26.06.08 by Jeff

Rainbow War!

This was the last thing I posted right before the blogs got removed from Hypebeast.com – I don’t think many people got to see it so I wanted to post it again here. This film was created for Expo ’86 here in Vancouver and was nominated for an Academy Award. I remember having to watch this pretty much every year all the way through elementary school.

Fans of Whose Line is It Anyways might recognize Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie! This is right up there with Brazil as one of my favourite films from the 80’s. Actually there are quite a few similarities between this film and Brazil, although Brazil never had a trojan fire hydrant in it!












Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • kaze456

    wow, that was a nostalgic lsd trip. this video was like finding a long lost brother. For some reason, I thought of this after:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZeCvC4YNs8

    BOOOOM!

  • hahahha that’s another perfect example from that time period – childhood experiences that live on the ocean floor of your brain

  • Maria

    a couple weeks ago i started asking people if they remembered seeing this movie in elementary school. i did not remember this title and tried searching for something online, but was not able to find anything.

    by chance my friend’s bf showed her this posting and she thought of me.

    thanks for the trip!

  • no problem im glad you were able to stumble upon the post! – if you want to save the video you can go to keepvid.com and copy/paste the url into the window.

  • jennilee

    i can’t believe you blogged this video. i have been trying to find it for the last month, i even called out to all my friend on the crackbook. probably one of my best memories in grade 3 was watching this video.

    thanks for the post. wow. so coincidental, it is scary.

  • haha i remembered it earlier this year and went on a mission – i was so determined to figure out what it was (i couldn’t remember the name even) i was seriously obsessed. i know the extreme satisfaction you are experiencing watching it now haha! if you go to keepvid.com you can copy/paste the url, download it and save it forever

  • Matt

    I’ve been looking for Rainbow War for forever. Is the movie still online somewhere?

    • i havent been able to find it again!





26.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

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Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

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Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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