Ricky and Doris
David Friedman shares a story about a short film he made about a little old lady with the marionette of herself, and how it all came to be. Sweet characters, captured wondefully.
Fossil Hunting with Zan McQuade
I'm with Zan and grew up grazing around creekbeds for fossils (and arrowheads if we were really lucky.) This video captures that joy through an adult lens of continued learning.
Cats and Domino
Recommended viewing to lift the spirit.
Dancing to improve health
I first caught Peng Xiaoying and Fan Deduo while I had TikTok installed and their movements made me happy. I'm glad I followed the comments to seek out more of their story.
A Dream Water Park
Made by two men (and one cameraman) in 278 days. A mesmerizing 18 minutes. / via Yewknee
The Gap by Ira Glass
I've heard this audio a handful of times and seen it visualized perhaps more than once. But it never fails to remind me of the work. / via @misterbisson
Juggling from above
Taylor Glenn shifts the perspective of the skill / via MetaFilter
My Love: Six Stories of True Love
My friend Erik said this 6 part series was worth the watch. Quiet and lovely. Adding to the queue.
光を灯す/ future with bright lights
Japanese agency Dentsu created this video for an infrastructure company called Kandenko. Now I'm researching "silver ink circuit pen"
App Tracking Transparency
Even Apple's explainer videos are nice.
80’s Levis ad with Stanley Tucci
Before he made cocktails on the internet, Stanley wore a tank top and showed off his guns.
Black Art: In The Absence of Light
Excellent HBO Documentary explores two centuries of art by African-Americans, and the path they forged for contemporary Black artists. / via Brian Hill
Bridge Over Troubled Water
"Everywhere I went led me where I didn’t want to be, so I was stuck." How Paul Simon wrote 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' / via Creative Mornings
What is Figma
I'm just going to send folks to this intro video by Tori Hinn and Enle Li when trying to extoll the awesomeness of this collaborative design application
Love is a verb
It's not a permanent state of enthusiasm, it's an actual practice
Speedriding Through An Alpine Resort
Valentin Delluc and Red Bull make something that's like, whoa. / via MetaFilter
Ted Lasso VFX Breakdowns
Always bends the mind seeing how these things come together. Great work by Barnstorm VFX. / via @mathowie
Noga Erez “VIEWS”
Featuring Reo Cragun & ROUSSO. Currently watching this video from the beginning to the end whenever I need a transition.
Cold Hog Dog Pie
WARNING: This 50 second Youtube video is gross and hilarious. I blame my friend Tom for sharing it with me.