FACESCAPES TRANSISTIONS video is part of Piel’s project, FACESCAPES where he follows a humanist tradition of getting in close on the subject, creating landscapes of faces, faces as a field, revealing contours and valleys like an aerial view of any terrain. But behind these abstractions piel’s desire is to reveal the commonality of the human condition, a way of looking at the mileage of the human clock.
Shown at The Museo de Traje in Lisbon where the curator, Madalena Traz Teixeira is quoted in the catalogue, ”…..our faces are themselves unusual, fascinating and original. As landscapes, they are physical and spiritual works of art…”
1992 Fly on the Wall (screenplay)
FLY ON THE WALL synopsis. Action / Adventure
FLY ON THE WALL is a biography of Max, a fashion photographer. From the tragic loss of his bride to his involvement in the NSA, (National Security Agency), it traces the events, places and people that helped make him one of the great fashion photographers of his time. It is a story that juxtaposes sex, beautiful people, high fashion, limousines and luxury hotels with life on the back roads of politically isolated countries and his double life as an agent. He moves from the extravagance of caviar and suites at the Ritz, to the simplicity of a bed of wooden boards and rice water in a small fishing village off the coast of China.
It is the story of a man re-finding the values in his life.
1999 a TV series titled Encounters (screenplay)
Follows the sexual adventures of many diverse individuals with chance encounters.
1998 Spindrift (screenplay)
A couple, both Political refugees wanted by the Italian Government escape to Africa. There they remake their life. He becomes a mercenary for a renegade group out of South Africa. Whilst he negotiates through the wars of various African States, she raises their family in a primitive African village. It is story of extremes and of love as few people ever experience.
1995 Iora (screenplay)
Psychological Drama / Mystery
Daly and Brett, two close friends in their late 40’s, fall in love with a young actress named Gemma. Tension mounts. Brett is murdered late one night in the subway. Gemma flees unable to cope. Daly, a novelist, escapes into his writing. Fact and fiction intertwine in Daly’s mind. Iora, an ethnomusicologist enters Daly’s life. They fall in love but Brett’s death infects their happiness. Iora uses her research skills in an attempt to untangle the mystery surrounding Brett’s death.
1996 The Diceman. (screenplay)
with the author, Luke Rhinehart to make the book DICEMEN into a feature film
1985 Conceived and directed major award winner, new genre fashion video for Donna Karan launch
1986 VIDEOMODA, International fashion video conference, Milan
1986 First Annual Fashion Video Awards
1986 #2 Concept Video Director of the Year – Donna Karan
1986 #4 Women’s Apparel Concept Video – Donna Karan
Short Form Concept Video of the Year – Donna Karan
2012-1016 Many Videos introducing DOWN TO EARTH with the people involved.