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The Incredible Hulk King-Size Special #1 - October 1968

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Featuring an anatomically exaggerated cover by the great Jim Steranko, here’s the first “King-Size Special” (which means it cost 25 cents instead of 12 cents) of Marvel’s The Incredible Hulk series, published in October 1968, purchased by a younger version of me at a small grocery shop on Kaimuki Boulevard and then sealed in a wooden box for 45 years.

Hilarious Animated Short of the Day: Escarface - Hard Core Grannies Go to the Stool Museum

A trip to The Stool Museum
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Our graduation Film at Supinfocom

“Two grannies decide to attack a bank to finance their trip to The Stool Museum”
Co-directed by Eva Navaux, Burcu Sankur, Vincent Meunier, Lionel Arnold, Dario Sabato, Pierre plouzeau
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Music by Tanguy Follio
Sound design Thomas Van Pottelberghe

Short of the Day: “Bless You”

Gesundheit
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A man takes the subway. Inside his brain, a countdown clock hits zero and a little person prepares for lift-off. The man sneezes.

Watch it in stereo 3D

Credits
Directed and Animated by: David Barlow-Krelina
Music and Sound Design: Greg Debicki (soundcloud.com)
Voice: Chris Wilding (bqwsc.com)

Screenings
Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada (2013)
The Animation Show of Shows, USA (2013)
Toronto After Dark Film Festival, Canada (2013)
Animated Dreams 15, Estonia (2013)
Florida Film Festival, USA (2014)
Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Canada (2014)
Northwest Animation Festival, USA (2014)
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia (2014)
Toronto Animation Arts Festival, Canada (2014)

And Now, Wolf and the Bees

You’re tasting a moment in time
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BEES

This profile film follows the beekeeper, Wolf Carr, as he brings us to his honey bee colonies outside Portland Oregon.

To view the entire story, please visit: julietzulu.us
Special thanks to Wolf Carr. To learn more, please visit: facebook.com

This profile is the second in a series of not-for-profit films that highlight Portland community members who embody the JZ motto, Stay Brave, in their actions, ethics and practices.

Overnight Beauty and Wonder: Koh Yao Noi

A little haven of real Thailand
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FULL BLOG POST with everything you need to know here!! wp.me

All shots around the local children at the pier were filmed with my second Phantom fitted with prop guards for extra caution.

This was shot on my holiday (yes my passion is also my job!) alongside some stuff for my GH4 review. Koh Yao Noi is one of the least developed islands in Thailand despite being right in the middle of the most touristic bay there. It’s a little haven of real Thailand with just 18km of roads.

Please read the in depth blog post linked at the top if you are interested in knowing more about what it’s like to fly the Phantom 2 or any part of this film. Here is a little bit of tech info anyway!

All shot with the GoPro Hero 3+ in 2.7K mode in either wide or medium (mostly wide) in Protune flat 25p

Phantom 2 with Zen Muse 2 axis gimbal and FPV. Boscam TX with iOSD with Black Pearl monitor/ receiver

Phantom 2 with Zen Muse 3 axis gimbal and no FPV

Graded with FIlmConvert 10% off with code bloom at gopb.co
and Colorista II 10% off wide code bloom10 at gopb.co

Fish-eye removed with After Effects optics compensation. More info in blog post.

Yes i had a lot of jello issues. First time. More in my blog post! :)

Anyway enjoy this journey to a very different place!

Music courtesy of The Music Bed
gopb.co

Gatlin Elms “For we never knew your beauty”

Typo in end credits…will fix!

Overnight Extreme Endurance: The Barkley 100

Testing the limit
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This documentary tells the story of one of the world’s most difficult and bizarre sporting events: The Barkley Marathons. This 100-mile footrace and its 60-hour time limit force athletes to run, crawl and climb an elevation gain equivalent to two treks up Mt. Everest. In nearly thirty years, only fourteen runners, out of over one thousand participants, have finished The Barkley.

Directed, Edited and Filmed by Brendan Young
Director of Photography: Isaiah Branch-Boyle
Original Score by Keith Shacklett

#coloradocollege #kellerventuregrant

An Incredibly Beautiful Short Documentary About National Geographic Photographer Cory Richards

“Photography became my voice in this big confusing world”
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Blue Chalk worked with National Geographic Creative photographer and North Face athlete Cory Richards to create a promotional piece to demonstrate the scope of his work and the passion and athleticism that accompanies him in the field. A Tribute to Discomfort brings the viewer through Cory’s stunning work, his unique sense of humor, and his quest to create photographs that relate a common humanity.

Original Still Photography: Cory Richards/National Geographic Creative
Co-Director, Producer: Catherine Yrisarri
Co-Director, DP, Editor: Rob Finch
Assistant Camera: Jamie Francis
Original Music: Elizabeth Lim
Sound Design: Chip Sloan, Digital One
Additional Footage: Keith Ladzinski, 3 Strings Productions

Created by Blue Chalk Media bluechalk.com

The Edward Snowden-Oliver Stone Convergence Is Here at Last

Bringing the special Stone magic to the story
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This is absolutely the perfect choice to direct a movie about Edward Snowden — the nuttiest conspiracy-mongering filmmaker in America: Oliver Stone Will Direct Film on Edward Snowden.

The film, produced by longtime Stone partner Moritz Borman, will be based on “The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man,” by Guardian journalist Luke Harding, the Guardian reports. Snowden leaked the documents to Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald in June 2013.

The film would be Stone’s latest take on a contemporary political issue after pictures like W. and Nixon, and is likely to spawn plenty of controversy.

Oh no, controversy? I’m sure they wouldn’t want that.

Amazing Short Film: One Hour of San Diego Surfing Time-Collapsed to Two Minutes

Subtly surreal technique removes the time and space between the waves
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This video was created from one hour of source footage shot from a bluff in San Diego the morning of Jan 21, 2014. I was interested in exploring the manipulation of water and to see how the movements and patterns from surfing interact. Watching surfing typically happens in one or two ways: in films/videos or in person standing on a pier, beach or bluff. In most surf films, the riders are so talented and the waves are so good it becomes an abstraction from the average viewer’s/surfer’s experience at an average break. On the other hand, watching in person can be very slow and depending on the swell there may be long stretches when nothing happens at all. This video is a playful attempt to split the difference and reveal just how much can actually happen in an hour in an otherwise nondescript surf spot with non professional riders. There are no CG elements, these are all real surfers and real waves with the time separating them removed. The video does not contain every wave that passed during the hour; I picked the best rides but otherwise tried to maintain chronology.

A sample of the source footage may be viewed here.

A look at the AE editing may be viewed here.

My blog post with additional info, text and images here.

The San Diego Studies is a series of short videos that collapse time to reveal otherwise unobservable rhythms and movement in San Diego. The project is supported my MOPA San Diego and the San Diego Foundation. For more information about this video please visit cysfilm.com and mopa.org

San Diego Study #1
San Diego Study #2
San Diego Study #3

Contact+Info: cysfilm@gmail.com
connect with me on Twitter: @cysfilm

Shot on a Canon C100 + Atomos Ninja in CLog, with a Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5 L lens at 24p. The post work was done in After Effects.

(Hat tip: Stanley Sea.)

‘Return of the Jedi’ - If Directed by David Lynch

So good
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Dangerous Minds points out that George Lucas asked David Lynch to direct “Return of the Jedi,” the third film in the Star Wars trilogy — and here’s a video by “C-SPIT” that visualizes what that might have been like, in Lynch’s signature bizarro style. An amazing job!

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All right, Zubin, hit it! -- Frank's onstage cue to conductor Zubin Mehta during their collaborative effort with the L.A. Philharmonic orchestra in 1970