This stunning video captures in Death Valley National Park features floating stones of Racetrack Playa, and a hot-pink aurora uncommon at such a low latitude.
“This time our timelapse adventure took place at the infamous sliding stones of Racetrack Playa Lakebed in Death Valley, where we got lots of cool shots of the stones themselves, as well as some epic starscape stuff — including a desert aurora, crazy star trails, and an awesome milky way pass. The initial intention was for this all to be done in one shoot with the Dunes of Part 1 — but time restrictions and work etc. caused us to split up the shoots — and so we visited the Racetrack on March 17-19th 2013 to film this second installment. ”
Either Or, Short Movie by movie director Adam Tow realized his short film inspired from the famous poetry by Pulitzer-winner Maxine Kumin. The theme of the movie focuses on the miniscule nature of human existence juxtaposed against the magnitude of the world just outside the window. This is a true masterpiece of both modern and poetic work. Watch it!
The British musician Sivu, had a very original idea for his latest music video. He revealed himself on his video clip, but it has not been filmed but not in the most conventional way. The singer unveiled himself, in a even more intimate way, showing MRI head while he sings.
1024 architecture has been invited by the city of Brussels to revisit the traditional Christmas tree on the Grand Place. It is a contemporary prefabricated Christmas tree that contrasts with the image of traditional tree and is actually stirring debate in the Belgian capital.
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Irving Harper is this week’s featured designer in the Herman Miller Why Design series. The film is a rare opportunity to feature one of the most prolific designers who helped shape American Modernism. As design director for the Nelson Office, Irving Harper was responsible for some of the most compelling and iconic designs of the twentieth century—from the Marshmallow sofa, to the Ball clock, to the Herman Miller logo itself. While working on the Chrysler Pavilion for the 1964 New York World’s Fair, he began making paper sculptures in his off hours to relieve stress. Some 50 years and roughly 500 pieces later, almost every surface of his Rye, New York home is besieged by evidence of his remarkable skill and creativity.
Enspire Studio, an animation studio based in Jakarta send us their latest video.
Watch it it’s fantastic!
Somewhere in the distant future, a teleportation device to another dimension has been invented. Our main protagonist , Eliana, has stolen the device. With the police hot in pursuit behind her , she entered an alley attempting to get away , only to end up in a dead end .Trapped with nowhere else to go, she was left with no other choice but to use the stolen device. She pushed the button ,closes her eyes and hopes for the best…..
Pixel Rain recorded at the closing concert of Osheaga 2012 music festival in Montreal is a beautiful cloud of LEDs falling from the sky at at a Black Keys performance.
Montreal-based’ Moment Factory,’has projected Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall crumbling to the ground. The show called ‘Duality’ is meant to be an expression of the dual nature of Atlantic City’s personality.
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Vivid LIVE has commissioned multi-award winning German design collective URBANSCREEN to create a new projected artwork, transforming Sydney Opera House with their reinterpretation of the sails – Vivid LIVE’s most public event.
URBANSCREEN have taken the art of light projection, video mapping and motion graphics to extraordinary heights in their many large scale installations, including commissions from major art galleries, international festivals and opera companies.
Watch this very poetic video by skater Joe Pease made only with his shadow. The title is a reference to Peter Pan.
“It is not uncommon for children to play with their shadows or to imagine that they are tangible. However, in order to grow up, children must leave behind this fantasy…no one ever fully grows up. Instead, growing up is a process that continues throughout life.”
Music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.
After winning a competitive pitch,British television Channel 4 commissioned ManvsMachine to create a new brand identity and on-air look for More4. The package aligns with a re-focussed range of content on the channel.
The graphic device is carried across a range of idents featuring installations made up of 400 mechanical ‘flippers’. 15 differently coloured triangular shapes, which also animate, again making up the numeral with the text similarly placed. Each one is made up of hundreds of mechanical ‘flipper’ units that, when set in motion, reveal a range of colours and patterns. These structures are placed within a series of different environments, such as a cafe, a staircase, on a tree, and on an abandoned boat on a beach in Dungeness. Read More…
Photographer and filmmaker Jacob Sutton shot this awesome video of pro snowboarder William Hughes riding the slopes of Tignes in the Rhône-Alpes region of south-eastern France wearing a suit made by John Spatcher.
Sutton, who has created work for the likes of Hermès, Burberry and The New York Times, spent three nights on a skidoo with his trusty Red Epic camera at temperatures of -25C to snap Hughes carving effortlessly through the deep snow, even enlisting his own father to help maintain the temperamental suit throughout the demanding shoot. “Filming in the suit was the most surreal thing I’ve done in 20 years of snowboarding,” says Hughes of the charged salopettes. “Luckily there was plenty of vin rouge to keep me warm, and Jacob’s enthusiasm kept everyone going through the cold nights.”
When Manhattan Born created Furball spot their goal were to take an expressionless object and giving it personality. In the Computer Art tutorial they explain how to bring a shape or object to life and make it ‘dance’ to music. You’ll learn how to create an animation involving complex expressions and dynamics in Cinema 4D. These techniques are key to choreographing your object to the audio track.
We’ll also explore keyframe animation, lighting, colour schemes, editing in a 3D format and how to implement an efficient workflow. Ultimately, the goal is to hold a viewer’s attention through the movement of an object, without the use of dialogue. often, simple ideas are the best.
The work came about has part of an event sponsored by YouTube and TBWA Italy last month. They invited young motion graphics designers from around the world to create online ads for the top 100 brands in Italy for an event in Milan. Kim chose the pixel graphics aesthetic for two of the three briefs she was given.
Design the future of your brand with Youtube’ is the 2011/ 2012 advertising campaign for Youtube Europe. Youtube Europe asked to create pieces that represent Youtube Europe’s 100 biggest companies, and I’ve participated in the show in Milan, Italy, as a motion graphic designer. Each brand’s creative director chose one word to describe what they believed to be the future of their company. And I created pieces for IKEA, FASTWEB and ASPIRINA. For IKEA, the keyword was “Easy living” For FASTWEB, the keyword was “Innovation and simplicity” For ASPIRINA, the keyword was “Simplifying” backstage videos
As part of this year’s D23 Expo, Noah was chosen by Disney Consumer Products to create the iconic graphic celebrating this year’s themes. This illuminating video shows the master at work on the classic Disney inspired painting featuring a realistic portrait of Walt and a ‘toony Sorcerer Mickey causing lots of colorful trouble.