Saturday, February 14, 2009

February 14, 2009

I have been traveling quite a bit since I started this blog. Still trying to be inspired. Using facebook to keep in touch with the kids. Posting images of my travels. I'll post some of the travel shots here soon.
Came across some pretty cool stuff, the two videos I posted below are one example. The first post today is the something called "Fifty people, One Question: New York". The second post is also a short film called "blue and yellow". I got curious about the guy that filmed it and did the post production work, who is Mike Landry. He produced another short film for a contest sponsored by Adobe's: "See What's Possible" campaign. I really like his submission, "The Experiment" ; very fluid. Done in black and white and a great soundtrack. Unfortunately he only got Honorable Mention, which ain't bad considering the number entries.

The Experiment .................... Explore ;Grand Prize winner
Animators: Chris Kelly,.......... Animator: 3 Wagons Deep

Mike Landry, Colin Trenter

I think the home page for the campaign is well done. love the quick Flash banner, very creative and colorful, using simple geometric shapes. There are a number of entries to the contest, the home pages leads you to the winners with specific links to each and a gallery of submissions page so you can watch all of them.

blue and yellow

Very cool video. Some brief explanatation on how it was done. The original music composition impresses me and most of all the production is simple, yet very effective execution.

After you watch the video there's a link to other edison videos. Nice stuff. I added a direct link on his portrait, which is below.

blue and yellow from edison on Vimeo.

Words by EDISON

musical short....this is the roof of my house, and just what i always needed........clones

all video shot, composited and edited by mike landry....Shot with a canon HF10, edited in after effects, colored with Magic Bullet Looks

all music performed and written by

Click the portrait on the left to link directly to his site on Vimeo

Video: Fifty People, One Question: New York

Fifty People, One Question: New York from Fifty People, One Question on Vimeo.