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2008-07-23 21:00:30

When director Chris Milk of @radical.media needed to create a walking, singing, photo-real human heart he turned to Gradient Effects for its design and animation. The video, featuring Saturday Night Live's Jorma Taconne in a heart-wrenching performance as a jilted lover opposite Aasha Davis, was lensed on location in a Santa Monica diner with additional motion-capture provided by the Institute for Creative Technologies Graphics Lab, (ICT). Thomas Tannenberger and Olcun Tan, founders of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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