DRYVRS EP.1

The first episode of a new comedy web series :DRYVRS, created and written by musician, actor and producer Jack Dishel and starring a beautifully unhinged Macaulay Culkin.

Bill & Will Xmas

We are easing our hangovers from the Monkeys/Maud Xmas party 2015 by watching Billy Eichner and Will Ferrell harass strangers in New York about all things Christmas.

Synthetic Nature

Australian artist Andy Thomas creates beautifully bizarre digital sculptures that in response to audio.

3D Printed Haikus

Swiss design duo Drzach & Suchy were inspired by watching water strider insects at a pond, noticing that they were mostly invisible except for the shadows they cast underwater from the weight of their legs. They decided to re-create this effect using 3-D printing technology combined with poetic words.

Ken Block - Blast

Ken Block meets Danish arthouse cinema in the mesmerising peice of film directed by photographer Jim Mangan.

Mad Tiger

New York based Japanese performance-art band Peelander-Z has their bizarre story told in this new doco that premieres next week at DOC NYC.

Comedy On Demand

Some awesome comedy content coming out through on demand channels. Our mates over at Jungleboys just launched "No Activity" on Stan in Australia to rave reviews and Bob Odenkirk and David Cross have a new sketch show "W/ Bob & David" coming soon on Netflix that looks pretty tasty.

Project Faces

Pretty cool app for the typography nerds that allows you to make a font in the time it would take you to choose one.

60 Foot Lady

Some sweet animation from Mambo artist Jeff Raglus for Victoriana Gaye's new tune 60 Foot Lady. You will be able to see Jeff talking about his art and involvement in Mambo in our upcoming Monkeys X Bombora Films production for the ABC entitled Mambo: Art Irritates Life.

Activewear

Friends of The Monkeys, Skit Box, won the internet this week with this catchy tune. Check out their ABC Fresh Blood pilot, Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am.

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead

The world of comedy has a lot more to thank National Lampoon for than the Vacation movies.

Hell's Club

Some clever editing and post work creates a fictional place filled with Hollywood's big stars.

Mini Mad Max

Mad Max on go karts as a promo for the upcoming Mad Max game. I would have liked to see a small man playing a ukelele on the back of a ute in baby bouncer to parody the music rig.

Ferrolic

Ferrolic re-imagines digital display by using ferro dynamic fluid with very interesting results. Thanks Petra for the link.

Uptown Funk Sung by the Movies

Some people have a lot of time on their hands. 280 movies sing Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk".

Lil Kleine & Ronnie Flex

You haven't experienced hip hop till you've heard dutch hip hop. At time of posting this is the number 1 song in the netherlands. Real talk, believe.

The WETA effect

Storybrain explain how Peter Jackson ruined movies for everyone.

Jurassic Weenie

Jurassic World with Sausage (Weiner) Dogs. Just because.

The Cinder Cone Tree House

In the Spring of 2014 a small group of close friends broke ground on a building project in Skamania County, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. Their primary endeavor was a multi-platform tree house, but also included a skate bowl and a wood fired soaking tub as well. Pretty sweet.

Now In Production - Film & Television Titles

More film & TV title reference than you can poke a lower case "l" at. From the wonderful people at Art of the Title.

Totally Free

A beautiful short doco about the roller skaters of golden gate park San Francisco. People truly happy just being themselves.

Paddle Board Art


Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro AKA Hula has created these beautiful images as part of a series of street art murals depicting women emerging from the water along the concrete walls of ruined and abandoned structures in NY.

Amy

From the makers of "Senna" comes a new doco on the life of Amy Winehouse.

One Man Thriller

Rácz Gergő combines the skills of Michael Jackson and Michael Winslow to create an impressive version of 'Thriller' using only his vocal stylings, some nifty editing and a killer smile.

First and Final Frames

The opening and closing shots of 55 films side-by-side. Some really interesting similarities and differences.

The Tears Awaken

The latest Star Wars trailer has us all nostalgic and a little emotional.

White God

Two hundred dogs were trained to act for this epic looking film that won the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Kind of 'Planet of the Apes' for dogs but let's face it, dogs are way cooler than those damned dirty apes.

The Salt of the Earth - Sebastião Salgado

The moving story of photographer Sebastião Salgado's 40 year career. A study of art, the world and humanity. Go see it on the big screen.

DJI Phantom 3

The new DJI Phantom 3 shoots 4K and will sell for around USD $1300. Tempting.

ALB - The Road

Mesmerising animated music video for French outfit ALB's new tune 'The Road'.

Happy Easter

We'll be celebrating Easter by watching “The Jelly Film” by Jenny van Sommers on loop.

Dang It To Heck

Fun little animation from the warped minds of Rob Hunter and Chris Edser.

Skate Heads

Some interesting objects re-imagined as skate board ramps/art pieces.

California Inspires Me: Mark Mothersbaugh

California Inspires Me: Mark Mothersbaugh from Devo from Manson on Vimeo.

California Inspires Me is a collaboration between Google Play and California Sunday. This nicely animated episod features legendary composer and Devo frontman Mark Mothersbaugh talking about his childhood and early entrance into creativity.

James Brown Dance Lessons

Here's some sweet moves for the weekend courtesy of JB himself.

10K Timelapse Demo

Forget 4K video, 10K is where it's at now. Full screen this bad boy for full effect.

Unconditional Rebel - Siska

French filmmaker Guillaume Panariello captured most of this 3.5-minute music video in a span of 5 seconds @ 1000fps.

If I Die on Mars

Meet the people who've volunteered to be on the first manned mission to Mars ... and stay there.

Straight Outta Compton

We're getting our shell toes and bandanas ready for the release of Straight Outta Compton.

Feel Good Friday

An inspiring story about a young man who made a simple change.