Go and multiply!
How wrong could possibly be a commercial. Well, when kids are involved, there doesn’t seem to be any limit…
Watch it. (Flash Video)
From the director of Toe Jam, another classic porn remix. Dialing a number has never been so fun.
Watch it (Thanks Mike)
Exactamundo. This is what I need.
Probably the prettiest portrait of biking in New York City. It makes me miss the Big Apple. The cinematography is fantastic.
I love this commercial for all of its…imperfections.
- Goodiebag: Slumdog controversy
- Cadbury: Eyebrow Dance
- Fifty People / One Question: Brooklyn Version
- Kids expressions while playing video games
Jason asked if you could watch this without smiling, my answer is clearly no.
Clever and visually pleasing.
Best Short: Glory at Sea – A 25 minute tour de force that uses a contemporary tragedy (Katrina disaster) to create a powerful myth that seems as old as the hills.
Best Stop Motion: Illuminant – To experience this on a big screen like I did at Carrboro Film Festival was incredible.
Best Short Doc: Bullet Proof Vest
Best Hidden Product Placement: The Ramp
Best Acting in Shorts: R.L. Jackson & Tori Lee in Remember When
Best Abstract film: Pencil Face
Special mentions for Animations:
Best Web Video: Dr. Horrible – It is nice to see big name talent doing web content. It certainly lived up to the hype. Hopefully, this is a sign of good things to come.
Best Music video: Fleet Foxes: White Winter Hymnal – After a year full of shocking videos, especially in content, the one video that haunted me was Sean Pecknold‘s animated classic. Simple in style, resonant story and a great fuckin’ song.
Sexiest Music Video of the year: Toe Jam
Special mentions Music videos:
- How much of a woman
- Damien Jurado – Caskets
- Bjork – Wanderlust
- MGMT – Time to Pretend
- The New Pornographers – Myriad Harbour
Best Commercial: JC Penney: Aviator – Also the cutest video of the year. The direction is pitch perfect.
Best Interview of the Year: Katie Couric’s interview with Sarah Palin – Unintentionally hilarious that changed the course of the presidential elections.
Best Parody: SNL’s version of Katie Couric’s interview with Sarah Palin – Saturday Night Live came back with a bang. Even more wicked than the original.
Best Online Radio: This American Life: Super
Note: Some of these videos were not released in 2008, they are included here because this is when we discovered them.
Our Australian friendsThe Glue Society, a group of artists, designers and projecteers, have created these amazing series of sculptures and films commissioned by 42Below Vodka where they’ve created chair rainbows on the frozen tundra, a curb-side wrap party, gratuitous nudie pictures for airplanes passing by, a house of crates, and a blow-up doll’s vacation paradise.
- Hi-Fructose Magazine
Creative for a car ad. Not saying much, is it? Nevertheless, this one is outstanding.