Archive for the ‘Documentary’ Category

What Are You?

What Are You?

So. Are you your body? And if so, how exactly does this work?

Lets explore lots of confusing questions.

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

BY THE RIVER

A short animation for kids to help them identify birds. This film is set by the river. We see a BLACKBIRD, SWALLOWS, a KINGFISHER, SWIFTS and a pair of GOLDFINCHES.

Director, Animator & Design: Will Rose.

Self-Esteem

self_esteem

Design & animation by Jesse Collett • Script & voice over by Alain de Botton.

Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Dioramas: Nix + Gerber

An observation of art, partnership, and the creative process —
seen through the lens of post-apocalyptic dioramas.

Directed & Produced by The Drawing Room • Featuring Lori Nix + Kathleen Gerber.

Original Music: tonefarmer • Sound Design & Mix: Corey Folta • Colorist: Phil Choe / Nice Shoes.

BULLSHIT!

Harry Frankfurt is an American philosopher and author of the New York Times Best Seller “On Bullshit”. Although first conceived as an essay over 30 years ago, his theory on bullshit is more relevant than ever before.

BULLSHIT! aims to further our understanding of what bullshit is, why there’s so much of it, and how it can be a greater enemy to the truth than lies.

How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity

Is there a border we will never cross?

Are there places we will never be able to reach, no matter what?

It turns out there are. Far, far more than you might have thought…

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

BULLETPROOF THOUGHTS #3. Rodney Mullen

An ongoing series of philosophical pills for the suffering souls of the hypermodern era.

Directed by Antoni Sendra.

Excerpt from Ned Breslin interview with Rodney Mullen, 15th April 2014.

Can Plants Talk To Each Other?

Can plants talk to each other? It certainly doesn’t seem that way: They don’t have complex sensory or nervous systems, like animals do, and they look pretty passive. But odd as it sounds, plants can communicate with each other — especially when they’re under attack.

Richard Karban explains how • Animation by Yukai Du.

The Emperor of Time

The strange and sordid tale of Eadweard Muybridge, the man who accidentally invented motion pictures. The film is told from the point of view of Muybridge’s abandoned son and viewed completely through a nineteenth century early cinema contraption called a mutoscope.

Written & Directed by Drew Christie • Narrated by Hugh Ross • Starring: Richard Evans.
Music by Spencer Thun • Sound by Eli Moore • Photographed by Drew Christie & Dane Herforth.

Edouard Martinet | Insectophile

Take one workshop full of junk and a Frenchman with an eye for detail (not to mention an obsession with bugs) and you will find the most eclectic mix of metal insects this side of a sci-fi novel. This short documentary follows Edouard Martinet’s patient and extraordinary process as he creates sculptures that are utterly beautiful, distinctly creepy and somehow completely true to nature. All this despite his medium being piles of bent metal and old rusty bicycles.

Directed & Produced by Will Farrell • Cinematographer: Oliver Ford • Music: Tom Fitzsimons.

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