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The Circular Economy

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Can a closed-loop economy eliminate waste and save resources? The Ellen MacArthur Foundation thinks so, and it has a new animation to show how

You may or may not remember Ellen MacArthur as the solo yachtswoman who in 2005 broke the world speed record for circumnavigation of the globe. Today, she stays busy as the figurehead behind the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, an independent UK-based charity promoting the vision of a "circular economy." Don't know what that is? Don't worry, neither did we until we watched this fun, well-made......read more

A BEE'S INVOICE, An Interview with the Director

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Interview with Adrian on the short film he directed (and SHFT produced) about the hidden value of nature.

Two stellar production companies, Vulcan Productions (Paul and Jody Allen's company) and Cinelan (Morgan Spurlock's collective) approached SHFT to create a short film as part of their ambitious series, We the Economy. The project features 20 short films by 20 world-class directors, in an effort to demystify 20 economic concepts. Obviously, we said yes. We proposed a film about the hidden value of......read more

A BEE'S INVOICE: THE HIDDEN VALUE OF NATURE

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Short film by Adrian Grenier, and part of We The Economy series

Are natural resources vital to the economy? Why should nature be taken into account when looking at the economy as a whole? A Bee's Invoice uncovers and incorporates the hidden value of natural capital in the measurement of our economy. Directed by Adrian Grenier Produced by Peter Glatzer and Robin Garvick A SHFT Production In association with Reckless Productions Animation by......read more

Eco Age

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UK green design trailblazer Nicola Giuggioli on sustainablility and design.

London's Eco Age is a store, showroom and consultancy that acts as a hub for all things green. Founder Nicola Giuggioli doesn't think "sustainable design" should infer any particular aesthetic. Neither do we. Here, Giuggioli discusses the concept....read more

Human Error

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Beetroot Design Group's interpretation of a planet in peril.

Wind power may be clean, green, and renewable, but it doesn't come without it's problems. Turbines are noisy as hell and they pose serious risks to flying wildlife and sensitive shoreline habitats. So Cornell University engineers have responded with a brainy new way of drawing electricity from moving air. The prototype technology, called Vibro-Wind, involves oscillating wind pads that......read more

Siska "Unconditional Rebel" Video

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A mesmerizing music video shot in a single five-second take using a slow-mo camera

Slow motion cameras like the Phantom Flex 4K have allowed a new generation of filmmakers to capture footage in creative new ways. This video for Siska's "Unconditional Rebel" is perfect proof. Shot at 1000 frames per second in a single take from a car traveling 50 km/h, the video takes us on a surreal three-and-a-half minute journey that, in fact, took only five seconds to shoot.  From......read more

Roy Kafri "Mayokero" Video

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Iconic record covers come alive in this awesome animation by Vania Heymann

We've seen classic record covers used in creative new ways, but filmmaker Vania Heymann takes the cake with this delightful video for "Mayokero," an acapella number from Israeli artist Roy Kafri. The clip features a string of iconic album covers from acts such as ABBA, Prince, Madonna and David Bowie, who sing along to the song's nonsensical lyrics. Simple concept, superbly executed. Also check......read more

Watch the Mindbending Visuals for Spoon's "Inside Out"

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The second video from the Austin band's new LP is an unsettling affair

From new Spoon album They Want My Soul comes "Inside Out," a drifty downtempo number featuring Britt Daniel's signature raw vocals teetering atop a slow-burning, electronic groove. The track was released alongside this eerie visual clip, in which a seemingly random succession of images dissolve and melt into one another, only vaguely hinting at possible meanings. Contrasted with the rawness and......read more

Escape from Bigfoot Country

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Watch the second instalment of Trevor Gordon's surf journey in Cascadia

A few weeks ago, we shared the story of Trevor Gordon and his homemade truck-bed camper, which acted as his mobile home as he travelled north from Carpinteria, California in search of Pacific Northwestern waves. In chapter two, Gordon comes face to face with Bigfoot, that mythical beast of misty forests, and manages to paddle into a bunch of pristine peelers and catch a few fish before......read more

Keep Shelly in Athens "Recollection"

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Poetic, dreamy video directed by LAMAR+NIK

Perennial SHFT favorites LAMAR+NIK have released yet another great video, this time for "Recollection," the lead single from Keep Shelly In Athens' debut LP, At Home. The clip takes place in an abandoned high school, where a middle-aged women wanders through the decrepit space, searching for something that's long-gone. A (real!) bubble stars in the video as well, playing an elusive metaphor for......read more

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