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Michael Bay – What is Bayhem

Or: Octavian Petreanu – What is Octified?
I’m comparing myself to Michael Bay, yes! But seriously, this is an interessting case of being slave to a distinct visual style, you try to explore and master for years. On the one hand, I’m trying to stick to it but I’m also growing tired of it and want to flee from it. I have some kind of love-hate relationship with myself that way…like I have with Michael Bay. He sometimes creates very artistic/interessting images and cuts, but is usualy a victim to his need to make every shot look epic and awesome. I can relate to that in regard to my octified ‘style’. This video essay elaborates beautifuly:

Michael Bay – What is Bayhem? from Tony Zhou on Vimeo.

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