A YouTube Yoga tutorial. A collapsed body. An expanded view.
My Expanded View uses the form of a yoga tutorial to contemplate issues of mass surveillance, spirituality, technology, and isolation in both virtual and real worlds.
Starring Malek Robbana
Crew/Cast: Tyler Davis, George Cessna, Danielle Criqui, Aidan Spann, Cooper Wright, Corey Hughes, Fiona Sergeant, Christian Hughes
Title Animation by Max Anderson
Score by John Jones
Produced by AB Video Solutions & Off The Air
Corey Hughes is a Baltimore based filmmaker creating short films and music videos floating between narrative, documentary, and experimental tendencies. His short films have screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Slamdance, Maryland Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, and Locarno Film Festival, where he was awarded the Pardi di Domani Special Jury Prize. He graduated with a B.F.A. in Film & Video Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has participated in international workshops including the NYU/FAMU 35mm Filmmaking Intensive in Prague, Filming in Cuba with Werner Herzog, and the Robert W. Deutsch 2018 Baltimore Artist Retreat. He also works as a Cinematographer on short and feature films including Theo Anthony’s Subject to Review (NYFF ’19) and Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s Crestone (SXSW, True/False ’20).