On a Sunday afternoon recently in New York's Bryant Park, three men were sitting outside talking about the woes of dating.
"I found my soul mate, but then swiped left in hopes of finding a better looking soul mate," one joked." data-title = "Hinge’s Animated Short Film Shows How to Avoid the Dystopian Carnival of Online Dating" data-categories = "ad-of-the-day" data-popup = "" data-ads = "Yes" data-company = "" data-outstream = "yes" On a Sunday afternoon recently in New York's Bryant Park, three men were sitting outside talking about the woes of dating.
Imaginatively titled the director describes the film as being “about growing up and making mistakes – to get the chance to learn from the stupid stuff you do as a kid and to be able to make mistakes in the future again”.
Samuels’ film is all about connections and if the synopsis (and title) of his previous short, the BAFTA nominated isn’t just a film about that most prominent of dilemmas in the lives of the majority of unattached individuals – how to make a connection with a potential life partner – it’s also a film about the ever-changing ways in which we connect with the people around us.Although the film focuses specifically on dating, the general theme of the short is one that surrounds how the internet has changed the ways we communicate with other people and it’s a timely reminder of the importance of face-to-face interaction.Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) Model, actress, singer and arguably one of the most famous women of the twentieth century.Monroe has become an iconic representative of fame and female beauty.She is widely regarded as one of most influential figures in American culture.- Marilyn Monroe Monroe was born, Norma Jeane Mortenson, in June 1926.
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Everybody is hunched over, as if looking at their smartphone or beat from the exhaustion of swiping their love life away.
"This whole world was inspired by everything that we were seeing, and we felt that by doing an animated film," said Katie Hunt, Hinge's chief brand officer.
When it comes to storytelling, one of the tried and tested techniques for making your audience identify and connect with your narrative, is making it somewhat relatable to their lives.
And when it comes to accessible topics – they don’t come much more identifiable than romance.
Watch the video to see what director Chris Foggin has to say about working with celebrities, making short films and the weird world of online etiquette.