SOLIPSIST by Andrew Huang is a Visual and Philosophical Treat

SOLIPSIST is an experimental short film by Andrew Huang that recently won the Special Jury Prize at Slamdance 2012. This short film by Andrew explores the philosophical idea called solipsism. Solipsism, to summarize, is the concept that we can only be sure of what exists in our mind.

This is one of the most interesting and creative videos we’ve seen in a while. It also fits nicely into our credo of “inspiring others to create.” Enjoy and let Andrew Huang take you on a visual and philosophical journey!

SOLIPSIST by Andrew Huang

Making of SOLIPSIST Video

More About SOLIPSIST

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Solipsistfilm
Cast: Mary Elise Hayden, Marissa Merrill, & Dustin Edward
Cinematography: Laura Merians
Costumes: Lindsey Mortensen
Production Design: Hugh Zeigler
Makeup & Hair Design: Jennifer Cunningham
Producers: Laura Merians & Stephanie Marshall
Executive Producer: David Lyons
Live Action & VFX: Moo Studios

More About Andrew Huang

Website: http://www.andrewthomashuang.com/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Andrew_T_Huang

Comments

  1. Sara Sáenz says

    Me gusto el video, sobre todo que el autor retrata de pies a cabeza al individuo solipsista, el consciente, el inconsciente la imaginacion el fin de su existencia. Congratulations.

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  3. Sophia says

    Certainly very colorful,impressive and inventive, but somehow it left me feeling empty…. a little bit like seeing “narcissistic fireworks”…

  4. says

    Perhaps I was reading in to something that wasn’t intended… but it felt like it was representation of the organic way in which a relationship forms, the experiences which colour each other, becoming what feels like a tangible part of both people, steadily growing, sometimes strange and bizarre, but beautiful all the same, and how this sometimes becomes all encompassing yet welcome; a peaceful surrender to the gradual blending of two souls. Eventually the dance is over, and we are asked how we feel about this loss of individuality – is this death or a new shared life?

    I know that’s not exactly what the piece was intended to be about… but that’s what I got from it, and I found it quite moving.

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