Crack Magazine’s “Three Minutes” Program for Emerging Directors

Bristol-based Crack Magazine just announced a new program (or “incubator scheme”) called Three Minutes, providing opportunity and funding for five young, emerging directors to make music videos. Run by Crack, the initiative received financing from the England European Regional Development Fund, as well as support from Shure, Burberry and Film London’s BFI network. Unsigned directors under 26 years old may answer the open call with …

Real-Time Photorealism

In the world of architectural visualization and animation, achieving real-time rendering while maintaining photorealism has long been a grail-worthy task. In a new animation created with the program Unreal Engine 4, Lasse Rode of Studio XOIO was finally able to tackle the near-impossible endeavor. Follow his tutorial, watch his “Berlin Flat” animation, and have fun trying to convince yourself that its not actually a real-life …

Network Awesome

Expert video curators deliver a week of design inspiration and more

Network Awesome is a website where you can easily lose track of time and yet never feel like time is being wasted. Living up to its name, the Berlin-based site is brimming with utterly curious content which is curated by a team of cultivated film and video buffs, and turned into organized weekly programming. From women of punk to cat videos, a wide range of …