Posts Tagged ‘patrick shen’

NOW AVAILABLE: Silence is a Sound

NOW AVAILABLE: Silence is a Sound

This week only: Get a copy of our new digital album “Silence is a Sound” for $10 (reg. $20). The album features the gorgeous original soundtrack to our film IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE composed by the talented Alex Lu and 10 special recordings of silent places we captured during the making of the film. Also […]


TED Interview with Patrick Shen

TED Interview with Patrick Shen

Click here to read the full article by Tom Roston.


Desert Walden Experience

Desert Walden Experience

Patrick took his camera to the desert for a two-day retreat away from the clamor of the filmmaking business in order to cleanse his palette and realign himself. You can read about his experience and watch the film that resulted at his website.


In Pursuit of Silence Trailer

We’re about a third the way through production on our latest film and we’re excited to share a glimpse of what we’ve captured in this first trailer for the film. Please share with your networks and help us spread the word, thank you! We recommend watching in full screen HD and with a good pair […]


The Making of Flight from Death

Up until now, this 30-minute documentary about the making of Flight from Death was only available as a bonus feature on the DVD. Now watch the incredible story behind the film that totally blew your mind for free. In it, you’ll hear about the trials of making the film and hear additional commentary from the […]


La Source is Coming to a City Near You!

La Source is Coming to a City Near You!

“This is a really beautiful movie that I could totally seegetting into the conversation around Oscar time.”-Edward Douglas, ComingSoon.net “Some documentaries just make you feel good about the worldand the people in it, and ‘La Source’ is definitely one of those.”-Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times After multiple sold-out showings and standing ovations for the cast and […]


Washington Post

Washington Post

“Patrick Shen’s artfully shot documentary…” – Stephanie Murrey, Washington Post Read the article here


TPK Deluxe Edition DVD Bonus Features

Want to hear what the cast and crew of The Philosopher Kings have to say about their experiences making the film? The bonus features on the Deluxe Edition DVD include a Q&A with the cast and crew, deleted scenes, audio commentary with producers Patrick Shen & Greg Bennick, the short film “Lessons from the Night” […]


TimesReporter.com

TimesReporter.com

“After watching the film, you come to respect this custodial wisdom, and you recognize that we each have learned lessons from our varied experiences and have a story to tell. Each story is as important a thread in our collective tapestry as the next, and what we do to earn a paycheck does not add […]


Patrick Shen & Brandon Vedder on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage

Patrick Shen & Brandon Vedder on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage

La Source Director/Producer Patrick Shen and Co-Producer Brandon Vedder were recently interviewed on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage podcast – voted one of the top ten podcasts for filmmakers & creatives by MovieMaker Magazine – about the film, their experience in Haiti, and the La Source Social Action Campaign. LISTEN HERE


Article: “Making Your Film Matter: An Introduction to Social Action Campaigns”

Article: "Making Your Film Matter: An Introduction to Social Action Campaigns"

TM’s Founder and Director Patrick Shen recently wrote an article for the popular film site Film Courage called “Making Your Film Matter: An Introduction to Social Action Campaigns,” that discusses how films can be powerful tools for change. Check it out!


La Source Behind the Scenes: The Origins of La Source

Director Patrick Shen sat down to talk about how his new film La Source got started. Get involved in the action campaign to bring water to those in need: give.lasourcemovie.com.


Pasadena Star News

Pasadena Star News

Celebrate Labor Day with The Philosopher Kings

Celebrate Labor Day with The Philosopher Kings

We Want to Hear Your Janitor Stories! Are you a janitor or do you know one? Share your stories with us. Using your video camera or web camera, record yourself telling a story about your favorite janitor or janitor encounter, upload to YouTube and send the link to kings [at] transcendfilms.com. Our favorite ones will […]


“The Philosopher Kings” Featured Doc on Hulu

"The Philosopher Kings" Featured Doc on Hulu

It’s official: Our latest film “The Philosopher Kings” can now be seen on Hulu for FREE and has been one of the most watched documentaries since its launch! If you’ve already seen it, there are still many ways that you can support us on Hulu: 1) Watch it again! 2) Share the link with friends/family […]


“Going Back to Haiti”: An Interview with Patrick Shen

"Going Back to Haiti": An Interview with Patrick Shen

MaleStandard.com recently interviewed “La Source” Director/Producer Patrick Shen and Producer Jordan Wagner about their experiences shooting in Haiti pre & post earthquake. READ ARTICLE


The Weekly Dig Review of The Philosopher Kings

The Weekly Dig Review of The Philosopher Kings


“A supremely designed, fluent and delicately shot film, The Philosopher Kings is everything that you don’t expect, and nothing that you do.”


Brave New Traveler Interview w/Patrick Shen

Brave New Traveler Interview w/Patrick Shen


“I remember feeling like the scope of the film kept expanding with every month that went by. The more time we had to think about the movie, the more we wanted to include in it and the more ambitious we became.”


Pasadena Weekly Features The Philosopher Kings

Pasadena Weekly Features The Philosopher Kings


“It’s easy to assume that society’s often most underappreciated workers — people like janitors, fry cooks, garbage collectors and security guards — don’t have much to say about life. But… those assumptions couldn’t be more off-base.”


LA Weekly Reviews The Philosopher Kings

LA Weekly Reviews The Philosopher Kings


“The visuals are crisp, and Shen’s seamless editing creates conversation between his various subjects, as the spoken musing of one plays over the images of another. Kings arcs hard toward its uplifting ending, but it also completely earns it.”


MovieMaker Magazine

MovieMaker Magazine


“We’re not in the business of screenings, we are in the business of creating unforgettable experiences.”


Cornell Daily Sun

Cornell Daily Sun


“Filmmakers Patrick Shen and Greg Bennick call this connection between the audience and Evener an example of going from living in a two-dimentional world to living in a three-dimensional one.”


Cornell Alumni Magazine

Cornell Alumni Magazine


“The response was overwhelming… A sea of read shirts, standing ovations at both screenings, some of the custodians in tears.”


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