An example of early cinematic storytelling from Thomas Edison's production company includes live reindeer and sweeping miniature model landscapes
A short documentary from Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade things, traces the origins of glitter back to Paleolithic party people
It's tough to laugh at the string of conflicts and disasters that made up the past year, but JibJab does their best with 2011 Buh-Bye!
In chapter seven of the dance film Girl Walk // All Day, the girl and the character known as "the gentleman" go on an adventure that culminates in a subway car dance party
Matthew Box transforms ordinary skate footage by rendering each frame as a watercolor painting, and then putting them all together in a flowing animation.
Beautiful 16mm Kodachrome footage of a family on Christmas morning in the mid to late 1950s
Not your average amazing viral dance video, this one was shot on the actual Great Wall of China
Adam Minter's video from a recycling plant in Shijiao, China, sheds light on what happens after the holiday festivities die down
Nine-year-old Ari tracks down most of the republican candidates to ask, "If you could be any superhero, who would you be and why?"
The Happy Holidays video genre gets a morbid, but hilarious, twist
In chapter six of the dance film Girl Walk // All Day, the character known simply as the "creep" takes center stage in his skeleton jumpsuit
How exactly does one decide to open a bar in Baghdad at the height of the Iraq war? Here Joshuah Bearman's nonfiction tale comes to life through animation by Colleen Cox and sound design by Pat Walters
Colin Mika used a variety of tricks to film the sprawling vistas of Los Angeles as if they were inside a tiny snow globe (which is actually a light bulb filled with water)
Creepy and hilarious, Mister Handsome explores what happens when a woman reconnects with a childhood imaginary friend and romance blossoms
Extreme Weather looks at the weather-related disasters that seem to be plaguing the planet with increasing frequency due to global warming. This episode covers drought in Mexico and floods in Australia
In 2010, Dan Chung captured one of North Korea's largest military parades in mesmerizing slow motion
Electric Literature embraces digital media in publishing and produces web videos inspired by the short stories in its magazine. Here, artist Peter Lundgren brings a single sentence from Ben Stroud's "Byzantium" to life
For District Nights, Andrew Geraci spent two years composing time-lapse shots of Washington's historic monuments at dusk
A teaser for Lucy Cooke's full-length documentary Too Cute! Baby Sloths for Animal Planet
Former ad executive Cindy Gallop is an infinitely quotable speaker on business, innovation, and sex -- and she also happens to have a very cool apartment