Nashtifan Windmills

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

In the village of Nashtifan in northeastern Iran, Mohammad Etebari serves as the last keeper of an ancient tradition. Now elderly, Etebari has dedicated his life to keeping the town’s few dozen historic windmills turning. LINK: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/nashtifan-iran-windmills/

F FOR FAKE: HOW TO STRUCTURE A VIDEO ESSAY

February 27, 2016 / 0 comments

If you want to make video essays, there’s no better film to study than Orson Welles’ 1973 masterpiece, F for Fake. There are a million lessons to take away from it, but today, let’s see what it has to teach us about structure. NO SPOILERS. For educational purposes only. You can donate to support the…

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MODERN DAYDREAMS 1: DEERE JOHN

February 14, 2016 / 0 comments

http://MitchellRose.com & http://BodyVox.com present “Modern Daydreams,” a suite of four Chaplinesque films. In this episode a man and a 22 ton John Deere excavator dance a dance of discovery, fulfillment, and eventually, the loss that any diesel-based relationship must suffer. See more comedies at MitchellRose.com, and explore BodyVox at BodyVox .com. Music by William Goodrum.

EARTHLINGS 101

February 13, 2016 / 0 comments

Earthlings 101 is a beginner’s guide for alien visitors. No matter whether you are a space tourist, an alien scientist or a galactic warlord – if you want to learn more about human nature, this channel is for you. – Concept, artwork and text by me – Music by OcularNebula – Speech synthesis by Ivona

‘2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY’: KUBRICK’S PIONEERING ACHIEVEMENT AS ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT FILMS EVER MADE

February 11, 2016 / 0 comments

Considering the fact we’re discussing a wondrous work of art continuously labeled as one the most significant and influential films ever made, it seems only befitting that the story behind the camera, of the laborious effort put into its production, matches the magnitude of the final product. It took Stanley Kubrick and his crew no…

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THE COMPLEX OF ALL THESE

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

Watch a short stop motion film that demonstrates the complex process of making, printing and binding a book from start to finish entirely by hand. Click for Reddit comment thread

A WORLD WITHOUT WORK

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

The end of work is still just a futuristic concept for most of the United States, but it is something like a moment in history for Youngstown, Ohio, one its residents can cite with precision: September 19, 1977. For much of the 20th century, Youngstown’s steel mills delivered such great prosperity that the city was…

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METAL MASTER

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

This video is an advertisment for 3M, showing a motorbike engine being slowly striped away layer by layer in a stop motion animation…. its awesome

HOW SMALL IS IT?

January 31, 2016 / 0 comments

Hello and welcome to the “How Small Is It” video book. This is a sequel to my first video book on “How Far Away Is It”, where we started in my backyard and went all the way to the edge of the physical universe, explaining along the way how we knew how far away things…

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FACE HACKING

January 30, 2016 / 0 comments

Nobumichi Asai, A Japanese producer and director uses 3-D projection mapping to blast visuals onto human faces, turning his subjects into terrifying cyborgs, leopards, or geishas. Asai says that for this demo, he used five computers; one for sensing light and evenness of the skin, two for rendering the projections, one for controlling the projections,…

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