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03 May Marco Polo opening titles

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/114350322"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I'm always trying to debunk how certain looks and effects are achieved, and this is a fascinating BTS watch to understand how Directors Ben Smith and Bryce Wymer at The Mill+ tackled this award winning title sequence while trying to stay true to the...

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17 Jun Travelogue Tel Aviv

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/425216489"][vc_column_text]I love videos that leave you with feelings, impressions, and ideas, as opposed to always taking you down the linear path of a story. I have a lot of respect for the writers and directors (often the same person) of these pieces, taking such...

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17 Jun Idle, Torrent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/310781983"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This feels like a soundscape-y version of what Jackson Pollack might have made if his tools were maybe aftereffects and a wacomm instead of paint and canvas. I don't really know WHAT this is, but i really like it. I like the balance, the...

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17 Jun Split

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/196755403"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Extremely simple premise, executed brilliantly. I watched this fortuitously as i happened to be grappling with a big decision, my mind split into its two hemispheres, the right answer slapping back and forth , turning and swirling and stuck in the tar. Vincenzo "Cento"...

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17 Jun Love

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/237401787"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I don't think i could really describe this, and i find that many times when it comes to the films that really leave an impression on me (and others, clearly) that is a common theme. They're quite unique and hard to describe. I'll borrow...

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24 Jan Bathtime in Clerkenwell

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/z0PGK7a2IFo"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This 3:15 short film was created by Alex Bodovsky, a Russian born Director (photographer, poet & musician) who made this film – about the Great Revolution of the British Cuckoos, who bravely took over London - in Macromedia Director (typically a tool for business...

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30 Apr Tintin (unofficial)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNH7wqQQANI"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]James Curran is an animation Director known for his 2d, iconographic design style and somewhere around 2011 when Steven Spielburg created his 3d motion capture Tintin feature, James took it upon himself to create its unofficial opening title sequence. Tintin originated in 1929 as...

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30 Apr Tintin (original)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP0ImPft3Rw"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is the opening title sequence for the 1991 - 1992 animated TV series of 39 x 30 minute episodes which was co-produced by France and Canada. The series used traditional animation techniques and adhered closely to the original books, going so far as...

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30 Apr Jason Forrest “War Photographer”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtYEz4OKCn8"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Super fun music video (and song) from 2005. Director Joel Trussell is an LA-based Director and artist well-known for his award winning music videos, Directing the animated sci-fi web series Electric City, and now for his work at Disney Television Animation on the show...

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30 Apr The Quinte Hotel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/91436902"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is Director Bruce Alcock's take on Canadian poet Al Purdy's poem "At The Quinte Hotel", which tells the story of a man's experience at the bar. The video is experimental, playful and imaginative. Say its creators of the process used to make this:...

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