Mark Slater, Master of Montage

I was very impressed with the video used to introduce the 2010 Hugo Awards Ceremony — another masterpiece by Mark Slater, the fellow responsible for the superb London Calling 2014 bid video.

Images of the Hugo nominees and their works are intercut with flashes of political and scientific news from 2009 (the eligibility year), all flowing together in time to the remarkable background music.

[Thanks to Andrew Porter, via Joel Zakem, not to mention I’m in it for about three-tenths of a second so my egoboo detector should have gone off when it was posted…]

2 thoughts on “Mark Slater, Master of Montage

  1. Thanks for the kind comments. Might I also shamelessly plug the second ‘London In 2014’ promo –
    (In the voice of cinema trailer legend Don LaFontaine) – “They’re back – and this time they’ve brought books!”


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