Bregenz, Austria holds a performing arts festival every year in July and August. They call it the “Bregenz Festival”. The performances on this unique floating stage are done over the waters of Lake Constance. Last year alone there was an estimated audience of 200,000. Images are from eight of the previous festivals. There is also one image of the current stage under construction.
Music videos have been an integral part of the music industry since they rose to prominence in the 80s, and the popularity of music videos on the internet continues to make them fashionable today. Some of the techniques filmmakers use include: live action, animation, documentary, and abstract film. The blending of these various styles have turned the music video into an art form — with infographics becoming another popular tool filmmakers can use to achieve their desired results. [Read more...]
Charity Water reminds us in this motion graphic that a billion people live without clean drinking water. For most of us it takes only a few seconds to get water, but for some it takes a 3 hour walk in harsh conditions to get even marginally potable water. The daily struggle to obtain water keeps many people occupied during time that could be spent working, learning or interacting with family.
Renowned designer Michael Wolff shares his wisdom of how he sees the world. One good reason to take note of this video: Wolff has over 50 years experience in his field, not a number to knock by any standard. He explains his design philosophy and how his obsession with curiosity, appreciation, and imagination have lead to his success.
This beautiful clip is the newest creation of the multi-talented director Yoann Lemoine. Besides proving himself with this dark, tense and captivating clip, he also composed the title track “Iron” under his sudonym Woodkid. Lemoine continues to put out high quality everything, making him something of a one-man-band of creativity.
The much anticipated new album by Radiohead, “The King of Limbs” is out: their first since 2007′s “In Rainbows.” In their own unique and surprising fashion, they released it on the internet a day early and without warning. Considering that the mass of Radiohead fans are probably online, the internet is awash with talk about the new album and its accompanying video. The clip, featuring Thom Yorke getting down to the song “Lotus Flower” has him spasmatically dancing, lip syncing and generally twitching in front of a warehouse wall. What could be more Radiohead? [Read more...]