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Max Wagenblass

Max Wagenblass is a narrative and documentary filmmaker who began shooting and editing digital video at the age of 13. Since then, he has closely followed the advancements in video technology to appreciate the medium’s flexibility for experimentation. He completed his B.A. in Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College.

Max has worked for clients at the MIT Media Lab and the RFK Memorial. His personal work focuses on the psychological impact of media and the aesthetics of alternative production techniques. He has screened in the Czech Republic at the Pisek International Student Film Festival, the Rochester International Film Festival, and the Woods Hole Film Festival.

As a hobby, Max also enjoys writing and illustrating children’s books.

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Good old storyboard

Good old storyboard

I spent some of the weekend drawing a storyboard in preparation to shoot our first FANSO music video Continue reading…

The Making of: Fantastic Soup’s 30-second Spot (Art Direction)

The Making of: Fantastic Soup's 30-second Spot (Art Direction)
When we formed Fantastic Soup in late 2009, we decided to start making fun little spots to promote ourselves. The first of these was based on a script written by Max, wherein a can of Fantastic Soup sitting among a shelf of boring soup cans beckons to a shopper in a grocery store.

Max’s script essentially called for a grocery store and a can of Fantastic Soup which
stutters and shakes
on the shelf among all the other, less fantastic soup cans.

With the help of our very resourceful friend Daniel, we quickly ended up with access to a local grocery store and started scouting.

The Before Photo

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Fanso Avatars

Fanso Avatars

T-shirt Prototype

T-shirt Prototype

Hello world

Hello world