O Vimeo, Vimeo, wherefore art thou Vimeo? I'll show you wherefore, buddy. Read on!

I'd like to shine the light on our friends over at 4SP FIlms. I recently stumbled upon the video Tartine Bread and was dumbfounded by its ability to make one man's story of delicious success so universal and compelling. Upon further investigation, I discovered an entire repertoire of elegant documentaries-- each authentic, concise and moving in its own way.

Vimeo will be at SXSW this year in a big way! We're throwing a huge party, hosting a couple sick screenings and holding a film panel with some really interesting folks called DSLR Video and Beyond: The Impact of Emerging Technology on Film Making. Join our Vimeo @ SXSW Group to keep up to date and share in the action!

One of the great strengths of the Internet is of course the possibilities for collaboration. An intense "Why didn't I think of that!?" moment was experienced on my part when Steve introduced me to the Animation Hotline Channel this morning. The concept is so beautifully simple; animator Dustin Grella invites Vimeans to leave messages on his answering machine, which he will then depict in expressive moving chalk. I think these works are best viewed as a series, but I did find Fingerprints especially poignant.

Finally, I'd like to once again direct you over to the Vimeo Video School. We added two great lessons last week, so if you need a refresher on your camera's aperture or white balance, go get learned!

Always,
Katie

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4SP Films

4SP Films Plus

Hey, thanks Katie! We're totally flattered. We're hard at work on several pieces this Spring that we're very excited about and can't wait to share them with this great community. Really appreciate the shout out ...

Katie Armstrong

Katie Armstrong Staff

Thank you for your incredible work! Can't wait to see what else you've got up your sleeve.

Dusty Studio

Dusty Studio Plus

Katie, I said it once, and I'll say it again, thanks! I've been working on this project for over a month and haven't gotten nearly the hits that I have after you wrote this. Awesome. Thanks (whoa, that was a third time...)

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