Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/22/13 10:05:28 AM
Check out the beautifully pieced together Land Rover film below, created by Trunk Animation from hundreds of fan-submitted photos. Explains Digital Arts, "The film by directors Alasdair + Jock uses a wide variety of techniques including stop motion, pixillation, CG and digital montage to pull together all the fans’ photos. The entire film, which has been collaged together from hundreds of photos, has the feel of a rostrum shot multi-plane, but as everyone’s shooting digital, without too many actual printed photos." Watch below and read more here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/21/13 01:05:14 PM
Studio Rewind and Sober Industries recently installed two animal sculptures in Rotterdam, Netherlands featuring audience-controlled projection mapping. Looking like large-scale origami, the sculptures of a rhino and an owl had multiple colors and textures projected unto them that changed via controllers. Watch it in action below. (via Visual News)
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/21/13 12:05:45 PM
"The Bike Maker" is the fifth installment in the documentary web series Made By Hand. The touching short focuses on Ezra Caldwell who, in addition to building cutstom steel bicycles, is also a cancer patient and amateur photographer. The film is directed by Keith Ehrlich. Watch below. (via Creative Review)
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/21/13 12:05:02 PM
HBO documentary Inside Out profiles the work of street artist JR, whose large scale portraiture has been gracing city walls for years. Recently, JR launched a user-generated initiative that allows for others to create and display their own portaits.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/20/13 04:05:27 PM
Kanye West debuted his new single "New Slaves" this past weekend by projecting a video of him singing it on building walls in 66 different locations across three continents. Nine of the locations were in New York, including the Prada Store on 5th Avenue, video of which can be found below. (via Vulture)
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/20/13 03:05:54 PM
Technologist, author and Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil stars in electronic musician Steve Aoki's music video for "Singularity." The narrative part of the video illustrates some of Kurzweil's philosophies which state that in the future, "we'll be a hybrid of biological and non-biological intelligence." Watch below. (via Mashable)
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/17/13 04:05:34 PM
Sarah Polley talks to The Credits about her intimate new family documentary Stories We Tell. She says about getting her start, "I really just had a vague idea of where it was going. I wanted to look at storytelling and why we look for the truth in the past, but I didn’t know how to accomplish that, so I just began with interviewing my father." Read the full interview here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/17/13 12:05:41 PM
Illustrator Ana Benaroya provides the colorful characters for National Geographic's out-of-character promos for their latest minisieries The 80s: The Decade That Made Us. Says Joe Burrascano, ECD for agency Nathan Love, to Digital Arts, "This is a completely different look for the network, and that’s exactly what National Geographic wanted. Because the series itself – which details the many unsung cultural revolutions ignited during that time – was such a departure from their traditional programming, the goal was to catch people by surprise, piquing their interest while connecting them to the light-hearted spirit of the 80s.” Read more here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/17/13 10:05:34 AM
Director Noah Baumbach narrates a scene from his latest film, Frances Ha. Baumbach reveals that it took 30 takes to get the scene, filmed in one long take, right. Watch here on The New York Times.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 05/15/13 05:05:28 PM
The adorable new animated spot for Oreos wonders if the iconic cookie would change the villainous fates of the Big Bad Wolf, vampires and great white sharks. The spot is set to a jaunty tune sung by Owl City. Says Janda Lukin, director of Oreo at Mondelez International to Fast Company's Co.Create, "[the commercial] celebrates the notion that something as small as an Oreo can bring about a change in perspective and help people see the world with fresh eyes.” Watch the spot below and read more here.