(Gore) As his team embarks on a dangerous mission, a soldier questions the qualifications of their sniper, Sgt. Pugsley. Mostly because he’s a dog. A funny slapstick short by TomSka. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
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The latest episode of SoKrispyMedia’s Chalk Warfare sees combatants draw weapons from popular video games, movies and even YouTube channels. To future chalk warriors: soak yourself in water before you fight. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
Like Zach King, Thai comedian Bie The Ska loves to share short clips of illusions that involve visual effects and camera tricks. The difference is that Bie is insanely pleased with himself. WHOOOOAAAAA Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
What if mankind disappeared? Menilmonde extend the creepy concept that they started with Hypocentre in Para l l el, showing different cities around the world devoid of people. Very unsettling. Watch the making of here. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
Construct is a short science fiction film created by VFX/CG supervisor Kevin Margo that showcases advancements in computer generated graphics hardware and software. We’re looking forward to seeing the film in its entirety. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
We’ve seen Victor Enrich’s surreal images of different buildings. This time he focused on a single hotel, modifying it 88 ways using 3D modeling software. You can view stills and buy prints of the images on Victor’s website. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
George Lucas, Mark Hamill and sound designer Ben Burtt talk about the conceptual and technical aspects of the most famous movie weapon of all time, the lightsaber. The documentary includes a lot of behind-the-scenes clips. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
Digital compositor Roger Serrabassa put together this eye-popping compilation of over 200 of the most stunning visual effects sequences in films since the 1980s. While not every film is a classic, the effects are impressive. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
DreamWorks animator Daniel Hashimoto adds visual effects to candid clips of his 3-year-old kid James, giving life to his and his son’s imagination onscreen. James’ kids will think their dad is a god. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
Freddie Wong walks around like a total self-absorbed Glasshole, doing what many of us already do when using our smartphones and walking. We’re not worried. We’re going to wait for the direct optical implant version anyhow. Link Continue Reading from the Source
A food fight breaks out, but it’s not what you think. Bananas, carrots, loaves of bread, heads of lettuce and other seemingly healthy edibles become deadly weapons in this silly action video from The Dominic Show. Link Continue Reading from the Source
A new prisoner finds himself sharing a cell with a man who has an… unusual invention. James W. Griffiths and Sophie Venner won the 2014 BAFTA British Short Film award for Room 8. Written by Geoffrey S. Fletcher (Precious). Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
How would you describe the experience of chewing gum? We’re not sure we’d go beyond “meh.” But Lotte thinks that their long-lasting Fit gum will make you feel like you have your own Catbus. So… what’s in the gum?
(Gore) Super Power Beat Down wisely does away with setting up a plot and goes straight to the point in this episode. It looks like the Helicarrier’s numerous crashes finally took its toll on SHIELD’s budget.
Superman finds a GoPro and decides to have fun with it before returning it to its owner. Corridor Digital presents a day in the Man of Steel’s life from his point of view. Hey lady, Clark’s eyes are up here!
We’ve been waiting since 1989 for Hoverboards to become reality. In this promo for HUVrTech, Tony Hawk and other celebs get to try out the world’s first functional hoverboard. Yes, it all looks like VFX trickery, but we want to believe.
Ironically enough, in 2013 the studio responsible for the crazy CGI tiger in Life of Pi won the Oscar for best visual effects just 11 days after declaring bankruptcy. Its story—seen in the short doc above—is indicative of a larger problem in the suffering VFX industry. Adding to that, the artists and animators behind The Desolation of Smaug are picketing the Academy Awards tonight.
The full documentary about VFX studio Rhythm & Hues, which won an Oscar for Life of Pi yet went bankrupt because of Hollywood’s unfair business practices. This is just one chapter of a longer documentary called Hollywood Ending.
The Sledgehammer-esque music video for Talk is Cheap, by electronica artist Nicholas James Murphy aka Chet Faker, from his album Built on Glass. Toby & Pete made Chet live through four seasons in pseudo-time lapse stop-motion.
The award-winning visual effects studio Framestore gives us a behind-the-scenes look at some of the work they did for Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity. Watch and you’ll wonder why the movie isn’t classified as as animated film.