Immer samstags gibt es hier einen Sammelpost mit allem, was es nicht zu einem eigenen Artikel gebracht hat. Das ist mal mehr, mal weniger. Mal gucken, wie’s klappt.

➔ Before the Flood

Before the Flood, directed by Fisher Stevens, captures a three-year personal journey alongside Academy Award-winning actor and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio as he interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations who provide unique, impassioned and pragmatic views on what must be done today and in the future to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.
Kann man sich ja mal angucken, wobei die Zielgruppe wohl eher eine andere ist.


➔ Arctic

I think over again my small adventures, my fears
Those small ones that seemed so big.
For all the vital things I had to get and to reach.
And yet there is only one great thing,
The only thing,
To live to see the great day that dawns
And the light that fills the world.

-Inuit poem


➔ PRAYER 9 — [CONCEPT]


➔ PANO | LA

Shooting Pano LA has been the most ambitious, challenging, demanding, and rewarding project I have worked on to date. It was shot over a period of two years entirely in true panoramic form using two synced DSLR cameras side by side. The resulting panoramic timelapse footage comes in at a whopping 10K x 4K resolution when stitched. I did not shoot this film to achieve the extreme resolution. I shot it for the panoramic look, especially the compressed look you get when using long lenses.

Shooting panoramic timelapse was something I had always wanted to do. I love panoramic images and wanted to bring that look to timelapse, and I wanted to do it proper, not by faking it by just cropping the top and bottom of regular timelapse shots. I gave it a try many years ago but was never able to get the images from the two cameras to sync properly and get the images to stitched together correctly.

A couple years ago I was contacted by a client wanting some panoramic timelapse shots of LA. I told them I had tried it in the past and it did not work out to well, but that I am willing to give it another try. So I purchased some new gear and set out to my local testing locations in Malibu. The initial shots were successful so I continued shooting / testing for the next couple weeks. At that point I had acquired a few good test shots to show the client and sent them over to them. Long story short I never heard back from them about the project, but I kept shooting anyways. If it was not for that failed job/project I probably would have never got around to giving panoramic timelapse another try.


➔ Photos from Inside NORAD’s Cheyenne Mountain Combat Center

Das NORAD dürften die meisten von uns aus WarGames und anderen Filmen kennen. Ich finde ja schon die baustellen solcher Einrichtungen spannend.


➔ Insight: Brad Bird on Animation

Brad Bird, writer and director of animated films ‚The Iron Giant‘, ‚The Incredibles‘ and ‚Ratatouille‘, gives an insight into his writing process, how he directs animation and why many people fundamentally misunderstand the medium. Subtitles available.

Find out which animated film that one clip was from by turning on the ‚English CC‘ subtitle track.

This video combines excerpts from the three audio commentary tracks on home releases of ‚The Iron Giant‘, ‚The Incredibles‘ and ‚Ratatouille‘, as well as fragments from the behind-the-scenes documentaries. Watching the films prior to watching this video is recommended, but not entirely necessary.


Vorheriger ArtikelKurzfilm: Morning After
Nächster ArtikelLinkTipp: OldNYC.org
Ruhrpottjunge im Rheinland. Gewaltbereiter Pazifist. Entspannter Choleriker. Freund des gepflegten Kurzfilms und sinnvoll aneinandergereihter Buchstaben. Macht den Scheiß hier seit 2000 und denkt nicht daran, es bleiben zu lassen. Warum auch? Ach ja, der Name. Kommt aus dem Spanischen, bedeutet soviel wie "der Faule" und spricht sich el flocho. +

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