Filmed using only a drone, SCALE is a black and white non-narrative documentary short that proposes a quiet meditation on the notion of scale and perception - featuring artist Guido van Helten painting an abandoned grain silo mural in Nashville.
Scenes from Memphis for a documentary series, including the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King was assassinated.
Faulkton, South Dakota
Filmed only using a drone, a collection of footage of artist Guido van Helten working in South Dakota.
One Day Documentaries
Doc shorts I made in a day.
The Dead Deads
Tell Your Girls It’s Alright - The Sessions
Capturing the spirit and full force of the Dead Deads, while recording in the famous Big Boy room in Nashville.
Forest Therapy Nashville
A look into the practice of Forest Therapy, based on the Japanese practice of “Shinrinyoku,” or “forest bathing”.
H and H Market
H and H Market had been in business under the current ownership for 48 years, until December 22nd, 2018 when the store was open for the last time. I documented the last few hours.
Ongoing playlist of short vignettes.
Shot, edited, scored in 120 minutes.
NASHVILLE METRO ARCHIVES 2019 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
TIME OUT OF MIND
New Nashville Nostalgia
A video art work that explores the psychology of change, nostalgia, and relational memory amid rapid change in Nashville using drones, archival film, and sound art. Brian Siskind 2019 Artist in Residence - Metro Nashville Archives / Nashville Public Library In cooperation with Fort Negley.
Bright Sun Films
"When searching for a drone operator for my documentary, Brian stepped up to the task. In difficult filming conditions, Brian was there bright and early every morning with a smile on his face and swirling ideas of what to capture next. Above all he was a pleasure to work with and captured truly jaw dropping footage which my film couldn't have done without. I would hire Brian a thousand times again and even if I have to fly him across the country, he is a must for any crew I would assemble."
CEO/Producer, Bright Sun Films
Historic Nashville Inc.
"Brian's efforts to document Nashville's endangered historic places with the use of a drone and music is ingenious and aligns perfectly with Historic Nashville's mission. We are so appreciative that Brian creates these stunning videos that show images of historic places that are often overlooked, unknown, and cannot be viewed from the street. The aerial views are important for not only documentation and education, but also for inspiring action and advocacy. Brian's creative work is helping promote and preserve the historic places that make Nashville unique, and for that we are truly grateful."
"LOOK! Up in the sky it's a bird, it's a plane...oh wait, it's one of Those Drones and my friend Brian Siskind doing what he does best - looking at the world from a different perspective. What a beautiful thing to share these awe inspiring videos and pictures. It's inspiring to see the world from a new view!"
Pecha Kucha Nashville
My presentation on drone photography and architecture/civic design at Nashville Pecha Kucha event
at the Frist Art Museum in partnership with the Civic Design Center.