films

“There’s nothing creative about living within your means.” – Francis Ford Coppola

Space

Space US / 2013 / Color / 3:30 Min. images: Cassini Mission, NASA music: “Near Light” Olafur Arnalds editing: Jes Therkelsen “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science.” – Albert Einstein    

But I’m Not Her

But I’m Not Her US / 2012 / Color / 4:50 Min. Producer/Writer/Director/Editor: Jes Therkelsen Original Music: Jes Therkelsen A letter from an old lover is a poignant link to a past life.

A Silence in My Mind

A Silence in My Mind US / 2012 / Color / 3:50 Min. Producer/Writer/Director/Editor: Jes Therkelsen & Kerry Klein What does it mean to be awake in the world? Music is a way for violinist Kerry Klein to experience a silence in her mind. Can she bring that space into the rest of her life? A Silence in My Mind…

The Eye Enters Life: A Global City Symphony

The Eye Enters Life: A Global City Symphony US / 2012 / Color / 13 Min. Produced & Directed: Jes Therkelsen & Timothy Barnard Directed and Edited by: Maximilian Brumby, Sarah Klotz, & Hannah McCarthy Original score by Jeremiah Lucero Screenings Include: • Global Film Festival, Williamsburg, VA • Gallup, NM Film Crawl • University Film and Video Association Conference,…

A New Old Towne: The World Turned Upside Down

A New Old Towne: The World Turned Upside Down US / 2012 / Color / 17 Min. Produced & Directed: Jes Therkelsen & Timothy Barnard Directed and Shot by: Roman Dent, Pratyush Dubey, Kaye Haley, Dana Hayes, Elizabeth Pelletier, Gierdre Stankeviciute, Greg Thompson, Patrick Welch Edited by: Pratyush Dubey, Dana Hayes & Elizabeth Pelletier Original score by Erik DeLong A…

Greener & Gold: The Greening of a College Campus

Greener & Gold: The Greening of a College Campus US / 2011 / Color / 17 Min. Produced by: Jes Therkelsen Directed, Shot, Edited by: Pratyush Dubey, Aaron Port, Bernice Chu, & Jes Therkelsen Music by: Lucas Gonze, Trevor Garrod, The Squash Blossums, & Moby   The College of William and Mary, a university that Sierra Magazine rated as failing…

The Ghosts Among Us

The Ghosts Among Us US / 2011 / Color / 10 Min. Produced by: Jes Therkelsen Directed, Shot, Edited by: Amelia Bane, Caitlin Clements, Alison Freedman, Kaye Haley, Megan Hermida, Austin Journey, Jennie Joyce, Matt Sonnenfeld, Alanna Wildermuth Music by: Matthew Gattuso History permeates the Hampton Road area of Virginia. This part of the country has fascinated many individuals with…

The Best Part of Everything

The Best Part of Everything US / 2006 / Color / 34 Min. Producer/Writer/Director/Editor: Jes Therkelsen Original score by Jes Therkelsen Weaved together by an assemblage of aesthetically and emotionally rich interviews, an extraordinary array of archival material and verite footage, The Best Part of Everything explores an American family facing their hopes, dreams, ambitions, and regrets as the 20-something…

To Steal A Bicycle

To Steal A Bicycle US / 2007 / Color / 12:30 Min. Producer/Writer/Director/Editor: Jes Therkelsen Original score by Jes Therkelsen The sting of having a bicycle stolen can be painful, yet the process of discovery can be worse. Told through the voices of real victims, this short documentary amusingly investigates public awareness, police response, pro shop experience and street wisdom.…

Missed Connections

Have you ever wondered about the places you never went to? The friends you never got a chance to know? The love you never had a chance to discover? Screenings/Awards Include: • D.C. Shorts Film Festival, Washington D.C. • Politics and Prose, Washington D.C. • International Documentary Challenge: Best of D.C. • AFI Theater, Silver Springs • Warehouse Next Door