12.05.15 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Design a Secret Society Bandana with Jon Contino

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Skillshare has just released this terrific 16-minute tutorial video with celebrated New York-based graphic designer Jon Contino. This is a must-watch for any aspiring illustrators or designers out there. Jon is a great teacher, and here he walks you through creating a graphic for a bandana from start to finish in a single afternoon.

Art and design school’s really have to step up their technical teaching with great content like this available online for free. Watch “Inside The Studio with Jon Contino” below.

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12.05.15 by Jeff

Official Trailer: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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This looks really good! “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”, directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and is set to come out June 12th. The story is about a kid who makes bad parodies of movies and his friendship with a classmate who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Watch the trailer below.

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12.05.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Animation: Berg

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A mellow piece by an animator who goes by the name of kanahebi features a series of flowing aquatic forms set to a track by Magic Lantern called ‘Feasting On Energy’ – video embedded below:

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11.05.15 by Jeff

Never Hide Films: “Saturday Night Cosmic Breakdown”

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Ray-Ban has just launched a short film series on their Never Hide Films channel, pairing rising directors with musicians. The series begins with this film by UK-based director Danny Sangra, with a score by west coast producer, Terrace Martin (aka the guy who produced Kendrick’s “m.A.A.d city”).

Watch “Saturday Night Cosmic Breakdown” below.

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11.05.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Emilie Nicolas “Pstereo”

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This video freaks me out! Maybe it’s the idea that one day I wake up and realise that the sky is not the sky, it’s miles of water, and I’ve been living on the ocean floor. Norwegian singer song-writer Emilie Nicolas put this song online back in 2013 and it’s taken till now for the song to make waves (pun intended) outside of Scandinavia.

Watch this stunning video for “Pstereo”, directed by Emile Rafael, below.

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07.05.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Music Video: Change Is Everything by Son Lux

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Stop-motion animated music video by Nathan Johnson uses pins and thread to create moving vector-like images – video embedded below.

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07.05.15 by Jeff

Documentary: “Hitters” by Scott Carthy

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Scott Carthy returns with another dance documentary, this time focused on New York’s street dancing legacy. Watch “Hitters” below.

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07.05.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Courtney Barnett “Kim’s Caravan”

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A hauntingly beautiful video for Courtney Barnett’s song “Kim’s Caravan”, directed by Bec Kingma. Watch the music video below.

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