You may have noticed a slight change at this blog – it was finally time to give up on Posterous and move over to WordPress.com. There’s still a bit of tidying up to do, but I’m really happy with the change.
All the old Halfblog.net content is still available at foomandoonian.posterous.com. Gradually, I may migrate some more content over and eventually shut down the Posterous blog entirely, but I haven’t really decided yet.
Sheeped Away tells the tale of a farmer who just wants to be with his beloved sheep. When a giant UFO enters his life to claim his sheep, what will he do to keep them safe from harm? And can he do this without waking his monstrous wife?
Sheeped Away by Junaid Chundrigar
When some puppets discover their creator dead in his studio, they celebrate his life the only way they know how.
Over Time by Oury Atlan, Thibaut Berland, Damien Ferrie
Welcome to Planet Earth is the story of the extremely unique Jody Pendarvis and his 30 foot UFO he built in his front yard in the small town of Bowman, SC. After a sighting of alien life forms, Jody built the giant UFO as a place to welcome aliens when they return. All though visitors are welcomed to check out this unique and slightly odd landmark, Jody hopes that he will one day see the return of his friends from the sky. This is his story.
Filmed at the UFO Welcome Center in Bowman, SC
Welcome To Planet Earth by Michael Livingston
The film is set in post-nuclear Tokyo in a dimension not so distant from ours. Young salary-man’s morning commute takes a surreal turn.
A simple animation that packs an emotional punch. Made with ‘flash and AE and love’.
Little Boat by Nelson Boles
Created as a promotional piece for The Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award, this film shows the impact one word can have.
One Word by James Cuff
A rogue with an eye for salvage – and the ladies – Ray: A Life Underwater is an affectionate portrait of one man’s deep sea diving career, told through his extraordinary collection of marine artefacts.
Like a modern-day pirate, 75-year-old Ray Ives has been scouring the seabed for treasure his whole life.
The former commercial diver has plundered the deep for over fifty years, bringing to the surface anything that glittered — even gold.
In a shipping container near the water, Ray tends his museum of cannon, bottles, bells, swords, portholes and diving gear.
Ray: A Life Underwater by Amanda Blueglass & Danny Cook
A brilliant scientist travels through various dimensions and realms in search of his lost love.
Lifeline by Andres Salaff
A fun musical from the team behind the excellent the excellent Fallout: Nuka Break film, designed to show off some low-budget gore effects.
Fluids The Musical, Blood, Vomit, Snot by Backyard FX / Indy Mogul
Here’s another infographic that looks pretty, but fails at conveying information in any useful way: The Evolution of the Web.
[…] To pay homage to the goodness of the web, we’ve put together an interactive infographic, built in HTML5, which details the evolution of major web technologies and browsers:
via Happy third birthday, Chrome! – googleblog.blogspot.com
I understand the timeline aspect, showing major revisions, but what are the coloured lines illustrating? According to the page:
The color bands in this visualization represent the interaction between web technologies and browsers, which brings to life the many powerful web apps that we use daily.
Pigeons typically don’t get tenure. But his discourse on Proust is thrilling to behold.
5-Second Films was created by Brian “Boss Man” Firenzi in the Spring of 2005, after being disappointed by so many 5,400-second films. The rules are simple: 2 seconds of beginning titles, 5 seconds of film, 1 second of end titles. If you take umbrage with these 5sfs running at an actual length of 8 seconds, we can only assume you’re no fun at dinner parties.