Hot Sugar's Cold World, a documentary I shot the New York portions of, focussing on music producer Hot Sugar and directed by Adam Bhala Lough is making it world premiere at SXSW this year. Nick's music is really awesome and it was a privilege to get a behind the scenes look at his work. Keep an eye out for his new album God's Hand in February, and the movie in 2015.
From the Festival description:
A fly-on-the-wall look into the life of a modern-day Mozart, Nick Koenig (Hot Sugar) as he creates one-of-a-kind music made entirely out of sounds from the world around him. Nick lives every young musician’s dream, but when his internet- famous girlfriend, Rapper/Singer Kitty goes on tour and breaks up with him, he flies to Paris where he grew up, to move on with his life, while hunting for increasingly unique and exotic sounds to sample and turn into beats. Through his journey, Hot Sugar goes on some crazy adventures, meets some fascinating people and learns what it takes to survive as an artist and a musician in 2015.
UPDATE: Hot Sugar's Cold World is playing Hot Docs in Toronto - April 25th, April 27th and May 1st
Here's a poster for the film/screening below: