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20:02 min 9. March 2014

Entvölkerte Landstriche und randvolle Städte: Wohnen im Jahr 2014

a report in German

Vor allem in den ländlichen Regionen Deutschlands herrscht beschauliche Ruhe. Das echte Leben tobt nur noch in den Großstädten. Auf dem Land nimmt der Anteil der jüngeren Bevölkerung stetig ab. Zurück bleiben ältere Menschen, die nicht mehr wegziehen können, Immobilien, die keiner haben will und entvölkerte Landstriche, in denen niemand mehr leben möchte.

08:41 min 28. April 2013

SIMPLYclever - shortfilm

a narrative film in German


Günther ist ein ehemaliger DDR-Bürger und möchte Freeskiing ausprobieren. Doch er besteht auf die gute DDR Qualität und motzt mit seinem Kumpel Hindrich DDR-Ski auf. Am Hang wird die Euphorie jedoch schnell getrübt.

Günther is a former GDR citizen who wants to be a freeskier. But he trusts only in good GDR quality. So he and his buddy Hindrich adapt a pair of GDR skis. On the slope his euphoria is dampened.


OUTTAKES: https://vimeo.com/66147919

Starring: Franz Müller, Johannes Kürschner
DoP's: Franz Müller, Johannes Kürschner, Max Müller
Music: Maximilian Jäger, Johannes Kürschner
Sound: Johannes Kürschner
Edit: Franz Müller

Shot on: Sony Nex FS100 and Sony Alpha 57 (50fps)

19:16 min 4. June 2014


a narrative film in Danish

Animation Afgangsfilm 2014
Instruktør David Adler-
Producer Jakob Langkjær-
Manuskriptforfatter Jesper Fink og David Adler -
Klipper Sofie Marie Kristensen-
Tonemester Hans Christian Arnt Torp-
Fotograf Sine Vadstrup Brooker

05:57 min 13. November 2012


a narrative film in English

A man gets revenge on those who have made him feel inferior by stripping them of who they claim to be at their deepest level.

--- CAST ---
Frank Bryan Kaplan
Shelley Julie McNiven
Girlie Girlfriend Kristen Best
Hippie Girlfriend Tiffany DeMarco
Western Girlfriend Isadora Venice

--- CREW ---
Directed by Thea Green
Produced by Valentina I. Valentini
Written by Thea Green
Story by Thea Green and Christopher Weiss
Original Music by Jordan Halpern and Jeff Kleinman
Cinematography by Carolina Costa
Film Editing by Bevan Bell and Christopher Weiss
Production Design by Ashley Prikryl
Costume Design by Joanna Leskow
Makeup Department Lindsay Vogel
Assistant Directed by Bevan Bell
Sound Department Robert Filios and William North
Gaffer/Grip Colin Oh

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--- MORE INFO ---
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2518434/
Soylent Website: http://soylentthemovie.com/
ViV Website: http://viv-productions.com/
Director Website: http://theagreen.com/

03:15 min 8. October 2008

The Black Dog's Progress

an experimental film in English

A series of flipbooks tell the sad story of the Black Dog.

An Animate Projects commission for Channel 4 in association with Arts Council England.

KROK ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL, Diploma (Films up to 5min), 2011
KINOFILM, MANCHESTER SFF, Best Animation, 2010
KLIK! AMSTERDAM, Design Award, 2009


03:11 min 1. June 2009

SURFACE : A film from underneath

an experimental film in no language

Directed by: TU+// Varathit Uthaisri
Sound: Plum// Napat Snidvongs
DP: Jun Oshima
Production: Tong// Thitawan Chaiwong

Original Set design idea : Richi Owaki


“What would the world be like from an underground perspective?”

SURFACE is an experimental film, exploring the emotional journey from an underground urban perspective. This 'urban symphony' transforms human actions and street objects into beats that harmoniously compose a grand audio and visual composition. The film emphasizes the ideas of ‘point of contact’, ‘human identity’ and notion of ‘live footprints’.

SURFACE is a part of UND-VIS, a thesis project for MFA Design and Technology, Parsons The New School for Design. UND-VIS : Under Vision Experiment; explores the new visual language of an unconventional perspective from below.

More info. + behind the scene : www.surfacefilm.com

04:44 min 16. September 2014

What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle? - Chad Orzel

a lecture in English

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-the-heisenberg-uncertainty-principle-chad-orzel

The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle states that you can never simultaneously know the exact position and the exact speed of an object. Why not? Because everything in the universe behaves like both a particle and a wave at the same time. Chad Orzel navigates this complex concept of quantum physics.

Lesson by Chad Orzel, animation by Henrik Malmgren.

03:33 min 18. July 2013


a narrative film in no language

A girl, a dog, and a sickness.

*Official Selection of the 2013 Shot on RED Film Festival
*Official Selection of the 2014 Picture Farm Film Festival

Written & Directed by Nicholas Santos
Produced by Adam R. Brown
Cinematography by Kyle I. Kelley


Brahms' Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 courtesy of www.Musopen.org

For more information on the production please visit www.filmshortage.com/shorts/mutt/

04:09 min 23. July 2013

2AM: The Smiling Man - short film

a narrative film in no language

Based on The Smiling Man by Blue_Tidal

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Inspired by a true story as told on reddit by /u/blue_tidal and re-told by danrennt98. Here's the original thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/rvzaq/the_smiling_man/

Directed and Edited by Michael Evans

Sean Simon as Roamer
Paul Foltz as Smiling Man

Director of Photography: Tom Hinueber
Original Score by Matt Hanks
Screenwriter & Assistant Director: Shun Otsubo
Assistant Camera: Rachael Tajima
Key Grip: Samantha Cook
Production Assistant: Cristiane Evans

13:11 min 7. May 2015

Quest for Cuba: Questlove Brings the Funk to Havana

a documentary in English

In addition to two nights of DJing, Questlove made good use of his time in Havana, engaging in extensive cultural research both by digging up some classic Cuban-made vinyl and by visiting the legendary EGREM studios, where most--if not all--of those classic sessions were recorded.

Directors: Jauretsi & Daniel Petruzzi
Cinematographer: Hector David Rosales
Sound Technician: Adrian Garcia
Editor: Jake Remingon (http://collabonyc.com)
Executive Producers: Dawn White & Daniel Petruzzi
Produced by: Edgaro Productor n Jefe, Okayplayer, You and Me Inc.
Sugar Barons.
All Music Courtesy of: Edgaro Productor n Jefe & Maria Bacardi, MB Records --- https://soundcloud.com/productor-n-jefe

“Me Queda Voz (Instrumental)
Produced by Edgaro Productor n Jefe

“Cojimar” (Instrumental)
Produced by Edgaro Productor n Jefe

“Nunca Vida Mia”
Produced by Edgaro Productor n Jefe

“Nosotros” (Maria Bacardi Version)
Produced by Edgaro Productor n Jefe

Special Thanks to: EGREM, Fabrica de Arte Cubano, X Alfonso, Josue Garcia, La Rueda Producciones, Jorge Rodriguez
Joyce Alvarez aka Bjoyce, Tania Canet Iglesias, Cultural Island Travel

02:11 min 6. August 2014

The Moment Before

a narrative film in English

A brief visual tale of the possibilities of a first kiss.

Written and Directed by Patrick Muhlberger

Jon Raymond Fisher
Jessica Kozak
Billy Acquaviva

Director of Photography: John Veleta
1st AC/Gaffer: Mark Evans
Editor/Colorist: Joshua Cole
Audio/Score: Greg McCoach
Air Bag Build: Marcus LaMontagne
Specialty Props: Bryan Fulk
VFX: Ian Moore
Special thanks: Wes Cronk, Jonny Look, Andrew Crabtree


09:03 min 13. January 2016

8 Intelligences: Are You a Jack of All Trades or a Master of One? With Howard Gardner.

a lecture in English

What does it mean when someone calls you smart or intelligent? According to developmental psychologist Howard Gardner, it could mean one of eight things.

Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/howard-gardner-on-the-eight-intelligences

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Transcript - Currently I think there are eight intelligences that I’m very confident about and a few more that I’ve bene thinking about. I’ll share that with our audience. The first two intelligences are the ones which IQ tests and other kind of standardized tests valorize and as long as we know there are only two out of eight it’s perfectly fine to look at them. Linguistic intelligence is how well you’re able to use language. It’s a kind of skill that poets have, other kinds of writers, journalists tend to have linguistic intelligence, orators. The second intelligence is logical mathematical intelligence. As the name implies logicians, mathematicians, scientists have that kind of intelligence. They’re able to do mathematical proofs. They’re able to do scientific reasoning and experimentation. And it’s great to have language and logical intelligence because most tests really focus on that. And if you do well in those tests as long as you stay in school you think you’re smart. But if you ever walk out into Broadway or the highway or into the woods or into a farm you then find out that other intelligences are at least this important. So the third intelligence is musical intelligence and that’s the capacity to appreciate different kinds of musics, to produce the music by voice or by an instrument or to conduct music.
And people say well music is a talent. It’s not an intelligence. And I say well why if you’re good with words is that an intelligence but if you’re good with tones and rhythms and timbres nobody’s ever given me a good answer which is why it makes sense to talk about musical intelligence. And at certain cultures over history musical intelligence has been very important. The fourth intelligence is spatial intelligence. That’s the intelligence which allows us to handle and work in space that’s close by. A chess player would have spatial intelligence. A surgeon would have spatial intelligence. But there’s another variety of spatial intelligence which we use for a much broader navigation. That’s what an airplane pilot or a sea captain would have. How do you find your way around large territory and large space. Similarly with the fifth intelligence bodily kinesthetic intelligence it comes in two flavors. One flavor is the ability to use your whole body to solve problems or to make things. And athletes and dancers would have that kind of bodily kinesthetic intelligence. But another variety is being able to use your hands or other parts of your body to solve problems or make things. A craft person would have bodily kinesthetic intelligence even if they weren’t particularly a good athlete or dancer. Read the Full Transcript Here: http://goo.gl/9rWj2Q.

05:40 min 16. December 2014

Tom Robbins on Jitterbugs | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

a talk in English

"If I knew how it was going to end, I probably wouldn't write it."
- Tom Robbins in 1994, as told to Tod Mesirow

Tom Robbins, author of classics like Still Life of Woodpecker, Jitterbug Perfume, and Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, takes us inside the mind of a writer who'd prefer writing with a raven quill dipped in lizard blood. For many, including tons of college students, Robbins transported readers to another world where it seemed possible that enormously oversized thumbs could bring you happiness, and romance could take place inside a pack of cigarettes. Where do these fantastic stories begin?

We present outtakes from a previously unheard interview Robbins did with Tod Mesirow back in 1994 for a film about authors that was never made. In this episode of Blank on Blank, Robbins dreams about a nurse serving him tequila sunrises when he's 85, why he took a two-by-four to typewriter and works in pen and paper, how his first attempts at writing began when he was five and a story about a pilot stuck on a deserted island, and how he pours over every word in his books 30 or 40 times.

Colorful chatter from Tom Robbins = made for animation.

Tom Robbins Quotes
"I'd like to go back to the Raven quill, actually, dipped in lizard blood or something. Write on orange butcher paper."
"When I'm 80 years old, 85, hopefully, I'll be pushed around in a wheelchair by a red-headed nurse with panty outline. She'll make me little tequila sunrises and I'll read my complete works then."
"I owned an electric Remington [typewriter] briefly, but we had a turbulent relationship. It made so much noise, it hummed all the time, it was like it was looking over your shoulder, egging you on"
"There's not a word in one of my books that hasn't been gone over 25, 30, 35, 40 times. I read every sentence over and over again and rework it, not particularly looking for a more shining truth, but looking for the right rhythm."
"Words on a page can hypnotize you if the rhythm is right."
"I don't work from an outline. I have no idea where the book is going."

Get the interview backstory, GIFs and more @ http://blankonblank.org

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Executive Producer: David Gerlach
Animator: Patrick Smith
Audio Producer: Amy Drozdowska

Watch our previous episodes:

Robin Williams on Masks

Wayne Coyne on Living with Death

Maya Angelou on Con Men

Bette Davis on The Sexes

Michael Jackson on Godliness

Jimi Hendrix on The Experience

Meryl Streep on Beauty

Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness

David Bowie on Stardust

Gene Wilder on The Truth

John Lennon on Love

Johnny Cash on The Gospel

Heath Ledger on Role Playing

Tupac on Life and Death

Kurt Cobain on Identity

Janis Joplin on Rejection

Barry White on Making Love

Maurice Sendak on Being a Kid

Carol Burnett on Finding Home

Grace Kelly on JFK

Farrah Fawcett on Stiletto Power

Beastie Boys on Being Stupid

David Foster Wallace on Ambition

Wilt Chamberlain on Tall Tales

Larry King on Getting Seduced

Jim Morrison on Why Fat is Beautiful

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07:05 min 16. December 2011


a narrative film in no language

Un cortometraje de Animación realizado integramente por los alumnos de http://PrimerFrame.com, promoción de Marzo de 2010.

Enrique F. Brull – Rigging
Manuel Perez – Efectos Especiales
Antonio Lasala – Supervisor de Iluminacion y 3DFX
Juan De Dios Molina – Rigging
Julián Antonio Lucas – Animación / Diseño y Modelado de Personajes
Olga Agudo – Iluminación / PostProducción
Antonio Alvarez – Iluminación / Composición
Adolfo Aliaga – Animación
Jose Manuel Moralo – Animación
Samuel Rebull – Animación
Carolina Martorell – Modelado / Texturizado de Personajes
Laura Righetti – Animación / Producción
Lorenzo Manuel – Edición / Iluminación
Joan Gomar – Animación
Katixa Pons – Animación
Andrea Varriale – Animación / Iluminación
Jordi Alonso – Animación / Modelado

Carlos Escutia – Productor Ejecutivo
Ana Amat - Supervisora de Iluminación
Jaime Maestro – Director
Eduardo Olidén - Supervisor de Animación
Rubén Soler – Coordinador de guión


07:05 min 14. July 2015

Portal Combat

a narrative film in English

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Written, directed & edited by: Ryan Connolly http://www.twitter.com/ryan_connolly -- https://instagram.com/ryan_connolly/

Cinematography by: Josh Knepper https://twitter.com/joshknepper -- https://instagram.com/joshknepper/

VFX Artist/Executive Producer: Joshua Davies https://twitter.com/joshdaviesceo

VFX Artist: Michael Stark https://twitter.com/mstarktv -- https://instagram.com/mstarktv/

Produced by: Tim Connolly http://www.twitter.com/tim_connolly -- https://instagram.com/tim_connolly/

Emily Connolly https://twitter.com/emily_connolly

Josh Connolly https://twitter.com/josh_connolly -- https://instagram.com/josh_connolly/

Todd Bruno https://twitter.com/todd_bruno

Arris Quinones https://twitter.com/arris_quinones

Tim Connolly http://www.twitter.com/tim_connolly -- https://instagram.com/tim_connolly/

Music Composer: Daniel James https://twitter.com/H2Daniel -- https://instagram.com/h2daniel/

Post Production Sound: Aaron Frensley https://twitter.com/h2aaron

BTS/Camop: Ryan Polly https://twitter.com/ryan_polly

Wardrobe/Set Dresser: Amber Quinones

Set DresserProps: Amanda Connolly

15:26 min 1. October 2013

Why we choose suicide | Mark Henick | TEDxToronto

a talk in English

The fifth annual TEDxToronto conference took place on September 26, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

For our 2013 TEDxToronto Conference, all talks, performances and demos were rooted in our selected theme, "The Choices We Make."

About the Speaker:
Mark Henick is a mental health advocate. Informed by his direct experience with this aspect of the health care system, Mark has authored commentaries on issues relating to mental health for major newspapers across Canada and the U.S. His undergraduate degree is in Psychology and Philosophy, with a graduate degree in Child Development. At 22, he served as the youngest President of a provincial Canadian Mental Health Association division in history. He is the youngest member of the board of directors for the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

For more information visit www.tedxtoronto.com

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)