From moments of light and joy to an introspective bout with darkness and introspection, the newly released dance film “True” takes viewers on an emotional journey courtesy of the international dancer and choreographer Laura Arend and the creative and filmmaking talents of Blonde + Co Director Julie Stahl. The film is an original content piece produced by Blonde + Co (www.blondeandco.com), a New York-based content creation studio which has long partnered with top global brands in realms of fashion, beauty and lifestyle. The studio, led by Stahl, with Executive Producer Victor Larue, partnered with Arend’s dance company, Laboration Art Company, on the piece.
Cast and Crew
Performer: Laura Arend
Director, Writer and Editor: Julie Stahl
Director of Photography: Chris Bierlien
Executive Producer: Victor Larue
Producer: Jennifer Susswein
Second Camera: Josh Dion
Digital Technician: Izzy Cohn
Audio Mix: Nicholas Montgomery
Special thanks to Ace Hotel, Hand Held Films, Jimmy Ferguson, Grey Zisser, Chocky!, Angharad Bierlein, Fei Yang, Or Grosbard and Erin Bowen.
Music (all tracks courtesy of Audio Networks, Inc. - https://us.audionetwork.com/):
“Milk Jug,” written by Paul Ressel, courtesy of Audio Network US, INC.
“Going Back,” Written by Barrie Gladden, Chris Bussey and Evelyn Glennie
“Stay of Execution,” written by Richard Kimmings and Kes Loy
“Far from Home,” written by Dan Skinner and Adam Skinner
Shot with a Sony F5 & a Sony FS7