February 27, 2014
Alice Herz-Sommer was 40-years-old when she and her young son were taken to a concentration camp by the Nazis. Now 110, the world’s oldest pianist shares her incredible story and life experiences that define her as a woman of love and compassion.
November 15, 2013
This clip’s frames have been interpolated to playback at 30 frames per second. The Slow-Motion portion has 4 interpolated frames for each real frame. The original film frame rate was 18fps.
November 10, 2013
When nice guy Zac finds his deepest fantasies inadvertently appearing on a computer screen in front of a policewoman and his girlfriend, he has little hope of saving face, and even less of saving his relationship.
July 14, 2013
Want to watch a non-fiction film about photography? Here’s a list of documentaries (and some other stuff) concerning photography that I’ve collected over the years. Documentaries 1948, The Photographer – YouTube 1957, Ansel Adams, Photographer – YouTube 1972, Going Where I’ve Never Been The Photography of Diane Arbus – YouTube 1973, The Decisive Moment – […]
July 2, 2013
At this point even the most gullible of filmgoers must realize that nearly every movie has been digitally enhanced in one way or another. Long gone are the days when talented VFX artists were only called on to bring spaceships and dinosaurs to life; these days directors like Baz Luhrmann spend millions on effects to […]
June 26, 2013
Decades ago, documentary filmmaker Leon Gast attempted to complete a feature about the 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” championship bout between boxers Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire. Sundry complications, though, held up the project until its release in 1996. It was well worth the delay. From Gast’s perspective of modern history, the […]
April 24, 2013
Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer whose notable career spans more than three decades providing breathtaking imagery for feature films, television shows, documentaries and commercials. This piece includes his short film on Gratitude and Happiness. Brother David Steindl-Rast’s spoken words, Gary Malkin’s musical compositions and Louie’s cinematography make this a stunningly beautiful […]
April 11, 2013
All Google Street View imagery captured using hyperlapse.tllabs.io Source code available at github.com/TeehanLax/Hyperlapse.js Read the full story: teehanlax.com/labs/hyperlapse/
December 17, 2012
Chef John joins us for this edition of Meet & Eat to tell us about himself, his culinary experience, and walks us through a mahi-mahi ceviche. So give yourself a little break, it’s Friday after all, and watch this episode of Meet & Eat with the host and creator of Food Wishes. When you’re done, […]
December 17, 2012
Filmography 2012 Music: Zack Hemsey – End of an Era C2C – Down The Road Zack Hemsey – The Forgotten The Heavy – Be Mine James Vincent McMorrow – Sparrow and the Wolf Jonsi – Tornado Odesza – IPlayYouListen
November 20, 2012
When a threat unlike any other we’ve seen faces the nation, the military has only one man they can turn to for help. Directed by Peter Atencio
October 24, 2012
An Honest Liar tells the incredible life story of famed magician-turned-skeptic and enemy of deception, James “The Amazing” Randi. The film brings to life his infamous escapades that publicly exposed psychics, faith healers and con artists with quasi-religious fervor. Today, Randi himself faces the price of a deception that might cause the loss of his […]
October 19, 2012
How did the Dutch get their cycling infrastructure? This question keeps coming back because it is of course relevant to people who want what the Dutch have. Road building traditions go back a long way and they are influenced by many factors. But the way Dutch streets and roads are built today is largely the […]
October 16, 2012
This is the audition of Henry Thomas for the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) He acted before in another movie named Raggedy Man and a TV show named The Steeler and the Pittsburgh Kid (1981) At the end of the interview a casting crew member said, and I quote “Ok kid, you got the job!”
October 16, 2012
Interview with James Goldstein at his home the Sheats/Goldstein Residence in LA
October 12, 2012
The LED was invented 50 years ago and Nick Holonyak (inventor) is still around and he’s talking about it. You can check out the interview below:
September 26, 2012
This is a short film created to put some perspective on one of the most powerful yet under appreciated design patterns for large scale resilient systems. An interesting analogy drawn between containerization and information.
September 8, 2012
It’s a documentary about an American musician that nobody heard about. Nobody heard about him in America, but in South Africa, a totally different story. Right there Rodriguez he was more famous then Elvis. It seems to be a beautiful documentary with a exciting story. I’m really looking forward to watching it.
August 31, 2012
Adam’s Rib: how one man’s work defines him. A film by James Arthurs and Cam Roden. Original music by James Arthurs.
August 5, 2012
I love that some people are so honest! Here’s a quote from the guy who forgot this $13,238.86 bag: a love letter to New York City, totally true story. before you call me an asshole for forgetting my stuff in a cab consider i’d been traveling for 10 days straight always with a producer who […]
August 1, 2012
Skyfall is the new James Bond movie. Watch the trailer, it’s awesome!
July 25, 2012
This week’s short film is Dirty Laundry featuring Thomas Jane I wanted to make a fan film for a character I’ve always loved and believed in – a love letter to Frank Castle & his fans. It was an incredible experience with everyone on the project throwing in their time just for the fun of […]
July 20, 2012
Written and directed by Seith Mann, this short film is more then intense. I watch it and for the entire 20 minutes I didn’t blink. If you have 20 minutes, I highly recommend it!
July 10, 2012
Le Miroir is a shot film that tells the story of a man in the sense of the human being which passes from childhood to the status of “old man”, the time to freshen up.
July 6, 2012
Here we present a short study into James Bond’s personal style, meeting award winning costume designer, Lindy Hemming; and a handful of bespoke tailors who have been instrumental in shaping and crafting this icon of style over 50 years. The Barbican marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond with a unique exhibition showcasing the inside […]
July 1, 2012
The Daguerreotype – The discovery of this process forever changed our understanding of time. For the first time in history we could see what our ancestors looked like. Take a look behind the scenes into our world class photograph collection from within our vaults. The Daguerreotype: Photographic Processes: The Collodion Process: Photographic Processes:
June 26, 2012
Do you remember the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld? Well, this guy resembles him but he makes sandwiches. Salam Kahil who runs La Charcuterie, a Scandinavian deli in the Port Kells area of Surrey, BC. He is an art collector, a former male escort, an amateur piano player, and a supporter of the homeless in Vancouver’s […]
June 20, 2012
Everything is a Remix is a four-part video series about influence and appropriation in creation. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4:
June 19, 2012
Long time since I posted a Short Film here. Today I found this film. After seeing it, I believe it’s the best one I’ve seen this year. You can find the makes on twitter @BoraBoraFilms Bob is a longtime, aging taxi driver. Josh, his last fare for the night is a young man who has […]
June 2, 2012
Joel Bukiewicz loves grinding steel. He’s the man behind Cut Brooklyn, making high-end knives to order for chefs and home cooks. Bukiewicz found that honing metal was more satisfying than honing his novel, but as with many writers and their characters, Bukiewicz remembers details about every knife he’s made. The video takes you through the […]
April 25, 2012
This short film tells the true story of Sophia, a young woman dealing with a rare and very dangerous condition.
April 6, 2012
From Allison Argo’s film “9/11: Where Were You?” for National Geographic, the story of Omar and his beloved guide dog Salty is a powerful testament to the love and trust between two old friends.
April 3, 2012
This is a montage of straight-down shots used in various films. This type of shot is commonly referred to as a “God’s Eye View” angle. The camera lens is perpendicular to the subject without any POV reference, which gives the viewer an omniscient viewpoint of the character and the surrounding space. The video is cut […]
March 19, 2012
Given the state of the current economy, a growing number of Americans with ordinary lives are choosing to scale down — way down. They call themselves the “tiny house” movement. Need to Know visited one of the movement’s proponents, Dee Williams, at her small home in Olympia, Wash. Her home measures 84 square feet, has […]
March 16, 2012
Independent surfboard designer Eric Arakawa reflects on finding the path and passion that unintentionally led him to become a world renowned surfboard craftsman.
February 25, 2012
In a post-nuclear future, when the earth is riddled with radiation, a new urban developer proposes to regenerate the cities back into civilisation. GAMMA sets out to stabilise the atomic mistakes of yesteryear for the re-inhabitation of future generations. Using its patented ‘Nuke-Root’ technology; part fungi, part mollusc, GAMMA intends to soak up the radiation […]
February 25, 2012
A short film from Media Design School based on the sci-fi world of Dr Grordbort created by writer and artist Greg Broadmore from Weta Workshop.
February 23, 2012
The Sausage Kings is a short documentary about 3 ex-professional football players and friends who make great sausage. 20 years ago Tony Spoletini, Tom Spoletini and Mike Palumbo started Spolumbo’s Fine Foods & Deli, now a Calgarian institution and pillar of the local community.