Long Live Film: A documentary about film photography

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By Erin Emocling in New Film on Friday 20 September 2013

Film photography advocates and enthusiasts will always find a way to prove that film is not dead. Here’s one of those proofs: a documentary about the subculture that is film photography. Made by the folks from Indie Film Lab, Long Live Film investigates the reasons why film photographers across the United States still prefer emulsion over […]

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller video recreated from Lego

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By Erin Emocling in Video on Friday 20 September 2013

Annette Jung makes films for Talking Animals, a Berlin-based animation studio. Her latest thrilling stop-motion short features Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Lego blocks, which came next after her Lego Dance video. Full-length versions, please!

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Incredble video shows a woman growing old

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By Francis Andrews in Video on Wednesday 18 September 2013

You need to watch this video in full, and not skip a second. The creative brain behind the project, Anthony Cerniello, has achieved his ambitious goal of giving the viewer the perception that ‘something is happening but you can’t see it but you can feel it, like aging itself’. It’s a fantastic achievement, yet unsettling […]

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Belly: a new animation by Julia Pott

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By Danielle Buerli in New Film on Thursday 12 September 2013

I am big fan Julia Pott’s illustration and animations. Her characters are awkward, cute and sometimes very personal. Her latest animation, Belly, tells very heartfelt story about how it is to be the youngest child.

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Pop-Up: a new film by Stuart McBratney

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Friday 6 September 2013

Behold, a new art form is born! In the space of 3 minutes, Stuart McBratney’s crowdfunding video for his new feature, Pop-Up, covers 24 years of filmmaking, pitches his new drama comedy with simple animation, and takes the piss out of your cousin’s death metal band. It even offers to make your cat famous. I’m […]

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The Deep: animation by Mark van Berkel

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By Wendy Denissen in New Illustration on Wednesday 4 September 2013

Have you ever imagined what the bottom of the ocean would look like? Motion graphic artist Mark van Berkel has. His last project is an animation called Utopia. This short movie shows the cold and dark atmosphere of the deepest depths of the ocean. van Berkel loves to create foreign universes in his work, in […]

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Imaginate: Danny MacAskill’s unique approach to bike riding

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By Callum Russell in Video on Tuesday 3 September 2013

Red Bull and trail bike rider Danny MacAskill spent two years creating this amazing video. While previous videos focused on MacAskill’s crazy bike stunts in different locations, Imaginate sees MacAskill take a completely different approach to riding, pulling mad stunts, indulging his cycle-pathic tendencies. One for the bike-curious.

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Dermis: a mind-bending interactive installation

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By Elena Martinez in Video on Tuesday 3 September 2013

The first time I saw Dermis, I could only think: ‘I need to touch that’. Dermis is a good example of what researching with new materials and interactive systems is able to achieve nowadays. On this screen you can see different, unique projections depending on how every person interacts with it. This is not touching, […]

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If You Are Awake, Dream by Girasomnis

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By Elena Martinez in Video on Monday 2 September 2013

This 8 minute performance, created and presented in the Madrid Talent Festival by Girasomnis, makes you dream with your eyes open. Ensueño fuses independent disciplines such as music, dance and visuals into a single piece. Dancers dressed in white suits become living screens. They move around the stage through projected, imaginary landscapes while dancing to […]

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Disappointed Hercules

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By Callum Russell in Video on Thursday 29 August 2013

And now for some fine, fine acting. The actor was supposed to read his line of dialogue, while the stage directions instructed he should sound disappointed. Instead, we got this gem. Ah, YouTube, you are addictive.

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Selfmade Spaceship: a short film by Nicolas Heinemann

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By Jan Herdlicka in New Film on Tuesday 27 August 2013

If you guys are into dystopian sci-fi movies checkout this short movie called ZELLE (eng.: cell) by the young German filmmaker, Nicolas Heinemann. The special thing about this one is that the director constructed the whole setting in his shared flat room in Berlin Kreuzberg until his entire home looked like some kind of a […]

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Terra Australis: a time lapse video by Clinton Harn and Phil Arntz

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By Stuart McBratney in Video on Friday 23 August 2013

By now the starry night time-lapse has been done to death. So it takes a keen eye and some sweet tech to invigorate the genre. Clinton Harn and Phil Arntz do just that, painting a dazzling picture of colour and movement Down Under. Stay until the end, as the final shot is breathtaking.

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Pretty Sweet: a (most) rad skateboarding video

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By Jack Douglas in Video on Thursday 22 August 2013

Girl and Chocolate skateboards put together what is now one of my favourite pieces of film. It’s called Pretty Sweet and it’s made so well that it will make even the most uncoordinated and lazy person want to pick up a board and start shredding. The way that it’s cut, the effects, the soundtrack, the […]

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Minimalistic car movie posters by Jesús Prudencio

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By Sean Alves in New Design on Thursday 22 August 2013

Jesús Prudencio is a graphic/web and illustrator currently living and working in Spain. His series Cars, And Films, is a combination of both his love of film and cars. These minimalistic film posters communicate an overall look and feel, which gives us a sense of insight into the films’ themes.

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Walter: a short film about funeral home director

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By Micha Hilliard in New Film on Wednesday 21 August 2013

Walter A. Frey, Jr. is a funeral home director. Like his father, who as a boy dreamed of becoming a funeral home director, Walter also felt a calling to the business at an early age. Unfolding in short vignettes, “Walter” is a journey through the passions of its subject, which include a love for vacuuming, […]

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