Flula Borg April 12th, 2017
Jai & Jai Gallery is pleased to present Flula Borg Flart Night! A one night event, which will be held on April 8th, 2017, featuring the works of Flula Borg’s collection entitled ‘Return to Innocence.’ Come join us for a night with some serious light hearted fun and a chance to journey back to a simpler time through the eyes of the ever-amazing Flula Borg.
For inquiries please contact Jomjai@jainjai.com
***photographs taken by Maarten de Boer
Flula Borg is a German DJ, engineer, musician, actor, and YouTube personality who is better known as DJ Flula or simply Flula (sometimes stylized as f|u|a). He currently lives in Los Angeles, California. Borg appeared in the film Pitch Perfect 2 in 2015 and also has roles in upcoming feature films. He has collaborated with many well-known YouTubers, such as Screen Junkies, Rhett and Link, Hank Green, Miranda Sings, Smosh, Just Between Us, Jack Douglass, Turquoise Jeep Records, Trisha Paytas, and Destin Sandlin, as well as celebrities such as Sir Mix-A-Lot, RZA, Dirk Nowitzki and The K&C Masterpiece of 105.3 The Fan.
Borg co-starred in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) as a co-leader of Das Sound Machine (also known as DSM), a German a cappella group competing against the Bellas in an international competition. In the same year, he also appeared in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.
Buddymoon, a feature film co-written by and co-starring Borg and his friend David Giuntoli along with co-producer Alex Simmons, began appearing at major film festivals in early 2016. Buddymoon was released in theaters and on demand in July. In October, Lionsgate Films announced that it had made development deal with Borg under which he will serve as star, executive producer, and writer of two upcoming feature films. In addition to his film work, Borg made a number of television appearances in 2016, including two episodes of the Netflix series Chelsea, starring Chelsea Handler. He appeared regularly throughout the year on the game show @midnight with Chris Hardwick and was a guest on Conan multiple times. Most notably, he accompanied Conan O’Brien and introduced him to Germany when the show traveled to Berlin for a week.
Borg has several major projects on tap in 2017. Among these are his social action series Flulanthropy, premiering on the streaming channel Seeso in July, and a voice role as Hans the Horse in Blue Sky Studios’Ferdinand, which opens in theatres in December.
Flula regularly posts videos on YouTube and his channel has amassed over 780,000 subscribers and 86 million total views since its launch in 2007. Some of his most popular videos are his vlogs, most notably “Jennifer is a Party Pooper”, and his AutoTunes series, in which he records cover songs live in a car. His AutoTunes video with YouTube celebrity Chester See, a cover of “No Diggity” by Blackstreet, has over three million views and was nominated for a Streamy Award in 2014. Also in 2014, Flula’s YouTube channel was listed on New Media Rockstars‘ Top 100 Channels, ranked at #69.
From his beginnings as a Schuhplattler dancer in Germany, through many years of live performances, and since 2007 on his YouTube channel, music has always been an important part of Flula’s career. After releasing his single “Sweet Potato Casserole” in 2011, he was listed at #3 on Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart, while “Dirk Nowitzki, German Moses” coincided with the Dallas Mavericks‘ championship run in 2011 and was picked up by ESPN and other mainstream outlets. In 2014 he composed the theme song for Grace Helbig’s podcast, Not Too Deep, and starred in Rhett and Link‘s “It’s My Belly Button” music video. In 2015 he was chosen to create the theme song for The Grace Helbig Show on E! Entertainment Television.
Also in 2015 Flula released a five-track EP titled I Want To Touch You. Videos for all five songs were posted to his YouTube channel. In early 2016, he released a full-length album called Animalbum that was produced by comedian and producer of The Bachelor, Elan Gale. All songs on the album are related to animals, both real and mythological, and all proceeds will be donated to Wags and Walks, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that rescues dogs from shelters and places them in suitable homes.
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