Ned Hurley: Film Editor / Media Producer

Posts tagged with "Minneapolis"

Jul 11 '14
Soapcast - Americana Artist Profile: Steven Lang

Summer means another slew of Soapcasts. I’m now in my fifth year of producing the (now officially award-winning) podcast.

This batch of conversations for the Americana exhibition was a real joy to put together. All the artists were extremely excited about their work and forthcoming with great anecdotes.

Posted above is an example, my piece with photographer Steven Lang.

If you’re MPLS local, check out the show before it closes next month.

Tags: The Soap Factory Steven Lang Americana MPLS Minneapolis Twin Cities MSP Soapcast

Aug 3 '12
Getting ready to shoot a music video for Twin Cities band Wild Cathedral. I’ve worked with Chris Williams, one of the two main singers and songwriters from the band, previously on Keys, in which he played the younger piano player who comes upon a warehouse full of pianos.
This time around, we’re still very much going for a ramshackle, cobbled together look on this set and so far I think it looks fantastic! What you see above is a very basic shot of what the laboratory set we’ve been working on for the past few days is turning out to be.
Getting very excited about this!

Getting ready to shoot a music video for Twin Cities band Wild Cathedral. I’ve worked with Chris Williams, one of the two main singers and songwriters from the band, previously on Keys, in which he played the younger piano player who comes upon a warehouse full of pianos.

This time around, we’re still very much going for a ramshackle, cobbled together look on this set and so far I think it looks fantastic! What you see above is a very basic shot of what the laboratory set we’ve been working on for the past few days is turning out to be.

Getting very excited about this!

2 notes Tags: Wild Cathedral Twin Cities Music Video Minneapolis MPLS Laboratory Film Set Nedison Ned Hurley

May 1 '12

For the past few days, Minneapolis has been host to the American Association of Museums’ Annual Meeting 2012. Some of the Minnesota Historical Society's work has been honored by AAM in the past and this year was no exception.

The 1968 Exhibit's Huey Helicopter Vietnam Combat Stories, of which I edited the majority of the video pieces presented within, was honored with a MUSE Award this year by the Association. I'm really proud to have the hard work of myself and my colleagues recognized and showcased.

The 1968 Exhibit is now on view at the Oakland Museum of California, until August 19th.

4 notes Tags: AAM American Association of Museums Minneapolis Minnesota Historical Society MUSE Awards

Apr 25 '12

Still reeling from the Keys screening at the Sonoma International Film Festival, but I’m happy to return home, where three films that I had a hand in editing were selected for the shorts programs in this year’s Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

Top left: Chris, directed by Ethan Holbrook, right: Little Wolf, directed by Christopher Peck and bottom: The Well, directed by Christopher Jopp. A trio of Chris.

Ethan’s film played last Monday to a very warm reception and Messrs. Peck and Jopp’s films will be screening tomorrow night at the St. Anthony Main theatre.

I am tremendously excited to see these movies on the big screen and was really privileged to work on all three of them. 

3 notes Tags: MSPIFF Short Film Ned Hurley Ethan Holbrook Christopher Jopp Christopher Peck Minneapolis Minneapolis-St Paul International Film Festival

Feb 16 '12

The Sports Show opens tonight at the MIA. It’s been a lot of fun to work on, being the first major install I’ve worked on at the Institute. It’s also proving to be one of the most media-heavy shows they’ve ever exhibited.

Although the bulk of the pieces on display are photographs, there are some really astounding media works that it has been a privilege to work around and with. From Buster Keaton to Zinedine Zidane, the range of work selected by curator David Little really touches on pretty much every aspect dealing with the intersection of sport and art culture.

Above are stills from some of the featured media pieces:

  1. Clips from the Buster Keaton film College.
  2. Kota Ezawa’s Brawl, a cut-out animation re-contextualizing of the 2004 Pistons-Pacers brawl. Shown on a 16mm film looper.
  3. The O. J. Simpson Project by Roger Welch, a multiple projection and monitor setup featuring an interview with the Juice on two synched monitors, along with projections of him on the football field and a double projection of fans in the stands.
  4. Paul Pfeiffer’s The Saints, mainly a massive audio installation featuring the sounds of the 1966 World Cup crowd, recreated and pumped through large speakers to fill a mostly empty gallery. Three video elements are also a part of the piece. One, featured above, is focused on a single player of the World Cup game by editing out every other player on the field.
  5. Filz-TV by Joseph Beuys. We all love a little Beuys — here he boxes with himself in front of a small television set, among other things.
  6. Tim Davis’ triple monitor piece The Upstate New York Olympics, which feature him conceiving and carrying out various fake Olympic events he builds around what he can find driving around the northern part of his state.
  7. Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, a dual screen documentary film about the controversial French soccer player, featuring a soundtrack by Mogwai. This piece really works well as a closer, as it ties together so many aspects of the Welch, Ezawa and Pfeiffer pieces. Also the projections are massive and daunting.

This exhibition has been one of the most exciting and challenging events I’ve ever worked on and I’m really looking forward to seeing what visitors make of it. So if you’re in the MSP area in the near future, make sure to swing by and see The Sports Show. I promise you won’t be disappointed.

7 notes Tags: Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis MSP St. Paul Buster Keaton Kota Ezawa OJ Simpson Roger Welch Paul Pfeiffer Joseph Beuys Tim Davis Zinedine Zidane MIA Minnesota Art Art Museums Media Installation Exhibition The Sports Show

Jul 19 '11

It will definitely be interesting to see what becomes of Bike Night 2011 with this hellish weather we’ve been and most likely will be happening…

But regardless, hopefully this promo I cut for the event will entice a few two wheelers to roll by Target Park on Thursday.

12 notes Tags: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts MIA Bike Night Third Thursday Minneapolis

Jan 25 '11
Almost finished up with ‘Keys’ the latest film project I’ve been piecing together. The film’s been a real joy to work on and I’ve gotten to meet an collaborate with some fantastic and talented people.
One of the film’s stars, Christopher Philly Williams (Pictured here in the green hat) is a member of local band The Big Strong Men, who have been peddling their happy-go-lucky jazz pop around town for the past few years. I strongly recommend catching them live if you get the chance.
The film’s first big showing is on March 4th at MCAD.
Photo by Dan Huiting.

Almost finished up with ‘Keys’ the latest film project I’ve been piecing together. The film’s been a real joy to work on and I’ve gotten to meet an collaborate with some fantastic and talented people.

One of the film’s stars, Christopher Philly Williams (Pictured here in the green hat) is a member of local band The Big Strong Men, who have been peddling their happy-go-lucky jazz pop around town for the past few years. I strongly recommend catching them live if you get the chance.

The film’s first big showing is on March 4th at MCAD.

Photo by Dan Huiting.

Tags: Film MCAD Minneapolis Piano Short Film St. Paul The Big Strong Men Keys