08.09.10 by Jeff

Ride

“Ride”, a skateboard film directed by Garth Davis, featuring Steve Berra and an amazing cast of Mexican skaters. Everyone is talking about the recent Lakai video with the fire in the warehouse but this is roughly 1,000 times more engaging.

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Watch the short film below!

The film is sponsored by a certain energy drink but I’m all for advertising moving in this direction if it means less emphasis on branding and more on the artistic integrity.













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



  • Eric

    link to the lakai video?

  • I totally agree I tried to watch the Lakai video yesterday and just couldn’t get thru it, I found it way to boring, although I did really like the older first Lakai video that Spike Jonze did.

    This “ride” short is just really good also def check out the two other videos that were done in conjunction with this in promoting the new Coke Burn drink

    • the Hot Chocolate dvd that Spike did awhile ago had some nice flaming skateboard sequences – some of this stuff is pretty ridiculous though, im not even talking about the composited footage (ie building jump) – the sequence on the roofs of the vehicles is great

      • billy is god

        so the building jump isnt real?

  • What a inspirational blog, thanks for sharing

  • Best use of flames in a skate video. Everything is real. No 3D.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLyAAp6NYUQ

    Haven’t thought of this video in years. Sooooooo 90s.

  • pretty good video. dig the song.

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  • lapetitefaon

    So, the scope of this is impressive, but…nothing tops the Lakai Fully Flared intro with M83 as the soundtrack!!!! like butterflies every time, so unbelievably gorgeous! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jK4opM_i9z0 SIIIIIIGHS

  • james

    does anybody no the name of the song?? really enjoyed the short film

  • Sadly the video isn’t available anymore :/





30.09.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Kari Medig

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We’re joining forces with our friends at Destination BC to spotlight some of our favourite photographers living and working in British Columbia, aka the beautiful province we’re lucky to call home. First up is Kari Medig! See more images and our interview with Kari below!

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30.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Lecture in Progress by It’s Nice That’s Will Hudson

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Our friend Will Hudson (founder and director of It’s Nice That) is launching an educational resource to help the next generation of creatives find a job after graduation!

Demystifying the practical day-to-day workings of the creative world, Lecture in Progress will offer the kind of advice and industry insight you can’t find anywhere else. Covering everything from the range of jobs that exist, to how much you can expect to be paid, to an inside look at how projects comes together and the studios in which they happen! Check out the video and links below for more information.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Vincent van de Wijngaard

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A selection of photos by Vincent van de Wijngaard. More images below.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Collection of 80 High-Res Textless Movie Posters

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Not sure how this exists??? Someone has uploaded a collection of 80 high-resolution film posters stripped of any text. Can’t tell if they have next-level Photoshop skills or some other kind of voodoo that made this possible. In any case, thank you, Internet. Have a look at them all here. I included a bunch of my favourites below (there’s a common thread to the ones I picked).

*Edit – just discovered that the link I posted was actually a repost and this was originally posted by Reddit user Join_You_In_The_Sun, so I’ve updated the link in the post.

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.