Armed with a Canon 5D Mark II, After Effects, CS5, Color Finesse, Sapphire and Final Cut, director Francois Ferracci turns out a striking short film that looks at the direction of social media and digital content. There are quite a few messages that you can take away from "Lost Memories" but the one that hits home for me is how it reflects our
future current state of social interaction and how we can so easily get caught up in sharing our moments that we forget to actually experience them. So the next time you are sitting down across a bar or table from a friend or loved one ask yourself, "Am I present?", and put the damn iPhone down.
Elvis via OneSmallWindow:
"With a running time of less than three minutes the film Lost Memories makes a powerful comment on digital versus analog living as well as the nature of memories—especially when they are all tweeted, blogged or committed to a digital archive somewhere."
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Written, Directed and post-produced by Francois Ferracci.
With Luka Kellou and Magali Heu
Music by Alexandre Fortuit
An interview with Francois Ferracci over at One Small Window.