Damien Kazan is a 23 year old aspiring filmmaker, who’s work we have seen earlier with his short film Whisper. The French filmmaker says he’s crazy about cinema, especially American cinema. We think that love for cinema shows up in his work, in the inspiration and themes of his short films.
Several great cartoon characters had their heyday in the ‘80s and early ‘90s. It’s been a long while since then, and while we do still fondly remember them, most of them are way past their prime. This video takes a look at the present day life of those famous characters. Fall from popularity and limelight doesn’t usually end up well, does it?
Wired got a chance to visit a Crayola factory, and came back with this colorful video detailing how crayons are made. Just for a sense of scale, the factory makes 12 million crayons a day.
Anyone can throw a pizza, but it takes a pizza sharpshooter to throw a pizza across a street and into a microwave. This dude happens to be a professional frisbee thrower in Japan, and apparently has great skill with pizza throwing as well.
You’ve probably burnt holes in paper with a magnifying lens, and thought it was cool. This Rube Goldberg machine takes it to an all new, super awesome level where mirrors and magnifying lenses work together to accomplish some very impressive things. Using light as a tool in a Rube Goldberg machine is super cool. The video is part of a campaign by Japanese firm au HIKARI.
Sometimes, you need heartwarming and cute. Like an adorable baby elephant blowing bubbles.
We hardly give any attention to the process behind a mass produced cake. What a folly! Because the process is deliciously mesmerizing. Take a look at the machines producing them in action, and you realize how beautifully they work. Granted, these are machines and precision is expected from them, but it is still impressive to see how precise and accurate they are. Ah food robots, you’re the true friends of humanity. You are making us obese, but I’m sure there is no ulterior motive behind that.
There are tons of things and guides for humans to do during the zombie apocalypse, but unfortunately, not much is available for zombies in the way of guidance. When the zombie apocalypse happens, there will undoubtedly be a shit lot of people without the faintest idea of what they’re supposed to do. This video by Bettina Gericke, and Chris Meyer provides a basic introduction for new zombies. Well, zombie life is all about brains, but they do need to make sure they don’t die (again).
How does a Michael Bay directed film work? Well, I’m no expert, but you’re supposed to have a lot of (scientifically known as shitton) of explosions before you get a Michael Bay movie. Here’s what an ‘Up’ directed by Michael Bay would look like, complete with music and explosions everywhere.
Whisper by Damien Kazan is a short film that shows the power of dreams and their volatility. The film is about a 10 year old kid and his dream. The short might focus on just one kid, but the message is almost universal. What happens when your childhood dream gets a setback? Is it worth braving the odds?