Is there anything better than a film or video that can truly move you to another place and time? I find that to be one of the most marvellous aspects of the moving image. Mental and physical transportation.
And in that regard; I’ve seen two web videos this week that I have to share. Both of them transported me to London; one of my favorite cities in the world (and somewhat a second home to me). This first clip is created by graphic designer and animator David Hubert. It is a short, exciting visual journey around the city – captured in still frames and edited together (to a Daft Punk song) in a breathtaking manner. After seeing this, I wanted to get on a plane as fast as possible (see it in HD here – and check out the comments thread):
And the second clip that made my heart jump for London, is something completely different; but just as delightful: