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Have you Hugged a Giant Bear Today?

Here is a great spot for Pro Infirmis called “Get Closer” Enjoy the video: A wonderful spot with a great message… … After you’ve found some tissues, and properly composed yourself,… Bonus Feature: Dare To Fight? And now for something a little different, with possibly less merit then the last video, but much fun, from…

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What Inspires Creativity [and what does not]

SO GOOD! — This video entitled ‘Deadlines‘ created by Hungarian ad agency Café Creative (shared by KreativMagazin), created for their clients, illustrates how innovation and creativity need time. Awarded to the 2011 Golden Drum Shortlist Enjoy the video:

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Cinematic Storytelling with Brian McDonald

Here is an incredibly insightful discussion about story and the art of cinematic storytelling, in which Warren Etheredge interviews author/teacher/comedian Brian McDonald at The High Bar.  — Great for anyone who wants to write a script and/or is interested in storytelling with appeal that resonates. Enjoy the video: Brian McDonald is the author of two…

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Everything Is A Remix: THE MATRIX

A new addendum to Kirby Ferguson’s web series Everything Is A Remix (which I’ve promoted previously) is up.  This is a slick exploration of subtle and not-so-subtle film and literature references in the film The Matrix.  Some you may know, some you may not. Enjoy the video: (WARNING: Some scenes are not appropriate for all…

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“Back to the Start” – Making of

A stop-motion animated commercial created for The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation This may be the most in-depth stop-motion “making of” I’ve seen.  Tons of great insights into a stop-motion animation work flow and production pipe line, I could see how a number of the techniques mentioned could also be applied to making CG animation as well. …

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WE MISS YOU

Maybe it’s time to remember an old friend… Winner! for… Best European Branded Short – Young Director Award 2011, Cannes Best European Filmschool – Young Director Award 2011, Cannes Special Jury Award – Young Director Award 2011, Cannes Saatchi & Saatchi – New German Directors Showcase 2011, Germany Caligari Award 2010, Germany  Created by Hanna…

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TALKING FUNNY

Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Ricky Gervais, and Louis C.K.… four top comedians discuss the business of being funny. Enjoy the video: (WARNING: Some scenes are not appropriate for all ages and contain course language) Talking Funny by FabioMBarros

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Steve Jobs – R.I.P.

Steve Jobs 1955-2011 Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005:  How to live before you die Here is the video: Good bye Steve, the world is a better place for having you in it.

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