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Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols wins the Best Director Oscar for The Graduate

Turn back time and watch Leslie Caron hand the Oscar to Mike Nichols for his second film as director, The Graduate.

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Biolapse: Carnivora Gardinum

Turns out carnivorous plants are even freakier looking when you shoot them in time-lapse. Filmmaker Chris Field made this video over the course of 107 days straight shooting with Fujifilm X-E1 and X-M1 mirrorless digital cameras. Click through to the Vimeo … more »

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Tony Hawk Rides the World’s First Real Hoverboard

California start-up Hendo Hover claims its Magnetic Field Architecture will eventually be used to lift buildings off the ground in case of earthquake or flood. To earn some publicity, it built a hoverboard as a proof of concept; Tony Hawk (who … more »

Around Again

Philip Selway “Around Again”

For Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's latest solo release, Madrid-based directing collective NYSU has its camera spinning in a circle to capture a spooky, theatrical performance that spawns ghosts of itself as the camera pans.

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Waiting: New York at Night in 3,454 Paintings

Artist Zachary Johnson made thousands of oil paintings of New York City at night to illustrate a song from The Sea The Sea's debut album Love We Are We Love.

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Math and Movies: Animation at Pixar

If you do any 3D modeling, you know how subdivision surfaces work. But do you understand the mathematics behind the magic? Allow Pixar's Tony DeRose to explain.

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The Hidden History of the Zoom Lens

Nick Hall, a researcher at Royal Holloway, University of London, turned his doctoral thesis on the history of the zoom lens in American film and television into a short video for the Society for the History of Technology's three-minute dissertation contest. 

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Taylor Swift “Blank Space”

When you sell more records than anyone else in the music business, you can afford to hire people like Joseph Kahn to direct your music videos. "Blank Space" is the follow-up to "Shake It Off," directed by A-lister Mark Romanek.

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Vemödalen: The Fear That Everything Has Already Been Done

Ever wonder if the images and sounds you're creating are new? Or question whether there's anything truly original left to be made? John Koenig, creator of the new webseries based on his blog The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, knows exactly how you … more »

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Assassins Creed Unity “Make History”

Ubisoft is pulling out all the stops to promote next week's release of multiplayer console and PC videogame Assassin's Creed Unity, including this new cinematic spot, "Make History," that highlights the title's cooperative gameplay in historical settings. It was shot over two … more »