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Earth To Paris Anthem

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From Our Friends At Good

SHFT is a collaboarting partner, along with Good, UN Foundation, National Geographic, Mashable, and others on the initiative Earth To Paris.  This year's COP21 talks will bring world leaders to Paris in December and is poised to finalize a global climate agreement.  We've never been so close to something this meaningful on an international agreement.  But the negotiators need to se......read more

EARTH TO PARIS

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A Message From SHFT & Vulcan Productions

The UN Foundation invited us to be a collaborating partner for Earth To Paris, a summit to take place in conjunction with the COP21 climate talks. We decided to collaborate with Black Powder Works to create this PSA focussing on the next generation and the future they deserve. Please spread it around. Generously....read more

SHFT, Vimeo, and Abramorama present "Planetary" at SXSW

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And For Simultaneous Theatrical and Vimeo Release on Earth Day. Trailer Sneak Peak Here

Here's a sneak peak at the trailer. And a few words from the filmmakers.  "We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. PLANETARY is a poetic and humbling......read more

New World

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UK animator Oliver Sin uses simple graphics to narrate the history of earth

When he isn't busy working as a designer at Nerv Interactive, UK animator Oliver Sin finds time to pursue personal creative projects. "New World," a delightful animated short that Sin made in 2013, is one such project. The Vimeo Staff Pick tells a visual story of the history of earth, from its creation through to 21st century space exploration. Sin employs a bright color palette, simple graphical......read more

Overview

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Planetary Collective produced a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect.

The spark that started SHFT was a simple act of sharing between friends.  Adrian and I would email each other an article on a new sustainable product, a great video or an interesting post.  We would get inspired and excited by these digital gifts.  Adrian sent me a link to OVERVIEW last week and it reminded me of those early emails.  We hope you find it as awesome and humbling......read more

Alexander, "A Million Years"

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Earthy vid for solo single from Magnetic Zeros frontman.

Alex Ebert has a thing for the desert. Earlier, you saw him traipsing around the Mojave Desert with the rest of the happy hippies in Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Here we find him back the sand dunes as part of his new solo project, Alexander, with director Benjamin Kutsko behind the camera. The vast, arid landscape nicely fits the earthy vibes of "A Million Years." Soulful......read more

Ban the Bag

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Happy Earth Day! No better time to voice your support for banning plastic bags in California.

California, stand up! The first organized attempt at a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags may have faltered, but the fight rages on. Emboldened by several successful local actions boycotting wasteful plastic shopping bags, Californians are urging Governor Jerry Brown to make a move.  Plastic pollution harms wildlife, threatens public health, and hinders the economy. It's......read more

Big Bang Big Boom

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Blu's latest amazing wall animation tracks the evolution of life on Earth.

“Big Bang Big Boom," the latest of Blu's mindblowingly creative wall animations, has the internet on fire for its phenomenal stop motion depiction of the history of the world. An elaborate combination of graffiti, installation and animation, the work follows the evolution of life of earth, from beginning to end. ...read more

Bowerbirds "Northern Lights"

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Minnesotan lakes and forests provide the perfect backdrop for duo's earthy folk-pop.

North Carolina band takes a trip to the northern wilderness in new vid filmed at Ten Mile Lake in Minnesota. Directed and edited by Matt Amato of The Masses....read more

Cal Earth Vision

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Superadobe houses address the shelter needs of world’s poorest people.

The late visionary architect Nadir Khalili (1936-2008) made it his life’s mission to create sustainable shelter for the world’s poorest people. Under the banner of Cal-Earth, the nonprofit he founded to further his quest, Khalili invented “superadobe” technology, which uses on-site earthen material and local supplies of sandbags and barbed wire (usually in good supply in......read more

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