Creative influencers

Here’s a really well made short documentary on how trends and creativity become contagious, focussing on New York’s creative influencers (advertising, design, fashion and entertainment). Just read that back and I’ve managed to make it sound really wanky. It’s dead good honest.

The Little Apple – New York as Toytown in The Sandpit

We first showed a tilt shift movie with the video Little Big Berlin and this film, which makes shots of New York seem like a toy town is also a must-see. Surely it’s only a matter of time before this technique is brought to wider public attention in a music video, advertisement or film – it’s an innovative, charming and quirky way to show a city at work.

Experience a normal day in 2014


Nice conceptual work on the future of screen technology – particularly like the desk, stretchy phone screen and the phone picture sharing. All that info on the bathroom mirror would be annoying though. And if I was a user interface specialist, I’m not sure I’d name my company ‘TAT’.

Lifetime Collective’s unexpected new video

The du jour brand for hipsters. Lifetime, started as a DIY basement outfit and have steadily progressed to creating full collections. Watching this video shows they still haven’t lost their edge. It’s nice when brands mess with clichés.

TV Hat is here! And no, this isn’t a joke.

Pop in your iTouch or iPhone, slide down the magnification lens and pull down the side flaps to shield yourself from everyone pointing and laughing. This. Is. Ridiculous. But I wouldn’t mind a quick go if I’m honest. Check out the ‘must be a spoof, oh my god it isn’t!’ video below. And then buy yours here.

As if the beard wasn't off putting enough, this guy is going for the full lady-repellent look by adding a TV Hat!


Zimbardo – The Secret Powers of Time

There are three things worth noting about this short film.

1 There’s an innovative theory on how different people and cultures view the world.

2 It’s really well animated.

3 This Zimbardo man is the famous chap behind the Stanford Prison Experiment

Editors replaced by robots

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An astounding story that’ll make any editorial person’s blood run cold. A remorseless algorithm scours Google for search data and spews out an endless stream of editorial ideas. The ideas are turned into content by a global army of low-cost freelancers, who will soon be pumping out the equivalent of four English-language Wikipedias per month, according to Demand Media, the company behind this dark vision of the future. Click here for more.