29.04.13 by Jeff

“Screengrab” by Willie Witte

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By day Willie Witte is a documentary filmmaker working on a PBS series, but he uses his evenings to experiment with analog visual techniques. None of the visuals in this video are computer generated. Watch below!

“SCREENGRAB” by Willie Witte













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



  • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

    love the sequence with the scissors!

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      still trying to wrap my head around what goes into actually making this

      • http://www.flickr.com/photos/52328684@N06/ Bolla

        Snapshots of videos and videos and snapshots? Top stuff

  • http://www.facebook.com/annakdeutsch Anna Deutsch

    mind. blown.

  • http://twitter.com/kori_anderson Kori

    awesome!

  • bob

    Not computer generated? That was all made on a computer. Do you mean no 3d Computer models and animation?

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      sure – if you want to split hairs i could have said effects instead of visuals so as not to imply the video as a whole -obviously the editing and uploading onto the Internet requires a computer. the point i am trying to highlight is that the creativity is taking place in front of a camera lens. cheers

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/52328684@N06/ Bolla

    Oh the mind games!

  • http://www.facebook.com/salmon.osado Salmón Osado

    amazing use of evenings.

  • benny boy

    I think I’m… going to stop trying now…

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      hahah

  • Hexaploid

    Confused… Is the implication here that this is all a continuous take? I don’t understand what is meant by “None of the visuals in this video are computer generated.” – if regular non-linear editing is being used then this is pretty straight forward. Clever, but not at all baffling. If there is no editing then, holy hell I have no idea how it was done.

  • http://www.bradhill.net Brad Hill

    I’m still trying to figure out how you did this! Great work.

  • johan

    No….

  • http://www.facebook.com/Belk1n Alexander Bogatov

    nice surreal video!





03.05.16 by Jeff

OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

03.05.16 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Shit Robot – “Lose Control” Directed by Kevin McGloughlin

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio!

The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the Disqus commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Robert Steven Connett

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A selection of paintings from artist Robert Steven Connett, who sent in his work through our April Reader Submissions post. More images below.

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