There are fan films and then there's Vader Episode 1: Shards of the Past. The first in a series, the cinema-worthy short takes place after the events of Revenge of the Sith. Still struggling with the death of Padme, Vader is lured to the home planet of his late wife's tomb by a surviving Jedi Master.
In an undisclosed field, Trevor Gordon found an abandoned fishing boat. It seemed hopeless and beyond repair but after countless hours and an ungodly amount of burritos, "Camel" set sail on its maiden voyage. For the doubters and the naysayers, he documented the whole thing in this Wes Anderson-esque short film.
Ever wondered why pizza boxes are square instead of round? So has this group of employees. A fender-bender in the company garage sets up four coworkers with a meeting with a top exec — and an idea that was forgotten takes center stage. While the setting is fictional, Apple did patent a round pizza box in 2010, showing that innovation can come from anywhere.
For over 40 years, IDEO has been leading the charge in innovative design. They've worked for companies like Coca-Cola and Ford with products that include Apple's first mouse, Steelcase's Leap chair, and the Palm V PDA. In this short film, Dress Code provides a rare look inside the international design firm.
Filmmaker Morgan Cooper gives The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air a gritty reboot with this fan-made trailer, reimagining the 90s sitcom for 2019.
Sometimes friendship comes in the unlikeliest of places. When a pit bull comes to the alley where a stray kitten has made its home, things are a little tense at the beginning — but soon a connection blossoms between two classic enemies.
Creators of boots with unmatched comfort and protection from the elements since 1870, Blundstone turns up their legendary 550 series to the max with these boots. The Super 550 has everything you love about the originals, including the classic Chelsea silhouette, an SPS max comfort system for shock absorption, and a cushioned midsole for added comfort. The upgrades come in the form of leather lining, and XRD tech in the heel strike zone added to the removable footbed for an extra level of shock absorption and comfort. Available in a variety of colorways, each pair has an iconic, rugged look that feel right at home wherever you wear them.
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There are plenty of natural bug sprays but few actually work. The Wooden Spoon Herbs Buggin' Out Bug Spray is one of those few. Using a blend of witch hazel, raw apple cider vinegar, and lavender hydrosol, the DEET-free mist wards off mosquitoes, gnats, and ticks without the chemical-filled fog, while its blend of blend of essential oils leaves behind a pleasant aroma.
Pixar fills our WALL-E void with their latest SparkShort. The eight-minute film follows two outdated robots working the days away in the engine room of a locomotive. After one of them snags a glimpse of the world around them, the pair goes rogue to fight for their freedom and their friendship.
It's Purl's first day at B.R.O. Capital, and saying she's not quite sure where she fits in is an understatement. Purl remakes herself, only to find that what she's trying to be isn't who she really is — and change comes from within. Written and directed by Kristen Lester, Purl is the first of Pixar's SparkShorts series of artist-created short films.
Turkish Airlines took a cinematic approach to their Super Bowl ad by enlisting sci-fi super director Ridley Scott. For his first time behind the camera in nearly two years, Scott follows Blade Runner 2049's Sylvia Hoeks as she embarks on a wild goose chase across Istanbul.
While attending a friend's wedding, Katy develops superpowers. Or does she? For Patrick Muhlberger's latest short, a bridesmaid ponders the meaning of life while honing her new telekinetic abilities during a coke-fueled panic attack.
Few people get to see our planet from above. But thanks to new footage from the International Space Station and the slick editing skills of Bruce W. Berry Jr, now everyone can enjoy an astronaut's-eye-view of Earth.
The Predator is on the hunt in the North Pole, taking down every reindeer and elf in sight. But Ol' Saint Nick and his little helpers aren't going down without a fight. The two unlikely foes face-off in a gory stop-motion battle in this animated holiday special.
Known for giving viewers all the feels, Pixar makes you shed a tear in record time with their latest short. In the film, Director Domee Shi explores the rollercoaster ride that is parenting through a Chinese mother and her little dumpling living in a Canadian immigrant community.
Everything is awesome at Emmet's holiday party in Apocalypseburg. He and the Apocalypseburgers celebrate the holidays with a quiet little neighborhood shindig with just a few of their closest friends and a tree you can see from space. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part will be in theaters February 8, 2019.
Originally created as book covers, these archival-quality art prints add a fresh, colorful layer to the iconic Ian Fleming's James Bond legacy. Each limited-edition print features a different Bond girl from the respective title, and are printed on thick, 100% cotton rag paper that's signed and numbered by the artist Michael Gillette. The hand-torn border adds a distinct look to each, and they can be float mounted or matted. Each is officially licensed by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. We've chosen to offer our favorite Bond titles, including Casino Royale (the first book in the series), Dr. No (the first Bond film), Goldfinger, Quantum of Solace, For Your Eyes Only, and Moonraker. Available in both large and small formats. Other than Gillette himself, Uncrate is the only authorized retailer of these James Bond prints.
AirPods are great, As a result, they're also becoming increasingly ubiquitous. The Nomad AirPod Rugged Case protects their charging case while also giving it a unique look. Its two-piece construction incorporates a black polycarbonate shell and brown, USA-sourced Horween leather, giving the little white capsule a whole different personality. As a bonus, it will wear and develop its own patina over time, making it a great combination for a leather iPhone case. The cases now support AirPods wireless charging.
A young boy falls into a painting — and discovers a fantastic world that he becomes a literal part of. Travelling Through Brush and Ink is a journey through four important landscape paintings that represent shifts in not just in style, but in politics and culture. Director Annlin Chao and her team created everything by hand, which can be seen in the making of video.
Captured by the crew of Apollo 8 on December 24, 1968, Earthrise is one of the most iconic space photographs ever taken. The picture still evokes feelings of awe and wonder to those who see it 50 years later so imagine the flood of emotions the astronauts who viewed it first-hand experienced. In this short film, Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders reminisce about the day they witnessed the Earth emerge from behind the lunar horizon.
It's a beautiful day in Google's neighborhood. On the 51st anniversary of the show, the tech tycoon honors everyone's favorite neighbor with a nostalgia-inducing stop-motion short full of Mister Rogers goodness. The animation is backed by the iconic voice of the man in the cardigan himself, singing his legendary theme song.
Deus Ex Machina celebrates the need for speed in the California desert. Captured by filmmaker Jeff Zwart, the custom motorcycle shop puts stuntman Riley Harper behind the wheel of a 1949 belly tank Lakester and lets him loose at Soggy Dry Lake.
Brendan Banks is here to fill your Star Wars void until the franchise returns in 2019. The filmmaker has set up shop in a galaxy far, far away to bring you a nine-minute fan film. Taking place on a remote forest planet, the short follows an abandoned Imperial scout trooper on the hunt for a Jedi.
Another RC Channel has created the ultimate off-road video by filming his Traxxas TRX4 Broncos in super slow-mo. The effect paired with the angle almost makes you feel like your watching a couple a full-size 4x4s shredding the beach. He follows it up by taking his toys to the forest trails of the Pacific Northwest.
You probably know the exact region or even vineyard your wine comes from. But what about that cork in the bottle? Although they seem menial, that plug is just as vital to your glass of Cab as the grapes inside and the method used to harvest the cork to make them is equally as strenuous. The delicate process begins in Portugal with a group of harvesters that have been keeping the tradition alive for generations.
From a pair of Jack Kerouac's boots to the foot of Charles Dickens' cat Bob, the New York Public Library has its own museum-worthy collection of literary artifacts. The assortment of paraphernalia is the work of two brothers and includes anything from locks of hair to prayer bells. In this short profile, Director of Exhibitions Declan Kiely walks you through the unusual objects that make up The Berg Collection.
There might be ping pong tables in your basement or at the office, but none are like the ones in New York City's Bryant Park. Not because of their metal net or the unpredictable elements, but because of the players that use them. The Tables draw in people from all walks of life and unite them in an unexpected way.
Nathan Drake is a treasure hunter, explorer, historian, and really good at getting himself in trouble. Until now, his exploits have been confined to gaming consoles. This fan film, directed by Allan Ungar and starring Nathan Fillion, takes Nathan and partner Victor "Sully" Sullivan out of the game and into real life.
In the 80s, vector graphics were the cutting age of gaming. Classics like Star Wars, Battlezone, and the original Tron movie used vectors to simulate 3D before texturing caught up. Stu Maschwitz created TANK using Adobe After Effects and custom tools to make this excellent short film that drips 80s nostalgia.
From the first spark of fire to the physics of today's hydrogen fusion, light has had quite an evolution. The Atlantic goes back to where it all started in 400,000 B.C. to give this chill timeline tracking the history of one of our most beloved resources.
Channel your inner Ben Gates. Vollebak has teamed up with adventurers Jason Fox and Aldo Kane to create the ultimate treasure hunt. Up for grabs is a one-of-a-kind hand-carved Rosewood sculpture crafted by Saena Ku. The piece took her over three months to complete and is impossible to duplicate, so don't even try. It's currently hidden somewhere on planet Earth and the only clue you'll be given is this short film by Oscar-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel, documenting the trek to its undisclosed hideout. Whoever can uncover the card's whereabouts will earn themselves free Vollebak clothing for life.
First, there was 4K. Then it was 8K. Now, we've reached mind-blowing clarity with 12K. Just to put it into perspective, it's 48.5 times the resolution of HD 1080p. Filmmaker Phil Holland showcases the stunning resolution with a cinematic flyover of New York City.