Cut. The last image

July 19, 2011 § 2 Comments

The film ends and you end up with the last impression, the last image of a movie. Wherethelovelythingsare blog collected the final frames of well known movies. Can you recognise them?goodwillhunting

manhattan

moulinrouge

via kottke

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Who’s who in a film crew?

July 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

What does a producer really do in a movie? A film editor or a foley artist? Don’t tell me that you never thought about it and ask yourself or your friends. Neven Udovicic managed to find out the main responsibilities of a movie crew and present them in these beautiful posters, with just a few simple words of explanation.

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A love story: cut in two

June 29, 2011 § 1 Comment

Whether you are in Paris or New York, love can always find you. In London. Beautiful video splitting the screen in two by JW Griffiths.

via Fubiz

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The quest of an artist

June 15, 2011 § 3 Comments

The quest of an artist for inspiration, creation, truth and beauty. This is the story of each true artist. And this is the story of Jackson Pollock, one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, in this beautifully animated French short film entitled Dripped by director Léo Verrier. The video lasts almost 8 minutes, but worth every second. Enjoy!

via BrainPickings

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City wave sound

June 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

Each city is a story of itself. It has its own character, scent and sound. In this fantastic graphic film by Grey Digital, some of the most iconic buildings of large cities in the world relate to each other, revealing a building skyline simulating waves sound.

via Bloodyloud

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Familiar faces

June 9, 2011 § 1 Comment

Warning: Recommended for mature audiences. Strong design and coarse inspiration.

Managing to convey elements of the plot into the features of their faces, designer Noma Bar tells the story behind each character of some of the most peculiar movie stars.

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Time is of the essence

June 4, 2011 § 1 Comment

Take some of your city’s abandoned buildings and light them up. Director André Chocron created an impressive animated visual for Cold Mailman‘s song “Time is of the essence”, playing with the lights and music in whole building blocks of Oslo. Amazing result!

via Not.cot

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Clockbusters: the movie quiz

May 27, 2011 § 2 Comments

Veer, the stock photography shop, created a cool movie quiz. Using stock photos from their database they give you 3 clues and you have to guess the movie before the time expires. See for yourself:

clockbusters movie quiz

clockbusters forrest gump

A fun way to advertise stock photography.

via how about orange

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Keeping a visual diary

May 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

I have tried to keep track of my thoughts and write them down in a diary, but I never quite managed to keep it updated more than a couple of weeks. That’s why I got so ‘jealous’ and fascinated by Brooklyn-based designer and filmmaker Joe Hollier‘s  visual diary. My visual diary is a beautifully narrated stop-motion film, that captures a month in Joe’s life.

via Brain Pickings

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Rolling clouds

May 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

The clouds are beautifully rolling in the sky of Tenerife, 2.000 meters above sea level and Daniel López captures the beauty of the Canary sky.

via My Modern Metropolis

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Lou Reed drinking coke and other Andy Warhol screen tests

May 2, 2011 § 1 Comment

Cool people are always at ease.

Black and white, beautifully lighted, these Andy Warhol screen tests manage to capture the essence of that place and time, those people, that revolutionary art movement.

Lou Reed drinks coke:

Nico reads a magazine:

Music by  Dean and Britta.

See more screen tests (including Dennis Hopper and Edie Sedgewick at open culture.

Kubrick’s animated odyssey

April 30, 2011 § 2 Comments

When Dr Strangelove and Alex met Lolita and Spartacus. Beautiful animation of Stanley Kubrick‘s full filmography, created by Martin Woutisseth.

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Do it like Shakespeare

April 22, 2011 § Leave a comment

It happens to all of us, who struggle with words to express our thoughts verbally, with every single writer’s block. Or at least, it happens to me quite often. But to William Shakespeare? But his two good friends, Romeo and Juliet, help him to overcome it.

Animated short film by Jerusalem-based animator Anna Cohen.

via Brain Pickings

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Just symmetry

April 19, 2011 § 1 Comment

Simple examples of symmetry just by dividing your screen in two parts.

made by Everynone

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Musical attack

April 15, 2011 § 1 Comment

See what happens when a house in the suburbs is attacked by six drummers.

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Is a picture worth a thousand words?

April 12, 2011 § 2 Comments

One of the most beautiful scenes in the motion picture history restructured. In words.  Juan Osborne used the lyrics of the’ Singing in the Rain’ song to outline Gene Kelly’s figure of in his memorable dance. Juan Osborne creates mostly portraits of directors, writers, actors, politicians by choosing very carefully the words to incorporate in each of his subjects. He has even used over 200,000 words for just one piece.

Singing in the rain

If it is too blurry to view it,  just get some distance and it will appear clear. Check out some of his amazing portraits in his personal blog.

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The Man in the Black Coat

April 8, 2011 § 9 Comments

If this is not a brilliant example of visual poetry, what will ever be?

“Yellow Star” a poem by Kate Ruse
Music: “Interval One” from “The Quiet Lamb” by Her Name is Calla, 2010
Spoken by Kate Ruse

via Society 6

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Looking outside the window

April 3, 2011 § 1 Comment

If you were traveling by train, what would you like to see outside the window? Real time generated video.

Beautiful corruption by Masato TSUTSUI (Music by mergrim)

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Read it elsewhere

March 29, 2011 § Leave a comment

Jeff Koons gets the video game treatment, Time Zones get analyzed and religion falls out of fashion:

  • Jeff Koons Must Die, the video game - Hunter Jonakin via boingboing
  • What if Angry Birds were an action movie directed by Michael Bay (video) – the curious brain
  • The fascinating and often absurd convention of Time Zones – BBC
  • Rare Beatles photos – npr
  • Since Radiohead published a newspaper (The Universal Sigh), Guardian writers are challenging them at their game, by covering Creep – Guardian
  • Are symmetrical faces more beautiful? – toxel via holykaw
  • 50% of tweets come from 0,05% of users – mashable
  • Is religion falling out of fashion? – Discovery news
  • Sex is no accident (MTV’s safe sex campaign) – buzzfeed
  • This blogger asks his favorite authors to sign their books. The twist? Instead for dedications he asks for insults – insulted by authors via flavorwire
  • Read it horizontally, read it vertically; the genius of Lewis Caroll - i love charts

lewis carroll poem

If you watch it backwards

March 28, 2011 § 1 Comment

Can you imagine how would things turn up if all the stories you know in life and fiction would start from the end and end up in their beginning? Ifyouwatchitbackwards is a tumblr site which points out the opposite path that life and fiction can take.

If you watch it backwards

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