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    Motion Studies #9: Rose Hobart

    The original movie remix.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #7: Low Budget Eye Candy

    Even George Lucas started out as a resourceful low-budget filmmaker, as detailed in this video essay manifesto on DIY film production.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #5: Variation on a Sunbeam

    A 12 minute D.W. Griffith short is dissected and rearranged into multiple spaces playing out in real time, providing a revelatory view of Griffith's approach to storytelling and space.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #4: Godardloop

    47 films spanning 50 years of filmmaking are channeled into a stream of images that attest to the inimitable talent of Jean-Luc Godard.

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    VIDEO SERIES - MAD MEN Moments

    With the long-awaited premiere to Season Five imminent, Mad Men is on many a person's mind. For the next thirteen weeks, some may revel in a neverland of glamorous mid-60s living fraught with social strife; others may wonder what jaw-dropping, life-changing events await their favorite characters...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: It's a MAD World - a MAD MEN Video Tribute

    Serena Bramble weaves dozens upon dozens of clips into a jazz-like succession of motifs, mapping out the resplendent world of Mad Men.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Carousel

    This video is inspired by the famous "Carousel" presentation in the finale of season one of Mad Men. The sequence is further explored by Tommaso Tocci in the accompanying essay.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Sad Clown Dress

    Selecting an iconic moment for Season Two of Mad Men, we focus on the idyllic domestic world of Betty Draper and how it all falls apart within a 24-hour span.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Lawnmower

    Our iconic moment of Mad Men season three easily ranks as one of the most shocking of the entire series to date.

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    VIDEO ESSAY - MAD MEN Moments: The Fight

    There is near-unanimous consensus that 4.07: "The Suitcase" is the standout episode of Season Four of Mad Men, so we knew that our video essay on a singular moment from that season had to come from that episode.

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