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Taking a Panorama from 1776 Feet

An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how TIME scaled the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and snapped an historic photographic panorama. For years after the 9/11 attacks, nearly all the activity at Ground Zero was downward—digging through the piles of debris, excavating a vast pit to restore the ruined transit lines, preparing the foundations for Read MoreRead More

Creating the Digital New York City for “Avengers”

ILM showing off again.. Although roughly a third of “The Avengers” is set in New York City precious little was actually filmed there. ILM crew members photographed 7-miles of city streets from a variety of heights and at different times of day totaling 250,000 images. The crew then digitally recreated roughly 20 square blocks of Read MoreRead More

Empty America – A Timelapse of New York City with No People

Thrash Lab’s “Empty America” timelapse travel series takes you to New York City. All the bridge and tunnel people have been digitally sent home and Manhattan has been wiped empty! Penn Station, Wall Street, Central Park, Times Square, The Met and Fifth Avenue have never looked so vacant.Read More

New York: Night and Day

New York: Night and Day is a combination of non-traditional video time-lapse and animation. I filmed day and night scenes from around New York City and combined them back into single sequences using rotoscoping techniques. The piece explores the relationships between night and day, by compositing together scenes shot in the same location over a Read MoreRead More

Deluge (1933) – the first disaster film to wipe out New York City

1933 saw King Kong scale the Chrysler building and a Film where New York City was completely destroyed by an unexplained earthquake and tsunami. This film was thought to be completely missing until an Italian dub surfaced in 1981. The film is also a departure form the disaster fare we have today in that the Read MoreRead More

Vintage Stanley Kubrick New York Photos on Sale

For the hard-to-shop-for-filmmaker, VandM in an exclusive partnership with the Museum of the City of New York is releasing a collection of photographic prints by legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. Shot early in his career before he turned to filmmaking, these glimpses into New York City life in the late 40s show the beginnings of a genius at work.Read More