Silhouettes Unite!

Not going to say too much here, but our friends at Digital Kitchen certainly have no shortage of inspiration. Here is a piece they did for Seattle International Film Festival, 2009. Compare that with Portland Studio’s “Dutemps” project for Zune-Arts, 2008.

I know what you’re going to say: “But wait! In the first example it’s an old man with a flask, and the second example it’s a boy with a lantern.”

But seriously, let’s be real; the pieces bare a eerily strange resemblance in palette, technique, and execution to one another. The concepts are different sure, audio, etc. but it’s still a good idea to push things far enough away from the source so that the police (ie. me) don’t come out of the woodwork to make a point of it.

Portland Studios vs. Digital Kitchen

4 Responses to
“Silhouettes Unite!”

  1. Vidar Cornelius April 9, 2009 at 3:58 pm #

    well ah, even though I agree to the point, the latter one just is that much better. Ever since someone started debating that everything comes from somewhere + the fact that most don’t even try to thrive and create new in everything they do, I’ve come to enjoy it when someone just bluntly does the same thing so much better. I wouldn’t have done it personally, but the kick in the nut is something I can’t ignore 🙂
    as long as someone is kicking nuts, I’m sure it’ll be worth the few seconds!

    ohoi! //

  2. bv April 11, 2009 at 12:43 am #

    looks a little like that voices of color piece as well ryan.

  3. Liam April 12, 2009 at 12:51 pm #

    oh, and its interesting that this and the trueblood pieces were done at the seattle office. no offense, but i’m partial to dk chicago 😀

  4. John April 23, 2009 at 9:30 am #

    wow. unreal.

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