The World Urban Pavilion in Regent Park has released a Call for Entries for designing the official logo for the World Urban Pavilion. This is an amazing opportunity for Graphic Designers and Art Students to submit their art to this international competition. You may find more information and the application form here.
Ian Anderson talks about the making of the video for Jethro Tull’s most celebrated song “Aqualung” after Sam was recommended to him by Jakko M Jakszyk of King Crimson. ‘Aqualung’ will be screened at the 40th New Jersey Film Festival on October 1st, 2021. More information here.
Music Video Workshop with Sam Chegini
Sam will hold an online workshop on making music videos held by “Osan Institute” in Tehran.
The workshop will be held in 2 seasons and 20 hours in totall.
Jethro Tull’s Aqualung music video directed by Sam Chegini, is an Official Selection of the 40th New Jersey Film Festival.
The video was first released on Rolling Stone, April 1st, 2021 on the occasion of the song’s 50th Anniversary and it is now going to be present in the programme of the upcoming New Jersey Film Festival.
The 40th New Jersey Film Festival will be presented both Virtually and Physically this year.
Screenings will be announced soon.
Previously, Sam was present at the 39th celebration of the festival with his film Jakko M Jakszyk’s ‘The Trouble with Angels’ that won an “Honorable Mention” in the Festival’s Animation Shorts programme.
The 40th New Jersey Film Festival programme will be announced shortly.
Here is a throwback to an interview with Sam at the 39th New Jersey Film Festival about the Trouble with Angels:
Gentle Giant, the legendary prog band has announced the release date of a new remixed version of their celebrated 1975 album “Free Hand” by Steven Wilson in the form of a visual album. The title track of the album “Free Hand” is directed and animated by Sam Chegini and is expected to be released on June 25th, 2021.
On the occasion of #WorldCreativityandInnovationDay #JethroTull ‘s #Aqualung video was screened at the Creativity for Urban Future virtual event, and director #SamChegini gave a speech about his experiences on limitations that can lead to innovation and creativity for #UrbanPlusFuture and #UNHabitat.
I’m honored to be present at this international UN event on the occasion of World Creativity and Innovation Day, April 21st to speak about my experiences regarding limitations that can lead to innovation and creativity. I’m going to speak about the making of @jakkojakszyk ‘s videos during the pandemic of Covid-19 and there will be a special screening of my latest video for @jethrotull_ ‘s #Aqualung as well. Lead Concept Artist of Aqualung and renowned Iranian artist @hassan.nozadian will be accompanying me to this event. You can sign up for free here!
The Trouble with Angels will be coming to the 39th New Jersey Film Festival. Here’s a video of Sam talking about the film.
The festival will be held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Book your tickets here.