You've probably seen this already making the rounds online. "This is a generic video" is far from it. What's brilliant about the video is that it was inspired by "This Is a Generic Brand Video," written by Kendra Eash for McSweeney's Internet Tendency. A literary piece making fun of advertisement became a video that looks like it's making fun of ads but it's really an ad for a service for stock footage. So meta it's an Ouroboros.
Some people consider them the best part of the movie going experience — the Movie Trailer. Take a look at the evolution of the "coming attractions" from simple silent film splices, through the template style of the Golden Age of Hollywood, through Auteurs and finally into the Blockbuster era.
Learned a lot of things I didn't know about the movie trailer. More trailers from throughout history can be seen at Filmmaker IQ
One more film to add to the growing collection of behind-the-scenes looks at dance. David Heuvel, the Costume Production Director at Ballet West, has worked with international stars such as Margot Fonteyn, Natalia Makarova, Merle Park and Violette Verdy. With more than 25 years dedicated to his craft, he has created hundreds of beautiful ballet costumes by hand. Here is the story of a tutu.