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[Premiere] Algorithmic Filmmaking Experiment Creates a New Music Video Every Time You Play It

The British band Shaking Chains’ debut single hijacks online video content to create a constantly evolving series of self-contained films.
Kevin Holmes
3.23.17
Music

It's Paranoid Erotic Fantasies Vs. a Modular Video Synthesizer

French VJ duo Konpyuta custom-built a modular video synth for their In Aeternam Vale “Feed Me” video.
DJ Pangburn
8.17.16
Music

Unfamiliar Landscapes Emerge from Fractals and Stock Footage

Video and graphic artist Alex Beaumont explores the psychological fragmentation of the Virtual Reality age in his music video for Mister Woo's "Black Eyes."
DJ Pangburn
3.16.16
Film

If the Great Depression Were a Music Video... [Exclusive]

The Tobias Stretch-directed "Dobryy Vechir" brings the atmosphere of the Dust Bowl to Tsyphur Zalan drone music.
Beckett Mufson
12.15.15
Film

Indie Animators Blend Movies and TV Shows into a Story About Smartphone Addiction

Clips from 'The Matrix,' 'Mission Impossible,' 'Princess Mononoke,' weave their way through animation studio Ornana's latest short, 'All Your Favorite Shows!'
Beckett Mufson
5.11.15
Music

[Exclusive Premiere] 'The Clock' Creator Christian Marclay Cuts a New Audiovisual Artwork

Marclay combines music and movie clips into "Fade to Slide" a piece commissioned by Bang on a Can All-Stars—and the result is pure jazz.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.21.15
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Watch a Video from Looper, the Belle and Sebastian Side Project

It's a catchy, minimalist dance tune, and the new video pairs it with some found footage of weird shit, like little kids twirling ribbons and people dancing to disco.
Charlie Ambler
3.4.15
Film

10,000 Amazing Film Clips Available for Free in a Public Domain Database

An inside look at the royalty-free video marketplace Pond5's 80,000 public domain videos, images, and more—available to artists for free—on the Public Domain Project.
Beckett Mufson
1.20.15
Art

GIF Maker Distorts Found Videos into Hallucinatory Animations

Kenaim Alshatti describes his psychedelic, molten lava-esque GIFs as "motion fantasies."
DJ Pangburn
1.14.15
Stuff

The Memory Hole Collects the 90s Home Movies That Were Too Weird for TV

Memory Hole is a place of horror and wonder. When you're inside the Hole it's easy for minutes to turn into hours, hours into days, days into weeks, weeks into years.
Troy Farah
11.6.14
Music

A Modern Day Time Capsule: "1979," The New Album And Interactive Website From Deru

A Q+A with Deru, whose interactive website includes user-submitted memories from the likes of Nigel Godrich, Amon Tobin, and How To Dress Well.
Zach Sokol
3.28.14
Art

Hacked Traffic Cams Create Kaleidoscopic Images Of New York City

James Bridles' "Rorschcam" turns the traffic footage into Rorschach Test-like visualizations.
Johnny Magdaleno
3.12.14