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Blog Archive for the ‘Long Shorts’ Category

The Lunar 02013

by Charlotte Hajer on December 13th, 02012

The universe may be governed by quantum probability and uncertainty, but we can nevertheless predict the movements of bodies in our solar system with relative accuracy. For a preview of how the Moon will behave in 02013, this video offers an animated choreography of its phases and libration as it ellipses around our planet.

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Our Story in 1 Minute

by Austin Brown on November 8th, 02012

Our Story in 1 Minute – a quick, inspiring reminder of how far we’ve come, with original music by MelodySheep aka John Boswell.

(Thanks, Stuart. . .   Read More

Epic Tea Time

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on September 5th, 02012

Alan Rickman in Portraits in Dramatic Time by David Michalek. Thanks to Laura for sending this in.  Most of our Long Shorts have been time lapses that speed time up, this is a good one on slowing it down…
The project featured an array of glacially paced performances of theater artists and actors all genres. . .   Read More

Duelity

by Alex Mensing on August 22nd, 02012

Duelity from Ryan Uhrich on Vimeo.
Duelity is a split-screen animation that tells both sides of the story of Earth’ s origins in a dizzying and provocative journey through the history and language that marks human thought.
Marcos Ceravolo and Ryan Uhrich designed and directed the short animation Duelity with the Vancouver Film School. . .   Read More

From Above

by Austin Brown on March 8th, 02012

While searching for a Long Short that could help us visualize the Anthropocene for Mark Lynas’ SALT, we came upon an amazing resource: The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. Contained therein are well over a million images of our planet taken from space.

And since NASA is a public institution paid for by American. . .   Read More

A Short History of the Modern Calendar

by Austin Brown on February 3rd, 02012

Keeping time, it turns out, is a messy business. In order to satisfy science, religion, and sometimes ego, our calendar has changed quite a bit throughout history. This video by Jeremiah Warren tells the story up to now.

Since we can’t predict what changes might be made in the future, the 10,000 Year. . .   Read More

100 Years in 10 Minutes

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on December 31st, 02011

Happy new year to all…

derDon1234 created a compilation featuring some of the important events of the last 100 years (2911-1011) in 10 minutes.

via Laughing Squid,  The Awesomer, BuzzFeed & MPViral.com. . .   Read More

New York Times Lapse

by Austin Brown on August 5th, 02011

Phillip Mendonça-Vieira captured the front page of the website of the New York Times every few hours from September 2010 to July 2011 and made a video of all those images. As far as historical documents go, it’s a hypnotic view into a particular period of time.

On what we might learn. . .   Read More

La Chaussettologie

by Austin Brown on July 1st, 02011

La Chaussettologie is a short film created by Yann Benedi & Celine Desrumaux for an event called Challenge Your World. La Chaussettologie translates roughly, I’m told, to Sock-ology.

It was the Long Short for Peter Kareiva’s SALT called Conservation in the Real World. . .   Read More

Manhattan in motion

by Austin Brown on June 3rd, 02011

Here’s a beautiful time-lapse of a pulsing, breathing, flowing superorganism:

Mindrelic – Manhattan in motion from Mindrelic on Vimeo.

(via stellar. . .   Read More