Faced not only with myriad dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Coffee Meets Bagel, many have become exhausted with dead-end conversation and even more dead-end swiping. To promote the launch, Hinge created a two-minute animated short film equating dating apps to a carnival because Hinge's research found that many see dating apps as no more than a game.
But it isn't your usual happy-go-lucky kind of place: Visitors walk around the dystopian Tim Burton-esque world.
In an age where the prominence of mobile devices means we’re “online” and able to communicate with others whenever we choose, Abrahams’ film aligns with an ever-increasing view that this readily available connection is only making us more disconnected to the physical world.
With my working life centred around the internet (I teach online journalism along with writing for Short of the Week & Directors Notes) it might seem somewhat detrimental for me to agree with this perspective – but it’s something I’ve given great consideration in recent times and it’s hard to really disagree with this analysis.
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.
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The only problem was that we had to shoot in a subway train, which is nearly impossible in Holland”.
I thought the story was great, relevant, funny and tragic and also told without any dialogue which I thought was a real nice test…We applied for the AFK which is an Amsterdam-based art fund and they were so generous to give us €5000 to make the film.
Currently working on his first feature script with co-writer Ilse Ott, Brand should start shooting his next project in April/May 2016."I found my soul mate, but then swiped left in hopes of finding a better looking soul mate," one joked.The dark humor shows the serious problem that many young people around the world now face when it comes to online dating. Today, Hinge—a dating app that uses mutual Facebook friends as a better filter for finding a better match—is launching an overhaul of the app that it says could help lead to more chats and, hopefully, more dates.A charming short film with cameos from Tom Hiddleston and John Macmillan, relatable whatever age you are.The film was originally released in 2011, premiering at the BFI London Film Festival and has since been screened around the world winning numerous awards.Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) Model, actress, singer and arguably one of the most famous women of the twentieth century.