1. Downtown Los Angeles


    from Ian Wood Added 193K 1,654 68

    Above the grit and noise of the street, downtown Los Angeles quietly provides some of the most amazing visual detail in its buildings and public art works. This is a selection of those buildings and public arts filmed across some 50 different locations in the immediate downtown area and the arts district. There are many many more locations that are not included and are equally if not more impressive. Some of the buildings are in disrepair, some have been restored to their full glory while others have been transformed into artworks. In all of them, there is character, color and detail that makes the area a never-ending source of intrigue. Music by Chassol - Odissi, Pt. II (Emotif) [Yuksek Remix] http://www.beatport.com/track/odissi-pt-ii-emotif-yuksek-remix/4903089 https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ultrascores/id739702794 A mostly accurate map of the locations: http://goo.gl/W3Z6NS All content is copyright of its respective copyright holders. Video and natural sound copyright Ian Wood, 2014. This video may only be reproduced in its entirety, unaltered with accreditation. No portion of this video may be duplicated, altered, reused and/or unaccredited without explicit permission. For queries regarding my aerial filming, please contact me by email, aerial@ianwood.com. A note about aerial filming, safety and best practices. These shots were obtained with a lightweight remote controlled quad-copter and camera system. The following measures were in place during the filming: - Following all applicable FAA regulations (the ones that actually exist). - Avoiding controlled airspace and TFR restricted airspace. - Staying below 400ft AGL. - Avoiding any and all air traffic, airways, airports, etc. - Maintaining awareness for helicopter traffic and proximity to helipads. - Flying just above or along rooflines to stay out of usable airspace for helicopters. - Maintaining visual LOS to the quad-copter at all times. - Shooting mostly during early morning when possible to avoid crowds and traffic. - Not directly overflying groups of people. - Being sure to have direct ability to alert any people nearby in case of potential incident. - Being prepared to ditch in order to prevent injury or accident. - Maintaining a minimum height of 100ft above any private property. - Deleting any shots inadvertently revealing private activities or people in a place of privacy.

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    • Strata #3 - Excerpt


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      Strata #3 consist in a film, site-specific installation and series of prints focusing on neoclassical Grand Theatre of Bordeaux. Commissioned by Evento and Lumin for the Bordeaux Art&Architecture Biennale (2009). Direction/Design: Quayola Sound: Plaid Photography: James Medcraft 3D Animation: Robin Lawrie Custom Software: Mauritius Seeger Assistants: Kieran Gee-Finch, Colin Johnson The term Strata defines a geological formation made of multiple layers of rock. Each one of these layers has its own individual characteristics and history, which combined produce beautiful and unique formations… The Strata project consist in a series of films, prints and installations investigating improbable relationships between contemporary digital aesthetics and icons of classical art and architecture. Like in geological processes, layers belonging to different ages interact with one another producing new intriguing formations.

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      • Verknipte tijden / Distorted times


        from Gideon van der Stelt Added 57.1K 1,631 54

        A collage of existing film fragments, released into my paper-folded version of Utrecht. Shot on a 7D and processed in After Effects.

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        • Tokyo in Timelapse


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          Tokyo is a perfect city for shooting timelapse. This clip was shot in a period of about 3 weeks durring February 2012, and entirely with a Canon 5D mk2. Footage can be licensed through: http://www.pond5.com/artist/holgs?ref=holgs The music is from the album Vuela by BrunoXe available under the Creative Commons license at Jamendo: http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/48285

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          • Minka


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            A film about place and memory, a farmhouse in Japan, and the lives of the people who called it home. *Read about the making of the film at NYTimes.com: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/19/travel/minka-a-farmhouse-in-japan.html *** Cinema Eye Honors, Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking International Documentary Association Awards, Nominee, Best Documentary Short Florida Film Festival, Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short Savannah Film Festival, Special Jury Award Official Selection: True/False Film Festival, Aspen Shortsfest, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, DOC NYC, Sheffield Doc/Fest, SILVERDOCS, Palm Springs ShortFest, Camden International Film Festival, Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam, Louisville’s International Festival of Film, Tacoma Film Festival, DOK Leipzig, New Orleans Film Festival, Hawaii International Film Festival, Architecture and Design Film Festival (NYC), Bergen International Film Festival, Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival, Starz Denver Film Festival, Red Rock Film Festival www.birdlings.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Minka/188074291223815 *** Directed, Produced and Photographed by Davina Pardo Produced by Andrew Blum Executive Produced by Tyler Hayes Consulting Producer Deborah Shaffer Editor Lila Place Additional Camera Liam Dalzell Original Music Max Avery Lichtenstein

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            • City in the sky


              from Tsvetan T Added 338K 1,509 54

              More info & images @ http://formad.co.uk/427626/3328279/work/city-in-the-sky "City in the sky" is a concept about an imaginary tranquil oasis above the mega developed and polluted city where one can escape from the everyday noise and stress. The concept is inspired by the Lotus flower which is known for its ability to emerge above the murky waters pure and clean. Although it is realistically presented, the concept doesn't intend to be realistic in terms of structure-engineering or real living environment. music & sound design by Georgi Marinov / http://www.esem.name

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              • Building Awe-Inducing Crystalline Structures


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                Crystallography, molecular structures, cosmology—three things that aren't usually associated with designing a chair or a house, but these scientific subjects are what architects and designers Aranda\Lasch mine to create their modular designs that emulate the infinite. For more information: http://thecreatorsproject.com/blog/making-the-mundane-cosmic-meet-modular-designers-arandalasch The Creators Project is a partnership between Intel and VICE: http://thecreatorsproject.com/ _______________________________ Facebook: http://fb.com/thecreatorsproject Twitter: http://twitter.com/creatorsproject Tumblr: http://thecreatorsproject.tumblr.com/

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                • Caesarea Villa - Architecture Visualization


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                  Architect: Gottesman–Szmelcman Architecture Music: Moshe Chitayat 2011

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                  • Design Icon: Michael Graves for Dwell | by Gary Nadeau


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                    A day in Princeton, New Jersey with architect & design icon "Michael Graves" for dwell.com Director's Cut Produced by Amanda Dameron Directed & Edited by Gary Nadeau Cinematography Jason Koontz Original Music by Fight Mannequins Sound Recordist Adam Koontz Vissi D'Arte from Puccini's "Tosca" Music provided courtesy of Audiosocket via Vimeo Music Store Filmed with a Canon 5dmkII & 60D DIY Skateboard Dolly www.garynadeau.com https://twitter.com/#!/garynadeau https://www.facebook.com/DirectorGaryNadeau

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                    • Jens Risom's Block Island Retreat by Gary Nadeau for Dwell


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                      "In the late 1960s, designer Jens Risom sought an affordable vacation home for his family on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island. Now some 45 years later, the prefab cottage still exists to serve the needs of the growing Risom brood." www.dwell.com Jens Risom (born 8 May 1916) is a Danish American furniture designer. An exemplar of Mid-Century modern design, Risom was one of the first designers to introduce Scandinavian design in the United States. Note: "Jens" is pronounced "Yenns." Learn more about Jens RIsom here > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jens_Risom See more work by Gary Nadeau here > https://vimeo.com/album/1924453 Here's a piece I did on architect Michael Graves > https://vimeo.com/stats/video/39458609 Credits. Produced by Amanda Dameron Directed & Edited by Gary Nadeau Cinematography Jason Koontz Assistant Camera Adam Koontz Original Music by Torild Sound Recordist Philip Cocoliato Filmed with a Canon 5dmkII & 60D DIY Skateboard Dolly Kessler Crane twitter.com/#!/garynadeau facebook.com/DirectorGaryNadeau www.garynadeau.com

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