Worth Watching

Another group of stunning/important/innovative multimedia and video projects we’ve been watching lately. If you have any to add, please let us know in the comments! You can see previously featured videos here.

30. Leave Me from Daros Films
Fictional films can have great impact. – Brian Storm

31. Bugs! from Ryan Enn Hughes
Wicked. – Brian Storm

32. UP THERE from Jon
Gorgeous short film, shot as part of The Ritual Project sponsored by Stella Artois. – Jessica Stuart

33. The Future of Publishing
A good example of why you should watch pieces until the end. Thanks to Michael Croan for the tip. – Brian Storm

34. Prison Valley by Pilippe Brault & David Dufresne with Upian for Arte
“Prison Valley” in Colorado includes more than 36,000 inmates in 13 prisons. The web documentary is a state-of-the-art showcase of in-depth, rich media reporting from Brault and Dufresne, innovative concepting and sublime implementation by Upian and bold support from Arte. – Brian Storm

35. Q&A from StoryCorps
Touching animation produced by StoryCorp of a 12-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome interviewing his mother. Suggested via @dnklatt – Eric Maierson

36. True
A riff on the original “Wassup?” Budweiser ad premiered a few weeks before the election of Barack Obama. – Brian Storm

37. Cane Toad – What happened to Baz?
This tasteless narrative about poisonous “pests” with suspect language is not for everyone so don’t watch if you are squeamish. – Brian Storm

A sophisticated actor shows us how it’s done. Thanks for the link Stokes. – Brian Storm

39. Pixels by Patrick Jean The popular video games of the 80s get their revenge on New York City. – Brian Storm

40. BIG BAG BIG BOOM from Blu
The new wall-painted animation by BLU is a stunning masterpiece of animation – Eric Maierson

41. Hayaku: A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan from by Brad Kremer
Another stunning using of the the time lapse technique. – Brian Storm

42. Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010 from by Sean Stiegemeier
I always seem to link to time lapses. But this one of the Icelandic volcano is pretty special. – Eric Maierson

Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010 from Sean Stiegemeier on Vimeo.

43. A Breach of Faith in Haiti from by Shaul Schwarz and Julie Platner
The coverage at 4:45 is harrowing. Amazing bedside manner for Rose Mika at 8:45. – Brian Storm

44. Moments from Everynone
The arc of life. – Brian Storm

45. “The Last 3 Minutes” from Shane Hurlbut, ASC
Another arc of life piece. Short films are surging. So much creativity out there and now we have access to it as well. – Brian Storm

See previous installments that are Worth Watching.