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RUPERT JAMES – Mourning Glory

Thailand, May 2010. The apocalyptic counter-strike and mayhem of the consequent meltdown of Wednesday, May the 19th has left a still-weeping, iconic wound that will fester for years to come. Mourning Glory is a short documentary film written and directed by Rupert James

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Making of Flea Circus

A brief glimpse on the techniques used in the making of Flea Circus, a spot made at Bent for some video technology developed by HP.

Directed by David Daniels, Jim Clark, Ray Di Carlo. Editor: Brian Kinkley.

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Volksbank: Patricia Borsch

A visual and poetic documentary portrait of the funkenmariechen Patricia Borsch. A funke is a young carnival dancer performing throughout the West German carnival season. Patricia Borsch lives in the very small village of Windhagen, 50 kilometres south of Cologne.

The short film is somewhat a spot for Volksbank, directed by Stian Smestad at LIFF.

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Alberi (Trees) is a poetic documentary about trees, made by 22 Italian pupils (9 years old) during Art and Music classes.

The short film has been directed and edited by their teacher, Raffaella Traniello, using only free software: Cinelerra CV running under the Edubuntu operative system.

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Oceansize: Making of

DOWNLOAD (600×480): Scarica The making of Oceansize in alta risoluzione standard.[Format: MPEG-4 - Size: 86 MB - Running Time: 9 min.]
DOWNLOAD: Scarica The making of Oceansize in alta risoluzione standard.[Format: Ogg Video - Size: 48 MB - Running Time: 9 min.]
REFERENCE: Il post di Oceansize. (not yet)
LINK: Visita il sito di Oceansize: le film.
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Tesfaye means my hope.

“Faced with the environmental devastation of his homeland, an Ethiopian man takes positive action while searching for hope. “
While a great movie in itself, Tesfaye is a perfect fit for today’s Earth Day. Illustrating the consequences of deforestation (erosion, desertification, and mudslides) and the power of human will, the film makes its [...]

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The Making of Acqua

The making of Acqua, short movie made by seven years old Italian kids with their teacher Raffaella Traniello.
Dietro le quinte di Acqua, corto realizzato da bambini di sette anni insieme alla loro insegnante Raffaella Traniello.

Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution, Non Commercial, Share Alike 3.0

CLIPS: Pagina di The making of “Acqua” (2007) su Internet Archive.

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Pesci: The Making of

Raffaella Traniello sent us the making of video for the award winning short animated movie Pesci.
Raffaella Traniello ci invia il video sulla realizzazione del “premiato” corto animato Pesci.

Creative Commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5

DOWNLOAD (720×540): Scarica The Making of Pesci.[Format: Ogg Video - Size: 125 MB - Running Time: 7 min.]
DOWNLOAD (PAL): Scarica The Making of [...]

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Ballistic Jaw Propulsion of Trap-Jaw Ants

To infinity, and beyond!

Where we learn that “the remarkably rapid mandible strikes of the trap-jaw ant can yield multiple functional outcomes.” (Source: PNAS)
Another short movie by Encyclopedia Pictura for the Wolphin DVD Magazine. This was featured on Issue #3.
Dove impariamo che “i veloci colpi di mascella della formica Odontomachus bauri possono avere esiti funzionali disparati.” [...]

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The Meth Minute 39: Behind the Scenes

Internet persons!

“This is a special look behind the scenes of The Meth Minute 39, featuring an interview with Dan Meth by animation historian Bethany Lipdip of Inside the Animator’s Studio.”
Well, not really. Enjoy!
“Uno sguardo speciale dietro le quinte di The Meth Minute 39, con un’intervista a Dan Meth dello storico dell’animazione Bethany Lipdip di Inside [...]

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The Making of The Tale of How

What is the Blackheart Gang?

Following The Tale of How, last year The Blackheart Gang told the tale of how The Tale of How was made.
The clip will give you an insight on how this multi layered tale has been built, and the people who did it. Well, kind of.
And, if you want more, The Tale [...]

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Grayson: Pieces of the Puzzle

A behind the scene documentary about the making of Grayson. A little bit long but, if you have the time to go through it, very interesting.
Documentario sul dietro le quinte di Grayson. Un pochino lungo ma, se avete il tempo necessario a godervelo tutto, molto interessante.

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DOWNLOAD: Scarica Grayson – Pieces of the [...]

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Making of Heavenly Sword: Capture Performance

Sony gives us another insight at the making of what looks more like a huge investment than a simple game…
In this third episode, you’ll see the work done at Weta Digital to capture the movements and the facial expressions of the actors, under the dramatic direction of Andy Serkis (Gollum anyone?) and the way [...]

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Making of Heavenly Sword: Bringing Design to Life

You thought it was over, ain’t ya? Well, there’s actually a second ongoing series of movies on Heavenly Sword, this one about the making of the game. I’ll skip the first episode, you can find it, as any other content I posted, on the official website of the game.
In this second episode, we’re given [...]

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A Story Of Healing

Well, this is a little different from my usual stuff. And I just posted about it on Ticklebooth. But if this doesn’t deserve an exception, I don’t know what does…
In 1997, three plastic surgeons, four anesthesiologists, and five nurses made the long journey from America to a remote province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. [...]

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