Feb. 24th, 2012

Ffffffffriday!

Yes! (Punching air.)

» Solo on a tiny drum kit

Solo on a tiny drum kit

No seriously.
This one is making the rounds but he’s really good.
Check out his Youtube channel, he has many more videos.

» Expert Cooking – AMAZING !!!

Expert Cooking - AMAZING !!!

An Asian street food vendor makes a banana crepe in flamboyant style. I love it.
No idea where this is, the uploader didn’t say.
Sent in by Jennidub.

» World’s Largest Rope Swing

World's Largest Rope Swing

That’s certainly what it is!
Located in Moab, Utah.
Sent in by Jennidub.

» Giant Globe OLED Display Geo-Cosmos

Giant Globe OLED Display Geo-Cosmos

“National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo displayed Mitsubishi Electric’s “Geo-Cosmos”, the world’s first large-scale spherical OLED. It was breathtaking.”

Bonus Video:

» Hong Kong Accelerate

Hong Kong Accelerate

“Timelapse project that we created to capture the beautiful side of Hong Kong.”
Lovely.

Happy Friday, video people.

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Feb. 17th, 2012

Friday again. Whuhoo!

Let’s begin…

» FEIST – The bad in each other

FEIST - The bad in each other

An incredibly moving short film by Martin de Thurah. Really well done.

» Making of a Shade

Making of a Shade

“Soren Berger makes one of his unique wooden lampshades.”
No kidding. This apparently takes several days.
This one is definitely making the rounds but I think it’s cool.

» Fotoshop by Adobé (Adobe)

Fotoshop by Adobé (Adobe)

“This commercial isn’t real, neither are society’s standards of beauty.”
Well done.
Sent along by Bonnie P.

» 22 Bonds for One Minute

22 Bonds for One Minute

“The first minute of all the James Bond films at once.”
Hm!

A happy belated Valentines Day to you all.

Have a great weekend!

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Feb. 10th, 2012

Friiiiday! At last.

You know what that means…

» Batbomb

Batbomb

“Made using hundreds of collected sounds from Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Every sound you hear in this video came from the audio track from the film.”
Stuff like this right here? It’s why I love the web.
Sent along by Kevin K.

» OK Go – Needing/Getting

OK Go - Needing/Getting

I know these extremely intricate videos are becoming (perhaps) a gimmick with this band, but the reality is I can’t stop watching them, and their music is really good. Crazy detailed work went into making this. Well done.
Note: made in conjunction with and with the assistance of Chevrolet.

» Robot readable world

Robot readable world

“How do robots see the world? How do they gather meaning from our streets, cities, media and from us?
This is an experiment in found machine-vision footage, exploring the aesthetics of the robot eye.”
Interesting…

» The Bicycle Animation

The Bicycle Animation

I’m not sure but this may only work when you’re shooting the bicycle on video. (Matched to a certain frame rate, etc.)
Still! Cool!

Bonus Video:

» Little Girls Imitates Street Dancer

Little Girls Imitates Street Dancer

[self explanatory]
Adorable.

Enjoy the rest of your Friday everybody.

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Feb. 3rd, 2012

Welcome to Friday!

And welcome to February. Only a month and a half until Spring! (Yay!)

» Dicken feat. Milah & Korben: Everything Counts

Dicken feat. Milah & Korben: Everything Counts

a.k.a.: Dicken Schrader and his two kids covering this Depeche Mode nugget.
They’ve also covered Strangelove and Shake The Disease. Well done!

» aspergillus fumigatus botrytis mucor trichoderma cladosporium

aspergillus fumigatus botrytis mucor trichoderma cladosporium

aka: fungus.
But so pretty!
Music is apparently “Berceuse” by Amethystium.

» Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film

Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film

For you oldschool typesetting nerds. 🙂
Discovered by Kate S.

» Split Screen Bohemian Rhapsody – Richie Castellano

Split Screen Bohemian Rhapsody - Richie Castellano

Wow. Not bad at all. Entertaining!
Sent in by Cassie P.

Bonus Video:

» I Love Sonic

I Love Sonic

Giorgio Fareira musically orders his drive-through meal. It’s fantastic.
Sent in by many subscribers. Made my day.

Enjoy your Friday, folks.

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Jan. 27th, 2012

Welcome to your Friday!

Welcome to your Friday Videos!!

» Boardwalk Empire VFX Breakdowns of Season 2

Boardwalk Empire VFX Breakdowns of Season 2

Posted by Brainstorm Digital, who do most of the post-production work on this series. It honestly blows my mind how much treatment even a single ordinary shot gets. I would never have known. Fantastic.

» The Page Turner

The Page Turner

A great little contraption.

» People Are Awesome

People Are Awesome

[Don’s version]
A compilation of amazing feats of human endeavour (mostly in extreme sports.)
Sent in by Ashy.

» A History of the Sky

A History of the Sky

“A time-lapse study of the sky for a year.”
Beautiful.

Bonus Video:

» Club Drunk Party Hands

Club Drunk Party Hands

“This mashup contains every use of the words “club”, “party” and “drunk” in a Billboard Top 10 single from 2010.”
Is thaaaat right?

Have a wonderful weekend, everybody.

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Jan. 20th, 2012

Frrriiiiiiiidayyyyeeeee!!

At last.

» 2011

2011

“I shot a little video every day of 2011 on my Canon Powershot, then I edited it all down to a little over a second each.”
A very watchable video by Vimeo’s “hey_rabbit” set to LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends”. Just a great, great project.

» Hello

Hello

This one is blowing up in a big way, so most of you might have already seen it.
This (again) must have taken quite a bit of time to put together. Funny. Well done.

» Apocalypse Later, Surf Now

Apocalypse Later, Surf Now

A really well shot and edited film of surfers with an alien apocalypse as the backdrop. Really beautifully done.

» 2 Year Old Freestyle Raps in Gibberish with a Hype Man

2 Year Old Freestyle Raps in Gibberish with a Hype Man

Recommended by many, many subscribers including Emily D. 🙂

Bonus Video:

» Pogo: Jaaam (The Fresh Prince Remix)

Pogo: Jaaam (The Fresh Prince Remix)

I’ve featured this mashup / editor previously and he just continues to deliver. Fantastic.

Have a great weekend everybody!

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Jan. 13th, 2012

Welcome to Friday! (The 13th.)

Let’s get started…

» Walk off the Earth with Sarah Blackwood: Somebody That I Used to Know

Walk off the Earth with Sarah Blackwood: Somebody That I Used to Know

This one is making the rounds. This is a really novel cover of a song originally by the band “Gotye” from Belgium. A good song and an extremely inventive cover.

» Finger Painting

Finger Painting

This guy is incredible. He’ll do a pretty reliable landscape inside of one minute.
No details available on where or who this is but… wow.
Sent in by Alison L.

» Crow roof tubing

Crow roof tubing

Kind of fascinating.
Sent in by many, many subscribers.

» Every Presentation Ever

Every Presentation Ever

[self explanatory]
Sent in by Jennidub.

Happy Friday and have a wonderful weekend.

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Jan. 6th, 2012

Friday already. Or Friday at last? You decide.

And here are some videos.

» Circus Galop: Performed by Humans

Circus Galop: Performed by Humans

To understand this performance, you have to realize that this piece, composed in 1961 by Marc-André Hamelin, was written as an impossible-to-play composition for player piano.
It’s crazy watching these two guys hammer through the entire thing.

» The Beatles vs Joan Jett vs Cypress Hill vs House of Pain vs RATM – Mash Together

The Beatles vs Joan Jett vs Cypress Hill vs House of Pain vs RATM - Mash Together

[uh… self explanatory]
Crazy! See it before lawyers kill it. 🙂
This was created by a mashup artist named fanfaroff. You should definitely check out other videos of his. (For example, this one.)

» Raiders of the Lost Archives

Raiders of the Lost Archives

“Shot-by-shot comparison of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” vs. scenes from 30 different adventure films made between 1919-1973.”
Created by StooTV, a Montreal-based YouTube member.
This is really, really impressive.

» never a dull moment on the nyc subway

never a dull moment on the nyc subway

No kidding!
America’s got talent, you guys.
Sent in by Sharika P.

Enjoy your weekend everybody!

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Dec. 30th, 2011

Hey everybody it’s Friday!

And it’s the last Friday of 2011. Crazy!

Video time!

» 2011: The Cinemascape

2011: The Cinemascape

As collated by Slate’s David Haglund. Read his entry about this video here.

» Don Cherry’s Piano Desk

Don Cherry's Piano Desk

A funny little video. I’m glad this is not actually a part of Coach’s Corner. Crazy.
Sent in by many, many subscribers.

» Tiny Origami apartment in Manhattan unfolds into 4 rooms

Tiny Origami apartment in Manhattan unfolds into 4 rooms

This made the rounds a while ago but several subscribers have re-re-recommended it, so here it is.
Some pretty great design ideas.

» Tiji

Tiji

“A black and white forest is colored in vibrant hues under our eyes except for one sad little panda, which sets off the compassion of an imaginative little boy.”
Really beautifully executed.

Bonus Video:

» Concept Vending Machine With See-through Display

Concept Vending Machine With See-through Display

In (of course) Japan.
Really unique user interface design.

Enjoy your new years everybody.

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Dec. 23rd. 2011

Twas the night before the night before xmas…

And here are some videos. (Rhyme…? Anyone…?)

» Santa Claus Conquers The Martians

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians

It’s the entire 1964 show. It’s one of the most bizarre things I’ve ever seen.
Sent in my James L. What an odd discovery!

» VideoGum: The Best Viral Videos Of 2011

VideoGum: The Best Viral Videos Of 2011

This should keep everyone occupied for several hours. 🙂

» Best Singer Ever – Whistler Re-Dub

Best Singer Ever - Whistler Re-Dub

[context]
Ridiculous!
Sent in by Kate S.

» Snow Globe Los Angeles

Snow Globe Los Angeles

Really beautifully shot.

Bonus Video:

» Granpa Shuffelin’

Granpa Shuffelin'

Sent in by a few subscribers.

Happy Holidays everybody!

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