1. The Brain Hack - Short Film

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    from Joe White / Added

    277K Plays / / 142 Comments

    **DANGER** View with extreme caution. Two students create a short-cut to induce hallucinogenic visions of God, and find themselves hunted by a deadly religious sect. For the full ‘Brain Hack’ experience, visit the website: www.thebrainhack.com Follow us at facebook.com/thebrainhack And listen to the soundtrack: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-brain-hack-ep/id963432873 WINNER - Best Short - Sci-fi London International Film Festival WINNER - Best Short - Best Music - Best Actor - The British Horror Film Festival WINNER - Best Director - Los Angeles Short Film Festival HONORABLE MENTION - Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival OFFICIAL SELECTION - Brussels Short Film Festival, Boston Science Fiction Film Festival, Big Apple Film Festival, LA Indie Film Fest, London Independent Film Festival, Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, British Shorts Berlin. If you'd like to provide subtitles in your language please get in touch through Facebook or Vimeo.

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    • Julio Bashmore - Peppermint

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      My video for Julio Bashmore - Peppermint featuring Jessie Ware -- Full Credits Directed by Noah Harris Produced by Blinkink & Colonel Blimp Executive Producers - Bart Yates Nathan James Tettey Producer - Debbie Crosscup Production Manager - Rob Wildsmith Illustration - Gerrel Saunders (Gaks) Graphic Design - Noah Harris Previsualisation - Noah Harris Simone Ghilardotti Simone Nunziato Matteo Sanna Christine Hooper 2D Animation - Frankie Swan Mark Abbott Tabbi O’Connell Chris Cray Noah Harris Director of Photography - Toby Howell Camera Assistant - Max Halstead Art Direction - Stripeland Lead stop frame animator - Andy Biddle Stop frame animation - Henry Nicholson Tom Edgar Matt Wierenga Luke George Editor - Max Windows @ Stitch Colourist - Aubrey Woodiwiss @ Electric Theatre Collective Post Production - Prodigious Nineteentwenty Cherry Cherry Blind Pig EightVFX Glasssworks Blinkink Studio Shot at Prodigious Studio Paper and printing - GF Smith FE Burman 3D printing & Scanning - 3D Print UK Digits to Widgets

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      • Five

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        from The Mercadantes / Added

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        Five children, five religions, (almost) five minutes. This short film takes us from the mundane to the sublime, from the chaotic to the peaceful, and for a moment we consider our beliefs about spirituality. Director - Katina Mercadante Director of Photography - Daniel Mercadante Assistant Editor - Alisha Shimada Producer - The Mercadantes Edit - Daniel Mercadante Producer, India - Sonali Gosh Malayalam Translator - Vijayan Peringode Japanese Translator - Miwako Ozawa Xhosa Translator - Blessing Gurure Casting, Japan - Ko Iwagame Casting, USA - Linda Varonin, Jordan Gill Special Thanks - Rathnam Kutty, Chitra Nandan, Nqatyiswa Ngqavu, Krishnaja Olappamanna, The Ashraf Family, The Johanix Family, The Kumar Family, The Kutty Family, The Nana Family, Kanthaloor Temple, Olappamanna Mana, The Kol Emeth Congregation, Georgina Pope, Twenty First City, Rocket Films South Africa, Milton Matiwane Church

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        • WHAT COMES AFTER RELIGION

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          from Jonathan Hodgson / Added

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          The debate between believers and atheists usually goes nowhere. The real issue is: what should fill the gaps created by the end of widespread belief? What should fill the God-shaped hole? Script by Alain de Botton Animation designed and directed by Jonathan Hodgson http://www.hodgsonfilms.tumblr.com Sound design by Honza Topinka Produced in collaboration with philosopher Alain de Botton for The School of Life http://www.theschooloflife.com Link to movie on School of Life YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL--1Z_g4DE

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          • Seed Story

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            from William D. Caballero / Added

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            Seed Story is an experimental narrative shot in macro perspective featuring a cast of hundreds of one-inch plastic figures and junk props. It focuses on the the negative addictions humanity has suffered throughout the ages. Directed and conceived by William D. Caballero, it premiered at the 2013 Slamdance Film Festival and at numerous festivals across the world. To see a new short film consisting of deleted scenes from Seed Story, click here: https://vimeo.com/74943004 For more information on the project, visit www.wilcab.com/seedstory/ Special thanks to the art crew and production team. I couldn't have done it without you. Directed, produced, shot, edited, animated, and scored by William D. Caballero FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: @willcaballero

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            • Death of the Firstborn Egyptians

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              from Nina Paley / Added

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              written, directed, designed, animated, produced, etc. by Nina Paley http://sedermasochism.com/ music from "Spider Suite" by The Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra http://dukeofukeandhisnoveltyorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/aprils-empire sound effects by Greg Sextro, http://eastwestaudio.com/ DONATE HERE: http://questioncopyright.org/sedermasochism Based on Exodus 12: 21 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover. 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning. 23 For the Lord will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the Lord will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you. 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which the Lord will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service. 26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service? 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the Lord's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped. 28 And the children of Israel went away, and did as the Lord had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 29 And it came to pass, that at midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle. 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead. LYRICS by David King, aka Duke of Uke: DEATH: Falling stars you wished upon are cinders now and now they're gone their residue festoons my fetid field. Unfeeling husks of lovers past the shells are all that ever last I've taken everything that they concealed. Whoever told you life was fair? Look around you, everywhere the cruelty of nature is displayed! Why the scorn? Why the surprise? Everything that's born must die and it isn't I who made the world that way. What wicked little twist of fate placed you here upon my plate Here, where no one hears your cries? Where was your god to steer you through Perhaps your god's forsaken you Otherwise why lead you here to die? BA (spirit of the dead): I, I know the way how I'll melt away now I know the way. I'm feeling bliss now Dissolved to mist how strangely I go away Now I finally know DEATH: It's merely moments now, moments now until your feeble flesh bends to my will and it will so rest your weary head. There'll be no pain, no pain at all as everything you are dissolves Your fate resolved upon my silky thread. BA: I, I know the way how I'll melt away now I know the way. I'm feeling bliss now Dissolved to mist how strangely I go away Now I finally know (repeat)

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              • Perihelion

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                from Nick Cross / Added

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                Perihelion is a sort of animated tone poem. It is a short film that toes the line between narrative and non-narrative, essentially having no real beginning, middle or end. The idea being that you could start watching it at any point and it would (hopefully) have the same impact. Visually, I was heavily inspired by the work of a number of German painters from the early 20th century. Notably: Otto Dix, Richard Oelze, Ingrid Griebel-Zietlow, Rudolf Schlichter and Max Ernst, as well as Francisco Goya. This is sort of a tribute to the work of these artists living in a time of Fascism and impending war, which really informed their work in a distinct way. Story, art and animation by Nick Cross (http://nickcrossanimation.com) Audio samples courtesy of Freesound.org Special thanks to alphadog, szuhogyisziszi, Sampleconstuct, Timbre, martian Animated with a Cintiq 20 WSZ using Toonboom Animate Backgrounds painted in Adobe Photoshop Compositing and effects were done in Adobe After Effects Editing was done in Final Cut Pro Completed March 23, 2012

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                • Duelity

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                  from Ryan Uhrich / Added

                  www.ryanu.tv Duelity is a split-screen animation that tells both sides of the story of Earth’ s origins in a dizzying and provocative journey through the history and language that marks human thought. To have the full experience, visit DUELITY.NET Credits ---------- Concept: Ryan Uhrich, Marcos Ceravolo, Sergio Toporek, Sebastien De Castell, Mark Busse. Direction, Design, Animation: Ryan Uhrich [ www.ryanu.tv ], Marcos Ceravolo [ www.bocamotion.tv ] Sound Design: Chris Ray [ http://www.myspace.com/abacusrecords ], James Boatman Musical Score: Chris Ray Written by: Lee Henderson [ www.leehenderson.com ] Advisors: Sergio Toporek [ shop.toporek.com ] and Mark Busse [ industrialbrand.com ] Voice over: Rob Wood and Mariem Henaine [ www.linkedin.com/in/mariemhenaine ] Special Thanks: Sebastien De Castell Produced at Vancouver Film School [ www.vfs.com ] (2007) Recognition: Winner, Motion Graphics Category, 2008 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Winner, Motion & Interactive Category, 2008 Salazar Awards Winner, Best Digital Animation, 2007 Popvox Awards Finalist, Motion Graphics Category, FITC 2008 Nominated, Motion Graphic Production of the Year, ELAN Awards Official Selection, 2nd Motion Graphics Review Official Selection, Resfest Brazil 2008 Special Screening, Imperial Beach Film Festival 2008 Official Selection, Webcuts 2007 Featured on Motionographer.com, Coolhunting.com, NoFatClips.com, Xplsv.tv, Dailymotion.com, Stumbleuppon.com

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                  • The Garden of Steven

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                    Steven Crosby, a small town missionary in a strange land stumbles upon the lowest road to salvation with the help of a little Mayan girl, a black magic woman, and a saint with a cigar. SYNOPSIS Steven Crosby wakes up in Antigua, Guatemala with a mission: to convert as many locals as he can, armed with only some religious comic books and a couple words of high school Spanish. If he fails, his father, a preacher, will make Steven pack his things and return to Ohio to a life of menial work in the church. His attempts to bring the locals the good news are thwarted by comic misunderstanding, bad luck, and all manner of mishaps. Just as Steven is about to give up, he has a chance encounter with a sodden street vendor, who puts him on a journey to find a shadowy figure named Maximon—a mix of a Mayan God and a Catholic Saint, and the patron of sinners, prostitutes, and drunks. Steven meets a plucky little Mayan girl and a beautiful bartender who help Steven find Maximon, and himself, along the way. With their help, Steven takes the low road to unique brand of salvation. Starring CHRIS KEENER (Steven) OLGA SEGURA (Magdalena) JOHN DOW (Dad) ROBERTO DIAZ GOMAR (Ernesto) GONZALO TICUN (Maximon Vendor) ANA ELISA JUARCAS (Paloma) Directors ROB SHORE CHRIS KEENER Written by CHRIS KEENER ROB SHORE Executive Producers IAN FAY NICK FITZHUGH JACOB CHANEY Producers NICK FITZHUGH IAN FAY MATT TANSKI Director of Photographer NATHAN GOLON Editor GABRIEL RHODES Original Music ANTFOOD Sound Design & Mix DANIEL MAGNANI Colorist JAMES HONAKER Art Director CORY OSBORN Assistant Director BRAD ALLGOOD Assistant Camera NING LI Gaffer ADAM BENN Production Designer SETH BLAUSTEIN Stylist KELLY NOE Thanks for watching!! Follow us on Vine: https://vine.co/u/924116142023380992 or Instagram: http://instagram.com/seakeener, http://instagram.com/rcshore on FB: https://www.facebook.com/TheGardenOfSteven Original soundtrack by www.antfood.com

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                    • Something More

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                      One man's life changed the course of history for billions of people across the globe. He is both revered and reviled, famed and feared and you know who he is without a single mention of his name. Download this Video and Watch More at www.movingworks.org/project/something-more Incredible Score by Tony Anderson (www.tonyandersonmusic.com) Additional Note: Arial Earth image owned and licensed by NASA

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