Derek Hess - Forced Perspective
"Currently in post production on a feature length documentary titled "Forced Perspective". Projected to release in 2015.
Inspired by our short film titled Derek Hess - "Forced Perspective" this film will dive deeper into Derek's life.
"Forced Perspective" is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek's struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and how these demons effect the artwork, presenting a voyeur into Derek's personal life, revealing his process and philosophy.
This film showcases the evolution of a celebrated artist, his effect on music and culture while highlighting the link between creativity and mental illness.
Stay tuned for additional screening dates & cities"