01.11.08 by Jeff

Mankind Is No Island

Sydney-based film makers Jason van Genderen (director), Shane Emmett (producer), and John Roy (music composer)  created an amazing short that just won $20,000 and Best Film at Tropfest NY 2008 (which I believe is the world’s largest short film festival). The best part is that it was shot on a total budget of $57, and captured using cellphones, nothing else!

I don’t normally post over the weekend but I just found out about this and had to post it immediately. Definitely deserving of the festival’s top prize, and I am excited to see what they do next.

Keep tabs on the filmmakers here:

http://treehousecreative.com/













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







20.02.17 by Staff

“Shroud” by Artist Douglas Goldberg

Alarm Clock

 

Love this series! New York-based artist Douglas Goldberg covers everyday objects beneath drape-like coverings sculpted from stone. Each of the concealed items, ranging from night lights to a pill bottle, symbolize one of Goldberg’s personal fears. See more images from “Shroud” below or on display at Ulterior Gallery until February 26th.

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20.02.17 by Staff

Kickstarter of the Day: The Little Robot Drawing Arm

Line-us is an adorably compact robotic arm that draws what you draw! Outfitted with a usb connection and wifi capabilities, simply place the machine on a piece of paper and the little guy will replicate anything you draw on screen.

Creators Durrell Bishop and Robert Poll, are just as keen for people use the technology to share drawings between friends, family and a larger Line-us community! Check out more images and watch their ambitious Kickstarter video below!

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19.02.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lili Scratchy

A selection of recent work by French artist Frédérique Bellier-Reboul aka Lili Scratchy. Click here for previous posts. More images below.

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17.02.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Matt Shlian

Another batch of intricately crafted paper sculptures by artist Matt Shlian. Click here for previous posts. See more of Shlian’s work below or in his solo show, “Telemetry,” on display at Florida Gulf Coast University until March 2nd.

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17.02.17 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Max Guther

A selection of digital work by illustrator Max Guther based in Mainz, Germany. See more images below.

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