Written and directed by Marcus Stokes, this short science fiction film takes us to a future in which a new energy source designed to solve the energy crisis has deadly side effects, and its inventor goes underground to warn the public.
While the video is a little technical, it’s still worth watching this series to check out the incredible VFX that Unreal Engine 4 is capable of, along with an appreciation for the effort that goes into creating game details we take for granted.
In the year 2183 Earth has been reduced to a cloud of cosmic dust. A space archeologist uses his time-traveling telescope ship to catch a glimpse of our planet in its former glory. A visual feast by VFX artist Wes Ball.
Keloid isn’t really a short film but a series of loosely connected scenes strung together. It’s filled with bad-ass war machines and creepy living dolls though. A visual feast by VFX studio Big Lazy Robot.
What seem like ordinary aerial shots gradually fragment. Parts of it freeze in time and turn into gigantic photographs. It seems as if artist Theo Tagholm is visualizing the act of watching a video in Plain Sight.
We may have already handed over our lives to Grand Theft Auto V, but that doesn’t mean we don’t still love you, Niko Bellic. Watch as GTA IV’s protagonist drops his phone, and the good times that ensue for the guy who finds it.
Watch a man inside a photograph manipulate his hair, beard and moustache a la Wooly Willy in this excellent reverse stop-motion short by Peter Simon. The song is by Paul Otteson. Take a look behind the scenes here.
Watch a young girl age ever so gradually before your eyes. Anthony Cerniello shot portraits of his friend’s family then had the images animated and morphed together to create this amazing artificial time-lapse. More here.
(NSFW) Director Emile Sornin knows that kids today have the attention span of infants, so he used looping segments ready to be turned into animated gifs or viral Vine clips for the music video of Dizzee Rascal’s catchy UK single.
A visual treat featuring invisible figures in a forest being revealed by bursts of colored powder. Paul Trillo and his crew shot Salience at 1500fps using a Phantom Miro camera. Check out the behind the scenes video here.
(SPOILERS) Check some of the visual effects done by Canadian studio Spin VFX for the third season of Game of Thrones, including Mance Rayder’s camp, the Wall climbing scenes and the shots of the direwolves.
A once advanced civilization is reduced to ruins when a race of supernatural beings deprives man of electricity. This proof of concept for a TV series or feature film is a mix of Western, science fiction and fantasy.
Weapon X goes up against a warrior loaded with weapons and high tech gadgets. But will those gizmos be enough to defeat someone who can literally come back from the dead? Find out in Super Power Beat Down’s latest episode.
Freddie Wong tends to make a mess of his dates. He wants a sure fire way of getting out in case he screws up again. He turns to Lucius Fox for help. He should have taken dating tips from Bruce Wayne instead.
Like fellow Japanese giant Sony, Honda lives and dies by its engineers. The company pays tribute to its most prized assets in this simple but powerful commercial. If only inventing stuff was this easy.
A short film that both depicts and serves as a metaphor of breakups. The brief dialogue is overly dramatic, but you won’t notice or care because of the film’s constant motion and tricks. At once hilarious and heartbreaking.
A trainer shadow-boxes with a huge robot that mimics movements, like the ‘bot in Real Steel. The hunk of steel should require his trainers to know about a thing called “reach”. Made by students at the Platige Academy.
(NSFW, Gore) The Merc with a Mouth goes head-to-head against the Dark Knight in Super Power Beat Down’s latest episode. Skip to 2:25 for the battle. Their production is top-notch, but we didn’t care for the Catwoman scenes.
Darth Vader hunts down two unlucky Jedi in The Stunt People’s follow-up to their viral hit. If you want more, pledge to their Kickstarter to help fund a mini-series. Best watched in full screen and high-def with headphones on.