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Brooklyn Farmer

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Filmmaker Michael Tyburski profiles the world's biggest rooftop farm

If you're reading this, you're probably already familiar with Brooklyn Grange (if not, start here then go here). In Brooklyn Farmer, filmmaker Michael Tyburski follows the story of a small group of dedicated staff and volunteers, who turned unused space in the city into the world's biggest rooftop farm, producing over 120,000 pounds of food for the local community. Today the farm is looking to......read more

In the Studio with Ana Kras and Devendra Banhart

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A day in the life of a creative couple

In this inspiring clip from Discipline Design, we are granted access to the shared NYC studio space of creative power couple Ana Kras and Devendra Banhart. Kras, who we've featured before, makes beautiful objects, furniture and works on paper in the massive space she shares with Banhart, a musician and all-around creative dude. The video nicely reveals not only the benefits of a good studio......read more

River of Youth

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Derek Henderson's serene short chronicles New Zealand's Waikato River

This short film, from Kiwi photographer/director Derek Henderson, captures the serene beauty of the Waikoto River in central New Zealand. Commissioned last year by The Anthropologist, which is quickly becoming a SHFT fave, River of Youth was shot via inner tube over the course of a day. The river itself has a deep meaning for Henderson -- his mom grew up on its shores and used to swim in the......read more

The Waters of Greenstone

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Revel in the exceptional natural beauty that is New Zealand

Not that any of us need it, but for more proof that New Zealand is one of the most spectacularly scenic places on earth, have a look at this vid. Shot by Melbourne-based photographer Nathan Kaso, "The Waters of Greenstone" documents a three-week adventure through New Zealand’s South Island. Complete with video segments, timelapse sequences, and aerial footage, the video leisurely......read more

Dan Deacon, "Surprise Stefani"

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Compelling and creative collage animation by Newfoundland Tack

From exciting Montreal creative outfit Newfoundland Tack comes this wholly original animated video for Dan Deacon's "Surprise Stefani," off his latest LP, Bromst. Using clippings from old issues of National Geographic as their source material, the animators created an amazingly surreal moving collage piece, with movement inside the cut-out negative space. It's pretty great. It's worth......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

Kathryn Calder "Slip Away"

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Absurdly adorable video for solo effort from New Pornographer.

With the help of director Dean Tzenos, Canadian indie rocker (and sometime member of the New Pornographers) Kathryn Calder put together a crazy cute video for "Slip Away," the lead single off her first album Are You My Mother? Puppet bunny protagonists share the stage with cardboard butterflies and toy spaceships. So that's cool. Check it out....read more

Hey Rosetta, "New Sum (Nous Somme)"

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A beautifully animated video for the Canadian chamber-rockers

Harkening the Richard Linklater film Waking Life, this new(ish) rotoscoping video for "New Sum (Nous Sommes)" by Hey Rosetta! is a nice little bit of live action animation. Directed by Jesse Davidge and produced at Blatant Studios in Vancouver, the clip features performance footage mainly filmed at the band's sold out show at the Commodore Ballroom late last year. Interwoven in the narrative is a......read more

New World

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UK animator Oliver Sin uses simple graphics to narrate the history of earth

When he isn't busy working as a designer at Nerv Interactive, UK animator Oliver Sin finds time to pursue personal creative projects. "New World," a delightful animated short that Sin made in 2013, is one such project. The Vimeo Staff Pick tells a visual story of the history of earth, from its creation through to 21st century space exploration. Sin employs a bright color palette, simple graphical......read more

City Lapse

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Superb time-lapse video of NYC and San Diego.

We all love time-lapse photography, but for Drew Geraci, it's something much, much more. "Time-lapse is a way of life," says the photographer. "And my life is taken 1 frame every .00000001 second." Geraci took more than 13,000 photos of New York City and San Diego to weave together City Lapse, a time-lapse portrait of the two cities that captures the frenetic pace of city life. Lots more......read more

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