1. "Our family has retreated to a mis-shapen little lake in northwest Michigan for 103 years. Great-Granddad had a rule that became a camp rite: swim to Birdseye Island in the middle of the lake and back. Doing so meant you were ready to canoe and swim on your own.

    It’s our coming of age, our rite of passage, our Birdseye Rule."
    -Eleanor Rae Smith

    The second film in a series exploring places, The Rule is a short visual poem about family, tradition, and the moments of our youth that define who we are today.
    Watch the first in the series: vimeo.com/147383534

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    Behind-The-Scenes: richardoriginal.com/blog/2017/10/8/a-long-time-coming-the-rule

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    CREW
    Director, DP, Editor: Richard Smith III
    Writer: Eleanor Rae Smith
    Stylist: Jennifer Detrich-Smith
    Producer: Birdseye Rule
    Original Score + Mix: Chris Gatton
    VO: Stanzi Schalter
    Sound Design: Robin Gulcher
    Title Design: Mackenzie Freemire
    Assistant Editor: Taylor Shanton
    Assistant Colorist: Dan Edwards
    Additional Footage: Chuck Eaton

    CAST
    Hannah Pfister
    Madeline Pfister
    Alvin Smith III
    Roscoe Swartz
    Jon Detrich

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    richardoriginal.com
    birdseyerule.com

    # vimeo.com/238580091 Uploaded 13.6K Plays 59 Comments
  2. A short inspirational film.

    # vimeo.com/222403866 Uploaded 50 Plays 0 Comments
  3. An ode to planet earth, solely told with organic fluids and a tiny crystal ball.

    Sometimes, the complexity of simplicity makes us fail to preserve the fundament of all we are and all we represent. But reaching awareness is not about the end, it is about the beginning. SINGULARITY takes us back to zero hour, 4.5 billion years back in time. It is the story of an indescribable hazard and a singular fortune: the fortune of being a human.

    This is organic FX from terracollage. Household ingredients and ink. Strictly 2D, no CGI.
    Headphones highly recommended!

    Licensing: roman(at)terracollage(dot)com

    The Song "Symphonies of the Planets 3" by NASA is licensed under creative commons. Find out more under archive.org/details/SymphoniesOfThePlanets3.

    Latest articles:
    thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/organic-vfx-big-bang
    fstoppers.com/vfx/macro-photographer-creates-amazing-organic-video-fx-inspired-big-bang-120958
    diyphotography.net/4k-macro-video-makes-tabletop-landscapes-look-like-ethereal-masterpieces/#more-43601
    bokeh.digitalrev.com/article/macro-photographer-creates-entire-galaxies-from-his-tabletop

    Reflections about SINGULARITY: terracollage.com/singularity-a-reflection-pt-i/
    Insights into the production process: terracollage.com/singularity-release-insights/
    Free mesmerizing organic wallpapers in 4K: terracollage.com/mesmerizing/
    Watch my first macro short “STREAM” here: vimeo.com/125434519

    terracollage.com
    facebook.com/terracollage

    # vimeo.com/159748388 Uploaded 79.1K Plays 52 Comments
  4. This is a story of a young boy's adventure in the pursuit of light, believing that light brings positive effects in this world. The young boy symbolizes the Umbo CV team in their efforts to pursue and shed positive light to our cities with their development of AI surveillance technology.

    ‘The Making Of’ : vimeo.com/191607021

    Client : Umbo CV
    Animation Studio : Finger and Toe
    Creative Direction : Finger and Toe
    Executive Producer : Charlie Chen
    Creative Director : Su Sheng Yang
    Animation Producer : 林思翰 Hanson Lin
    Copywriter : SURE
    Storyboard Artist : 張世楷 Shih Kai Chang
    Designer : 林筱敏 Shiao Min Lin、張世楷 Shih Kai Chang
    Animator : 林思翰 Hanson Lin、陳奇逸 Chiger Chen
    Music Composer:余昊益 Howie Yu、陳威愷 Wei Kai Chen
    Sound Designer:余昊益 Howie Yu、陳威愷 Wei Kai Chen
    Cel Animation:張世楷 Shih Kai Chang、林品宏 Ping Hong Lin
    3D Artist : 陳奇逸 Chiger Chen、黃鈺凱 Steve Huang
    Compositing : 陳奇逸 Chiger Chen
    Voiceover : Reider Larsen

    # vimeo.com/190963110 Uploaded 50.7K Plays 26 Comments
  5. Inspired by a conversation between Darren Rouanzoin
 and Eliot Rausch and 36 hours in Los Angeles.

    Directed / Edited: Eliot Rausch
    eliotrausch.com
    Director of Photography (Sony F3): Hunter Hampton Richards
    hunterhrichards.com
    2nd Camera Operator (Canon 7D): Matt B. Taylor
    mattbtaylor.net
    Music Composition: Adam Taylor
    Narration: Michael Courey

    # vimeo.com/21823642 Uploaded 106K Plays 108 Comments

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