Wanderers

Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the Solar System, built from real photos and map data where available.

Il Capo

“Marble quarries are places so unbelievable and striking, they almost feel like they are big theaters or sets.” says Yuri Ancarani, the filmmaker behind the excerpt from the documentary, Il Capo (The Chief). Ancarani follows a quarry boss in Carrara, (Italy) as he guides his men through the extraction process, using a silent language of gesture and sign. “I was so taken by the chief, watching him work,” he says. “How he can move gigantic marble blocks using enormous excavators, but his own movements are light, precise and determined.”

Narcose

Amazing how deep seater freediver Guillaume Néry flows through the water whilst keeping everything under control. He is even capable to recall his hallucinations. With Nérys actual hallucinations as inspiration, Julie Gautier made this inspiring film. The intro text pretty much sums up what this film is about: “Deep water freediving exposes its practitioners to a form of narcosis, which induces several symptoms, among which a feeling of euphoria and levity that earned this phenomenon its nickname of ‘raptures of the deep’.”

Kosmonauta

Kosmonauta tells the story of an actual sound clip from a female cosmonaut in distress. The signal was picked up on a Soviet space frequency in 1962 by two Italians. It sparked a theory of the first (lost) female cosmonaut. Norwegian Film School students Mirjam Veske and Nils Eilif Bremdal worked together on this intriguing short film.

Transition

In both the graffiti and football world, Does is an exception. During his professional career, he played with Van Bommel as a teammate and line up in the youth national team alongside Van Persie, Robben, Heintinga and others. After several injuries, he was forced to stop his career at the age of 28, nevertheless he chose to dedicate himself to his second passion : graffiti writing. Once again, his skills gave him the chance to become one of the most worldwide recognized writers.

Alt-J – Hunger of the Pine

The clip of ‘Hunger Of The Pine’, which you can watch below, shows a man being constantly hit by mysterious bow-hunters as he runs through a forest. It is directed by Nabil Eldurkin, who has previously shot videos for Kanye West, Frank Ocean and The Black Eyed Peas.

Johnny Express

It’s 2150. Johnny is a Space Delivery Man who travels to different planets to deliver packages. Johnny is lazy and his only desire is to sleep in his autopilot spaceship. When the spaceship arrives at the destination, all he has to do is simply deliver the box. However, it never goes as planned. Johnny encounters strange and bizarre planets and always seems to cause trouble on his delivery route.

Blok Knives

Ben Edmonds had a succesful career as a graphic designer. One day, he decided to put his eye for detail to use in a more practical manner. That’s where the knives came in. Grinding the steel and forming the handle leads to a certain ‘feel’ that a good knife should have. A knife, as he describes, can be fudged up in any step of the process. Watch how he pours all his love into these steel babies. Video by the talented Jamie Isbell.

Made in Tohoku

After the devastation of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku The Inoue Brothers travelled to the region to start a project with some of the affected local artisans. The result of this collaboration is their “Made in Tohoku” collection.

Selfie

Everyone who enjoys making the infamous duckface for a little ‘Selfie’ once in a while should take a look at this fun video by Andy Martin. Martin describes it as ‘a 60 second warning about self obsession’. The animation is part of the Character Selfie project that invites international designers, illustrators and artists to submit a self-portrait of their character taking snapshots of themselves for the Pictoplasma Berlin Festival. Check their Tumblr, there are already lots of fun artworks by various artists.

43,000 Feet

On his way to a statistics conference, John Wilkins is the victim of a freak accident, sucked out of the plane when an emergency door fails mid-flight. Realising he has several minutes before he hits the ground, he reflects on his past, formulates a plan for hitting the ground, and rehearses what he will say to the media on the off-chance that he survives.

Stainless

Adam Magyar took our daily lives as inspiration for this video. He filmed people as he flies past them on the subway. This enabled him to capture everyone off-guard. Magyar shot the video in a high frame rate, 50 frames per second. Beautiful to see random faces filmed like this.

Begin typing to search