Apr. 25th, 2014

I can’t believe it’s the last Friday in April! But that should mean that each new Friday will be warmer (right?)

Meantime! Videos!!

» 2008 Cherry Blossom Time-lapse at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

2008 Cherry Blossom Time-lapse at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
“This time-lapse was created by Dave Allen, BBG’s Web Manager, from over 3,000 digital photos, one taken every 3 minutes from April 18 to April 26, 2008, of Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s famed Cherry Walk.”
Fantastic!

» AERIAL NYC – RANDY SCOTT SLAVIN – DJI PHANTOM

AERIAL NYC - RANDY SCOTT SLAVIN - DJI PHANTOM
I am loving that drone photography is a thing. Beautifully shot.

» Happy – Pharrell Williams (No Music Musicvideo) #HAPPYDAY

Happy - Pharrell Williams (No Music Musicvideo) #HAPPYDAY
So great.

» The Roentgens’ Berlin Secretary Cabinet

The Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet
“Discover the hidden features and intricate interior of this cabinet. One of the finest achievements of European furniture making, this cabinet is the most important product from Abraham (1711–1793) and David Roentgen’s (1743–1807) workshop.”
Wwwwwow. I’ll take… two?
One of the most complex creations I’ve ever seen.
Suggested by David P.

Bonus Video:

» Birds

Birds
“A lighthearted essay on contextualized characters.”
More like: a bizarre but wonderfully executed 3d model of birds expressed as any material except birds.

Happy Friday everybody.

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Apr. 18th, 2014

Frriiiiiiday has arrived!

Quick! Set the table!

While that happens: here are some videos…

» Portrait of Lotte – 0 to 14 years in 4 min. (The Original)

Portrait of Lotte - 0 to 14 years in 4 min. (The Original)
“This new Time-Lapse shows Lotte changing from baby to 14 years in 4 min.”
And it’s still a work in progress. 🙂
Beautiful.

» A GIRL NAMED ELASTIKA

A GIRL NAMED ELASTIKA
“She’s young, dreamy and fearless, she drives cars way too fast, she’s also a yamakasi. She likes adventure, fireworks and unrelenting seas. From the day I conceived her, I’ve been a worried father. And a proud one too.”
Really expertly done.

» Lindzee – Amelymeloptical illusion

Lindzee - Amelymeloptical illusion
Just fyi the word “Amelymeloptical” is not a real word. But this is a mesmerizing video that has been making the rounds. Very well done.
Sent in by Ashy T. and many subscribers.

» BEARS ON STAIRS

BEARS ON STAIRS
“For this project we wanted to explore and combine 3d animation, 3D printing with stop frame animation.”
They certainly make it look easy. Very cool.
I also couldn’t take my eyes of the paws during the animation. Minor detail.
Sent in by Matt S.

Bonus Video:

» Realistic Mario: Brick Block

Realistic Mario: Brick Block
“Mario and Luigi face the reality of hitting bricks with their heads.”
This is a promo for the Pete Holmes show. And I lol’d. A lot.

Happy Friday everybody, and happy (possibly) long weekend.

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Apr. 11th, 2014

Ahhhhhh Friday. Where have you been??

But now you’re here and we need some Video entertainment.

And GO!

» GAME OF GOATS (Game of Thrones Goat Version)

GAME OF GOATS (Game of Thrones Goat Version)
This is the most insane thing I have seen so far this year. Hilarious.
Suggested by Alex S. and Sondra M.

» Richard Hickey – Francis

Richard Hickey - Francis
“The story of ‘Francis’ came about interestingly from famed radio show ‘This American Life’. Broadcaster Ira Glass asked 6 American writers to create a short story about Adventure. One ofthese stories written by novelist & screenwriter Dave Eggers, it was read on the show to much acclaim and praise.”
Beautiful!

» Dinner Is Served slow-motion

Dinner Is Served slow-motion
“Shot on the Red Epic X at 2K. 248 FPS”
What an odd little film…

» Crazy car vent

Crazy car vent
What is this I don’t even…

Bonus Video:

» THE EDITOR

THE EDITOR
“Nobody knows what we do… so, a homage to every editor out there in those dark rooms creating art with moving images.”
Cleverly executed.

Happy Friday!

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Apr. 4th, 2014

Welcome to your first April Friday Videos.

Buckle up!

» THE LION KING Australia: Cast Sings Circle of Life on Flight Home from Brisbane

THE LION KING Australia: Cast Sings Circle of Life on Flight Home from Brisbane
“After an amazing day at THE LION KING Brisbane season launch announcement, members of our Australian cast felt so elated they decided to sing the ‘Circle of Life’ prior to take off on their flight back to Sydney!”
This is kind of amazing.
Sent in by Kate S. and many, many others.

» Drones Over Dolphin Stampede and Whales off Dana Point and Maui

Drones Over Dolphin Stampede and Whales off Dana Point and Maui
This is breathtaking. Re-watchable multiple times.

» Rob Ford’s Words in the Mouth of a Child

Rob Ford's Words in the Mouth of a Child
This is really well executed.
Suggested by Robyn D.

» Slow Life

Slow Life
“Slow” marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about their daily lives.”
Mesmerizing.

Bonus Video:

» Final Four Trick Shots | Dude Perfect

Final Four Trick Shots | Dude Perfect
“Final Four Trick Shots… to take your mind off your busted bracket.”
Some of these are ridiculous!

Happy Friday everybody!

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