About the project from the director, Andrew Ateberry: This is a collaborative short film project I initiated during my time at iAnimate, a series of online animation workshops created by Dreamworks animator Jason Ryan. I was very fortunate and lucky to have so many talented animators want to help me with this project that were also attending iAnimate at the time. In addition to the help I received from iAnimate, Magnetic Dreams Animation Studio helped me bring this film across the finish line by allowing me use of their render farm and a large portion of their staff. Magnetic Dreams went so far above and beyond the call of duty in helping me to get this project through all of the stages of production, I certainly could not have pulled this together without them. Solid Angle was a big part of the team as well, they graciously helped with render licenses for their proprietary render engine "Arnold" which really helped add a beautiful look to the final frames. Finally, music and sound design provided by wonderfully talented Cathleen Flynn and Tim Gilmer (respectively) They really stepped up when I needed something unique and fitting and gave this film its voice. I'm extremely proud of what this group of people, from all corners of the globe, accomplished together (especially considering the non-existent budget :) I hope that you enjoy STRAY as much as I enjoyed the experience of making it!
The Walking Dead + Dumb Ways to Die parody. A cautionary tale from the Walker's point of view.
WARNING: Spoilers and Gore.
Real fun is crashing jaguars, shooting air planes with bazookas, and orgies. Sbastien Tellier teaches us to not fear our vices in his guide to starting a cult.
CONAN Highlight: This holiday season, let Andy Richter and friends out you to your family.
The official 'Bohemian Rhapsody' music video from Queen.
Bohemian Rhapsody was written by Freddie Mercury for the band's 1975 album A Night at the Opera. The song has no chorus, instead consisting of four main parts: a ballad segment ending with a guitar solo, an operatic passage, and a hard rock section. At the time, it was the most expensive single ever made and remains one of the most elaborate recordings in popular music history.
A malevolent glitch threatens to destroy all videogames. OH NO.
An 8 bit, real life adventure.
Brains are ubiquitous in modern marketing: Headlines proclaim cheese sandwiches help with decision-making, while a "neuro" drink claims to reduce stress. There's just one problem, says neuroscientist Molly Crockett: The benefits of these "neuro-enhancements" are not proven scientifically. In this to-the-point talk, Crockett explains the limits of interpreting neuroscientific data, and why we should all be aware of them.
We mark the date 12/12/12 with a video about the merits of the dozenal/duodecimal system.
Numberphile regular Dr James Grime makes the case. More about James at http://www.singingbanana.com/
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Videos by Brady Haran
Two creatures inseparably connected are gambling with their senses. It`s a game of life and death.
Director: Emanuel Strixner
Production Company: Filmakademie BW
Musical Instruments made out of trash :)
On the 40th anniversary of the famous Blue Marble photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect.
The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts perspective of the planet and mankinds place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment.
Overview is a short film that explores this phenomenon through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced the Overview Effect. The film also features insights from commentators and thinkers on the wider implications and importance of this understanding for society, and our relationship to the environment.
Ladies and gentleman, the world's greatest actor. *NOTE* I do not own rifftrax or Island of Dr. Moreau. This is for enterainment purposes only. For the full rifftrax or to donate, please visit www.rifftrax.com.
Samuel L Jackson somehow drops an F bomb on Saturday Night Live.
Jimi Hendrix, playing acustic plays "Hear My Train a Comin". From A Film about Jimi Hendricks. Circa 1973.
A science experiment with a jaw-dropping conclusion. Patience with this one. Only 2:19 total.