If you love visual comedy, then let Tony Zhou introduce you to the work of Edgar Wright, one of the few filmmakers who is consistently finding humor through framing, camera movement, editing, goofy sound effects and music.
It's the roaring twenties and things are looking great for Frederick Frinklesworth II and the rest of the New York Stock Exchange, but when his daughter Betty is left in his care for the day can Fredrick and Wall Street survive the mayhem that ensues?
Colby Moore has created something very special here – he has captured the sights and sounds of New York in this visually amazing and truly cinematic short film. It is almost as if, amongst all the humanity and the never ending movement, that the city is waiting for something to happen. The music,
Image Credit Flickr Library of Congress Above: A young worker at the C & NW RR 40th Street shops, Chicago, Illinois, 1942.
Have you ever wondered how movie executives come up with their ideas (usually as you are sitting in a theater wondering why you just paid to watch the digital car crash taking place in front of your eyes?
Professors at the Köln International School of Design in Germany wanted to see if they could transmit digital data using smoke signals - because. The result was this installation which they dubbed Binairy Talk.
Filmmaker Ian Wood used a lightweight remote controlled quad-copter and camera system to take these remarkable shots of Downtown Los Angeles. Above the hustle and bustle of the streets it is easier to get a real feel for the sheer visual detail of the architecture and art in the downtown area. Pl
Luisa is a very lucky little girl if you ask me, even though I am not quite sure how I would have reacted being hundreds of feet above the ground when I was her age. I probably would have screamed my head off for the duration but Luisa takes it in her stride and with such easiness that it looks as
Harlech Castle was constructed atop a spur of rock next to the Irish Sea by Edward I of England to seal his victory over Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last sovereign Prince of Wales.
Brenden Borrellini is both deaf and blind so photography might not be a hobby one would imagine him taking up. So how does that work?
When Adobe Illustrator first shipped in 1987, it was the first software application for a young company that had, until then, focused solely on Adobe PostScript.
A young girl stumbles across a chest left behind by the mysterious collector many years before.
Something monstrous is stirring in the heart of Tokyo. Godzilla! However, you don’t have to worry too much about the future of this great Asian metropolis. Even if this very cool twenty five foot replica of the movie monster were to spring to life, he wouldn’t get very far. Someone forgot to give him legs.
You may have had a moment or two like this: you spend an age working on a project only to get bored with it. This is the case with the architect in this animated short by Philip Watts. He decides to spice things up a little with his creation by introducing something that will set the (not quite proverbial) cat amongst the pigeons.
Do you see what I see? Utoro is a minor working fishing port on Japan’s second largest island, Hokkaido.
This is as strange but as engaging as it gets. Two aliens manipulate life on earth, fighting over control of the planet, resulting in destruction. Unsurprisingly this was shortlisted for a Royal Television student award in the animation category.
Take a trip to Istanbul, passing the Black Sea Coast, to the vastness of Eastern Anatolia, then returning over otherworldly Cappadocia and enjoying the sun at the Turquoise Coast.
There’s nothing quite like a good dystopia to start off the day so if wake up worrying about the future of the planet under our so far must do better stewardship you may wish to avoid this. However, this video created by Duncan Elms for topical satirists A Rational Fear keeps its tongue firmly in its cheek even if most of what it envisages is certainly not without the realm of the imagination (wouldn’t be in the video otherwise, I guess!
Flower Beards. The internet has recently been festooned with pictures of young, hirsute men who have chosen to decorate their facial hair with a variety of blooms.
Ice creams and lollies are meant to be eaten – that is the sole reason for their existence. So when they are left to melt it is nothing short of tragic.