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{ Monthly Archives } December 2008

Bright Eyes – First Day of my Life

Glad I didn’t die before I met you.

My present and my wish and my thought for the new year (according to the Gregorian calendar).
Directed by John Cameron Mitchell. The song is from Bright Eyes‘ album I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning.
Mio regalo, mio desiderio, mio pensiero per il nuovo anno (secondo il calendario gregoriano).
Regia di John [...]

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Getty Images: Short & Sweet Film Challenge 2008

The 2008 Getty Images Short & Sweet Challenge, saw ten filmmakers creating a film using visual content from the Getty’s Hulton Archive in London.
“The brief for the filmmakers was that at least 50% of the content must be taken from the Hulton Archive and that the short must highlight the breadth and depth of the [...]

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Short & Sweet Film Challenge: Photograph of Jesus

The 2008 Getty Images Short & Sweet Challenge, saw ten filmmakers creating a film using visual content from the Getty’s Hulton Archive in London.
Photograph of Jesus is “a short film by Laurie Hill illustrating the strange requests photography archivists at the vast Hulton Archive sometimes get, such as for photographs of Jesus, the Yeti, Jack [...]

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Short & Sweet Film Challenge: Perrington Stud

The 2008 Getty Images Short & Sweet Challenge, saw ten filmmakers creating a film using visual content from the Getty’s Hulton Archive in London.
Perrington Stud is a tale of gambling and severed fingers made at Big Red Button and featuring J.M. Barrie, William Darling and Pancho Villa.
Executive producer: Basil Stephens. Ain’t been able to Google [...]

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Short & Sweet Film Challenge: Long Jump

The 2008 Getty Images Short & Sweet Challenge, saw ten filmmakers creating a film using visual content from the Getty’s Hulton Archive in London.
Long Jump is a short film directed by Ian Mackinnon and Dominic Parker. Executive producer: Basil Stephens.
La Short & Sweet Challenge 2008 di Getty Images, ha visto 10 registi creare un film [...]

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Short & Sweet Film Challenge: Star Games

The 2008 Getty Images Short & Sweet Challenge, saw ten filmmakers creating a film using visual content from the Getty’s Hulton Archive in London.
Star Games is a music video for Scanone AKA Jude Greenaway, directed by Jasmin Jodry. Director of photography: Tobia Sempi. Executive producer: Basil Stephens.
Animated by Stuart Fortune and Jasmin Jodry. Rotoscoping: Ross [...]

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They Might Be Giants – C is for Conifers

More than five hundred kinds.

Did you know that your Christmas tree was a conifer? Well, in fact my Christmas tree is a piece of polyethylene…
Another nice video from They Might Be Giants‘ Here Come The 123s podcast; it was on episode 19.
Directed by Courtney Booker.
Sapevate che il vostro albero di Natale era una conifera? In [...]

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RYAN JEFFERY – Rise

Here’s the “companion film” for Fallen. It’s as beautiful as the first movie, but you also have to deal with the far from perfect video quality.
Directed by Ryan Jeffery. Music by Ethan Rose. Director of photography: Matthew Barbee.
The witch is played both by Diana Joy and Belle Chesler. Costume by Lisa Rietz. Machine design: Kari [...]

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Betty Boop: Minnie the Moocher

Folks, now here’s the story ’bout Minnie the Moocher.

Minnie the Moocher is a jazz song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.
In 1932, Calloway recorded the song for a Fleischer Studios‘ Talkartoon short cartoon, also called Minnie the Moocher, starring Betty Boop and Bimbo.
Calloway and his band provides most of the short’s [...]

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Cmd+Z

One mission: to delete Commander C.

“A futuristic designer (code name: Z) infiltrates the mega-design corporation headed by Commander C. Z battles the designer drone army in a no-holds barred action thrill ride, packed with explosions, decapitations, and martial arts mayhem.”
A short movie made by Kris Wong, Daniel Chang, Michael Relth and Andrew Tan, students of [...]

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Cmd+Z: Making of

(Bad guy pwns hero)

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Cmd+Z: “Director`s Cut”

Soundtrack: Soulja Boy, Crank Dat

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TONY McNEAL – Born That Way

“When ex-con and hard-as-nails Jake Green (Kevin Gage) finally gets a chance to see his daughter Bridgette (Adair Tishler) after six months, he takes her out for a quick bite only to wind up in the middle of an armored car heist.”
A short film directed by Tony McNeal. Written by Tony McNeal and Delta Zulu.
Produced [...]

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US Army: Lifted

Strength.

Yea, yea, carry your world in your hand and stuff like that but… US Army? Really?!?
The spot has been made in house at Nylon. One in a series commissioned by the video portal Heavy.com
Creative directors/designers: Bryan Lee and Jason Cook. Executive Producer: Joe Montalbano.
Animators: Jake Portman (lead) and David Lewandowski. Character design: Nick Jeong.
Sound Design: [...]

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WALDEMAR MORDARSKI – Bezbledny Rycerz

Damsel in distress? No problemo! This instructional video will show you how to solve the problem once and for ever.
Bezbledny Rycerz (The Faultless Knight) is a short shortie written, directed and animated by Waldemar Mordarski and produced at Studio filmowe Odeon.
Music and sound design by Krzysiek Cybulski. Sound engineer: Monika Szuszkiewicz.
Damigella in pericolo? Nemo problema! [...]

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Bezbledny Rycerz: The Making of

SPOILER WARNING: Watch the short first.

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A(nti)-Social Networks

Just to let you know that I created a No Fat Clips!!! group on Facebook. I’m not sure what to do with it yet, but joining it’s free…
Also, there is a No Fat Clips!!! channel on Vimeo, apparently a great way to discover new stuff to bring here.
Giusto per farvelo sapere, ho creato il gruppo [...]

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BENH ZEITLIN – Glory At Sea

Amen.

“A man comes back alive, in a post Katrina world, to lead a bunch of lost souls back to sea to meet their destiny.”
A short film directed by Benh Zeitlin and produced by Dan Janvey, Par Parekh and Josh Penn at Court 13.
Executive producers: Michael Gottwald, Rob Leitzell. Co-producer: Viktor Jakovleski.
Written by Benh Zeitlin and [...]

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Inspection: Trailer

And finally, here’s the winner of the Video Master and the Art Direction awards at the Uplift Universe Contest held at CG Society.
Inspection is a short film by The Shift crew, loosely based on the novel Uplift by David Brin. The clip is in fact the trailer. But no worries, the actual short should already [...]

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Katsue – A Pickled Sunday

Sunday morning in a jarLike a pickled embryonic czar.

The shadow of a mundane monday breaks into the lazy sunday of a disaffected salaryman. Or maybe it’s the opposite?
Katsue is Montonn Jira and Joni Anwar, a pop music group from Thailand.
The music video has been directed by Rupert James and produced at The Human Eye Corporation.
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STEPHANE COEDEL – Xmas Frog

Santa meets an hungry frog in this short film directed by Stephane Coedel as the Christmas card of Sherbet in 2006.
Babbo Natale incontra un rospo affamato in questo corto diretto da Stephane Coedel come cartolina di Natale 2006 per Sherbet.

© 2006

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Lenny Valentino: Chlopiec z plasteliny

Can’t find a better clip for this video. nor any information on who did it. But it’s good and Christmas-sy enough to share.
Lenny Valentino was a Polish band, a side project of Myslovitz’s singer Artur Rojek.
Chłopiec z plasteliny is a single off their only album, Uwaga! Jedzie tramwaj.
The music video has been directed by Krzysztof [...]

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Herringbone: Small Hands

Distinguished by details.

Due to a rare congenital condition, Henri is born with tiny hands. He’ll struggle to find a purpose in life.
The spot has been directed by Garth Davis and produced by Karen Sproul at Exit Films.
Director of photography: Greig Fraser. Editor: Jack Hutchings at The Butchery. Music and sound design: Nylon Studios.
Post production: Fin [...]

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Yellow: Party

Does the finding for you.

“A gathering of hands that bring the party to the homeowners and do all the hard work for them.”
The spot was directed by Mark Molloy and produced by Wilf Sweetland at Exit Films. Director of photography: Greig Fraser.
Visual effects produced by Victoria Kendall at Animal Logic. Art director: Dael Oates. Computer [...]

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Ford Falcon G Series: Fingers

Fingers are for dreaming…
The spot was directed by Michael Spiccia and produced by Matt Long at GoodOil Films, Sydney.
Director of photography: Danny Ruhlmann. Editor: Stewart Reeves at Guillotine. Sound: Phil Kenihan.
Visual effects produced by Billy Becket at Fin Design. Flame: Christophe Allender, Justin Bromley. 3D graphics: Chris Spry.
Creative agency: JWT, Melbourne. Exec. Creative Director: Richard [...]

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HTC: Set Your Fingers Free

Of the clips I collected, this is surely the most similar to the Cornelius one. Maybe too much? I still like it, anyway…
The spot was directed by Michael Gracey and Pete Commins and produced at Partizan. Music by Jeff Beal.
Executive Producer: Isabella Parish. Producer: Jenny Beckett. Director of photography: Frank Flick.
Visual effects produced at Baby [...]

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CORNELIUS – Tone Twilight Zone

Some time ago I was collecting all clips featuring walking fingers. Then somewhat I forgot about that, until I saw this post on nozap. Now, I guess it’s time to post them.
Cornelius (born Keigo Oyamada) is a Japanese musician. Tone Twilight Zone is a song from Point, his 2001 album.
The music video has been directed [...]

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SYLVAIN MARC – La soupe à l`engrais

Vraiment très petite!

Eat and you’ll grow up…
La soupe à l’engrais (Fertilizer Soup) is a short student film made by Sylvain Marc in 2005 (while at Gobelins) in one month, for show on a children TV channel on the theme, “When I’ll grow up”.
Music: Marmouzet. Sound editor: Olivier Crouet. Voice: Simon Ballester. Sound design: David Goldenberg.
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Danko Jones – King Of Magazines

My heart is on my sleeve.

It’s all fun and games until somebody ends up… No, it’s just all fun and games! So, join Mimi Wobbly and her friends.
Danko Jones is a rock band from Toronto, Canada. Members are: Danko Jones, JC AKA John Calabrese and Dan Cornelius.
King of Magazines is a single taken from their [...]

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The Amazing Adventures of Kid Cole & Klay: Titles

HD Video available in the underneath links.

“Beyond belief! And out of this world! Unimaginable horrors threatens the very existence of mankind, from land, sea and space. Who can save us?”
Here’s the title sequence for the pilot episode of an animated series created who Pete Candeland created for Cartoon Network.
The titles have been directed by Stephen [...]

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Amazing Adventures of Kid Cole & Klay: Colorboard

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Amazing Adventures of Kid Cole & Klay: Animatic

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Walter Robot: Merry Christmas

Dear Santa,you suk jerkno X-BOX!!!

Walter Robot has instructed Christopher Louie and Bill Barminski to send you this holiday card.
Walter Robot ha dato istruzioni affinché Christopher Louie e Bill Barminski vi mandassero questa cartolina di auguri.

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Nike: Wind is a Part of Me

“This promo is about wind that lives, helps and drives us inside.”
Directed and animated by Andrew Muratov at GR8 Production. Art director: Sergey Golnikov. Additional computer graphics: Maxim Meshkov.
Sound design: Marcelo Baldin at Combustion. Creatives: Sergey Golnikov, Viktor Zvegincev, Andrew Muratov.
“This promo is about wind that lives, helps and drives us inside.”
Directed and animated by [...]

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[BEST OF] November 2008 – pt.3

Not the Christmas you werelooking for? Search more »

Clearly, the first part was supposed to appear fifteen minutes before the second. I just failed to set the correct time…
Prehistoric Dog: Hey, Gandalf… Nice dress!
A Happy Thermometer: love and death in the times of climate change and stuff.
A Special Tour: greetings from Italy.
Chupee: divine ukulele.
Stay The [...]

[BEST OF] November 2008 – pt.2

We wish you a merry Christmasand a happy diarrhea.

All of me: video for Chris Chameleon.
Stop Pain: over and over again.
The Life and Death of a Pumpkin: an horror story for your Halloween nights.
Kobra Animation Montage: great work by Kristofer Ström.
Mr. Long Legs: not lies?
Northeastern: Impactist’s self-promo.
Grendizer Returns: Ufo Robo!
Bridge: short movie by Hillman Curtis.
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[BEST OF] November 2008 – pt.1

Hare Christmas Hare ChristmasChristmas Christmas Hare Hare

A random selection from the past month. Just because this month it’s almost over…
Sans logique: human corrida.
Feel Good Drag: black water.
Note to Self: ten dollars.
La leyenda del espantapájaros: The legend of the scarecrow.
Odlot: Freedom!
Viver Design em São Paulo: eight videos.
Soda Popinski: Introducing the Sea Floor Sea Urchin Dance Troupe.
Greed: [...]

Warhead

In 1995 alien refugees came to Earth,leaving their dying planet behind.

The greed of our leaders led humanity into an ill fated war with the aliens. OMG! We’re gonna die!!!
Warhead is a short movie by Adrian Lazar and Catalin Ion. Sound sample from Sound Snap.
The short film is based on an illustration by Michael Kutsche; hardware [...]

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SEATON LIN – Civilian

Do you wish to continue?

Civilian is based on the alien abduction of Betty and Barney Hill in 1961. “This film is a glimpse into the hypnosis sessions that took place between Dr. Benjamin Simon and Betty Hill shortly after”.
A short movie directed by Seaton Lin, written and produced by Hunter Woo at Ab5trax.
Cast: Mari Stamper [...]

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PETER WALLACH – Santa Goes South

Come with us now to the South Pole!

“In a desolate castle in the South Pole lurks Santastein, keeper of an industrial shop of horrors.” This is the story of how he turned into Santa Claws…
“Animation and live-action producer Peter Wallach brings this demented and sexually repressed Santa to life using both humor and horror.” (Source: [...]

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JC Penney: Aviator

No need to be afraid.

It’s the time to fulfill the ultimate childhood fantasy: visiting Santa at the North Pole.
The spot has been directed by Fredrik Bond and produced at MJZ. Executive producer: Lisa Margulis.
Director of Photography: Alwin Kuchler. Editor: Russell Icke at The Whitehouse.
Sound Design: Judson Crane. Sound mix: Sound Lounge. The song is Real [...]

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Fuse TV: Music is…

…math.

“Music is Rebellion, Music is Adrenaline, Music is Therapy, Music is Freedom.” Music is music, dude.
The Music Is campaign has been developed at The Brooklyn Brothers. Writers: Guy Barnett, Mike Pierantozzi. Art Directors: Stephen Rutterford, Clarissa Patrianova Valaeys. Agency Producer: Shana Bellot.
Spots produced at Blacklist (a Psyop company). Executive Producer: Adina Sales. Producers: Rich Rama, [...]

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Music is: Balloon

But one thing I’m missingis in your eyes.

“Sometimes music can be a barrier. Equally, it can lift us away from the trials and tribulations of the daily grind.”
Directed by Pistachios (Måns Swanberg) and produced at Blacklist. Creative agency: The Brooklyn Brothers.
The song is Eyes by the Rogue Wave.
“A volte la musica è una barriera. Ma [...]

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Music is: Therapy

Don’t see the sorrowDon’t let it creep up through your skin.

Through music, people is able to endure their suffering and to rise above it.
Directed by Cisma (Denis Kamioka) and produced at Blacklist. Creative agency: The Brooklyn Brothers.
The song is Don’t See the Sorrow by Au Revoir Simone.
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Music is: Soulmates

Someday, somebody’s gonna ask youA question that you should say “yes” to.

A puppet “is alone in the world and feels that no-one is like him. Yet through music he is able to find his soulmate.”
Directed by Friends with You (Samuel Albert Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III) and produced at Blacklist. Creative agency: The Brooklyn Brothers.
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Music is: Time Travel

1.21 gigawatts?

“Every song takes us back to a specific moment.”
Directed by Nanospore (Paul Hwang and Ben Lee) and produced at Blacklist. Creative agency: The Brooklyn Brothers.
Music composed and performed by Rahzel, and produced at Amber Music.
“Ogni canzone ci porta indietro ad un preciso istante.”
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Music is: Joy

Stay casual…

A “surfer is literally carried on a wave of hands” just like some people at concerts.
Directed by Holbrooks (Tom Brown and Daniel Gray) and produced at Blacklist. Creative agency: The Brooklyn Brothers.
The song is Lovely Allen by Holy Fuck.
Un “surfista è letteralmente trasportato da onde di mani” come accade ai concerti.
Diretto da Holbrooks (Tom [...]

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Music is: Adrenaline

Shake it baby!

“Barbarella goes to a Rave” where “a host of dancing girl aliens that dance, faster and faster”.
Directed by David Lobser and produced at Blacklist. Creative agency: The Brooklyn Brothers.
Animation Studio: Little Sister. Music by Blue May at Amber Music.
“Barbarella va ad un rave” dove “un’orda di ragazze aliene danzanti, ballano a furiosa velocità”.
Diretto [...]

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BRANDON McCORMICK – The Watchmaker’s Son

Somewhere between a tock and a tick,When a boy became a man in a day.The Watchmaker learned that his father was sick,Years after inheriting his trade.

“A fairy-tale about the desire to love and be loved, all while pursuing our own emperors gold watch.”
A Burton-esque short film directed by Brandon McCormick, produced at Whitestone.
Cast: Zachary Burke [...]

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Samsung G800: How we Met

Sont les mots qui vont très bien ensemble.

Not the latest spot, but a great one. The story of your love is written on your skin. Or something like that.
The spot has been directed by Jake Lunt, created and produced at The Viral Factory. Producer: Patrick Duguid. Editor: Jamie Foord.
Animated by Pat Beirne at Spy Pictures. [...]

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Happy Holidays 2008

It wasn’t by chance I updated the Happy Holidays 2005 post this morning. The old short has been replaced with this new one.
I think that being superstitious brings bad luck, but these collection of good luck symbols is a beauty.
The short has been animated by Adam Gault, based on illustrations by Stefanie Augustine.
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ERIN WALLACE – Rainbow Chasers

Should we do it?

A boy and his pet whale go on an adventure, chasing the rainbow for a very good cause.
A paper cutout animation by Erin Wallace.
The song is Eeel San Mata Otoshimashito Yo by Nikaido Kazumi.
Un ragazzo, la sua balena ed un’avventurosa caccia all’arcobaleno per un nobile fine.
Animazione a ritagli di Erin Wallace.
Il brano [...]

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Seasonal Short

There are many ways to dress the Christmas tree. This one is rather uncommon, to say the least…
A seasonal short by Brian McBrearty at 4 Real Dough and Trevor Van Meter at TVM Studio.
There are many ways to dress the Christmas tree. This one is rather uncommon, to say the least…
A seasonal short by Brian [...]

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Efterklang – Illuminant

Before Transmutation, his winning music video for Radiohead’s Weird Fishes, Tobias Stretch used the same technique in this equally astonishing piece of work.
Illuminant can be found on Efterklang’s second album entitled Parades and released on October 2007 for Rumraket and The Leaf Label.
Prima di Transmutation, il suo vincente video per Weird Fishes dei Radiohead, [...]

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Nice Day: Post Updated

Updated the post on the music video for the Persephone’s Bees with some credits.
Also updated the posts for Happy Holidays 2005 and James Willingham’s The Fall.
Aggiornato il post sul video musicale per i Persephone’s Bees con alcuni credit.
Aggiornati anche i post per Happy Holidays 2005 e The Fall di James Willingham.

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CANDAS SISMAN – edicisuM

Falling down. Into your organicity, alone against the mechanicity of the world. Or vice versa. I don’t know. And is mechanicity a word?
Edicisum is a short film by Candas Sisman. His Vimeo channel abounds of great work and links to follow.
The song (?) is Musicide, by Isambard Khroustaliov, that is the solo alias of Sam [...]

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JUAN DELCAN – The Spider

Dedicated to Louise Bourgeois.

The short “shows us the contradictions of life: beauty and indifference, love and death.” (Source: SOTW)
The Spider is an animated short based on a poem by Gabor Barabas, itself based on the work of artist Louise Bourgeois.
Directed and animated by Juan Delcan. The music is I’ll Read You a Story by Colleen.
Il [...]

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SikitikiS – Piove deserto

Monsters will never get the girl in the end. It’s kind of a law of monster films, extended to music videos as well.
Sikitikis is an Italian band from Cagliari. The members are: Alessandro Spedicati, Gianmarco Diana, Enrico Trudu, Daniele Sulis.
Piove deserto is a song featured on their latest album, entitled B and released on 2008 [...]

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Mad Santa

Once again, Santa Claus is going to sacrifice his own life in order to wish you a merry Winter Solstice.
From the mad people at Mad Crew.
Ancora una volta, Babbo Natale sacrificherà la sua vita per augurarvi un felice solstizio d’inverno.
Da quei pazzi tizi di Mad Crew.

as seen on CG Talk

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Lucía

Lucia la mentirosa.

Drawings take a life of their own and assault the bedroom of a naive girl named Lucia.
Lucía is an unsettling short film by Niles Atallah, Joaquin Cociña and Cristóbal León produced at Diluvio Lab, Santiago, Chile.
“Shot frame by frame with a digital photo camera. Materials used: charcoal, dirt, flowers, found objects and cardboard.”
Voice: [...]

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People in Planes – Last Man Standing

Let me stay, let me’cause I’m coming anyway.

Is greed something to be feared, or is it a kind of fear in itself? The answer is not to be found in this video. Or maybe..?
Last Man Standing is a song on People in Planes‘ latest album, Beyond the Horizon, also featuring Pretty Buildings.
This music video is [...]

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Honkbarn: Episode 5

Whud cha tak a boud?

Honkbarn is a series of silly shorts following the adventures of a group of silly creatures accompanied by silly songs.
The short has been created and animated by Todd Ramsay. Song by Dave Girtsman AKA Blimp.
Honkbarn è una serie di corti bislacchi che seguono le avventure di creature bislacche accompagnate da canzoni [...]

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THIAGO MAIA – All I Want for Christmas Is

…a green world.

A short christmas wish directed and animated by Thiago Maia, assisted by Zinnia Chown.
Voice over by the 2 years old Sofia Ruby Lancaster. Sound designed by Stephen Denton, recorded and mixed at Studio 17.
Breve messaggio augurale, diretto ed animato da Thiago Maia, assistito da Zinnia Chown.
La voce è di Sofia Ruby Lancaster, due [...]

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Riba: Link Updated

All the links for the short movie died. Added a new one, but it’s a lower quality clip. Can’t seem to find the old clip in my archives.
Also updated the post for Louis, but nothing substantial, just a clean up of an old mess.
Tutti i link per questo corto erano morti. Ne ho aggiunto uno [...]

Purity: Links Updated

Wow! Each and every link was broken. Updated all of them. Thanks to our anonymous friend.
Wow! Manco un link funzionante! Li ho aggiornati tutti. Si ringrazia il nostro anonimo amico.

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Lime Tree: Clip Updated

The beautiful music video for the Bright Eyes is now available in his final version and full resolution.
Lo splendido video per i Bright Eyes è adesso disponibile nella sua versione finale ed a risoluzione piena.

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MICHAEL ROBINSON – Oomper Oomper

“A fractured palindrome that is broken into 2 parts: a forward and reverse version. These two interlocking pieces form one cohesive whole, centering on ideas of perception, memory, direction, life and death.”
It’s like a brief guided tour to the end of the world with a day return ticket. To the womb.
Short film (or two short [...]

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Oomper Oomper: Forward

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Oomper Oomper: Reverse

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MAREK DENKO – Another Worthless Environmental Movie

Why are you so madwhen they shit on your head?

Let’s move on. Like almost every day, I’m forced to change the plans for today postings.
AWEM is “a very simple atmospherical movie made of simple shots showing wasteland, rusty shipwreck, dead bird in oil and heart touching things like that.”
A short film directed by Marek Denko. [...]

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Is Dead…

Ok, it’s alive again, now. But I’m looking into the log files to see WTF just happened.
Ok, è resuscitato. Ma voglio prima leggere i log per capire che cacchio è successo.

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Fuel TV Signature Series #21: Clayton Brothers

HD Video available in the underneath links.

“The Pasadena-based Rob and Christian Clayton, otherwise known as the Clayton Brothers, are known for producing dynamic, extemporaneous, yet purposeful paintings. The Clayton Brother’s work is inspired by the ethereal sublime, and searching for that moment of calmness.”
The Clayton Brothers’ Signature Series ID was produced for Fuel TV by [...]

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Fuel TV Signature Series #15: Trevor Graves

Lesson learned: don’t play poker with ninjas.
This Fuel TV Signature Series ID features the photography of Trevor Graves.
Animation by Nemo Design, Portland.
Ricorda: mai giocare a poker con un ninja.
Questa clip della serie Fuel TV Signature usa l’opera del fotografo Trevor Graves.
Animazione: Nemo Design di Portland.

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Oddworld: Stranger`s Wrath

Cry not for usOur souls surviveJustice awaitsThe waters rise

An old clip, but given the massive amount of time I spent on the 1st episode of Oddworld, it would be a crime not to post it.
Cinematic directed by Lorne Lanning and produced by Josh Hereen in house at Oddworld Inhabitants.
Animation: Rich McKain. Technical director: Iain Morton. [...]

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More 4: Ken Russell Season

The spot shows recreations of scenes from from films by the controversial British director Ken Russell.
It has been directed by Siri Bunford and produced by Louise Oliver in house at Channel Four.
Editor: Xavier Perkins. Director of photography: Bob Pendar-Hughes.
Creatives: Ben Edwards and Siri Bunford. Art Director: Adam Zoltowski.
Lo spot mostra il rifacimento di scene tratte [...]

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Bring Me The Horizon – The Comedown

You’re One Ugly Mother Fucker!

Predator has issues trying to adapt to the ordinary life of Rotherham. He’ll attend a recovery group with his friends Chewbacca, Sooty and Mr. Blobby.
Bring Me The Horizon is Oliver Sykes, Matt Nichols, Curtis Ward, Matt Keane and Lee Malia, the people making noise in the video.
The Comedown is a single [...]

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Electrabel: Happy New Year (2009)

Vous avez l’énergie.

Today, my Google Reader account has been flooded with Famous‘ postings from the last two months. Annoying, but I managed to find this little gem.
A nice wish for the next year that shows you what 300000 candles can achieve. Other than a fire, I mean.
The spot was directed by Raf Wathion and [...]

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Citroen C4 – Alive with Technology

And here’s the original spot, directed by Neil Blomkamp. Chevrolet’s parody has just been posted here.
E qui c’è lo spot originale, diretto da Neil Blomkamp. La parodia Chevrolet l’ho appena postata qua.

DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Alive with Technology.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 8 MB - Running Time: 30 sec.]
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Chevrolet Aveo: Transformer Tastic

Chevrolet tries to give you a good reason to buy an American car in this response to the popular Alive with Technology ad (and follow ups.)
Spot directed by Lieven van Baelen and produced by Jan Koopmans at Czar.
Editor: Alain Dessauvage. Director of Photography: Marcel Durst. Visual effects: Nozon.
Audio post production: Ear Force. Music produced by [...]

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JULIEN NANTIEC – Christmas

Sorry kids. Santa Claus (once again) will not make it for this Christmas. Rest in peace.
A short short by Julien Nantiec. The song is Funky Fresh Christmas by the Busy Boys from the Badd Santa compilation.
Mi spiace, bimbi. Babbo Natale, anche stavolta, non sarà dei nostri. Riposi in pace.
Un cortissimo di Julien Nantiec. Il brano [...]

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Sixes Last: Clips Updated

Hey Andre! You can now download the music video for Alias. The clip would have surely benefited from some anti alias filtering, but whatever. I prefer to spend the few time I got on posting new things.
Hey Andre! Adesso puoi scaricarti il video per gli Alias. La clip avrebbe di sicuro tratto beneficio da un [...]

Dunkelziffer e.V.: Tentacles

If sexually abused children never get help,they never outgrow their trauma.

This will make you feel quite uncomfortable. A very powerful way to represent the matter, light years away from the corny commercials I see on TV.
The spot has been directed by The Vìkings and produced by Luke Jacobs at Rokkit.
Director of Photography: Sam Brown. Editor: [...]

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BC Dairy: Must Drink More Milk Web Shorts

The eight short movies produced for the Must Drink More Milk website. Yesterday I posted the TV spots promoting these.
The spots were produced by Ray Di Carlo, Tsui Ling Toomer and Donielle Howard at Bent Image Lab. Supervising director: Rob Shaw. Creative partner: Chel White.
Directors: Rob Shaw, Paul Harrod, Chel White, Jun Seo Hahm, Solomon [...]

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Must Drink More Milk: Playing Cards

Directed by Rob Shaw and Paul Harrod.

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Playing Cards.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 30 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
DOWNLOAD (ALT.): Scarica Playing Cards.[Format: Ogg Video - Size: 7 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
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Must Drink More Milk: Russian Dolls

Directed by Chel White and Rob Shaw.

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Russian Dolls.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 8 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
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Must Drink More Milk: Back Alley Puppet Fight

Directed by Solomon Burbridge.

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Must Drink More Milk: Smack Talking Goldfish

Directed by Rob Shaw.

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Must Drink More Milk: Cell Phone Charms

Directed by Jun Seo Hahm.

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Cell Phone Charms.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 17 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
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Must Drink More Milk: Fart Fest 4000

Directed by Randy Wakerlin.

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Fart Fest 4000.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 31 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
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Must Drink More Milk: Mousetrap

Directed by Rob Shaw.

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Mousetrap.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 25 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
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WATCH (LO RES): Guarda Mousetrap in bassa.[Format: Flash Video]
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Must Drink More Milk: Statue Race

Directed by Solomon Burbridge.

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Statue Race.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 17 MB - Running Time: 30 sec.]
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WATCH (LO RES): Guarda Statue Race in bassa.[Format: Flash Video]
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Eatliz – Hey

I long to play.

The fantastic (in every sense of the word) “journey of a little girl with a special pet friend: a huge toad” that a magic spell turns into a balloon.
Eatliz is the (third) musical project initiative of Guy Ben Shetrit. Hey is taken from their debut album Violently Delicate.
The music video has been [...]

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EGOR ABRAMENKO – The Collector

Murder Death Kill!

Jars are useful tools to take care of your collection. That is, until your specimens become too big.
The Collector is a short film by Egor Abramenko. Produced By Egor Abramenko and Maksim Rojkov at Cinex Film.
Cast: Yaroslav Zhalnin, Natalia Rusinova, Anna Zariankina, Anton Sorokin, Andrey Bogdanov.
Director of photography: Michail Kelim. Music by Ivan [...]

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BC Dairy: Must Drink More Milk (TVCs)

Three funny TV commercials to promote the Must Drink More Milk website for the British Columbia Dairy Foundation.
The spots were directed by Abraham Spear and produced at Curious Pictures.
Executive producer: Mary Knox. Line Producer: Viet Luu. Head of production: John Cline.
Editor: Sam Goetz. Audio produced by Tom Emundson at Pirate Radio. Colour: Company 3.
Creative agency: [...]

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Must Drink More Milk: Monster

D’oh!

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DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Monster.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 8 MB - Running Time: 30 sec.]
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Must Drink More Milk: Foosball

OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG!

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Must Drink More Milk: Teen Power Team

Engage!

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NICOLAS MENARD – Rockman 9

You Totally Rock!

A short with “Rockman (Megaman) in paper, having epic adventures in the wild world.”
Rockman is the work of Nicolas Ménard. Game player: Charles Farmer. The music is Concrete Jungle, from the sound track of Megaman 9.
Corto con “Rockman (Megaman) di carta che vive avventure epiche in un mondo folle.”
Rockman è opera di [...]

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Poni Hoax – Antibodies

Warning: nudity.

I could talk about the myths of Lilith and Cybele, but facts are: I don’t know anything about that; they got nothing to do with the video; I need me some good sleep.
Poni Hoax are an electronic music outfit from Paris. Antibodies is a single released on October 2007 for Tigersushi.
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Le Grand Mix: Jazz

In the history of hazz, a few names stand out. Like Miles, Thelonious and Katrina.
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you the whole series of spots.
Directed by Victor Haegelin and produced at Partizan. The song is Canal [...]

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Le Grand Mix: Funk

Exorcism gets demons out of a body. Funk does just the opposite. Sexual innuendos are totally intended.
The spot is part of a campaign for the French radio Nova from creative agency Young & Rubicam, Paris. A click will show you the whole series of spots.
Directed by Geoffroy de Crecy and produced at Partizan. The [...]

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Asics Origami: In Pursuit of Perfection

In the beginning there was nothing. Only an idea.

The story of Kihachiro Onitsuka, who created a shoe that mimics the concave shape of the octopus suckers.
The story is told using paper folded creations by origami artist was Sipho Mabona.
The spot has been directed by Tim Schierwater and produced by Florian Liertz at Element e, Hamburg.
Stop [...]

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Sonic Unleashed: Night of the Werehog

HD Video available in the underneath links

In a haunted house, ghosts are scaring kids to death and taking photos of them to please their mistress. But when Sonic enters the door, thing ain’t gonna be that simple.
Night of the Werehog is a short film directed by Takashi Nakashima and produced by Takeshi Itou at Sega [...]

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PsychoTypoGraph

Serif

In the beginning was the Word. Through command line all things were made.
A short movie made in house at Cocoe. The song is Kein Trink Wasser by Orbital.
In principio era il verbo. Attraverso la linea di comando tutte le cose furono fatte.
Un corto realizzato dallo studio Cocoe. Il brano è Kein Trink Wasser degli Orbital.

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Fosters Strongbow: Urban Orchard

It’s Strongbow Season

There’s a time for war and a time for love. A time for some beer and a time for apple cider.
The spot has been directed by Mark Molloy and produced by Wilf Sweetland at Exit Films.
Director of photography: Danny Ruhlmann. Editor: Rohan Zerna.
Post Production: Fin Design. Flame: Justin Bromley. 2D Graphics: Maxence Peillon, [...]

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Sci Fi Channel: Adopt SciFi

Open your Heart to Science Fiction.

For someone, “Sci Fi is a mystery, a force not to be embraced, but to be feared, ridiculed and in the end, ignored.” Stop the shame. Adopt science fiction. Read a book.
The (long) commercial has been directed by Reynald Gresset and produced at Quad.
Director of photography: Arnaud Potier. Editor: Francis [...]

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The Bowerbirds – In our Talons

We’re only human;this at least we’ve learned.

“The video takes the visual spectacle of a nature documentary and puts it into a stop-motion animated world. We explore 3 magical creatures from 3 different lands, equally beautiful yet doomed by the hand of man.” (Source: MySpace)
Bowerbirds are a nu-folk band from Raleigh, North Carolina. The band members [...]

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Steven Delopoulos – The Ruin of the Beast

Beware o’ the beast. I’ll leave to Obtusity to talk about the video and its messages. I’ll rest a while. Got a beast to fight.
Steven Delopoulos is a singer and songwriter from New Jersey, in the USA. The Ruin of the Beast is featured on his album, Straighjacket.
The music video has been created by Cory [...]

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We Are Wolves – Coconut Night

Warning: nudity.

Strange rituals are taking place in coconut nights. In fact, coconut nights look a lot like morning.
We Are Wolves are a Canadian indie rock band, based in Montreal, consisting of Alexander Ortiz, Vincent Levesque and Antonin Marquis.
Coconut Night is a single taken from their second album, Total Magique, released on September 2007, for Dare [...]

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DAIKI AIZAWA – Loop Pool

“The mechanisms of the animal food chain as observed around a forest pond.”
A short film by Daiki Aizawa illustrating “the eternal tale of life with an enchanting harmony between image and music.”
“Il ciclo della catena alimentare animale osservato nei pressi di un lago nella foresta.”
Un corto di Daiki Aizawa che illustra “l’eterna trama della vita [...]

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Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs – Trailer

You’re gonna miss my lovin’

Scrat is in love.
Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is the new animated movie from Blue Sky, coming to a theater near you on July 2009.
Directed by Carlos Saldanha. The song is You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine, as sung by Lou Rawls.
Scrat è innamorato.
Ice Age 3: L’alba dei [...]

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Satellite: Post Updated

Another one of AdamBiz’s videos is now available as MP4, OGV, embedded et co.
Un altro dei video di AdamBiz è disponibile adesso come MP4, OGV, embeddato et co.

REFERENCE: Il post di GUSTER – Satellite.

Josh Pyke – The Lighthouse Song

I’ll just hold you tight and we’ll not let those fuckers in.

Whatever may happen in the outside world, we’re safe here, in what we learnt to know as our house.
Josh Pyke is an Australian singer and songwritier. Previously here: Fill you in and Middle of the Hill.
The Lighthouse Song is a single taken from his [...]

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JEREMIAH DICKEY – Ideation

“A riff on Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Metaphor of the Sun, from The Republic.”
A short film designed and directed by Jeremiah Dickey. Music: Stephen Thomas Cavit.
Animation: Nouri Zander, Jeremiah Dickey. Background art: Joanna Dickey. Composition: Jeremiah Dickey, Mario Camacho. Art assist: Greta Scheing.
“Corto sul mito della caverna e la metafora del sole di [...]

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Treo Painkiller: Birds

For Quick Relief

“When meeting your new girlfriend’s parents for the first time”, watch out for the birds!
The spot has been directed by Brian Lee Hughes and produced by Mattias Bengtsson at St Paul Film, Stockholm.
Director of Photography: Hoyte Van Hoytema. Set Design: Niklas Lund. Editor: Joakim Pietras.
Visual Effects: Fido Film. Music by Werner Tautz via [...]

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Madagascar 2: Post Updated

Added the credits for the title sequence in the post, courtesy of Cartoon Brew.
Aggiunti i credit per la sequenza dei titoli dentro il post, trovati su Cartoon Brew.

REFERENCE: Il post di Madagascar 2: End Titles .

Cult TV: TV or not TV

Be all my sins remember’d.

After seeing Squeeze me, the music video for Kraak & Smaak, Fox Italy approached the authors “to develop a new visual identity for their Cult TV station”.
The directors are Henk Loorbach AKA Superelectric and André Maat. Produced at Pool Worldwide.
Creative team at Fox: Elena Frova, Mauro Zinni.
Dopo aver visto Squeeze me, [...]

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TV or not TV: Part 2

Seven in a series of several IDs for the Italian satellite TV channel, Cult TV. More info in the main post.
Sette di una serie di parecchie ID per il canale satellitare, Cult TV. Più informazioni nel post principale.

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TV or not TV: Part 1

Four in a series of several IDs for the Italian satellite TV channel, Cult TV. More info in the main post.
Quattro di una serie di parecchie ID per il canale satellitare, Cult TV. Più informazioni nel post principale.

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The Blizzards – The Reason

How do I qualify?

Here’s a music video “about unrequited love and giant monsters destroying a city.”
The Blizzards are Niall Breslin, Justin Ryan, Dec Murphy, Aidan Lynch, Anthony Doran, an Irish band, from Mullingar.
The Reason is a single taken from their second album, entitled The Domino Effect and released for Universal in September 2008.
Video designed, directed [...]

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Chris Dane Owens – Shine on Me

Love has enemies

Ludicrously hot chicks. Ludicrous sword duels. Ludicrous explosions. Not to speak of the haircut. I want more!
Chris Dane Owens is… uh, the owner of the haircut. Shine on me is featured on his album, Blue Stone.
The music video has been directed by Robert Short, who won an Academy Award for his work on [...]

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The Tiny – Dirty Frames

Those dirty frames are much much more interesting than tidy ones, in my opinion.
The Tiny consists of the swedish couple Ellekari Larsson and Leo Svensson, sometimes joined by Johan Berthling.
Dirty Frames is a single taken from their 2006 album entitled Starring; Someone Like You and released for Eyeball Records.
The music video has been directed by [...]

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Ten Kens – Spanish Fly

…And all the women left are crying.

“In the year 21XX, a lone driver roams the post apocalyptic country side striking down the wicked and depraved. The Spanish Fly enters the arena to bring justice and take down the manliest yet the most depraved and wickedest of dudes…El Conquista!!!”
The Ten Kens are a rock band [...]

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TIBOR BANOCZKI – Holtágban

You should never be in a place where others don’t go.

“A former holiday resort with its polluted waters that don’t interest anyone anymore; an old train, a worn-out old railway-man, an accident and those two girls who wait there, where no one waits anymore.” (Source: Hawthorne Abendsen)
Holtágban (Dead Water) is a beautiful short movie written [...]

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AMANDA PALMER – Leeds United

Who needs love when there’s law & order.
HD Video available in the underneath links. (Recommended)

People get quite nervous when soccer fans come in while the singer is singing and the dancers are dancing.
Amanda MacKinnon Palmer is a singer and song writer, part of the “Brechtian punk cabaret” duo The Dresden Dolls.
Leeds United is a single [...]

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JONATHAN BAAB – Shmuli`s Dream

Shmuli (David Bestock) wakes up with the music. But it doesn’t come from the radio.
A short film directed by Jonathan Baab and produced by Eli Rosenblatt founding member of Picoso.
Shot and edited by Jonathan Baab. Story and music written by Eli Rosenblatt. Music recorded by Michele Khazak.
Musicians: Benjamin Gown, Ben Krulewitch, Beth Fleenor, Shawn Weaver, [...]

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Le Le – Breakfast

Ou et les ho’s?

The song, with the almost literal video version, reaffirm the importance of having a good breakfast.
Le Le is Serge Fabergé, Pièt Par’a, Rimer London. They’re signed to Magnétron musique.
The music video has been made by Sandder with illustrator Piet Parra, who I guess is the same guy from the band, despite the [...]

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Smilefaucet: Chance

Oh, not the flower, not the flower…
Opening sequence for Smilefaucet’s 2008 short film event and DVD release, Chance.
Made at EatDrink.
Oh, il fiore no, il fiore no…
Sequenza d’apertura per Chance, rassegna (e DVD) di corti di Smilefaucet per il 2008.
Opera di EatDrink.

via Motionographer

DOWNLOAD (HI RES): Scarica Chance.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 9 MB - Running Time: 1 [...]

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DAK – Intervelometer

In photography, intervalometers are used to trigger exposures.This is often done for a time-lapse series.

Don’t worry, there’s no technicalities to bother with. You can just sit down and enjoy the show, even if you don’t know who is Eadweard Muybridge.
The short film has been directed by DAK, that is: Deniz Merdanogullari, Aparna Kapur and Kunal [...]

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William Lawson: Canon

No Rules.

A cannon ball can have many unexpected uses. Here’s one. Don’t try this at home. Or at least, don’t say you saw it here.
The spot has been directed by Lieven van Baelen at Czar. Creative agency: Famous, Brussels.
Una palla di cannone può avere svariati utilizzi. Eccone uno. Non provateci a casa. O almeno non [...]

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PAUL ROBERTSON – Hyper Parsnip Bitches

Oh noes!

An earlier effort by Paul Robertson, “a short film parodying 2D side scrolling videogames, among other things!”
Featuring David Schwimmer, Dolph Lundgren, Bud Spencer, Falcor, and other pop culture icons.
Opera datata di Paul Robertson, “un corto parodia dei videogiochi in 2D a scorrimento orizzontale, fra le altre cose!”
Vi compaiono David Schwimmer, Dolph Lundgren, Bud Spencer, [...]

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MICHAEL ROBINSON – Sea of Breath, Cloud of Ground

Four animated vignettes SLASH movements combine to relate an abstract narrative.
One year in the making, the short film is the work of Michael Robinson.
Unlike his previously featured works (Xologola and Candela Latitudes) some elements are clearly distinguishable (the drowning man, the boat) but you can freely rearrange them to create your favourite creepy story.
Music: Caleb [...]

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Sony Centre: Magic Bag

All it’s full of Christmas!

The Christmans present that every children would surely like: Mary Poppins’ bag. I can has it?
The spot has been directed by Henrik Hallgren and produced at Atmosfär for creative agency TBWA London.
Post production by Leo Wilk (supervisor) and Emma Rosas Hott (producer) at Swiss.
Computer graphics artists: Stefan Andersson, Joel Lindman, Mats [...]

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FRANCESCO BRUNOTTI – Be Good

A Volkswagen car is the star of an old style platform game. I’d like to play that!
The spot has been animated, designed and conceived by Francesco Brunotti for Volkswagen’s Be Good contest.
Sound design by Simone Frondini.
Un’auto Volkswagen è la star di un gioco a piattaforme vecchio stile. Ci giocherei…
Design, ideazione e regia sono di Francesco [...]

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The Tooth

Surely not the best way, and not even the cheapest, to take care of your teeth. Ouch!
The short movie has been directed by Matthieu Jacobs and produced at D-Sturbed. I’m sure I saw this before, but cannot remind where.
Music: Super Preacher. Sound design: Jean Etienne Maillard. Post production: Banc public.
Certo non la strada migliore, e [...]

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Once Upon a Tide

Listen, please listen.The ocean is calling to you.

Narrated by Academy Award winner Linda Hunt, this modern day fable employs highly creative techniques to impart the message that all life on Earth, including our own, depend on the marine environment.
A short film produced by David Elisco for The Center for Health and the Global Environment at [...]

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Rotofugi: The Collectors

Rad Überdouche

The toys by Rotofugi are so awesome that they collect human being themselves.
Spot directed by Acne and produced by RSA Films and Screen Novelties for creative agency Country Club Chicago.
Stop animation by Screen Novelties (previously here: Graveyard Jamboree). Director of photography: Raplh Kaechele.
The spot has just been nominated for an Annie Award, clearly in [...]

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Getting to Know: Paperdex

Wow, that sure is big!

Barkley is about to know how business cards are made. Too bad that Barkley is a tree.
Paperdex is a short film made at Treat (previously: Halloween Treat) in on week to be a part of The Reduction Festival.
Barkley sta per imparare come si fanno i biglietti da visita. Peccato che lui [...]

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Dntel – Rock My Boat

I wonder if you were awareHow much you rock my boat.

Many little creatures must sacrifice their insignificant lives in order for the machine to work. Just like in life.
Dntel is electronic music artist James Scott Tamborello. The song features vocals by Mia Doi Todd. (Source: Wikipedia)
Rock my Boat is a single taken from Dntel’s latest [...]

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Carrboro Film Festival Intro

Time to play.

The intro for the recently completed Carrboro Film Festival, played before each block of films.
The video is the work of Ticklebooth’s Ajit Anthony Prem. The music was created by Carrboro local Jay Manley.
Il video introduttivo per il recente Carrboro Film Festival, che veniva mostrato prima di ogni gruppo di film.
Il video è opera [...]

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Left Behind: Post Updated

The music video for Zero 7 has now working links, embedded MP4, downloadable OGV and everything else.
In other news: the short films by Wolfram Kampffmeyer have been removed on request of the maker.
Il video per gli Zero 7 adesso ha link funzionanti, MP4 incluso, OGV scaricabile e tutto il resto…
Altre notizie: i cortometraggi di Wolfram [...]

IAN MACKINNON – Adjustment

Is it possible to change things so graduallythat you can’t see the joins?

“A diarist searches for flickers of hope in a drama of technical and emotional obsession.”
Perhaps the most elaborate cinematic take on flipbooks ever made, Adjustment manages to match incredible technical skills with… well, with a cause!
The short film has been written and directed [...]

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The Rogue Element – Hive

Origami war bugs amateurish dude. Lots of fun ensues. Except for the dude, that is…
The Rogue Element is producer and DJ Ben Medcalf. Video created by Ted Moore at Resonance Productions.
Trovarsi nel mezzo di una guerra fra insetti origami può risultare parecchio pericoloso.
The Rogue Element è il produttore e DJ Ben Medcalf. Video creato [...]

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Chocolate

Dive

“We follow a young woman as she faces an abstract obstacle course of temptations, which in reality surely lead toward forms of corruption over a period of time.”
“Chocolate is such a guilty pleasure that some absolutely cannot resist its seduction.”
A short motion graphics film. Production, direction, design and animation by Leftchannel. Music: Subsequence by Mouse [...]

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Galactic feat. Boots Riley – Hustle Up

It’s not sexualit’s contextual

Everything in this video, from the washed up title screen, from the final freeze frame, scream eighties.
Galactic is a funk band from New Orleans; members: Robert Mercurio, Jeff Raines, Richard Vogel, Stanton Moore, Ben Ellman.
Hustle Up (featuring Boots Riley from The Coup) is a single taken from their fifth studio album, entitled [...]

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Wazzap…

And so, I’ve just taken a little unscheduled break to recover from a little unscheduled flu. Well, little…
Mi sono preso un piccola pausa imprevista per ripigliarmi da una piccola influenza imprevista. Piccola…

Today I Feel Exxxtreme…

…like this!

MATT SAUNDERS – A Conversation

HD Video available in the underneath links.

Conversations are journeys. So take a free ride and enjoy. After all, it’s free!
A Conversation is a short film, directed and animated by Matt Saunders at Rabbit Portal.
The song is GunMusic 3 by Elijah B. Torn from his album You Are Lucky I am Not a Vigilante. Narration: Martin [...]

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A Conversation: Animation Booth (4/4)

The trees created earlier are being cut bit by bit and stop motioned with a green screen behind; each tree took over an hour to do.
Gli alberi di prima vengono tagliati a pezzi ed animati in stop motion su sfondo verde; ogni albero ha richiesto più di un’ora di lavoro.

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A Conversation: Animation Booth (3/4)

Tommy Tucker

Matt is making candy floss into clouds; there is a very rough composite at the end just to get an idea of how it will look.
Matt sta trasformando lo zucchero filato in nuvole; c’è un abbozzo di composite alla fine, che da un’idea del risultato finale.

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A Conversation: Animation Booth (2/4)

This video is the process for cutting one tree. Once all the trees are done they will be placed on a green screen and cut down in stop motion.
Il video mostra il ritaglio di un albero. Una volta che tutti sono pronti, vengono piazzati su uno schermo verde e ritagliati in stop animation.

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A Conversation: Animation Booth (1/4)

The guys are cutting out buildings from photographs they took, cutting all the windows out, and back light them with some gels.
I ragazzi stanno tagliando i palazzi dalle fotto che hanno scattato, ritagliando le finestre ed usando del gel per la retro illuminazione.

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Twiggy Frostbite – Heroes

And the moral of the story is: never make friends with a robot. Or maybe somthin’ else.
Twiggy Frostbite is a Swedish pop band comprised of Elin Lindfors, AnnaKarin Berglund, Emma Sjöberg, Joel Thedéen and David Kramer.
The music video has been directed by Ina Steinnes. Artworks by Emezie Okorafor. Commissioned through Radar Music Videos.
E la [...]

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Doritos: Tribe

A spot made by Matt Bowron and John Addis, now known as Tactful Cactus.
Their concept won out over more than 900 entries in a competition called You make it, we play it.
Spot realizzato da Matt Bowron e John Addis, adesso noti come Tactful Cactus.
La loro idea ha sconfitto altri 900 e più partecipanti nel [...]

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Mary Black – The Moon And St. Christopher

I relied upon the moon.

Another fantasy from Mario Cavalli, in his distinctive “treated live action” technique.
Produced at Pizazz Pictures. Design: Ashley Potter. Choreography and performance: Jane Turner.
Mary Black is an Irish singer. The Moon And St. Christopher is a single published in 1992 for Grapevine Records.
Altra fantasia di Mario Cavalli, nella sua peculiare tecnica a [...]

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Google Reader and Images

The rule I used for Google was still too restrictive: “dotted” domains (like co.uk and com.br) were still unable to show images. Fixed now. Probably. Lemme know.
La regola per Google era ancora troppo restrittiva: i dominii col punto (come co.uk e com.br) continuavano a non visualizzare le immagini. Ora dovrebbe andare.

Far och Son – Panik

Better video available below.

Life is a contraption whose aim, in the end, is to shut itself down. Or maybe I just need some sleep badly.
Far & Son is the Swedish duo of Frej Larsson and Simon Gärdenfors.
The music video has been co-directed by Andreas Öhman of Splinter Arts and by Finsta.
La vita è un marchingegno [...]

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The Mantra Above the Spotless Melt Moon – The Fog

The humans, they all look like humans from here. And then: what about me?
The Mantra Above the Spotless Melt Moon is a band from Naples, Italy, comprised of David Famularo, Adriana Salomone, Mavrikij Oliviero, Salvio Sibillo.
The Fog is a song on their split album with the band God Is An Astronaut, released on April [...]

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Entre las sombras (Reminiscencia de tus ojos)

Fue violento como el amor,y triste cuando se acaba.

And those who found the previous video cliché will probably think this one is corny. Love and revenge. That’s it.
Entre las sombras (Hidden in the Shadows) is a short film by the VDLH collective.
Crew: Fernando Basile, Xavier Rispau, Boris CQ, Diego Carlés, Francisco Ginepro. Post production: Art [...]

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Say No More – Long Drive Home

HD Video available in the underneath links.

Well, we’re to the point that even filling a video with cliches on purpose is cliché. But if you grew up in the eighties you can’t help but giggle at this.
Say No More is a rock band from Salinas, California, comprised of Peter Pedrazzi, Peter Holbert, Jon Rasmussen, [...]

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TAKASHI TANIGUCHI – Mr. Ando of the Woods

Humans are the cancer of the Earth.

“Mr. Bear, Mr. Bee and the old Mr. Turtle suspect Mr. Ando the penguin of being a human in disguise. Until the day Ando becomes their savior…”
A grotesque tale of the forest, directed by Takashi Taniguchi, a student of the Kyushu University. In fact there ain’t much animation going [...]

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Good Days And Bad Days: Clip Updated

For some mysterious reason, the clip from Partizan played in low resolution in Apple Quicktime. Fixed.
In other news: Explorers of the Past and Future won the Epica Award for the best European online movie.
Runners up: Adopt SciFi, The Key to Reserva, Support Burma, Penguins, Crazy Leaders, Fifa Street 3.
Per misteriose ragioni, la clip di [...]

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