EARTH: The Pale Blue Dot

1 07 2010

“This piece contains readings from Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot”. I have edited his words to tell this short narrative.

The Time lapse images were taken in Mexico and Utah.

The piano is self-composed.

I hope you enjoy this piece, it has given me hope once again.”

[Vimeo http://vimeo.com/2822787%5D

– Video and piano composition made by Michael Marantz





Go South Africa!

24 06 2010

[Vimeo http://vimeo.com/12467098%5D

“When the world comes together at an event like the FIFA World Cup 2010, there’s typically more than just a trophy at stake. In South Africa, the country hosting this year’s tournament, race relations surely stand out as one of the more complex issues. In this stop-motion short, titled Go South Africa!, the topic is examined in a morality tale involving soccer balls. The short was directed by Robbert-Jan Vos, and art directed and animated by Renske Mijnheer.”

(lineboil.com)

script: Robbert-Jan Vos & Robin Stam
art direction & animation: Renske Mijnheer – sirmovingimages.com
director: Robbert-Jan Vos – dwarv.com
score: Bastiaan Egberts – gentlenarcotic.net
sound design: Jaap Wajer – jaap.wajer.org
grading: Barry Clarke – condor.tv
voice-over: Kevin Walton





Finally, Genesis Explained in a Language I Understand.

20 05 2010

Genesis Explained Scientifically:

Quotes at the end of the short were by Michael Shermer, the Founding Publisher of Skeptic Magazine.





Amazing Japanese Pool Illusion

6 05 2010




Mr.Burton’s Rabbit hole

29 04 2010

Dropped promo for a season of Tim Burton’s films in a Dutch on-demand tv channel.”

[Vimeo http://vimeo.com/10722742%5D

– By United Fakes

Watch the making of “Mr.Burton’s Rabbit hole” below:

[Vimeo http://vimeo.com/11139613%5D





Introducing the New $100 Bill

26 04 2010

Counterfeiters jobs just became 100 times harder with the introduction of the new $100 bill:





A tour of the world in 80 seconds

26 04 2010

Our tour included stops in London – Cairo – Mumbay – Hong Kong – Tokyo – San Francisco – New York – London. This route is a tribute to the famous Jules Verne’s book “Le tour du monde en 80 jours”.”

– Directed By: Romain Pergeaux and Alex Profit

Didn’t get enough? Check out their website for A tour of the world in 80 seconds (You have been forewarned, the website is pretty much all in French).