"Forced Perspective" - The Story Of Artist Derek Hess | Trailer

“Forced Perspective” – The Story Of Artist Derek Hess | Trailer

Coming 2015.

“Forced Perspective” is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek’s struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and how these demons effect the artwork, presenting a voyeur into Derek’s personal life, revealing his process and philosophy. This film showcases the evolution of a celebrated artist, his effect on music and culture while highlighting the link between creativity and mental illness.

“Forced Perspective” – The Story Of Artist Derek Hess | Trailer 2 from Nick Cavalier on Vimeo.
Directed & Edited By: Nick Cavalier
Produced By: Martin Geramita
Executive Producers: Chris Rentner & Evan Hareras
Cinematography By: John Pope & Sergio Salgado
Titles And Color By: Coat Of Arms
Location Sound Mix By: Ben Stockton
Post Sound Mix By: Chuck Bein (See Music)
Original Music By: Matthew Santos, Chihsuan Yang, Joel Coan, Dustin Currier & LT Magnotto
Additional Music By: The Felix Culpa, Thereafter, Chris Zabriskie

Funded in Part By: Jak Prints, Indie Merch Store, Strhess Clothing, Full Ahead Ventues & See Music.

"Forced Perspective" - The Story Of Artist Derek Hess | Trailer

From Derek Hess FB Page:

yes, we can finally announce the premier of Forced Perspective at the Cleveland International Film Festival there will be two showings, march 27th at the cleveland museum of art, and march 28th at tower city cinemas. advance tickets go on sale march 6th.