Author: Lis-y-Paolo

Paolo Davanzo and Lisa Marr travel the world, sharing movies and music with the masses. At home in Los Angeles, they facilitate community screenings and workshops at the Echo Park Film Center, a non-profit media arts organization.

7.18.19: We’re Projecting

All systems are GO at SWS: New Haven… minds and machines working in harmony! All 24 hours plus credits are shot and processed. Music, poetry and posters are being created. Snacks are devoured. Games are played. Analog projection skills are mastered. Stills from ¡Que viva México!, a 1932 map of Harlem Nightclubs and a 3D […]

7.16.19: It’s All About The Process

Day 7 and the focus is on the process: processing the Super 8 film shot over the last few days and learning about the process of conduction from Tyshawn Sorey, composer and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire. The take-aways can be applied to making music, making films and living life: play with your limitations, move beyond fear, don’t […]

7.15.19: Take It To The Limit

Let’s see just how much we can pack into a single day! It’s a wee hours chocolate-chip-cookie-and-Korean-surf-rock-fueled Mentors Meet-Up as we journey to the top of East Rock Park for a 2 am moongaze with Emil, then over to the train tracks to channel the Lumière Brothers with Soldedad at 3 pm, back and forth […]

7.14.19: Park It!

Today it’s a New Haven neighborhood park tour beginning at the stroke of midnight with Neveah’s Edgewood Park shoot starring Cousin Liz. At 1 AM, we scoot over to the Edgewood Skate Park to longboard Elm City-style with Dyme. After a little late night felafel refuel rest stop at the legendary Mamoun’s, we meet up […]

7.13.19: Family Affairs

From early in the morning until late at night, today it’s all about FAMILY! For the 8 am shoot, Stella goofs around with her Dad and her sister at the Boulevard Flea Market (oldest in Connecticut!). In the 9 am hour, Sara documents food for body and soul at the Wooster Square Farmers Market and […]

7.12.19: Strong & Modern

Day 5 of The Sound We See: New Haven and the action is really starting to rev up! We hop on a couple of Bike New Haven’s green machines just after 5 am and glide through the quiet streets to meet Pablo at his favorite childhood haunt: the Strong School in the Fair Haven neighborhood. Shuttered […]