From director Stephane Goldsand, Leap Before You Look is a deep documentary short that tells a story about a couple’s opposing feelings on having children. Faced with his wife’s desire to become a mother, the filmmaker goes on a quest to find out how people decide to have kids and identify the sources of his own hesitation. What emerges is an intimate story, peppered with humor and poignancy, where memories and present moments converge in an effort to redefine a couple’s future. Leap Before You Look is a first-person documentary short that combines various storytelling styles, including vérité, interviews, narration, animations and family archival material.
In the Looking at Short Block at Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub Sunday Sept 25 3:45 PM
Just like NPR ask authors what they are reading and musicians what is on their ipod, VideoFest ask the filmmakers what they are watching online. Here is what Stephane said
korsakow.org – non-lineal interactive narratives
shopsins.com – a very quirky content selection
telegraph21.com – a documentary and art video magazine
cinemagraphs.com – diverse scenes based on animated GIFs