A great article by Ben Thompson from the Stratechery on the changing landscape of media consumption, distribution and business models.. https://stratechery.com/2017/the-great-unbundling/
Interesting read on Facebooks ‘new’ approach to prioritizing video in the newsfeed. https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2017/01/news-feed-fyi-updating-how-we-account-for-video-completion-rates
Henk Jan Beltman, The Chief Chocolate Officer of Tony’s Chocolonely
Lightfield capturing.. Awesome new camera technique .. Wonder if this technology arrives with the same speed as RAW data capturing..
An awesome demo of the unity engine 2016. Realtime rendered animation will be the future. Interactive and not limited to a frame.. With VR HMD’s and controllers viewers will experience animated movies like never before..
Just wanted to share this commercial from the Efteling theme park. A film very well made.. Produced by Wefilm and directed by Lennart Verstegen, Basha de Bruijn en Roel Welling. A really nice example of using inspiration from other artist.. Yepp…. The fine line between inspiration and copying….. I feel there’s enough uniqueness to this film so I
A nice short surffilm about the ‘essence’ Credits: Director/Cinematographer – Andrew Kaineder Editor – Jai Rakic Music – Drew Innocend
Source: adweek.com Background info: http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/breathtaking-spec-ad-johnnie-walker-best-student-work-ever-168620
What an awesome shortfilm! It looks beautiful and the story seems very strong.. More info: https://tribecafilm.com/stories/must-see-trailer-new-short-narrative-film-by-artis
A great promotion for Louis XIII Cognac, an ultra-luxury liquor that is aged 100 years. More info check ios9.com Although you can’t watch the film.. There are three different trailers (yes, they are different)..
A great BMX video directed by Ben Scott for Red Bull More background info: http://kaleidoscope.redbull.com/ rider: Kriss Kyle
In 2014 Honda made the stopmotion film ‘Hands’ (see below).. Now recently they created Honda Paper and taking it to the next level.. A really, really nice stop motion film.. Check the film and making of below
A Great idea by Beck’s. Who doesnt’ want scratch a beer to make some art! Source: Adverblog
Star Wars: The force Awakens behind the scene’s. Incamera effects are awesome!
Google and the mill made this next level 360 film, directed by Justin Lin. The film is shot with multiple Red dragon camera’s on a custom 360 rig. Don’t expect layered characters, drama and an awesome plot. It’s a nice, short story and great entertainment. Another way of watching/experiencing films. Can’t wait to watch this film totally immersed
I recently saw this animated short film which is entirely created with the Unreal Engine 4. This story is build inside a diverse and beautifully realized 100 square mile world. A world where everything you see is generated completely in real-time. This means that you can watch this film from any angle, you would like, at any given moment.
A new showreel from one of my favourite production companies, Brainfarm. Can’t wait for their new film ‘We Are Blood’ coming August 2015! Trailer ‘We Are Blood’
A friend filmdirector posted this film on Facebook. Thanks Hesdy for sharing! Very, very impressive and great storytelling…. “Originally created for the 168 Film Festival, ReMoved follows the emotional story through the eyes of a young girl taken from her home and placed into foster care.” Directed by: Nathanael Matanick Written by: Christina Matanick More info
GoPro is entering VRworld. They bought Kolor, a French company that specializes in virtual reality software. Kolor’s software makes is easy for filmers to create “spherical content” also known as 360-degree photo panoramas and videos. To celebrate they launched a nice demo video today. It shows some Kolor stitching skills. But where did the rig go?
The Foundry gave a presentation at the NAB2015 and talked about the five key “pain points” when creating content for VR. Read more @ cgchannel.com or watch the presentation online. The Foundy presentation on the company’s work in VR and AR starts at 03:33:30
Today I visited the SQOOB Virtual Reality meet-up in Amsterdam. It was very inspiring and I met some very nice people! Are you interested in joining the next VR meet-up? check: DutchVRMeetup
Great news! Together with Yune, Soa Aids Nederland and Rutgers WPF we won a Silver Spin Award for the campaign ‘verhalen onder je kussen’. The shortfilm competition 30days was an essential part of this campaign..
For interested parties Valve has opened the developer signup. Valve will be selecting developers to receive the HTC Vive development kit for free. It will not be available for purchase yet…. So you better have a good plan Can’t wait to play around with the Valve.
Ready Player One will finally go into production. Can’t wait! Hope they don’t fuck up…
THE JEANMAKER is the second film in Denham’s ‘Explicit Remake’ series in which the denim brand re-imagines cinematic classics transforming them into sharp contemporary parables. Beautifully made and directed by Hugo Keijzer..
A really nice video essay about the rhytm of film editing. With an analysis of the feature film Whiplash, that won an Oscar for best film editing. By Rob Knook
Awesome 360 film! A little bit violent but a good example how 360 video can work.. Ok, you are still a passenger and it’s still a gimmick, but…… Very entertaining to watch.
The Verge’s Ryan Manning uses 3Dio’s Free Space microphones to take you on a crazy audio tour through Times Square, New York; a virtual barber shop; and a 360-degree Beck concert. This century-old technology of binaural audio — which hacks your brain to put you in a scene — is about to make a huge