This time-lapse composite of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1953 master-piece Rear Window is well-worth your time.
The video showed up online over a month ago but has only entered our consciousness in the last day.
The video was done by Jeff Desom and it really is quite a simple idea but is so well executed. What is also interesting to me is the fact that the video is actually only a making-of for a project which originally ran in a gallery environment across three screens. Check out the diagram below and visit Jeff’s project page here for more.
Anyone who was in Dublin City University’s school of communications in 2007 may well get a little buzz from seeing the word TRIPLEHEAD-2-GO in there. I was part of a thesis project group who completed a multiple-narrative piece which ran across three screens using that lovely little VGA splitter and the words still send a tingle down my spine.
If you’re so inclined you can even go back in time and check out our somewhat shambolic “making-of” documentary here on DCU professor and mentor Will Tuke’s page which features quite a few DCU video projects produced between 1999 and 2007. Some of them aren’t the worst either!