04.01.12 by Jeff

Being Elmo

Being Elmo: A puppeteer's journey film by Constance Marks
“Being Elmo”, a film by Constance Marks about Sesame Street’s Senior Puppet Coordinator and creator of Elmo, Kevin Clash. This is a must-see documentary if there ever was one! Magical from beginning to end.

Watch the trailer below!

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



  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    when will they release a box set of sesame street? i will pay $$$$$$$$$$$ when they do

  • http://www.vexiermedia.de Michael

    There is a BEHIND THE SCENES of Henson’s LABYRINTH from 1986. It’s magnificent! Here’s part one: http://youtu.be/9Qd8IEQSxDQ

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      thanks for this link – i love watching this stuff

  • http://www.seanminogue.com Sean

    Cool-looking doc, but 0:28 is gonna give me nightmares…

    • TOASTRANDER

      haha… THATS EXACTLY WHAT I WAS THINKING. terrified.

  • http://www.joeybates.com Joey

    Yesss.

  • Joostthehost

    Wow! This gave me goosebumps!

  • http://www.trendspiration.blogspot.com Sophie

    This trailer made me cry! In a good way I think ha!





26.05.16 by Staff

Spider-like Kinetic Sculpture Mimics Human Movement

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Random International’s “Study for Fifteen Points” is a 15-legged kinetic artwork. Tipped with white LED lights, the piece’s movements are an experiment with the minimal amount of information necessary for an animated form to be recognizable as human. More images below and video below!

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26.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Louïs Rault Watanabe

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My friend actor/model/photographer Louïs Rault Watanabe just had his first solo show “Lamba Human” open at SO Gallery in Tokyo. Have a look at some of photos below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Artist JR Makes the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid Disappear

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Photo by @davidg16er

 
You may remember JR from his silent protest with Darren Aronofsky last year (click here for previous post). This time around the French artist has covered the Louvre’s massive glass pyramid with a black and white rendering of the building behind, creating the effect that the landmark has disappeared. The installation will be messing with selfie-seeking tourists from now until June 27th. More images below!

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25.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Antonio Lee

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A selection of paintings by São Paulo-based artist Antonio Lee. More images below.

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25.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon

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Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a rainbow-blasting airplane flying above Oshino-Mura, Yamanashi Prefecture. While the effect can be explained as a form of cloud iridescence, that’s still pretty amazing! Check out a spectacular close up shot below!

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