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The Story of Sushi

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Meticulously crafted animation warns of the dangers of the fish industry

Created on behalf of Portland, Oregon's Bamboo Sushi, "The Story of Sushi" delves deep into the worrisome state of the sushi industry. In four short minutes, the clip provides a thorough primer on issues of sustainability and overfishing. It's pretty depressing, to be honest, but that's the reality of our obsession with raw fish. What's really impressive about it is the handcrafted......read more

Out Of A Forest

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Stop motion excellence from young Danish director Tobias Gundorff Boesen.

This bit of stop motion genius comes to us from bachelor students at Danish animation school The Animation Workshop. Directed by Tobias Gundorff Boesen, it was shot in the forests surrounding Viborg, Denmark. It's an emotional piece that has all the hallmarks of a good story: powerful plot, lots of tension, and bunnies. If you're wondering about that song (we were), it's "Slow......read more

M. Ward "Rave On"

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Animated puppets provide visuals for ethereal pop version of Buddy Holly classic.

M. Ward's cover of Buddy Holly's timeworn classic “Rave On," the second single off his 2009 record Hold Time, is less 50s rock-and-roll than 21st century dream-pop, featuring distant-sounding backup vocals from She & Him collaborator Zooey Deschanel. In the video, UK animator Mike Please sets the tune in a world inhabited by weird wooden puppets, who wind up throwing out......read more

SHFT.com

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Welcome to SHFT.

Founded by film producer Peter Glatzer, actor-filmmaker Adrian Grenier, and sustainable design expert Lauren Gropper, SHFT is a collective of like-minded poeple putting together culturally relevant sustainable ideas, products, materials and information. We are made possible by a Founding Partnership with Stonyfield Farm and our first original series, LIGHTEN UP, following bands as they lighten......read more

Sea of Glass

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The coastal landscape of West Wales provides the setting for this little dreamlike gem.

Animation, music and photography are juxtaposed to explore the liminal space between land and sea. A short and beautiful film by Sean Vicary....read more

The Dark Side of the Lens

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Beautiful short film from renowned surf photographer Mickey Smith.

Shot on the frigid Atlantic coastlines of Ireland and England, "The Dark Side of the Lens" presents a side of surfing that few people glimpse: the world of the surf photographer. The film was made by one of the greats, Irishman Mickey Smith (alongside talented DP Allan Wilson), who explains, “I wanted to create that something that would give insight into what it takes to grind out a......read more

Everyone Forever Now: "Stoop Sitting"

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Everyone has a story.

Created by Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante (better known as Everynone, the same guys who made the amazing "Words"), Everyone Forever Now is an episodic web series exploring the collective wisdom and expression of human actions. The third episode, "Stoop Sitting," captures folks in New Orleans participating in the age-old tradition of hanging out on the porch — and reveals......read more

Kurz und Schon opener

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Error One’s opening sequence for the Kurzundschon film fest.

Cologne-based motion designer Error One — along with FEEDMEE Design — created this poetic piece for this year's Kurzundschon ("short and nice") film fest. Using a combination of bluescreen, wirework and post-production, the piece explores the idea of weightlessness. It's a nice one. You watch now. ...read more

Flying Lotus, "Until the Quiet Comes"

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Short film by Kahlil Joseph comes ahead of FlyLo's new record

On October 2, Los Angeles beatsmith Flying Lotus will issue Until the Quiet Comes, his highly anticipated new record on Warp. In anticipation of the drop, he just released this short film to coincide with the project. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the "Until the Quiet Comes" short ncludes the songs "See Thru To U" (ft. Erykah Badu), "Hunger" (ft. Niki Randa) and "Getting......read more

(Sparkles)... Recollections of the Wraith

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Watch an amazing short film from visionary rap crew Shabazz Palaces

We always look forward to getting our minds expanded by new work from  Shabazz Palaces (aka Black Constellation). This gorgeous short film from the Seattle-based hip-hop collective does the trick and then some. The piece, which carries the unwieldy title of Ode to Octavia part 12: (Sparkles)... Recollections of the Wraith, was shot on location in Methow Valley, Cascade foothills and in......read more

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