Published Dec 28, 2012 on YouTube The story of television history is an interesting one.  The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) traces scientific advances related the development of television from the 1920’s to 1950’s, including the introduction of color broadcasts. The film includes technical examples of how televisions work, and notable broadcasts from TV’s early […]

Buddy for Life from Daomay on Vimeo. “Sometime we forget that after school it is ok to take the kids out to the beach with his or her friend for an hour or two instead of sitting in front of the TV or play with the ipad. So in two hour I was able to […]

“The Music Scene” from Anthony Francisco Schepperd on Vimeo. There are times when being a Blockhead is a very good thing.  This is one of them.  Expertly done animation choreographed to incredible awesome music. Awarded the Best Commissioned Animation at Ottawa International Animation Festival. Awarded Best Short Animated Film at Woodstock Film Festival. Official music […]

Michelle Yu, The Gentlemen’s Press from anotherbeautifulstory on Vimeo. Self described on Etsy as “The Gentlemen are an alliance formed by tired and unhappy men in funny hats. It was formed mainly to facilitate weekly seances and relentless left-wing debates on the impending zombie apocalypse.”  {Michelle Yu – The Gentlemen’s Press} Young, impulsive, and stupid – […]

Which I choose? Why do I choose? Who wants that I choose? I am not their beauty product, their precious. They cannot change me. Editing software has come a long way since the early days.  Even Final Cut Pro X is finally becoming a decent editing suite.  But still, as this glimpse into a future […]

The Sight And Sound Of Taste is an audio visual installation produced in association with Schwartz Flavour Shots, an innovative new range of herb and spice blends locked in oil. What does flavor look like? How does flavor sound? These are the questions that inspired herb and spice experts, Schwartz, to create what they describe as a ‘Sonic […]

Creativity is not a destination.  Contrary to what many believe, it is also not something that you are just born with or that develops over the years in some magical, unseen, uninterrupted series of creative events.  Creativity is not an elusive creature that stalks you in the night, waking you to run to your computer […]

Dream from Vaya on Vimeo. Master CG Architects at Vaya Studio in Sofia, Bulgaria, all got together one cold winter’s day and decided to have some fun with dream animation.  Above is the short dream animation movie result done at Vaya Studio.  When the dream animation gets so good that it fools even professional photographers into […]

Understand Music from finally. on Vimeo. Music is a good thing. Without it, few of our film projects would work.  Music is one of those absolutely foundational elements in good cinema.  Music can be, and often is, fitted neatly into the background of a film as a trigger to subliminal emotions in the viewer,most often […]

To many, including some close photographer friends, Black-and-White is the very definition of photography.  Kim Weston is an iconic master of the Black-and-White photography art.  Kim has been a fine art nude photographer for over 30 years. He is a third-generation member of one of the most important and creative families in photography. Education Kim learned his […]

IN CELEBRATION OF THE BLACK-AND-WHITE PRINT   To many, including some close photographer friends, Black-and-White is the very definition of photography.  John Sexton is an iconic master of the Black-and-White photography art.  John was born in 1953, and has lived on the Monterey Peninsula in California for more than thirty years. Respected as a photographer, master printmaker, […]

Seed Story from William D. Caballero on Vimeo.  From behind a camera lens, William D. Caballero tells big stories using small figures.   His childhood action figures, model railroad set miniature people, and 3D printed polymer-resin models became an army of actors that William positioned amongst life-sized backdrops of urban decay, in the filming of […]

Have you ever seen a TV or stage set of a room? Have you been to a live play?  There are usually 3 walls – the back wall and 2 side walls. The fourth wall is presumed to be there, but it’s invisible – it what the audience is watching the play or TV show […]

The Falcon from Scot Hampton on Vimeo. The Falcon is a steampunk stop-motion film starring Professor Weston (ISO 50), Silly Patty (+2/-2 EV) and ‘Howell’ the Owl (f/256) during the Age of Argus as they journey throughout the Focal Kingdom.   The Falcon is composed entirely of macro-photographed hardware pieces from disassembled vintage/antique cameras, ‘The […]

The Owl and the Pussycat from Suzanne Birrell on Vimeo. The Owl and the Pussycat is a “coloring book” style animation set to music written, directed, and vocals by Suzanne Birrell.  Guitar – Tom Duarte.  Lyrics-Now public domain, originally written by Edward Lear (circa 1871). CALICO PIE One hundred-sixty years ago in the fanciful world […]

Filmmaker and documentarian Werner Herzog (Aguirre: The Wrath of God, Grizzly Man) has directed a short film on the dangers of texting and driving. From One Second to the Next looks at how four lives have been impacted by texting-related accidents.  A gripping subject, from an excellent and inspiring filmmaker.   Created for AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign, […]