This Is Artasnack! Sky Q Collaborates With Micro Artist Hasan Kale To Create Intricate Popcorn Artwork of Iconic Film Moments | The Fan Carpet

This Is Artasnack! Sky Q Collaborates With Micro Artist Hasan Kale To Create Intricate Popcorn Artwork of Iconic Film Moments

29 November 2017

Micro artist Hasan Kale recreates iconic film scenes in detailed paintings on popcorn kernels

Sky has teamed up with micro artist Hasan Kale to create seven astounding pieces of popcorn art to celebrate the iconic films coming to Sky Q in Ultra HD this December.

Each popcorn ‘Artasnack’ is inspired by modern and classic film favourites which can now be watched in more detail than ever before. From Rocky’s winning fight against Apollo Creed to Don Vito Corleone in the opening sequence of The Godfather, all of these and more can be enjoyed in four times the detail of HD for the very first time. The popcorn Artasnack designs also include scenes from the classic Ghostbusters (1984), Bridge on the River Kwai, Spider-Man 2, The Godfather, Rocky (1976) and X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). All available to watch on Sky Q from 1st December, along with the premiere of Hidden Figures in Ultra HD on 22nd December, there’s something for everyone to enjoy over the festive period.



Each mini masterpiece took 24 hours to create using only the finest of brushes to bring these scenes to life in microscopic form. Whether you’re a movie buff or an art connoisseur, the acute intricacies of Kale’s work showcases his impressive talent and gives a taste of what families can expect from Sky Q this December. Other movies to enjoy in Ultra HD this Christmas include Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters (2016), Lawrence of Arabia, Life, The Terminal, Hancock, Hitch and more.



Ian Lewis, Sky Cinema Group Director, said “As a nation, we are obsessed with popcorn. It’s one of our go-to snacks for a movie night marathon – and I’m not afraid to admit - a personal favourite of my own! To illustrate the finite detail of Ultra HD, we partnered with Hasan to give popcorn a movie-inspired makeover and to showcase the films we’re excited to share with families this Christmas in better quality than ever before.”

All seven films featured in the micro Artasnack collection are part of Sky Q’s Ultra HD content offering available to watch on Sky Q 2TB box with Sky Q Multiscreen subscription, Sky Cinema pack and an Ultra HD TV. Additional content that can be enjoyed in Ultra HD includes live action from Sky Sports, the latest Sky Original Productions such as Tin Star and upcoming series Britannia as well as live events and documentaries.

For more information visit Sky.



Photo Caption: Intricately painted popcorn art has been created by micro-food artist Hasan Kale to celebrate the added detail of Ultra HD films on Sky Q this December

Original scenes:
Ghostbusters (1984) – The Ghostbusters team defeating the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
Bridge on the River Kwai – Colonel Nicholson completes his maddening dream of building the bridge
Spider-Man 2 – Spider-Man swinging through New York City
The Godfather – The opening
Rocky (1976) – Rocky defeating Apollo Creed in the final match
X-Men: Apocalypse – Scott Summers/Cyclops reveals his laser superpowers
Hidden Figures – Katherine Goble Johnson devising formulas in the NASA headquarters

Sky Q’s 2TB box offers Ultra HD viewing that has up to four times the definition of HD

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From exclusive partnerships with HBO and Showtime, to Sky Original Productions, Sky offers the best and broadest range of content along with the best viewing experience to suit each and every customer. Whether that’s through the multi-award winning next generation box, Sky Q, or Sky’s contract-free online streaming service, NOW TV, customers have access to the latest movies, drama, sports and kids entertainment wherever and whenever they like. This is all supported by Sky’s best in class customer service.

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