Tagged: awsome

Around the world in 80 seconds

To be honest, when I heard about these videos I didn’t think it would interest me. An apparently inspirational figure repeating a  tired formula whilst highlighting many of the worlds wonders I may never see. Great.

ALAS! Yet again, much like the first time I watched Where The Hell is Matt, I was enraptured, inspired and left with an irremovable smile upon face.

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films…..

Move

See the rest of the series and more of Rick Mereki’s stuff here.

Rick Mereki : Director, producer, additional camera and editing
Tim White : DOP, producer, primary editing, sound
Andrew Lees : Actor, mover, groover

These films were commissioned by STA Travel Australia: youtube.com/​watch?v=-BrDlrytgm8

Thanks heaps to Adam Fyfe, Brendan, Simon and Crissy at STA.

All Music composed and performed by Kelsey James (kelseyanne.james@gmail.com)
Soundtrack available here:
itunes.apple.com/​au/​album/​play-on-move-soundtrack-single/​id456257170

Music Recorded and mixed by Jake Phillips

Colour Grade : Edel Rafferty and Roslyn Di Sisto
Online Edit : Peter Mirecki

Assistance in titles and production design : Lee Gingold, Jason Milden, Rohan Newman

Big Ups to Michelle, Kiri, Renee, Hana, Andre, Ross, Bernie & Julie for your patience and support and awesomeness…..

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Bird-Bots

Monday morning robots thanks to One Cool Thing A Day.

And being that I’m an amateur ornithologist, as well as massive fan of all things of the automated and awesome variety…

This bird really knows how to flick my switch.

AeroVironment Develops World’s First Fully Operational Life-Size Hummingbird-Like Unmanned Aircraft for DARPA. For more information visit: http://www.avinc.com/nano

La Senzational choir

La Senza advertise their Christmas range through an interactive octave of moaning girls from sizes (I mean notes) A – G.

For me, this idea really strikes a chord..

Not only do we get to see the ladies parading the sexy La Senza underwear, we also get to interact with the sensational sirens to create and record our own masterpieces.

I tried to play ‘Come all ye faithful’, but it does get hard.

(sorry)

Visit the ladies here.

Have fun and Merry Christmas!!!