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Animator and director Mikey Please has created, with his short “Marilyn Myller,” a jaw-dropping stop animation film made from countless Styrofoam sculptures. Watch the short film below in its entirety as well as a behind the scenes process video of Please’s and assistant Dan Ojari at work:
In the video for British heavy metal band Throne’s song “Tharsis Sleeps,” the directors Nicos Levesey (also a member of Throne) and Tom Bunker went all out and created the first ever, frame by frame stitched video. The animation and sewing took several months to do and many all-nighters using over three thousand embroidered “frames” and over 45 million stitches. Check out the colorful, incredible video/work of art below:
I’ve spent all morning watching RED Camera’s and The Berrics’s collaboration video series “REDirect” which celebrates skateboard film-making. My favorite, which I’ve collected stills from above, is called “form" and it was directed by Colin Kennedy and I think he created something very beautiful and powerful. I’ve mentioned in other skateboard video posts how skateboard films have really become a form of art and this video is a perfect example of that. Watch it below:
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