Kim Pimmel, a software designer and filmmaker, explores the abstract visual properties of ferrofluid through stop-motion photography in his Compressed series.
Engineers at the University of Pennsylvania demonstrate the agility of their autonomous robots in this video by Kurtis Sensenig.
PlusOne, a creative agency in Amsterdam, brings maps and works of art from The Amsterdam Museum to life with 3-D digital animation techniques.
Michel Hazanavicius demonstrates how to tell a good story, sans dialogue.
Happy Leap Day! A short animated video explains the astronomy and history behind leap years.
Temporal Distortion is a stunning time-lapse video of the Milky Way over South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Colorado.
A newspaper reveals how images were scanned and sent electronically via telephone lines in the 1930s.
A hilarious viral video featuring the Upper Austrian Youth Orchestra demonstrates the "Cyber Conductor," featuring play, pause, rewind, and countless other functionalities.
Filtering through a pinhole in a window shade, the urban landscape of Paris is reproduced on the walls of a darkened apartment.
The iconic sci-fi short went on to inspire countless films, including Martin Scorsese's Hugo.
From tiny tropical beaches to micro g-go dancers, The City of Samba captures the color and energy of Brazil's famous celebration.
Inspirations, a meticulously crafted 3D animation, reveals a universe of wonderful things based on imagery in M.C. Escher's art.
Pickin' & Trimmin' features a classic barber shop in Drexel, North Carolina, and the men who have been meeting there to play bluegrass music, tell stories, and get an occasional haircut, for decades.
A short documentary about the joy of walking a highline, featuring Jerry Miszewski
The Wild Heart captures the color-saturated beauty of some of North America's most stunning natural phenomena, from the Grand Canyon to the lunar eclipse of last December.
A vintage educational film about alcohol's chemical composition and its effects on the human body and mind
Mr. Happy Man is the true story of 88-year-old Johnny Barnes, who spends hours each morning wishing Bermuda's commuters well.
The Perennial Plate, a series about sustainable eating, compiled a mouthwatering montage of their food adventures in Vietnam.
Sonja Hinrichsen and five volunteers create beautiful geometric forms in snow, as documented in this video by Cedar Beauregard.
Rapidly alternating between two similar camera angles, Vivien Weyrauch and Fabian Röttger's video for Mint Julep creates a 3D effect.