1. Short film about collecting plastic to make a chair on a fishing boat at sea.
    Read more at studioswine.com

    Since the discovery of the Pacific Garbage Patch in 1997, which is predicted to measure twice the size of Texas, five more have been found across the world’s oceans with the Atlantic gyre predicted to be even larger. This plastic takes thousands of years to degrade, remaining in the environment to be broken up into ever smaller fragments by ocean currents.

    The gyre stretches from the coastlines of California to the shores of Japan. Recent studies have estimated 46,000 pieces of plastic per square kilometer of the world’s oceans. The number of plastic pieces in the Pacific Ocean has tripled in the last ten years and the size of the accumulation is set to double in the next ten.

    Sea Chair is made entirely from plastic recovered from our oceans. Together with local fishermen, Studio Swine collects and processes the marine plastic into a stool at sea.

    Credits
    Concept & Design : Studio Swine
    Director : Juriaan Booij
    Music : Elisa Luu / 22 Marz

    Links
    studioswine.com
    juriaanbooij.com

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  2. If ever you go down in the woods near Curtin Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia....you're in for a big surprise.....Pillars of fire! facebook.com/alicespringsfilmtv flickr.com/photos/127047460@N08/ alicespringsfilmtv.com.au/

    This is a raw overview of the 30 minutes recorded, but a new version with previously unreleased footage, "Skyfire- a dance of giants" is now at vimeo.com/49985537

    Copyright Chris Tangey 2012

    Important copyright notice: This video was first published in Australia so comes under the Copyright Act Australia (1968) Unlike some other jurisdictions, the Act contains no "fair use" clause so it cannot be published in any form, in any medium, without consent of the copyright holder. We treat, and continue to treat, any copyright breach with the utmost seriousness and will defend our rights vigorously worldwide. If you think your company is too big to bother, others before you have too.

    # vimeo.com/49671213 Uploaded 440K Plays 31 Comments
  3. Meet Jack English, a 93-year-old legend who lives in a cabin isolated deep in the Ventana Wilderness.

    While on a hunting trip he learned that an old homestead in the Ventana Wilderness was being put up for auction by the estate of a childless heiress. He put a bid on the property and won. On the land he built a small cabin using materials from the land and milling trees by hand. When his wife passed away, Jack effectively left "society" and moved to the cabin full time.

    # vimeo.com/76364379 Uploaded 269K Plays 136 Comments
  4. deansaffron.com.au

    I simply had to make this video after meeting "James" a very enigmatic man who has taken it upon himself to collect one bicycle from each developmental epoch for future generations to enjoy , a kind of time capsule if you will !

    Music by Abraham Tilbury and Matthew Fischer allthingslostmusic.bandcamp.com
    Check out their latest track! 100songsproject.bandcamp.com/track/sky

    # vimeo.com/65542790 Uploaded 233K Plays 131 Comments
  5. Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest.

    Directed by Eric Becker. weareshouting.com.

    This film was made possible by support from Seattle University.

    Archival footage courtesy Eddie Bauer and The Whittaker Family.

    # vimeo.com/66667105 Uploaded 147K Plays 59 Comments

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