Jacob Sutton directs this highly entertaining alphabetical catalog of dance moves on the streets of LA, featuring dancers like Lil Buck and Nicole the Pole. I especially loved the finger tutting and the memphis jookin’ (seen above). Watch “A-Z of Dance” below!
Not really sure why you would get Mike Giant to draw with markers for a song called “Aerosol Can” but it is an excuse to watch Mike Giant draw with markers. Watch the video for Major Lazer’s “Aerosol Can” featuring Pharrell Williams below.
Very little is known about the daily life of the beautiful corals and sponges in the ocean. Photographer Daniel Stoupin took 150,000 shots to make this video clip of some of these marine animals, using a process known as focus stacking. The results are breath-taking.
Watch “Slow Life” below!
I don’t know if I’m just extra emotional tonight or what, but I cried two times watching this video by director David Barnes. This kid’s honesty and the beautiful filming and editing, ahh it’s too much for me right now. A+
Theo is 10 years old, and almost blind. In this video he explains “what it’s like to be me” as part of an Emmy Award winning collection of short documentary portraits, featuring kids with a variety of medical conditions.
Watch “Theo’s Story” below!
Designer James Victore has a really great Youtube Channel you should subscribe to. It’s called “Burning Questions” and he uses the outlet to directly answer questions sent to him, about life and making good work. The man definitely knows a thing or two, having some of his brilliant posters remain in MoMA’s collection. I should note the image at the top of this post is not his work, it was drawn by his friend, artist Jon Burgerman, for one of the intros.
James and I emailed back and forth a bit and he was as friendly and down to earth as he is in the videos. I asked him to pick out a few of his favourite videos so far and he kindly obliged, adding that he loves reading the heartfelt comments. So if any of the videos strike a chord with you, leave him a message, I know he’ll appreciate it!
Have a look at the videos James selected below:
Filmmakers Ben Stoddard and David Ehrenreich captured a lovely portrait of American folk artist Leonard Knight before he passed away. Knight spent three decades building Salvation Mountain, a monument to love, in the desert outside Niland, California.
Watch “The Man Behind The Mountain” below.
“Run” is a short film by directors Matt Larson and Zack Spiger, featuring several songs by Talisco, from his debut album of the same name. I like when these multi-track videos are done well. The story kinda gets a little lost by the end, but this film certainly has a spectacular opening, and gorgeous cinematography throughout. FYI: There’s a little violence and nudity here.
Watch “Run” below.