December 18, 2016

Are YOU Phenomenal?

Are YOU Phenomenal?

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? According to digital storyteller, Brian Clark it doesn’t! In this DIY conversation, Brian Clark applies the philosophical concept of phenomenology to art in the digital age.

This weeks list is a close up look at a pair of brilliant editing moments. One from the film Ida, a cut lingers for what seems like an eternity, the other from No Country For Old Men, where the edit cuts short to remarkable effect.

Let us know what you think about these 2 moments and also be sure to let us know if you have any other great moments of holding long or cutting short that we didn’t mention.

April 18, 2016

Hasselblad H6D

Hasselblad has announced its newest camera, the H6D. Verge creative director James Bareham — a veteran photographer and former Hasselblad 2000 Series user — spent some time with it in our studio, and spoke to Hasselblad CEO Perry Oosting to find out just why someone might want to spend $27,000 on a camera. […]

Phil Tippett is the Oscar-winning stop-motion animator and designer behind some of the greatest fantasy creatures and sci-fi set pieces in cinema history. From his humble beginnings as an alien patron in the iconic Cantina sequence from ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’, to pioneering stop-motion techniques used throughout ‘Empire Strikes Back’ and ‘Return of the Jedi’, to seamlessly merging practical animation and CGI in Jurassic Park and beyond. In ‘My Life in Monsters’, VICE chronicles Tippett’s legendary life work, illustrating the process behind his greatest creations, the emotional hardships of transitioning into Hollywood’s digital revolution, and completing his return-to-form, stop-motion opus with the brutal, dystopian ‘Mad God’.