Category Archives: The Arts

  • You Are A Filmmaker

    Posted on April 9, 2013 by in Business, Opinion, The Arts

    by Aras Geylani ©2013 Aras Geylani, all rights and lefts reserved. You Are a Filmmaker. Say it now. Don’t say you want to be a filmmaker, you ARE a filmmaker the moment you start wanting to become one. Your mind and heart goes into it, put your name and the job title “Filmmaker” on your […]

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  • Aras Does Asia Movies

    Posted on March 16, 2013 by in Opinion, The Arts

    I’ve had the privilege to be invited recently to several Asian cities; I’ve indulged into my passion of film making and wish to share them with you. The following are impressions I had on each city as clips and slides set against different moods and music. So, pick your largest screen, switch off your mobile […]

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  • The Moon on 2012-06-08

    Posted on June 8, 2012 by in Technology, The Arts

    The Moon as seen from Burwood in Sydney, Australia around 9:30 PM, Friday, June 8, 2012. Shot using a Canon EOS 1000D with 300mm lens, F5.6, 1/500

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  • Robin Gibb (1949 – 2012)

    Posted on May 22, 2012 by in The Arts

    In my teenage years, three music bands had always been in my cassettes: ABBA, Boney M, and The Bee Gees. After watching the movie “Saturday Night Fever”, The Bee Gees became my favorite band and stayed that way for years. Their lyrics, amazing harmonic and falsetto voices always moved me. Tons of memories flooded my […]

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  • Pakistani Take on Brubeck’s Take 5

    Posted on July 23, 2011 by in The Arts

    There are cover tunes, and then there are cover tunes, and this one is in the latter category. A brave, creative, and a revivalist feat at a dying art form. From Lahore, Pakistan, here is the Sachal Studio Orchestra in a mesmerizing rendition of Dave Brubeck’s Jazz standard “Take 5”. Enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLF46JKkCNg © Aras Geylani […]

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