In the meantime, we'll be highlighting some of our favorite finalists on the blog, discussing each others films, and talking about everything Star Wars. Be sure to check in often for all the fun!
Khan Academy: Education for Anyone, Anywhere
33-year-old Salman Khan recently quit his highly lucrative job at a hedge fund to devote himself to teaching students around the world for free. All without leaving his home.
Salman has created over 1,400 videos on YouTube-- covering everything from basic algebra to differential equations, physics, history, and finance. His videos attract more hits than most university websites. And comments, feedback, and notes of gratitude pouring in from youth around the world indicate these videos are both invaluable and very needed, in an education system that is not working for all.
Blendtec's latest viral video in their popular "Will It Blend" series
How do you make safe personal care products from poisonous ingredients like lead, mercury and carcinogens? Duh, you can't! It's the simple rule "toxics in, toxics out." But the companies who make everything from shampoo to lipstick to deodorant still don't seem to get it. And that means we're all at risk.
This is more than a great new movie, it's your chance to finally turn this crazy industry around. With a new bill in Congress that would make personal care products safe, it's critical that we spread this message far and wide and speak up for change.
Have you had enough of the Apple iPhone4 antenna controversy?
Back to Insilico™ I just got the will to recreate CyberGIrl Codename OG. One of my first characters on my Machinima works, (thought she needed an upgrade :P). Build up with HUD preset created with and After Effects and Sony Vegas. I tried a realistic approach between the parts of a heads up display and surroundings reminiscent of a futuristic environment. This is nothing more than a futuristic short movie mixing both digital world (X3™ and Second Life™)
With the help and support of Skills haks and Alexx Novi (builder and manager of Premiere Cyberpunk Metropolis in Second Life™) one of the most exciting RP SIM's.
He has rounded up some of the studio's classic films, conducted up-close and personal interviews with their creators and now he is ready to make the leap from office joke to international viral video star!
In his new movie, Ralph Macchio faces his toughest challenge yet; to become a Hollywood bad boy. With Karate Kid returning to the big screen, his career fading his friends and family are forced to stage an intervention. ... more >
In his new movie, Ralph Macchio faces his toughest challenge yet; to become a Hollywood bad boy. With Karate Kid returning to the big screen, his career fading his friends and family are forced to stage an intervention. In order to re-establish himself in the entertainment industry he hits the streets of Los Angeles to show everyone how tough he can be. Coming soon, "Wax On, Fuck Off
This is a great animated video to share. From KarmaTube
Watch this fascinating talk visually unfold before you through witty and beautiful illustration. Dan Pink makes the case that there are hidden truths behind what really motivates us. Namely that it's not the age-old motivators of money and power that drives us, but our desire for autonomy, mastery, and purpose.
it has has a small but growing video tips section, including "Anatomy of a Trailer." All visitors to the site can get a free downloadable copy of MOVIEMAKING ILLUSTRATED, a book that uses Marvel comic panels to analyze moviemaking grammar and style. Read the article
"Don't Let that boy get his facebook all up in your twitter..."
Jason Bateman, Will Arnett Discuss Creating 'Dirty Shorts' for Wrigley's Orbit Gum. Here is the story behind this new brand-backed web series
Orbit Dirty Shorts presents, 'The Prom Date' - the first of a new web content series from Orbit gum that highlights unusually dirty situations and how Orbit cleans it up. In 'The Prom Date' see what happens when Jason Bateman and Will Arnett take on the dirty world of student and teacher dating - and how the parents of the student involved react.
Real Men Drink Pink Real men do drink pink, especially when the wine is a crisp and refreshing rosť. Join Kim Marcus and James Molesworth as they compare pinks from Provence and Tavel. (2min:46sec)
Give Love - MC Yogi
Just like The Beatles, MC Yogi wants to remind you that "The love you take is equal to the love you make". So what's stopping you? If you want love, give love away. Or even better -- give love away because it's just plain awesome.
This is in truly bad taste. But we like it. Great production value always helps
Breeding horses is a long, noble tradition. Breeding jockeys is significantly more creepy. Featuring 2008 Belmont Stakes winning jockey Alan Garcia.
Western Promises - this is a very well made parody documentary about the making of a classic western film. Film and video makers will love the final version as well as the how we made it interviews. What's my motivation.... Cowboy Billy Bob Robinson stars in one of the shortest 48HFP films ever--unless you include the many deleted scenes and interviews, which the DC Dogs do
This is brilliant! Maybe the best fake film trailer ever!
DARWIN: First came action-packed Sherlock Holmes now comes action-packed Darwin. From Dana Carvey & Spike Feresten's new show 'Spoof.'
Its Tough being a Guy. Check out this great little video - Man's Game.
Asthma, crutches and blindness do not necessarily mean you can't play football.
On Wikipedia, if you are sneaky, you can be whomever and whatever you want. In this new video from Walleye Pictures & Sound, starring Jay Larson and Max Silvestri in Wiki-wiki Wikipedia, the parable for everyone who's ever wanted to change reality with just a flick of their keyboard on Wikipedia comes a lesson in embracing personal responsibility.
Check out this new "Worst Power Ever" FilmFight - This fight was inspired by the upcoming "Iron Man 2," but instead of totally AWESOME superheros, the Film Fighters were instructed to create the most stupidestly-powered heroes their deranged minds could conjure up.
All these films are about CRAPPY SUPERPOWERS! The film fighters thought up the sort of power no one would like to have, and here is the awesome result!
The 'Rejected' Spot Takes Over on the Viral Chart Viral Video Chart
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Did Fox and ABC reject a Lane Bryant lingerie ad? Well, no, but that didn't stop Lane Bryant from declaring network bias against women with boobs and having model Ashley Graham take a media tour last week to talk about the issue.