If You Don’t Stay In School In Australia, You Will End Up In A Horror Film And Die
Educational ads usually say, "stay in school or else you'll be unemployed and sad all the time," though that's also applicable to most university grads I know. In Australia, though, they're not satisfied with vague threats about your career and your future; oh no, they want you to know that if you drop out of school, you will die a horrible death.Read on...
Watch an Awesome Live Action Recreation of the Dead Island Trailer [Video]
The Dead Island trailer was pretty much the best video game trailer ever made, because it wasn't so much a trailer as it was a very short, computer generated zombie movie that was better than a lot of full-length zombie movies. Watch Machinima's amazing live action version, but be prepared to feel things, unless you are dead inside. Or a zombie.Read on...
Short Film Depicts An All-Too Relatable Online Teen Break-Up Story [VIDEO]
The brain-child of student filmmakers Patrick Cederberg and Walter Woodman, Noah is shot entirely from the perspective of one teen's MacBook, in the wake of his recent break-up. After premiering at TIFF's Student Film Showcase, Noah's been gaining some online buzz, probably from a bunch of people who have experienced break ups in this exact way.Read on...
Watch This Awesome Short Film About Evil Action Figures Getting Their Comeuppance
Vimeo user Paul Constantakis has released a new short film, Villainous, and it's a must-see. More a suggestive glimpse into the secret lives of our crime-fighting heroes -- and their dastardly foes -- than a narrative story, the two-and-a-half-minutes nonetheless hints just enough at the epic battle that we have missed to whet our appetite for more.Read on...
Here’s a Stop-Motion Film Made Entirely From Shifting Atoms Around
Here's a fun fact about IBM's research on storing data atom by atom -- sometimes, it gets really boring. Our latest evidence for this phenomenon is that the folks working on the project feel like making the world's tiniest stop-motion film is a better use of their time, and I'm not going to say that they're wrong. The result of their efforts at atomic animation is this short, A Boy and His Atom.Read on...
Short Film “Many Worlds” Changes in Real Time Based on Audience Biometrics
The short film "Many Ways" is like a choose-your-own-adventure story, but instead of making a conscious decision about which page to turn to, the film automatically edits itself in real time, as the audience watches, based on sensors that measure things like muscle tension and heart rate. The film changes based on how the audience is physically reacting to it, and can therefor end in one of four ways.Read on...