Address is Approximate by Tom Jenkins tells the story of a lonely desk toy who goes on a road trip with Google streetview. I’ve watched this multiple times, and can’t get enough. Beautiful and touching. [via]
I get immersed in this! Compelling, reflective, inspiring. Great work, passion…
Beautiful, painstaking work.
But, er, the sun sets at the end (in the west) so the shadow on R2D2 would move up, not down. Just saying.
Thanks for providing this…made my Thanksgiving morn even better! Have a good feast today, Nathan!
Wow! This is beautiful.
Marissa Mayer was sharing this post.
Now I need to buy a Poze’m guy…..
Very cool video, has some strange emotional aspect to it, even thought its toys and stop animation.
This is seriously dope Man well fckn done :)
Really simple and touching. Beautiful
yes, the sunset is a bit confusing…
Very touchy video. I would love to go in this way.
This must have taken so much time to make!
I think the lighting on R2D2 is due to the sun emerging as the car rounds the hill, not due to sunset. That’s why it goes up, as the lamp emerges from behind the computer.
So typical, the black man serving the white man.
(just kidding…. really compelling piece)
My lawyers will be in touch soon.
All the best.
I agree with Lee here too, I get totally caught up in stumbling on to new addresses and locations on Google (with Google Earth of course), just absolutely riveting!
nice! here’s another street view video i really like:
nice, this is my google street view stop-motion video:
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