ACT I: EPHEMERA

THE PIONEERS IS AN INTERPERSONAL, TRANSMEDIA, PARASOCIAL, AND AUTOFICTIONAL STUDIO DIRECTED BY SAUL APPELBAUM, managed by Ewelina Nietupska at NO NAME MANAGEMENT

BORN 1977 IN COLUMBUS, OH, AND BASED IN LOS ANGELES, APPELBAUM HOLDS A BACHELOR OF FINE ART FROM THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, A MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE FROM CORNELL UNIVERSITY, AND A MASTER OF FINE ART FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. SINCE 2001, HE HAS WORKED WITH HARPER’S BAZAAR, ASICS TIGER, PETZEL GALLERY, ELLE, FGP ATELIER, THE SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, INSTYLE, THE ANN HAMILTON STUDIO, THE JEWISH FEDERATION, KOHN PEDERSEN FOX ASSOCIATES, TRANSFER GALLERY, THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, HEIDI KLUM LLC, DE SARTHE GALLERY, SNOOP DOGG, L’OFFICIEL, HIRMER VERLAG, KIDS OF IMMIGRANTS, VOGUE, THE SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM, CRITICAL INQUIRY, PERRY ELLIS AMERICA, SERPENTINE GALLERY, AND NUMÉRO.

ACT II: NARRATIVE FIELDWORK

Currently a series of multimedia, multivoice, & multichannel films (MMM), scripts, storyboards, interviews, and screenings extend The Pioneers publishing, documentaTION, AND CAMPAIGNING under the studio moniker AGILE CINEMA™.

In 'agile development' for software one builds a minimum viable product, tests in the wild, learns, either iterates or pivots, and repeats. Agile Cinema™ does the same while fluidly moving between fiction & non-FICTION.

ACT III: ALWAYS ALREADY

SHORT FILM FORTHCOMING: ALWAYS ALREADY

DREAM SEQUENCE I

DREAM SEQUENCE II

DREAM SEQUENCE III

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