Category Archives: Video

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Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” in 20 Different Styles

Vocal chameleon Anthony Vincent, also known as Ten Second Songs, takes the Michael Jackson classic around the block in this hit YouTube video posted just in time for Halloween.

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Happy: A Walkumentary

For walking-show maker Hi-Tec, Amsterdam agency this that + the other made this short "walkumentary" about hero Steadicam operator Jon Beattie, who was the operator on the 24-hour-long music video for "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. Beattie walked backward through Los Angeles for an average … more »

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Netflix Teaser: Marco Polo

This teaser makes the new Weinstein Co.-produced Netflix series Marco Polo look very Game of Thrones — sweeping vistas, massed armies, nude swordplay. With a reported budget of $90 million, it had better be good. It's created by the screenwriter (and Shaolin kung fu black … more »

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Surfing @ 1000fps

Even if you think you've seen enough surfer footage to last a lifetime, check this out — it's not your average GoPro adventure. Filmmaker Chris Bryan shot the waves with Vision Research Phantom cameras (including the 4K Flex and the … more »

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OK Go: I Won’t Let You Down

OK Go strikes again with another enthusiastically elaborate music video, this one featuring some very cool Honda scooters and a bunch of Japanese schoolgirl dancers with umbrellas. It's directed by Kazuaki Seki and bandleader Damian Kulash Jr. and shot by Makoto Okuguchi. … more »

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The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

Yes, that's director Peter Jackson making a cameo near the end of this Hobbit-themed Air New Zealand flight safety video — we assume he didn't direct! Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood also makes an appearance.

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Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel's movie mavens are striking a pretty grim tone with this first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The sequel is once again written and directed by Joss Whedon, with Ben Davis, BSC, (Guardians of the Galaxy) stepping in as … more »

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All That Jazz: Fosse Time

Watch fim critic Matt Zoller Seitz dig into the editorial technique of director/choreographer Bob Fosse and Oscar-winning film editor Alan Heim, ACE, on All That Jazz, tracing some of the stylistic choices back to the French New Wave.

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Lights Out

Swedish director and animator David F. Sandberg won the Best Short award at the 2014 Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival with this scary little flick starring Lotta Losten. After you've watched it, check out his spoilerific breakdown of the final shot.

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I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!

VFX artist Dave Fothergill (Nova, Stephen Hawking's Universe) rendered this short but hilarious demo with Arnold to show off the "servo force" simulation in the free Miarmy crowd-simulation toolkit for Maya, which allows "struggling" animations in place of simple rag-doll physics.