Category Archives: Art of Video

Hologram, Peppers Ghost and a New Live Performance for Dead Artists

Maria Callas, the legendary opera star, was according to the NY Times the greatest singer of the 20th Century. She died in 1977, but she performs in a new concert with a live orchestra. A company called Base Hologram is using an old technique called Peppers Ghost with new technology. They are offering the result […]... Keep reading >


8 x 10 Video Camera

I just completed designing and building an 8×10 video camera, the first in the world that I know of. Essentially its off-axis reimaging of a projected image. It’s a bit like IMAX, but waaaaay bigger. – Zev Hoover Before you get too excited, the camera is indeed an 8 x 10 Video Camera, but the […]... Keep reading >


Brilliant Video Sells Used Honda for $20,000

    This video has had over 6 million views in two weeks. They were asking $500 for the car. They received from Carmax a hilarious-but-real offer to buy the car for $20,000. They accepted and sold the car to Carmax. Here’s the Carmax video that bid $20,000 for the car.... Keep reading >


Reversing a Video Clip

Reverse motion is a technique you may not have thought of using. But it can, in the right circumstances, add production value for comedy and other artistic effects. ... Keep reading >


June 6, 2017 | Art of Video | Comments

Kodachrome – A New Magazine from Kodak

“Kodachrome” is a limited edition magazine geared toward people who love “art, film and analog culture.” It goes beyond the world of analog photography and filmmaking. Kodak says it also about film, writing, sculpture, music, graphics. It is about art and analog culture. Issue 01 is being published in a “limited edition run” with 76 […]... Keep reading >


Filming in Zero Gravity

Filming in zero gravity takes a lot of planning as you can see in this OK Go music video. It was filmed in a Russian transport jet. The result is their music video Upside Down & Inside Out. ... Keep reading >


March 14, 2017 | Art of Video | | Comments

Ford Motors remakes “C’était un rendez-vous”

The famous French film of high speed (illegal) driving through the streets of Paris is being remade by Ford Motors and this one will be a 360 degree video. ... Keep reading >


Some Cheap Lighting Tricks

These cheap lighting tricks will help you make better-looking videos for just a few dollars. ... Keep reading >


February 14, 2017 | Art of Video, Movies | | Comments

Breaking The Fourth Wall How One Word Can Double Your Viewers

How to double your video video views by breaking the fourth wall. ... Keep reading >


Amazing OK Go One Moment Music Video

The OK Go One Moment Music Video proves the importannce of planning and mathematics in extreme slow motion.... Keep reading >



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