As the price of cigarettes become astronomical in New York City, Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Christine Choy, goes the extra mile to secure her favorite brand. Bouncing from one airport to another, her duty free cigarettes get lost in the shuffle, forcing an attempt at smuggling.
This is the pilot episode of our series, Legal Smuggling, which focuses on the moment in different artists' live's in which they declare themselves as an artist. Can you imagine what kind of crazed situations drive people to do that?
Lived by, written by, and performed by Christine Choy | Directed and edited by Lewie Kloster | Animation by Noah Kloster | Sound Design by David Britton | Original Score by Eric Heltemes
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Legal Smuggling Sundance Promo
Legal Smuggling with Christine Choy | TEASER
Red Bull Promo
Contracted to create an "animated poster" for the Red Bull event. Directed & Animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Sound Designed by Lewie Kloster.
Red Bull Promo Video
With DFA Records, we have animated every record cover, center label, and release of 2017. Below is a nostalgic "Year in Review" video and three other promos in full.
Commissioned for and premiered on Random Acts television program on Channel 4 BBC by Little Dot Studios.
Directed and animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Written & Narrated by Ross Sutherland | Commissioning editor Catherine Bray | Production Executive Fiona Lamptey
DEVIL IN A FANCY DRESS: 1ST PARTY
DEVIL IN A FANCY DRESS: 2ND PARTY
DEVIL IN A FANCY DRESS: 3RD PARTY
DEVIL IN A FANCY DRESS: 4TH PARTY
DEVIL IN A FANCY DRESS: 5TH PARTY
Samsung Note 8
Commissioned by VICE Media to direct and animate a social media spot for the Samsung Note 8.
Directed and animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Cinematography by Nadia Gilbert | Production Design by Anna Siftar | Sound Design by David Britton
Samsung Note 8 Commercial
Legal Smuggling with Laurie Lindeen
Lived by, written by, and narrated by Laurie Lindeen | Directed and animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Featuring the music of Zuzu's Petals | Director of photography Katelyn Rebelo | Sound Design by David Britton | Colorist Samuel Gursky (Irving Harvey)
The 17-day New York Film Festival highlights the best in world cinema, featuring top films from celebrated filmmakers as well as fresh new talent. The five-person selection committee is chaired by New York Film Festival Director Kent Jones and includes esteemed critics, curators, and programmers.
Since 1963, the New York Film Festival has brought new and important cinematic works from around the world to Lincoln Center. In addition to the Main Slate official selections, the festival includes newly restored classics, special events, filmmaker talks, panel discussions, an Avant-Garde showcase, and much more.
Directed and animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Written by Nicholas Kemp | Narrated by Rachel Allen
BONUS: The Power of the Powerless: Five Banned Films from the Czechoslovak New Wave PROMO
8 Tips for NYFF Tickets
Film Society of Lincoln Center Event Promo
TOPIC | Monologue
Produced in association with First Look Media for TOPIC.com. Premiere episode of "Monologue," a series exploring the complexities of artistic process.
Directed, Animated, and Produced by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Sound Designed & Composed by David Britton.
Monologue with Sarah Jones
'Girl Around the World' Intro Sequence
Introductory Sequence for television travel show pilot, "Girl Around the World." Coming to a TV near you.
Directed and animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster
"Girl Around the World" Intro Sequence
Josh Katz's YouTube Story
Brain child of sponsored skateboarder, Josh Katz, and Lewie Kloster, "Josh Katz's YouTube Story" encompasses his entire young adult life in less than six minutes. The high paced narration coupled with hyper visuals parallel Josh's lifestyle.
Directed & edited by Lewie Kloster | Animated by Noah Kloster | Sound Design & score by David Britton | Written & narrated by Josh Katz
My 10 Year YouTube Story (Animation) - Josh Katz
In the Summer of 2016, we animated children's drawings to create a series of 5 Anti-Bullying PSAs for PACER Center. PACER is is a funded parent center providing support and advocacy for children with disabilities and their families.
Directed and animated by Lewie & Noah Kloster | Sound Design by David Britton | Original Score by Eric Heltemes