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Featured Video: Laerte Késsimos

Happy Halloween!

Our Featured Video this week is a beautifully eerie music video from Brazilian Filmmaker Laerte Késsimos.  A Staff Pick and Finalist for our Keane project, we figured this would be a fitting choice for October 31st.

Watch the full video here: http://genero.tv/watch-video/33104/

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Join us as we go behind the scenes with our latest Featured FilmmakerSan Charoenchai!

To give us insight on his animation techniques and creative choices, San chatted to us about his work as an animator, and delved behind the scenes of his winning video for Miss Kittin’s ‘Maneki Neko’, which went on to be a runner up in the 2013 Genero Awards. Continue Reading…

One of the most promising R&B artists to emerge during the early 2010s, we’re thrilled to be collaborating with Elle Varner to bring you the opportunity to direct the official music video for her awesome track ‘Cold Case’!

There’s only a few weeks to submit your video for this one, so get started quickly!

Filmmaker Payment: $7,000
Submissions Close: November 25
Details: http://genero.tv/ellevarner/

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The Weeks – ‘Mercury’

We’ve got a new project for you! Mississippi-based Southern rock quintet The Weeks want you to create the official music video for their track ‘Mercury’!

There’s no creative direction for this one, so take a listen to the tune and see where it takes you.

Filmmaker Payment: $5,000
Submissions close: December 8
Details: http://genero.tv/theweeks/

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Featured Video: Cabinet

A recent selection for our wear it pink project, we wanted to put the spotlight on Cabinet’s brilliant animation for our Featured Video this week!

The quirky video is one of four selected to help promote the October 24th fundraiser, and you can head to wearitpink.org to jump on board and get involved with this great cause!

Watch the fantastic film here: http://genero.tv/watch-video/38874/

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Introducing Quality Ranking on Genero

We’re very excited to announce that we’re launching Quality Ranking and Achievements badges on Genero!

Quality Rankings recognise creatives who consistently do quality work on Genero and rewards them with higher rankings and a range of benefits as they demonstrate creativity, talent and professionalism. Quality Ranking also ensures filmmakers with higher rankings standout to prospective clients looking to commission Genero directors to help them get more paid work. Continue Reading…

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The Velvet Underground – ‘After Hours’

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce our newest project with one of the most important and influential groups of all time, The Velvet Underground!

Interested in creating the official music video for their track ‘After Hours’?

Written by Lou Reed, the song was released in 1969 and is one of the few songs featuring drummer Maureen Tucker on lead vocals. This version of ‘After Hours’ is the Val Valentin Mix, and will be featured in the upcoming 45th Anniversary Edition of ‘The Velvet Underground’.

Filmmaker Payment: $4,200
Submissions Close: December 1
Details: http://genero.tv/thevelvetunderground