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Brooklyn Informed: Water

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New SHFT series Brooklyn Informed launches with a look at water conservation efforts in the borough.

Brooklyn Informed, our new web series, profiles real people pursuing the practice of sustainability in BK, a breeding ground for greening activity. The series jumps off with an episode on water, going deep with artist Mary Jordan and entrepreneur Sean Meenan on their respective water conservation projects in the borough. ...read more

Last Call at the Oasis: Trailer

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New doc dives deep into the global water crisis

Here is the trailer for Last Call at the Oasis, the highly anticipated new documentary from Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu. Inspired by Alex Prud'homme's book The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the 21st Century, the film is a thorough examination ofthe global water crisis, with a focus on industrial and agricultural pollution in America and the drying of the Southwest. Last......read more

The Fisherman's Son: The Spirit of Ramon Navarro

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Directed by Chris Malloy, Presented by Patagonia

Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the culture and environment of the Chilean coast. Punta de Lobos por siempre: Protect the Point Forever Take Action and Donate at: lobosporsiempre.org/ ...read more

Charity: Water Vid

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Great promo short for one of our favorite charities, featuring music by Beck.

What's the number one cause of disease in the world, causing more death than all forms of violence combined? If you guessed unsafe water, you're correct. Your reward is this sweet charity: water PSA. Check out the time lapse at 1:30, fantastic! ...read more

Water City

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Martin de Thurah's wet and wonderful short debuted at Shanghai Expo.

Danish director Martin de Thurah created this breathtaking bit of filmmaking for his country's exhibit at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. The quietly stunning "Water City" follows good-looking Danes as they dive, swim and splash in super slo-mo, all to the soothing sounds of Jonsi and Bach. With its focus on H2O, de Thurah's short is subtly reminscent of......read more

Phantom Water Edit

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Jaw-dropping water cinematography by Chris Bryan

There are only 150 Phantom HD Gold cameras in the world. The ultra-advanced, high-speed vid camera can shoot 1000 fps at 1920 x 1080 and 1500 fps at 1280 x 720. Aussie filmmaker Chris Bryan is one of the few lucky cinematographers who has his hands on one, and he puts it to stunning use in Phantom Water Edit, which captures the power and nuance of rolling surf in breathtaking detail.......read more

'Revolution' is a Stunning Stop-Motion Short

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Killer pop-up book animation follows the life cycle of a drop of water

Just when we thought the stop-motion craze had lost steam, this one "popped up" (sorry, had to) and put that idea to bed. Using a clever pop-up book idea, "Revolution" tells the engaging story of a drop of water as it moves through the hydrologic cycle. The animation was a collaborative effort between photographer Chris Turner, illustrator and "paper engineer" Helen Friel (check out that......read more

Water in the Anthropocene

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Eye-opening video illustrates humanity's effect on the global water cycle

We know that human activities have powerful effects on the physical environment, but visualizing and explaining these effects is not always easy. Take the water cycle, for example. It's obvious that things like damming, extraction, and irrigation are affecting the global water supply (on which all life depends), but it's difficult to see the whole picture. This new video from The Global Water......read more

"Rise" by Mathieu Gerard

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Mesmerizing CGI compels reflection on water

Mathieu Gérard worked in collaboration with European creative agencies EXOD-US and Fuse Collective to create this experimental short film compelling us to reflect on the nature of earth's most precious resource: water. Seamless in execution and set against Alexandre Desplat's soundtrack to Terrence Malik's 'The Tree of Life', this is the kind of visual poetry that moves us in ways......read more

Morgan Maassen: Water

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Lyrical ode to liquid wonder from LA surf photog

Here's a mesmerizing video from Morgan Maassen to kick off the work week on a hypnotic note. The simple title says it all: "Water" is a love letter to the oceans, described by the LA-based surf photographer as as “a brief odyssey into the world that I cherish most.” Filmed on a Red Epic, with Nikon 14mm F/2.8 lens in an SPL waterhousing, the clip is four and a a half minutes of......read more

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