How to explain your strange subconscious shenanigans to others. A School Of Life short, written and narrated by Alain de Botton. To wit:
We often wake up from a dream with a powerful urge to tell those around us about what happened. But our listeners are also liable to feel restless and bored during our narration of the dream. The issue takes us to the heart of the challenges of communication.
A 2 minute animation by 4096 showing the design evolution of YouTube since its launch in 2005.
Tumbling, writhing, mesmerising lengths of plasticene or knotted shoelaces or, or some damn thing, directed by James Owen.
A short by Matt Reynolds about a woman who can’t stop sprouting new fingers and the solace she finds with a man in a mailbox.
Yes. A story old as time.
All thirty of James Curran’s daily gifs (created during a month-long visit to the Japanese capital) compiled into one handy, charming video.
Previously: Tokyo Gifathon
A sort from Berlin-based f°am Studio in which a sentient Mercedes Benz messes about on deserted city streets singing ‘It’s Not Unsual’ in the voice of Hatsune Miku.
The vehicular codology then takes a whole different slant in an accompanying interview with the car known as Autonomous Rolf.
A short by Garth Lee of London based
Scorch Motion animation studio about suddenly having to do without things we can’t do without. To wit:
In a world where seemingly mundane objects mysteriously vanish without warning, Life Without Stuff highlights (with astonishing scientific accuracy) what life would be like without stuff.
Finally, after three years in gestation, a rubbery new film from the mighty David Lewandowski.
Time For Sushi.
Easily the maddest thing you’ll see today.
Previously: Late For Meeting
More previously: Just Nipping Out To Grab A Coffee Or Whatever
A blend of CG modelling, 3D printing and traditional stop motion wherein director Kangmin Mim’s retells an actual event from his childhood – the time he drank the blood of a deer.
A short by S holto Crow in which a treasure hunter unwittingly unleashes a robo-apocalypse in the picturesque seaside town of Cromer, gem of the Norfolk coast.