The song “Golden Touch” interpreted by Japanese pop star Namie Amuro has recently been revealed through a colorful interactive video. Directed by Masashi Kawamura, this creative music video features a simulated interactive button that let the viewer experience different kind of touches.
Visual artist Alan Warburton, commissioned by Sinfini, imagined an original tribute to the composer Johann Sebastian Bach. The short movie bring us in an exhibition room and in a deserted parking, two places where neon colored lights light up when music notes of “Well-Tempered Clavier”, grouping a prelude and a fugue from the german composer, are playing.
Markos R. Kay is a digital artist living in London who was commissioned by Pentagram in order to make 3D illustrations based on the work of Nobel Prize-winner Eric Betzig, for HHMI Bulletin Magazine. “Microscopic Leaps” reveals complex figures which simulate what we call “fluorescent microscopy”.
The Tempescope is a project by Ken Kawamoto : a translucent box connected to Internet and which downloads informations daily about the upcoming weather in order to mimic the clouds, the rain, the light and sun. This object is already available in an early version to build yourself but it will be improved for a customer version by the end of this year.
Here are the pictures of the movie’s stage Interstellar, by Christopher Nolan, that shows how this beautiful finale scene in the library (the tesseract) has been filmed. For this room shaped like a 4 dimensional cube, the director didn’t use any special effect and green background as we could think ; these are decors that reproduce real glitch effects.
French artist Xavier Chastaing, member of the visuel Label ANTIVJ, made a short movie named “Dry Lights”, only created in 3D. He materializes an arid environment with cacti and canyons, illuminated by a river of electric lights. The sight is brighten up by a soundtrack that give a mysterious aspect to the creation. Result is dreamlike through the quality of the production that lasted two years.
Quentin Tarantino is one of those movie makers with many inspirations, that he integrates perfectly to his movies. Put in parallel by Jacob T. Swinney, these references are eloquent. We note that the some scenes of “Psycho” directed by de Hitchcock inspired “Pulp Fiction” or that “Kill Bill” make a reference to “Citizen Kane”. Tarantino is a man from the cinema world and this comparison is a new confirmation.
For its 250th anniversary, famous cognac brand Hennessy pass the torch on to the artists and encourage them to create today for the next generations. The short movie is directed by Louis De Caunes, starring Adrianne Ho, André and Josef Cannon. The staging is in the forme of a countdown to the creation of the world of tomorrow.
Directed by Alexis Pazoumian and co-produced by 80Agency, Olympiades is a video that depicts young men and women training street sport such as basket ball, dance and running. Little by little, a symbiosis is created between these sporty people and the vast cityscapes. To discover on a Quiet Please‘s song.
Stéphane Kiss just revealed his documentary, made during last Burning Man edition, in 2014. In a surreal colored desert, we follow the extraordinary adventure of festival-goers. From dance, bicycle, to prayers and ecstasy, this short film portrays this magical experience with musical slow-motion sequences.
French illustrator Hélène Leroux, made a tender animation named “Floating in My Mind”, illustrating memories coming from meetings we make during our life. Here it is represents in the form of balloons hung with a string. The beholder follows the little hero during different steps of his life, his meetings, his breaks-up and his memories.
David Bertschinger Karg is a snowboarder and video-maker born in Lima, in Peru and grew up in Switzerland. In his last video he takes us in Peru. First images come rapidly one after another, next ones are a beautiful mix of slow-and fast motion, between sea and mountain landscapes and joyful street actions.
When famous video game Mario Kart meets Mad Max Fury Road movie’s world, we find bananas on the deserted road, multicolored boxes above sand dunes. The scorching iron and the citadel are not anymore under the emblem of terrible Immortan Joe but represented by the cruel dragon Bowser. A parody directed by Kris Sundberg.
Australian director Benjamin Dowie keeps amazing us with his atmospheric videos and his trips around the world. For STA Travel, he went to Philippines to make a movie on this journey. On a music by Oliver Dowie, this video takes us in the middle of palm trees, under the sun, on a motorcycle and underwater.
For his new album entitled “BUSH” and produced by Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg allows himself the luxury of an amazing trio with him Steve Wonder for the track “California Roll”. The music video brings us in the imaginary universe of Snoop Dogg, driving a flying car, Pharrell Williams with gold teeth and Steve Wonder with his harmonica.