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"THREADCLEANER" review

“THREADCLEANER” review

“This video has been modified to fit a square peg into a round hole”. Given that this is a video by the Threads Idea Vacuum that we’re now discussing, and knowing their frequently experimental antics, one might be hard pressed to find a better disclaimer than this sentence, marking the screen for a split second...
"THREADCLEANER" trailer

“THREADCLEANER” trailer

The Threads Idea Vacuum is at it again ! After “Threads” (2014) & “Headcleaner” (2015), “Threadcleaner”, the third installment in Matt Creasy, Alex Rose & Chris Thiessen‘s video series, is right around the corner. It will feature the likes of David Clark, Jason Spivey, Nick Guertin & a The Vacation skateboards‘ debut section - among many,...
Marshall Nicholson's "JIVE" video review

Marshall Nicholson’s “JIVE” video review

We at MINUIT like to work with fellow independent filmmakers and promote under-the-mainstream-radar quality works as much as possible when we can find them. Thus, it was only a matter of time until we used this website to cast some light over Fort Myers, FL-based Marshall Nicholson’s skate films. Florida in general has always been...
"DOMINGO 2" - the Josh Roberts ITW

“DOMINGO 2″ – the Josh Roberts ITW

What better day than a sunday (“domingo” being the spanish word for “sunday”) to treat you with an exclusive Josh Roberts interview revolving around the recent release of his longtime-anticipated independent video “DOMINGO 2″ ? Perth-based australian author of not just the first (breakthrough) “DOMINGO” (2012), but also older local productions & filmer of Magenta’s...
FESN in Bordeaux & Richard Hart ITW

FESN in Bordeaux & Richard Hart ITW

A couple of days ago & just prior to the first ever world premieres of the new Magenta Skateboards full-length video “Just Cruise” (filmed throughout the entirety of a summer 2014 marked by the Magenta “Meeting of Minds” event, which saw many characters from all around the globe converge toward Bordeaux for a while, accessorily...
"LOVE FROM FAR EAST" review

“LOVE FROM FAR EAST” review

This year is a year of celebration for the Japan-based production company, “FAR EAST SKATE NETWORK“. Started by OG Z-Boy, local Nakano legend turned world traveler & documenter Takahiro Morita in 1995, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of an enterprise whose most renowned output to this day has to be the 2008 “OVERGROUND BROADCASTING”, a...
The JPN PFC (Prize Fighter Cutlery) update !

The JPN PFC (Prize Fighter Cutlery) update !

Our friends over at the N.Y.C-based, D.I.Y-ran wheel company Prize Fighter Cutlery definitely haven’t been slacking in the recent past, for it is that not just one, but two brand new edits stemming from their latest bouts of effervescence were just put up online, gracing our screens and retinas in the process with, in this case, far...
Mike Lemnitzer in THNKU

Mike Lemnitzer in THNKU

To those of you familiar with the 2011 Magenta Skateboards offering “SF Hill Street Blues” (the first one, shot & edited by Yoan Taillandier), the name of Mike Lemnitzer might ring a bell. Originally a Minneapolis transplant, Mike lived and skated in the City for a few years, during which he happened to share a...
U.S.E welcomes KOICHIRO UEHARA

U.S.E welcomes KOICHIRO UEHARA

Our buddy and Osaka-based “quick feet master” Koichiro Uehara (TBPR, Magenta, Etnies) just landed a new sponsor : U.S.E skateboard wheels. U.S.E stands for “Usual Skateboard Equipment” and just put up Koichiro’s “welcome” clip on YouTube for the whole world to see. Check it out below ! Film & edit : STONE-D Music : “Uprise”...
BORDEAUX EXPOSURE 2 trailer

BORDEAUX EXPOSURE 2 trailer

Our friend Julien Januszkiewicz just released the trailer for his new personal project, “Bordeaux Exposure 2″, on which he has been working for the past two years and will comprise footage of skateboarding in and around Bordeaux obviously but also Montpellier, Geneva, San Francisco, Milan, Paris & Lyon. “Filmed & edited by Julien Januszkiewicz Coming...
Josh Stewart's STATIC III raw tapes recap

Josh Stewart’s STATIC III raw tapes recap

Our friend Josh Stewart – of Theories of Atlantis fame and longtime independent video contributor & director – has recently been putting up 10-minute long “webisodes” of raw footage from the filming of the third installment of his STATIC video series. They are all a treat to watch & feature the classic STATIC line-up of...
VLADIMIR FILM FESTIVAL 2015 report

VLADIMIR FILM FESTIVAL 2015 report

(Cover photo by Henry Kingsford, other photos as captioned) _ Last week, the MINUIT staff had the great honor and pleasure to visit the Croatian part of the Istrian region, where the fifth edition of the yearly independent video & photo-promoting Vladimir Film Festival was taking place – namely in the cities of Pula &...