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Multilayered Timelapse Captures the Chaotic Beauty of Scooters in Taiwan

“Multiverse” is a short film by Hiroshi Kondo that captures the scooter culture of Taiwan. On Vimeo he explains: A crowd moving in one direction. People who flow in a moment. A scene where the difference with other people disappears and looks uniform. There are many different kinds of life there. You can feel invisible energy when you see a large mass of individuals.   I set myself in the streets of Taiwan, and I multilayered a lot of time to create a new timeline that reflects individuals. With Music…

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Mona Lisa Breaks the Internet (A Social Media Short Film)

Over 6 million people visit the Mona Lisa at the Louvre each year. Many share their visit on social media. Mona Lisa Selfie is a short film by Daniel McKee, and was made using images found on Instagram. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/mona-lisa-breaks-the-internet/

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One Breath Around the World, Guillaume Nrys Incredible New Short

“One Last Breath” is the incredible new short film by free diver Guillaume Néry. The film was shot entirely by Néry’s wife, Julie Gautier, who amazingly captured everything on breath hold as well. The original soundtrack was produced by Guillaume Ferran and this one is worth watching with the lights off and sound up! The sequence with the whales blew my mind. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/one-breath-around-the-world-by-guillaume-nery/

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This Gripping Short About Innocence Lost Has Won Over 40 Festival Awards

Written and directed by Jeremy Comte, FAUVE is an incredible short film about innocence lost. The film has played at over 80 film festivals around the globe and won over 40 awards. It is now available online after debuting on Vimeo’s Stafff Pick Premiere. Vimeo’s Director of Curation, Sam Morrill, has a fantastic write-up on the film that you can read here. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/fauve-short-film-by-jeremy-comte/

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A New York Times Short About a 96-Year-Old Death Metal Grandma

“Death Metal Grandma” follows the story of 96 year old Holocaust survivor, former WW2 spy and famous songwriter Inge Ginsberg as she decides to pursue a new career: Death Metal. Featuring: Inge Ginsberg, Pedro daSilva and Lucia Caruso Directed and Edited by : Leah Galant Produced by: Clifford Miu, Elizabeth Pauker, Sean Weiner, Christine Wexler and Linhan Zhang Director of Photography: Kervin Marsielle Editors: Leah Galant and Stephanie Khoury Executive Producer: Kathleen Lingo Supervising Producer: Linsday Crouse Supervising Editor: Andrew Blackwell Funded through the generous support of Helen Gurley Brown’s…

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This Underwater Dance by Julie Gautier is Simply Beautiful

AMA is a breathtaking short film by Julie Gautier which she describes as: “A film without words that tells a story that everyone can interpret in their own way, according to their own experience, everything is suggested, nothing is imposed. I wanted to put in this film my biggest pain in this world, so that it is not too raw I have coated it with grace, so that it is not too heavy I have dipped it in the water and I dedicate this film to all the women of…

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This Hand Painted Oscar Winning Short is One of the Most Beautiful Animations Youll See

The Old Man and the Sea is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film by Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film won countless awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2000. According to Wikipedia: Work on the film began in March 1997. It took Aleksandr Petrov and his son Dmitri Petrov (who helped his father) until April 1999 to paint each of the 29,000+ frames. The film’s technique, pastel oil paintings on glass, is mastered by only…

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