First and Final Frames

Los Angeles-based director, Mark Romanek, best known for his feature films One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, recently curated a short list of ‘Guest Picks’ over at Nowness. One of the films, in particular, caught our eye.

First and Final Frames by Jacob T. Swinney is a mesmerising and thought-provoking edit of the opening and closing shots from 55 of cinema’s greatest works, played simultaneously on a split screen. Part 2 here…