Wednesday, May 04, 2016

46 Years Ago Today

I remember the horror I felt as if it were yesterday. In 1970, in response to Nixon's widening of the Vietnam War into Cambodia, students throughout the US protested. Nixon sent the National Guard to restore order to the Kent State campus.

Paris en "apparence"

"And if everything around us was false? And if our environment was ultimately a single movie set? Would we be real in this setting? "
Apparences is a short film showing Paris as a fake city with a ghostly human presence.

Apparences (4K) from Claire&Max on Vimeo.

If you can read French you can find out more about the making of the video here.


Raja Harishchandra Was The First Bollywood Film In 1913

Directed and produced by Dadasaheb Phalke, the “father of Indian Cinema”, this 40-minute-long silent film is the very first full-length Indian feature — the beginning of Bollywood. The narrative of the film is based on the eponymous legend recounted in the Sanskrit epics Ramayana and Mahabharata.The complete film is no longer available and these are portions of the first and last reels of the original 3700 feet of film.

Drone Entertainment Show At Mt. Fuji

This live performance used more than 20 MIDI controlled LED flying machines accompanied by Shamisens, the Japanese traditional guitars.
Flight swarming formations, music, and 16,500 LED lights set against Mt. Fuji combined into an amazing audio visual extravaganza.


Photorealist Paintings of New York City

American artist Richard Estes was one of the founders of the photorealist movement of the late 1960s. He is best known for his realistic paintings of New York City, crafted with oils over five decades.

More: Creative Boom