David Bowie’s “Blackstar” to Premier on InstaMiniSeries

David Bowie’s “Blackstar” to Premier on InstaMiniSeries

David Bowie sings during a concert appearance in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Sept. 14, 1995. The Hartford concert is the first concert of Bowie's current tour.  (AP Photo/Bob Child)
David Bowie sings during a concert appearance in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Sept. 14, 1995. The Hartford concert is the first concert of Bowie’s current tour. (AP Photo/Bob Child)

David Bowie is at it again,  and with just a little more than a month after his death, the iconic artist is continuing to break boundaries.

Bowie released his final album, “★” (pronounced “Blackstar”) on Jan 8, just two days before he passed. Since then fans have received several surprises and now “★” will receive a series of 16 short videos via Instagram that will “take the audience on a journey of evocative images inspired by the moods suggested in the album’s music, lyrics and artwork,”

Appropriately named  “Unbound: A★ InstaMiniSeries,” Bowie allowed creators of InstaMiniSeries to hear his new album prior to his death in order to create the series. 

“In light of recent events, this project has taken on new significance for all of us – cast and crew.” Said producer Lawrence Peryer. “We are very happy to be bringing a new creative work to David’s fans worldwide at a time when a focus on his music and art is much-needed.”

The series, directed by Carolynn Cecilia and Nikki Borges, will star various artists including Patricia Clarkson. The 16-episode mini series will debut on instagram on Thursday, February 25 at 8 P.M. and will air Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 

 

“UNBOUND: A ★ InstaMiniSeries” In the Fall of 2015, David Bowie gave us unique pre-release access to the music from ★ (pronounced ‘Blackstar’), his 28th studio album, allowing us to create our own visual interpretations of his songs, with no limits or preconditions on his part. Completed in December 2015, UNBOUND: A★InstaMiniSeries takes the audience on a journey of evocative images inspired by the moods suggested in the album’s music, lyrics and artwork. Each episode of the series is sure to capture the imaginations of all who experience it and will undoubtedly lead to endless speculation and discussion of meaning, metaphor and intention. We are honored to have had this opportunity and hope you’ll join our 16 episode series, premiering February 25th. New episode every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Executive Producer: @InstaMiniSeries Director: @nikkiborges Music: @davidbowie Writer: @carolynncecilia Co-Producer: @lawrenceperyer Director of Photography: @joshuasterlingbragg Line Producer: @delaVega Associate Producers: @amandadelanuez @itscecfernandez Production Designer: @LezGolden Costume Designer: @Bodilicious Hair / Make Up Artist: @missy_mua Miss Clarkson’s Make Up Artist: Angie Elizalde VFX Production House: @heym1ster Dance Choreographer: @ofbonesdance, @hollyebynum Stunt Coordinator: @stuntmanpete Wire Rigger: @stuntworks Stunt Woman: @hellskitten29 Behind The Scenes: @a_madd Production Assistant: @clemencyforclem Special Thanks: @instalucas Protagonist: @tavitulle Lounge singer: Patricia Clarkson The Dancer: @rysak Woman at the Train: @Jayknowlest Young Boy: Jonah Herman Man in the alley: @Qdb_omg Woman in the red dress: @nikkiborges Drummer: Owen Riley-Duffy Older woman: Ching Valdes Anan Piano Player: @katiemorrmidd Dancer #2: @maks_wel18 Dancer #3: @katiemattar Dancer #4: @fulloutfarrish Dancer #5: @_ious Dancer #6: @felixs_journey Arm of man: @delaVega Woman in the audience: @amandadelanuez

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