A documentary film-maker uses Hypnotic Brass Ensemble photographs

Published on Thu Nov 26, 2009 by

A forthcoming documentary film about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) is to use some of my still photographs. HBE are a 9-piece, Chicago-based brass group, which caused a storm at UK festivals during 2009 and I was lucky enough to take photographs of their brilliant live performance at Womad Festival at Charlton Park, Malmesbury. A New York based film-maker called Reuben Atlas saw some of the images, got in contact and a deal was made. I also supplied a limited edition print of the image below for an exhibition at a gallery space in New York.

 

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble photography by David J Colbran

 

Below are some images from the private view and launch, where the band performed in the shadow of the Empire State Building.

 

New York exhibition

 

Print at exhibition

 

For more information about the fim check the website - www.hypnoticbrassfilm.com

View a trailer from the film on the New Yorker website

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