating in even greater numbers and we are overwhelmed and struggling to continue to meet all challenges in these harshest of economic times.”

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What is Steampunk?

http://www.sintheticdesigns.com/steampunklegion/
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This is an open call to artists/heads up.

Call to Artist Online Entry Form:
http://www.sintheticdesigns.com/steampunklegion/submissions.html

 

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Last Hope – Air

Last Air – Air

This is one of the 4 movies (Earth, Fire, Water, Air) that we put together for an installation piece for the Red Eye are show by Artserve.  The other 3 are coming soon!

It plays slow because the 4 movies are meant to be played concurrently.

Anyway, thank you soooooo much to everyone involved, it was a great experience and a pleasure to work with you all!

cheers, -Brian & Cerise

Last Hope – Air from Sandbox Raw on Vimeo.

Half Head
http://www.facebook.com/halfheadmusic

Miguel Morales
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Miguel-Morales/159772014062689

Naturalist Micheala
http://www.naturalistmac.com/

James Eisele
http://www.fashionfl.com/

Ryan Tiexiera
http://www.Blazecore.com

Chantal Lawrie
http://BlueStudioMiami.com

Mary O’Hara
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marynated-Illustrations-Mary-OHara/130500180375069

Georgina Romero
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002525323517

Patrick Oden
http://patrickodenphotography.com

Anastasia Sultzer
http://www.facebook.com/crippleboyrobo

Justin Harris
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Justin-R-Harris/179267705464099

Cia Lee
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cia-Lee-Fan-Page/199367753442529

K&D Photography
http://www.facebook.com/pages/KD-Photography/134340316598476

Danielle Korzeniewski
http://www.communikas.com/

Brian Firth
http://BrianFirth.com 

Cerise Carson
http://www.facebook.com/drkcdesigns

Luna Musefusion
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001340295633

Photo by James Eisele:  http://www.fashionfl.com/ Last Hope Air photo by James Eisele

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Last Hope – Final Battle – Game Plan

Sooooo, it’s time to wrap up shooting for this thing.. tomorrow Saturday, July 9th at 3pm, we’re asking everybody that can make it to meet us at this location near the 595 and 441 intersection.  Plan on trying to stay THROUGH sunset and if you want, depending on how dirty we all feel, we may be going straight to the Red Eye pre opening party at the Green Room downtown. http://www.jointherevolution.net/Green_Room/index.html

Bring your weapons, war paint, get your head in survival / fight mode.. we can all be friends again over some beers afterwards but tomorrow from 3pm-9pm if they aren’t in your tribe and with the exception Kelly and a few other connecting characters we’ll catch you up on in little pre shoot chat… Everyone else on the set is a direct threat to you and your family/tribe’s existence…  and p.s. don’t be upset if you’re character dies.. sorry it’s Armageddon, it needs to feel like it!  but maybe.. just maybe… they’re be some Last little bit of Hope :-)

Anyway from 595 you take 441 south and then take your first right and wiggle around like this:

Parking for final fight

 

final battle location

Here’s some links:

Artserve
www.artserve.org

Red Eye Page
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=198361663544112
Last Hope information Page
http://sandboxraw.com/2011/06/02/one-hope/

Last Hope Facebook Page
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202384376442169

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Last Hope Water & Fire at Dania Beach / John Lloyd

This Saturday June 11, 2011 at 4pm Last Hope round 2 is going to be shot at the locations pictured below in Dania.

Hopefully you get the idea.. just north of Dania pier..
2pm in SE Laudy if you want to come early and work on your hair/makeup/wardrobe..

hair and makeup this Saturday is going to be by Cabba Blee (make sure you tip here nice!)
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000145887970

Shaping up like a beach set this weekend.. Surf gang, Armageddon female tribe type feel for our Water & Fire Elements (there’s a fire ban across south Florida so there will be no actual fire this time but don’t worry, we’ll post in some fire!!..also grab a Free spirit, Hippie, Earthy look if you can.. check here for ideas on wind or water ideas: http://sandboxraw.com/2011/06/02/one-hope/

For Fire: some hard, leather, studded type clothing and accessories! The burnt rags like Liana’s stuff from last week.. idk use your imagination.. Wife Beaters and old Tshirts, ripped up are a good start..

For Water: black or white swimwear would be good but whatever color you have will probably work.. surf boards, whiskey, and cigarettes is about all I can come up with.. add your ideas below!!!!.. the rags will probably come in handy .. again the harder the look the better

hard chicks, heavy tattoos, please apply within!

For Earth: Try to pull off cute hippie look!
check the Facebook page for updates http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202384376442169

Dania beach John Lloyd - Last Hope

 

 

last hope john lloyd state parkParking map for John Lloyd.. 4pm this Saturday June 11th or at 2pm we start hair and make up at the plaza, SE Laudy, contact me for directions..Basically you take Dania Beach BLVD to the beach and get on the “Dania Pier” exit at the end and NOT”John Lloyd exit.. meter parking, park at the end/north end and we’ll be meeting 1/4 mile further north up the beach near the creek..

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Last Hope

This is the general outline for an installation piece we are entering in ArtServe’s Red Eye show coming up down here in Fort Lauderdale in July
red eye art show artserve for lauderdale
A collaboration between the Sandbox crew, Dark Cherry Designs, and you!

Sorry I just read this project description talking about a 1 night shoot, clearly this project has taken on a life of it’s own :-)  The story how it started anyway,  is below.
Here’s some details on the upcoming shoots.  Basically a ton of ultra talented photographers, actors, and all the rest of the crew it takes to create moving imagery are getting involved so stay tuned and jump in if you’re feeling it!
All photographers and videographers  have the right to use their footage for anything they want, please bring your own model releases,  but we’re asking for raw and post images from everyone so we can patch together a nice flow and feel for these final shorts.. Any and all proceeds from this project are going to charity and everyone will be fully credited for their work.

The concept  is war and division is what will cause the Armageddon and all the death and destruction that goes along with it.  We’re going to illustrate how acceptance, love, music, and kindness might be our “Last Hope”
A trustworthy foundation that supports those values is what we’re fishing for right now.  If we have some luck raising some money at the show we would love to help out the Big Brother Big Sisters Foundation here in Broward county: http://www.bbbsbroward.org so we’re reaching out to them but please if you have any suggestions, post them below!
Please email me asap Brian [at] Sandboxraw.com if you’re interested in getting involved!  Musicians, Video Post Production, and Video Cameramen/women with a really edgy, funky style are in high demand right now but anybody willing to try their hand at acting and modeling, please forward your info and we’ll try to get you in there!!
Thanks for your interest, Brian and Cerise!!
The links to this and that are below..

here’s some behind the scenes: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set … 9618125636

& www.sandboxraw.com has the latest details..

and
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202384376442169

is the Facebook page.. If you’re interested, brush up on the latest posts and give me a buzz!

954 330 2848 let’s chat and see how we can fit you in!

Here’s the schedule:
June 30th and July 2nd in Key Biscayne. 3pm – sunset (Satureday may run an extra hour or two.. or as long as we can get away with a bonfire :-)
July 7th and July 9th at a yet to be determined location.. (3pm-same)

Here’s the concept:
For as the Ancient Wisdom of Solomon promises: Verse 6. 12 –
“Wisdom is radiant and unfading and she is easily discerned by
those who love her, and is found by those who seek her.” “She
hastens to make herself known to those who desire her.” and “…she
goes about seeking those worthy of her, and she graciously appears
to them in their paths, and meets them in every thought. Hence the
song lyrics: “She was also in your City. Haven’t you heard?”

War and confusion starting at 4pm (6/11/11)

Apocalypse – end of the world 6 12 110.01 am-08.00am (Sunrise)

For as the Ancient Wisdom of Solomon promises:

Verse 6. 12 –“Wisdom is radiant and unfading and she is easily discerned bythose who love her, and is found by those who seek her.” “Shehastens to make herself known to those who desire her.” and “…shegoes about seeking those worthy of her, and she graciously appearsto them in their paths, and meets them in every thought.

Hence the song lyrics: “She was also in your City. Haven’t you heard?

”Evil will win!!(-or will the Tribes find unity?)

5 Elements:

Earth –Hippiesmudplants/ flowersseedspeace signs

Wind- Native Americans bubbles w/ smokered earth/dirt, trampoline, floating imagery

Fire- Rockabillytattoosfiremusic/loud

Water- Surfersshellsturtles / sea creatures(underwater camera)

LOVE- the light/lightningKelly – 5. Element/ pulling together the worldsFallen AngelHandling over the “energy” to Evil*

*There will be hidden religious imagery/symbolism suggesting a Holy War.

Wardrobe:

Earth –Hippies Organic fabrics, stringy hair,
Imagery:

mud
plants/ flowers
seeds
peace signs
Wind– Native American style but very light and airy
Imagery
trampoline
bubbles w/ smoke
bow and arrow
tomahawks
Blowing Wind
Sky
Fire– Rockabilly, tatoos, hard, black boots, ripped up wife beaters, white Tshirts
Imagery:
fire
sparks
hunting animals
music/loud
Water– Surf gang – minimal swimwear black/ white pretty simple wardrobe body art a plus..
Would love real surfers, real boards, real surf, Reef Road Deerfield maybe
turtles / sea creatures
(underwater camera)
LOVE– the light/lightning
Kelly – 5. Element/ pulling together the worlds
Fallen Angel
Handling over the “energy” to Evil
Imagery:
“maid Marian” kind of dress
big, flowy
Wings (?)
->>Dirty wings
LIGHT!!!!
Make sure you’ve clicked “I’m Attending” at
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202384376442169
and emailed me your availability:
Brian (at) SandboxRaw.com
If this isn’t for you, stay posted on upcoming castings by clicking “Like” at:
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Also, we have a video community that is designed to connect anyone in video
production.. Pre, Post, Cameramen/women, actors, Producers, Newbies, Wardrobe, Makeup
Generally a place for anybody in the field to connect and learn from one another. Please feel
free to post links to your work at:
Thanks for your interest!  Here’s some images we can get some inspiration from:
Armageddon inspiration
ONe Hope inspiration
ideas for rapture photoshoot
Ideas for Apacolypse
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