Virgin Media Shorts, DSTRKT 13’s Silent Disco
DISTRKT 13 joined one of 800+ entries into Virgin Media Shorts 2013 and it’s brilliant. Before you continue reading, watch this:
From July 22nd to the 28th, the eligible film that generates the most Twitter buzz between these days will become the Lucky 13 shortlist entry. Vote for this sharp and stunning piece of art on Twitter by stating the title of this film, “Silent Disco”, followed by the hashtag #VMShortsVote in your post. Its that simple and Twitter hashtags are the only way to vote for Lucky 13 this year.
DSTRKT 13 is a production company for film, theatre and music. It represents a collective of like-minded individuals who join together to share their vision, talent and energy, in order to reach out and tell stories and is founded by Mark J. Rigby. In their words: “As one, our abilities have no limits.”
Here’s Rigby’s first Twitter post about the video’s release:
The @DSTRKT13 team made a film for @VMShorts. It’s called #SILENTDISCO. Please support us by ‘liking’ & ‘sharing’ RT http://t.co/sNDsfVzW4L
— Mark Rigby (@MarkRiggers) July 23, 2013
The song featured in the film is by the talented Dominique Tipper. Dominique’s shout out:
My song Superstar has been used in another short for @VMShorts ‘Silent Disco’ please vote for it here http://t.co/e0wCCpO9Ov its awesome!
— Dominique Tipper (@Mi55Tipper) July 27, 2013
It’s true, we may be a bit bias, but we absolutely LOVE this film. It reminds us of the magical space we are transported into during our Silent Storm events – a place which connects us all to join in on the experience of musical connection. Yet the paradoxical connection between those with headphones and those without exemplifies the immense dichotomy that exists. Needless to reiterate, we’re in LOVE with this piece. Let’s vote “Silent Disco” by DSTRKT 13 to the top!
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