The snowboard is based on the snurfer, an American invention from 1965. But Wrkshrt and Patagonia heard of Petran, a remote town in Turkey where snow surfing has been around for nearly 300 years. So they went there to check out the snowboard’s forgotten ancestor.
(PG-13) A group of artists spent about a year making separate short videos to recreate The Vulture’s Prey, an episode from the 1967 Spider-Man TV series. There are all kinds of animation styles, as well as some live action, backed by the original’s cheesy dialogue.
We love the illustration style of Benjy Brooke’s animated short, which follows a future traveler who must set out on a long journey through the desert to locate power for her electric car when its battery dies. The sound design by Kenny Kusiak perfectly complements the images.
The cinematic trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s latest expansion is about Vaylin, sister of Arcann and Thexan. As a child, she was so strong with the Force that the Emperor sent her away to be trained, a decision that her mother will forever regret not opposing.
Character designer and animator Patrick Schoenmaker spent a good part of his free time over the last five years to bring us his handmade trailer for the Indiana Jones cartoon we wish were actually a series. We’d tune in every Saturday morning to watch this one.
Made by the NBA, Oculus and Missing Pieces for the Samsung Gear VR, Follow My Lead: The Story of the 2016 NBA Finals is a 25-minute virtual reality documentary that gives you an immersive look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ road to their first title. More on Polygon.
Erasmus Brosdau and his friends have been working on this Warhammer 40k fan film for about 6 years, and the end is nearly in sight. This is the first 8 minutes of the short, introducing us to the cyber-gothic world and its main character, a young and cocky Inquisitor.