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The Mechanical Waltz

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film / LONG / music / video

The award-winning short The Mechanical Waltz by director and graphic designer Julien Dykmans tells the story of a puppet that does not seem to fit in, even though the strings that control his life demand that he join the rat race. On his way to work, surrounded by anonymous worker drones, he hears the beautiful sound of a violin. Perhaps this day will be different? DIRECTED: Julien Dykmans SOUNDTRACK: Amaury Bernier (via: slipperyedge.com)

What to do today…

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A short film about a 30-something year-old girl stuck in an endless loop of today. CREDITS: Directed by Jin Angdoo Starring Amélie Arbouin Writers – Matt Prins & Jin Angdoo Film, Edit & FX – Jin Angdoo Voice Actress – Holly Meyrick Voice Actor – Ben Tomlin Art Directors – Amélie Arbouin & Jin Angdoo Colorists – Qianwei Tong & Jin Angdoo Animators – Titouan Bordeau & Jin Angdoo Music – Four by Derby Sound […]

The Color of Movies

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beauty / film / images / LONG / women

What colors have the art directors used to create the right mood in a movie? At Cinema Palettes you can find homemade colour palettes of your favourite films. How many do you recognise? * * Inglorious Basterds (2009) The Great Gatsby (2013) The Shining (1980) Melancholia (2011) Gone Girl (2014) Malificent (2014) Lost in Translation (2003) Belly (1998) American Beauty (1999) Trick ‘r Treat (2007) Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Lèon (1994) The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) […]

Cool Dude 4

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(Gif from Mon Oncle by Fray Mollo) The first time I saw the film Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953) I realized where Rowan Atkinson got his inspiration for Mr. Bean. Monsieur Hulot is the clumsy alter ego of Jacques Tati (1907-82), the French filmmaker, actor and screenwriter. Born Jacques Tatischeff he enjoyed a long career writing, directing and starring in his own films, winning several awards, including a foreign film Oscar. Coming from a […]

Slow Life

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beauty / film / life / nature / video

Corals and sponges live a secret life below the ocean’s surface; their motion so slow we cannot see it, but coral reefs are indeed teeming with life. Thanks to the time lapses made by Bioquest Studios we are now able to experience the awesome colours and movements of these underwater creatures we still know so little about.