Talk about die-hard fans! Inspired by the Lord of the Rings series, The Hunt For Gollum is an unofficial not for profit short film by a group of enthusiast filmmakers. This mini-epic was made in widescreen, runs 45 minutes long, and was just released for free download (website below) on May 3rd.
Lord of the Rings fan Chris Bouchard adapted the $3,000 fan film from the appendices of JRR Tolkien’s epic fantasy novels. The story follows the Heir of… Continue
This video was produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting as part of the Geospatial Revolution Project. This is an integrated public media and outreach initiative about the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact. This technology touches almost everything in our modern life: how we plan communities, how we find a restaurant, how Obama's election team found likely voters, how we measure climate change, and how we deploy our… Continue
What happens when you take one of the most iconic movie series of all time and give them some extra love at the happiest place on Earth? You get Star Wars Weekends, an annual summer special event at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Florida that celebrates George Lucas' classic sci-fi movie series. For the weekends starting May 22nd and ending June 14th, join Jedi… Continue
One of our favorite artists, Audrey Kawasaki’s first solo show in Japan is opening this weekend at Space Yui Gallery in Tokyo. The show entitled “Watching Shadows” or “Kageboushi” will feature about 9 paintings, various sold-out editions, as well as an exclusive print of “Carry On” (above). As always, Audrey blows us away with the absolute beauty of her pieces. Amazing… Continue
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Zaha Hadid in collaboration with Manchester International Festival and Manchester Art Gallery is set to present a groundbreaking concert hall for their 2009 Festival. Capable of accommodating a small audience of 200 people, the intimate chamber will “create a near-perfect visual and sonic environment,” for a series of nine concerts, in which three internationally… Continue
Don't know exactly why a large gathering of people singing in unison touches me...it just does. Here, 13,500 gather in Trafalgar Square for some karaoke fun all put together by T-Mobile. Don't make fun of me but I almost teared up. (Almost.)
Did anyone notice Pink in the crowd? She was in on the act!…
Illustrator Gabriel Moreno often times collaborates with other photographers or artists to create mixed media art that's otherworldly. In March, he exhibited his new works in his “More than Illustration” solo show. For five months he focused on creating art not for his advertising clients but for himself. As he states, "There's nothing more exciting to put your real…
Photographer Sarah Lee is one of those young women who's creativity started peaking at an early age. Currently 18, she's attending Chapman University in Orange, California as a freshman. In this set of photos, she creates an underwater world that's spectacularly colorful and frighteningly bleak. Her way of stirring an emotion in us speaks volumes about her work and has us believing that no…
This video was shot by Greg Williams for Esquire Magazine's upcoming issue. It takes us on a journey with Megan Fox from waking up through her day. He used the RedONE, a video camera that captures images at four times the resolution of high-definition, to make this video and also take the image that will be on Esquire's cover. She is one beautiful lady and it is an impressive…
The guys at Arrested Motion took some awesome shots at the opening of Gary Baseman's “La Noche de la Fusion” at the Corey Helford Gallery this last weekend. These photos really show why LA's art scene is one the best in the world!
Baseman's first solo return to Los Angeles in over two…
Many billboards in New York are apparently illegal. Jordan Seiler of Public Ad Campaign mapped them out and then a group called the New York Street Advertising Takeover whitewashed them and converted the space to public art. The results remind me of Banksy and are much more appealing than the original billboards.