Stop Motion: The PEN Story

Posted on July 6, 2009 Under Art

Absolutely fantastic stop motion video entitled 'The PEN story' dedicated to the comeback and 50th anniversary of the Olympus PEN (it's a camera, silly). For this 3 minute clip 60,000 pictures were shot, 9,600 prints developed, and 1,800 pictures shot…

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The Auteurs

Posted on June 18, 2009 Under Art

When Stanford Business School grad Efe Cakarel got fed up with sub-par film options for video on demand while traveling, he decided to do something about it. "The offerings were as exciting as a train time table," Cakarel said. "They…

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Stefano Dembro's Robots

Posted on June 4, 2009 Under Art

Mexico plus robots plus stop-motion mastery equals a piece of work that we are really proud of. By Stefano Dembro (a fake name of a fake designer, or something). Gorgeous stop motion work, check out the stills and video from…

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Win In China

Posted on May 21, 2009 Under Art

Capitalism was long seen as a dirty word in the far eastern reaches of the globe, but in lieu of their own Market revolution China serves as a beacon of commerce and industry the world over where new heroes are…

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Banksy's Coming For Dinner

Posted on May 19, 2009 Under Art

Banksy, beloved English street artist owes much of his popularity and fame to his voluntary anonymity. Some would call it admirable, an artist could surely garner more fame and fortune if he revealed his face. While others, like myself, think…

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Cisma x Le Sens Propre

Posted on May 13, 2009 Under Art

I just came across a wonderful short new film by Brazilian director Cisma, the result of the latest commission from Adobe's very inspiring Adobe Artists project. With the strict rule that everything must be produced using only Adobe products"”Creative Suite…

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City Of Borders

Posted on May 4, 2009 Under Art

After screening at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year, the documentary film "City of Borders"Â about the patrons of Jerusalem's lone gay bar has made its way to the festival currently running in the City by the Bay. Director Yun Suh tells…

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Film The Blanks

Posted on April 29, 2009 Under Art

Throughout the history of film there have been some pretty niftily designed posters, many of which have become iconic images. Sure you could spot the artwork for A Clockwork Orange even without the title (right?), but what if most of…

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Art & Copy: The Film

Posted on April 26, 2009 Under Life

The San Francisco International Film Festival running now through May 7 features the West Coast premiere of "Art & Copy", a feature-length documentary celebrating the work and careers of legendary advertisers. Stories about the creation of campaigns including Mary Wells'…

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Tradition in Transition: A Postcard from Cali

Posted on April 24, 2009 Under Music

If you're any what of a beat head, you know all about 1992's Brasilintime, a history-making documentary film by hip-hop photographer B+ linking old-school percussion legends with beatmakers of our time like Madlib and Cut Chemist, shot around Sao Paulo.…

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