If horror movies are your thing, than do we have a cool new poster series for you. Just in time for Halloween, Creative Spark, a UK branding agency, has just released a collection of clever posters that feature classic horror films. All proceeds from the sale…
To celebrate Valentine's Day, Google has created a new animated short set to a song performed by Tony Bennett entitled “Cold, Cold Heart.” It features a lovesick boy trying to woo a girl with everything from roses and a box of chocolates to a dinosaur sweater. You've just got to love the end, when Google shows a collage of cute pairs that includes a princess and a frog, an astronaut…
When was the last time someone did something nice for you? Do you remember it? Did you try to "pass it on"? Producer and director David Gaz recently reached out to us to tell us about a new documentary he's working on called Good Virus. It's a film about, well, being nice.
"Good Virus profiles bleeding-edge scientists and authors from UC Berkeley, Harvard and everywhere…
Filmmaker Danny Cooke has just released a beautifully shot documentary about the art of letterpress. Called Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film, it gives us an inside look at one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, at Plymouth University.
When we asked Cooke why he created it, he told us this. "I sat outside the letterpress workshop on…
Cape Town-based professional photographer Andrew Brauteseth just recently released a short film called The Rose. Before you watch this enchanting video (below), read about how it all came together, in his words. It will give you some insight into the challenges modern-day photographers are currently facing.
"Photography and Motion Picture (films) have a close but tense… Continue
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Rip Curl recently collaborated with Timeslice Films to create a surf video that's out of this world! Shot over two days on Malaysia's Sunway Lagoon Wavepool, the video features the world's four best surfers, Mick Fanning, Stephanie Gilmore, Owen Wright and Matt Wilkinson, as they show off their sick skills in front of 52 different DSLR cameras. The freeze action is called bullet-time.
As Ripcurl explains, "The revolutionary campaign captures surfing in a way… Continue
I am Beautiful is a short and sweet stop motion film that should have you laughing this morning. Created and animated by Joshua & Nathan Flynn, it stars Commander Worf giving himself some much needed TLC. This funny piece won the 'Best Stop Motion' award category of the 2009 University of Glamorgan Glammies Awards. Loved… Continue
Ready for the coolest thing you'll see today? Pixels by Patrick Jean is an amazing short film that will leave you wanting more. Watch for this to go viral.
"Imagine a rebellion by a few pixels in our all-digital world, and we are at the heart of games we had imagined: some of the buildings with Tetris, Pacman eats stations subways, Space Invaders and Donkey Kong invade us balance his barrel in the street!"
Because I love the twisted mind of Spike Jonze, I'm actually looking forward to seeing more of his 30-minute short film titled I'm Here. Plus, how can you go wrong with a robot love story? Recently premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, the film was funded by Absolut Vodka.
If you're a big fan of legos (who isn't) you'll be super excited that they've just started up their own community. Lego Cl!ck is a collaborative environment designed for inventors, artists and creative enthusiasts to share their vision about new products and toys. For a sweet intro, check out this super creative video by Leigh Marling from… Continue
Though often times we're entranced by photos that are taken at a precise moment, we're also completely in love with photos that capture motion. Usually referred to as motion blur, this effect is achieved by slowing down the shutter speed or employing some…
Check out this cool typography film created by BYU design students and faculty, for the 5th Typophile Film Festival. It's a visual typographic feast about the five senses, and how they contribute to and enhance our creativity.
If you ever had any doubt that Tim Burton wasn't a great storyteller, you haven't seen this older, short film called Vincent. With all that technology out there, a movie's story can often get lost, buried in special effects. It's nice to know that a sweet film like this exists, where a kid's imagination is explored and where, in the first few seconds, you can fall in love with a little boy named Vincent.
The film is a humorous look at a suburban boy named… Continue
Here's a pretty informative short film, made by Hellmann's/Best Foods, that explains to Canadians why they should eat local food. You can find out more about The Real Food Movement, here. We love how this short is informative yet fun to watch!
To celebrate the spirit of independent film, Apple is hosting dozens of free filmmaking events from April 22 to May 3. Presented by Apple and indieWIRE, the Meet the Filmmakers series will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the latest projects from leading filmmakers and actors. All events are free and seating is available on a first come, first served… Continue
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Here's the trailer to an animated short that I have my eye on. Lost and Found is based on a best-selling children's book by Oliver Jeffers and is about a little boy who finds a lost penguin on his doorstep. Sensing the penguin is unhappy to be so far from home, the boy… Continue