August 27, 2017

Nothing is Too Ridiculous: The Brilliantly Stupid Ideas of Directing Duo DANIELS

Explore the brilliance of dogboarding, a farting corpse, and a robot made out of bros.

We’ve all had those crazy, “stoned” ideas, whether it’s riding a block of ice down a hill or turning your house into a blanket fort complete with bar, lounge, and video game corner, but directing duo DANIELS turns them into ingeniously bizarre music videos, shorts, and features films. Made up of Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, DANIELS has already made a name for itself (themselves?) directing commercials and absurd music videos for The Shins, Foster the People, and most notably DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s chart-topping single “Turn Down for What,” but last year they took their strange prestige to another level last year with their first feature film Swiss Army Man, starring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe who plays a farting corpse.

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Source: NoFilmSchool