Posts Tagged ‘experimental film’

Koyaanisqatsi x 1552% = Balance Out Of Life

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance is a 1982 film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke. The film is primarily slow motion and time-lapse footage of cities and landscapes across the United States. Wyatt Hodgson has taken the film and sped it up 1552%.
Found at Vimeo from Wyatt Hodgson.

I Am

Monday, May 31st, 2010

I Am is not only a film but a social experiment that took strangers in Philadelphia and asked them to finish this sentence. “I am ___.” Through these responses, the film-maker was able to create a montage of answers and then delve deeper into a select few and allow them to explore their answers even further, creating not only written poems but a visual metaphor of these responses. Found at Vimeo from Steven Nicholas Smith.

A Whole Mess Of Lively Inanimate Objects

Friday, February 19th, 2010

From the video’s description: “We want to imagine a place where objects could live and move, harmoniously, and of their own accord. Without interfering with each other these objects would bounce, roll, turn and cross each other’s paths. This experiment is about re-discovering our daily surroundings.” Found at Vimeo from Julien Vallée via Have You Seen This? via Holy Kaw!

An interactive online version will be available at


Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

I don’t know how to explain this except as an experimental music video. With ants. The video is by , the music by ; found .

The Machine

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

I don’t even know what to say about this except that it is oddly compelling. Found at Vimeo from mudlevel.

TXT Island

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Chris Gavin‘s experimental stop-motion film. Painstakingly hand-crafted using hundreds of plastic peg-board letters.

The films follows the endeavours of a squad of letters, as they delve deep into the jungle of a mysterious island. Found at YouTube from tandem.