210 seconds to tell you the history of basically everything. That is quite a task. For such creative people as Carla Veldman, Andrew Wilson, Andrea Nesbitt and friends everything is possible. Scissors, ideas, glue and a lot of paper with camera assistance creates miracles as these. We see the greatest events of history of which we know already from school history lessons. It begins with the Big Bang. Earth and prehistorical animals, people fighting for food, aliens, pyramids, of course the atomic bomb and the first man on the Moon. Enjoy the video.
What is your dream? A big house, a big family or something more different? For many traveling is the thing. Just imagine riding in a car along ocean on a sunny day with your friends, singing and joking. Still for many this dream is far beyond their possibilities. Also for a very sad office toy. But the world belongs to the reckless ones. So the sad toy decides to use Google Street View and a toy car to travel, but where to go? Somewhere sunny and beautiful – the Pacific coast. Continue reading … Google Imaginary Trip
Take a photo. How difficult is that? Now imagine doing that for almost 4.5 years – from 26th september year 2006 till 12th may year 2011. One of many amazing internet projects presents us a daily photo compilation of a young woman. We clearly see how time passes away but she doesn’t changed a lot. Maybe because of the cosmetics? It’s for you to decide. Hm … maybe they have such videos for some 40 years?
The Nokia advertising campaigns can’t stop amusing us. Three Nokia 8s and a whole sea of sand, as a result Sumo Science and Aardman created Guinness Record for largest stop motion animation. .The film Gulp tells a story of a fisherman swallowed by a giant fish. It was being filmed with the Nokia N8 phone from start to finish.
Three different video clips each around 1 minute long are somehow using the principle of Elizabeth Gilbert book “Eat, pray, love”. Only now it is “Eat, learn, move”. In 44 days they have visited 11 countries, took 18 flights, crossed more than 38 thousand miles. They took 2 cameras with them and made a lot of video tapes creating a unique pattern of experiences, emotions, colors.
Tea candles are useful for many ideas because of their specific design. Doesn’t a tea candle remind you of a pixel? The author of this viral idea found out that and placed tea candles in a proper order. Then with a photo camera a stop motion animation was created.
You can see motives of many popular games or pictures on that “Tea Candle Screen”. It is interesting – how many hours did it take to create this stop motion fire animation. Just remember – don’t try this at home for your own safety.
Stopmotion video for Dutch artists Kraak & Smaak (which means “Crunch and Taste”) overlays the background with a simple, but clever gimmick – a flipbook for animating the foreground elements. Nice way how to catch a moment and make them flow like river.
The video took about 5 months overall to make; 1 month to learn how to do stop motion and about 4 months to actually shoot and edit the video of over 5,500 pictures taken.
Animated on location at a beach, in snow, and underwater, this stop-motion short details a transoceanic conversation between two characters via objects in a bottle. If you like the film, please vote.