This year Toni Morrision gave this commencement speech at Rutgers about living a meaningful life. She makes a wonderful point not only about how the American dream has changed but what it means to do good. “I have often wished that Jefferson had not used that phrase, “the pursuit of happiness”, as the third right—although [...]
In just three minutes and six lines, this film short, Porcelain Unicorn by director Keegan Wilcox, packs a real emotional punch. The film won the Grand Prize in 2010 for the Philips Parallel Lines “Tell It Your Way” international competition and is about a young German boy who has a heart when it comes to [...]
We heard it before, everything we is built off something that has already been created. So what is the path to creativity and innovation. Great artists spend their formative years producing derrivative work. Hunter S. Thompson wrote out the entire Great Gatsby just to get the feel for writing a great novel and Bob Dylan’s [...]
Clearly this effects artist is talented but it’s exciting to see that it doesn’t take huge Hollywood budgets to create great looking effects.
Flying in a motorized paraglider over one of the most diverse continents in the world, George Steinmetz captures in his photographs the stunning beauty, potential and hope of Africa’s landscapes and people. See the project at http://mediastorm.com/publication/african-air
“Desperate for a birthday gift to win over his girlfriend, Jasper enlists the services of a “consultant” who has special talents, and gets more than he bargained for.” Written, Shot, Edited and Scored in 48 Hours for the 2011 San Francisco 48 Hour Film Festival. Becoming a great filmmaker means getting lots of practice. Our [...]
Invisible Cities from Christian Marc Schmidt on Vimeo. Invisible cities – an application for visualizing social media in context of geography: http://christianmarcschmidt.com/invisiblecities/
Some interesting thoughts by prettylittlehead about planning, insights and strategic thinking. “IInsight is a capacity to gain accurate and deep understanding of a person or thing. Insight, in other words, is what a good planner or creative – or hell, in a perfect world a good client or account manager – should have. The depth [...]
Not only is this an interesting take on how Intel is approaching it’s R&D; it’s also a great branding piece.