Sometimes, the physical beauty of a performer is all it takes to create something interesting. This is one of those times.
This video was shot with a new Red B&W camera so if that info interests you, head over here.
The B story of the comparisons are more interesting than the expected plot twist.
It is such an amazing story that it is hard to believe that it is based on the truth.
One of my favorite videos I’ve ever posted here. There is so much that can go wrong with this idea where the entire thing could come off pretentious. Maybe to some, it might very well be a little pretentious. To me, the filmmaker, Martin de Thurah, walked the line beautifully, it is a dream but unlike some films about dreams, there is a connection to a reality that we can easily comprehend.
Truth be told, I can spend a lot of time looking at Iva Gocheva. Her expressions shift and move so quickly and powerfully, my feelings can’t help from mirroring hers. Just lovely work overall. Excuse me as I watch it another time.
(via Robin Schmidt)
The entire video is shot in macro. This can usually be quite annoying but this is just tremendous. When those eyeballs exchange looks, the moment is simply perfect. Future reminder to myself to steal some of these wonderful ideas.
In a future filled with technology and sin, a hopeless romantic falls for a broken robot he buys at a sex shop, testing how far he’ll go for love. A short film by Lee Citron.
Black Hole is the short film adaptation by director Rupert Sanders of Charles Burns’ debut graphic novel of the same name.
Watch it. (very NSFW!!!)
1851: Elias Howe receives patent for an “Automatic, Continuous Clothing Closure” (zipper) 1889: The Eiffel Tower is completed for the Parisian World Fair of the same year BUT, one detail that the history books never mention is that the World Ended that same year in 1889, in Paris. Just then, Lucifer & the Archangel Michael hatched a successful plan, followed it through, overcoming perilous obstacles, and got the job done. For the first time, our film documents and re-creates the End of the World as it really occurred.
A short film by Carl Laudan. (via Short of the Week)
A series of five funny idents for television station Melody Aflam tells the truth behind Braveheart, Dances with Wolves, Titanic, Rocky and Seven.
Created at Leo Burnett. Directed by Mohamed Hamdalla at Lighthouse Film.
Great episode. No choice but to embed the entire thing (works only in US).
If you want to skip to the meat.
Living and dying in San Francisco.
A music video directed by Saman Keshavarz and shoot from a first person perspective (a la Smack My Bitch Up).
Watch it. (MPEG-4)
How does a blind guy copes with his lack of sight? Is he able to project his own world inside of his head? What does happen when he meets a curious girl…
The 2008 animated feature film written, directed, produced and animated by Nina Paley (previously we posted Battle of Lanka, one of the musical clips which gave the start to the movie) Sita Sings the Blues is available online with a Creative Common license, that is free as in beer and as in speech.
Go and multiply!