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This is a link post GENIUS idea for a music video here, perfectly executed too. Shot entirely on 35mm film, straight from the camera, no effects.
Main video is the making of, here's the music video in full: vimeo.com/66146084

The song's a little hipsterish, but the video truly blew my mind. Made me realise that there are still original ideas to be had out there.

Long time poster, but I recently lost access to my account so I've been waiting the best part of a week to post this, GC says no...
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 15:40, Reply)
This is a normal post There are an infinite number of ideas.

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 15:42, Reply)
This is a normal post Of course, I'm aware of this
but it's been a while since I've seen someone use pinhole cameras in a way that is so surprising.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:07, Reply)
This is a normal post Sure, but most of them are bad.

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:14, Reply)
This is a normal post I had a good one the other day
forgot what it was though
...probably innovative
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:17, Reply)
This is a normal post I had a great one
nobody agreed.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:19, Reply)
This is a normal post patent it
fuck 'em
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:41, Reply)
This is a normal post The pedestrian horn has now been on comedy shows
I don't think I can prove that the idea was mine
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:56, Reply)
This is a normal post hahaha
well I've never heard of it but would certainly buy one
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 17:01, Reply)
This is a normal post nice, but they should have matched the singer footage to the blurry shakey stuff a bit more

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 15:45, Reply)
This is a normal post such an original idea
i expect to see it being used in hollywood action films sometime soon
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 15:54, Reply)
This is a normal post perhaps in a film with lots of guns and two awful sequels

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:03, Reply)
This is a normal post ^this^
Sadly...
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:06, Reply)
This is a normal post and hnag on, i've just noticed the inherent sarchasm there.
The originality for me is using a conventionally still format, 35mm film and pinhole cameras, to convey movement in what is essentially a still image.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:09, Reply)
This is a normal post http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullet_time
®Warner Brothers 2005
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:18, Reply)
This is a normal post Yeah I know, I know...
But in that, they were using a coupla hundred digital stills cameras, timed to fire at a slight delay, then they used a BUCKLOAD of digital post-processing to produce the final image, which was a moving image.

In this, they've used standard 35mm film, about 600 pinhole cameras (notoriously unpredictable to make, and DAMN hard to light correctly) fired all at the same time, to create an illusion of movement, whereas the actual subject is frozen in mid-shot.

Also, NO post-processing, just developed, as you would a normal 35mm roll.

The apparent simplicity, when you understand how many variables are involved, is amazing.

IMHO
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:34, Reply)
This is a normal post I took a shit in a urinal once

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:20, Reply)
This is a normal post This sounds like a job for the hardly boys !!

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 21:12, Reply)
This is a normal post This thread's giving me a raging clue right now.

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 21:58, Reply)
This is a normal post Aw bless

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:23, Reply)
This is a normal post here you go, from 1993
using exactly the same technique
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIpmUi8HI1k
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 17:20, Reply)
This is a normal post That's ace!
PWNED?
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 17:36, Reply)
This is a normal post and adverts

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:25, Reply)
This is a normal post And then someone on Instructables will show us how to make a rig like this out of mobile phones.

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:29, Reply)
This is a normal post Which part is the original idea?
Using home-made pinhole cameras for that low-fi effect?

Time-slice photography aka "Bullet time" has been pretty mainstream since it was used in The Matrix.

Fair play for building their own rig though. A lot cheaper than getting a load of still cameras together at the same time!
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:38, Reply)
This is a normal post yeah, using 35mm film and pinhole cameras.
I know time-slice and bullet-time are old hat, but to my knowledge they've only been done using digital cameras and digital post-processing.

To be able to use 35mm film and create that effect, straight out of the camera, is remarkable.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:43, Reply)
This is a normal post Couldn't they have put it on 35mm film after?
There's a couple of shops round my way that'll do that for you easy, straight from the SD card.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:47, Reply)
This is a normal post It's pretty damn clever how they've gone about it, you're right
But you've met a barrage of b3ta hostility by saying it's original and genius.

It's very clever and impressive though.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:47, Reply)
This is a normal post Yeah silly me, I hadn't posted for a while and forgot how peculiar board behaviour can be sometimes.
To be honest time-slice and bullet-time are simply extensions of the zoetrope principle, which has been around since about 200AD.

I found it interesting that the idea has been built upon, as well as taken back a few steps, using analog techniques.

Oh well, I'll toddle off back to where I came from then.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:54, Reply)
This is a normal post No hostility intended!
I'm just a jaded arsehole sometimes.

I am genuinely impressed by them building the thing from scratch.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:59, Reply)
This is a normal post Oh dude, I was just playing. I'm very bored today.
Can we hug it out?
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 17:02, Reply)
This is a normal post Don't be silly your point was well made!
Just call everyone a twat and move on :)
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 17:20, Reply)
This is a normal post We just need someone to do bullet-time with a flipbook

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 18:41, Reply)
This is a normal post *copies technique
*makes blockbuster movie
*gets hailed as genius
*profits
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:12, Reply)
This is a normal post nice video
awful song though.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:17, Reply)
This is a normal post ^this
almost a waste of a good idea.
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:33, Reply)
This is a normal post More impressive with dolphins
www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC_QL8EltY0
(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:22, Reply)
This is a normal post that gets a woo

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:39, Reply)
This is a normal post The bloke behind that invented the so-called 'Time Slice' technique, I believe

(, Tue 4 Jun 2013, 16:43, Reply)