Category Archives: Funny

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Behind the Scenes: First Feature Film Shot Entirely on Prius Backup Camera

Is the filmmaking community ready for the first feature film shot entirely with a Prius back-up camera? No, probably not. But in this mockumentary featurette, sketch comedy duo Mommy (Andrew Heder and Ryan Kelly) imagine what making that film might be like.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, Sweded

Scope out this ultra-low-budget remake of the full trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens imaginatively created by Fresno-based filmmakers Dumb Drum. (If you haven't seen the original a dozen times already, a side-by-side comparison video is here.)

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Balboa Ends the Cold War

If ESPN's 30 for 30 series covered the events depicted in the Sylvester Stallone film Rocky IV, it might look a little bit like this.

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Spec

"First you pay, then you eat." Watch as agency Zulu Alpha Kilo attempts to transfer the all-too-popular concept of "spec" work into other industries. Zak Mroueh was the director and creative director, Mike Headford edited, and Albert Huh was the DP.

Pixar’s SadLab: The Science of Making You Cry

You may have seen behind-the-scenes footage of Pixar's vaunted story development process. But have you ever seen footage shot inside the SadLab? Above Average knows what's going on in there.

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Burning Man: The Musical

Silicon Valley meets Rent in Burning Man: The Musical, a crowdfunded project that poses the very 21st century question: "What would Steve Jobs do?"

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Darth Punk: The Funk Awakens

Today's Internet oddity is this electronic dance music video featuring a Daft Punk knock-off duo dressed as Darth Vader and Boba Fett. It's the creation Infectious Designer, a filmmaking team of "five painfully cool geeks": Brian Curtin, Matt Hall, Mat Powell, … more »

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Pixels: The Short Film

Here's an oldie but a goodie: Patrick Jean's short film "Pixels," shot on location in NYC, inspired the Adam Sandler movie of the same title opening today. (Jean has an executive producer credit on the feature.)

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Catzooka: Cat Launcher!

Byron Gatt, aka Super Epic Cats, makes awesome videos starring his cats, Leonard and Avery. Happy Friday!

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One-Minute Time Machine

A "one-minute time machine" seems like great way for an awkward guy to make sure he makes a good first impression. But as this comic sci-fi short (NSFW language) demonstrates, trying to cheat your way to happiness can have dire existential … more »