The Black Harbor The Black Harbor is an online account of the work, ideas, and inspiration of a tight-nit collective of creatives. Over the years we have created things together, attended school together, fought together, and partied together. We have grown beyond the simplicity of friendship. We are now a family. Our purpose is to celebrates the work of the collective and explore creative work in the world that truly inspires us driving us to be better at what we do. Our hope is that as we document our work, process, lives, and inspiration that you will also be inspired and share your work with us.
Adam programmed this site. He lives in the center of the mission district of San Francisco. When not enjoying the sunshine and telling immature jokes in Dolores Park, he can be found hunched in front of his computer at I Shot Him animating and programming things that will hopefully make you smile.
Los Angeles band Leslie & the Badgers stopped by the studio as they rolled through town on their way to Portland. They have such a powerful presence and hot damn Leslie can sing. The above video is of their song Ball ... Continue reading →
Our good friends TaughtMe have stopped by for an Auditory Viewing. Blake sings us Tip Me Over.
Aubrey Trinnaman and her squeeze box joins Blake for a performance of Apology.
Thanks guys for stopping by!
We are proud to present Marty Mattern of Love Like Fire for an Auditory Viewing. He wrote this song for us the night before and I’m quite fond of it.
Marty Covers a Nick Drake song.
B4 is another song that Marty had w ... Continue reading →
Alex Robins of Or, The Whale is the first musician to stop by the office to help us kick off our new music series called Auditory Viewings. The first song he played for us is new and is being heard first here.
We also have a s ... Continue reading →
A sexy little one minute piece to celebrate, London moving image and digital arts organization, onedotzero’s 15th birthday and the release of their specially commissioned Granimator Packs with ustwo.
En ... Continue reading →
French graphic designer Kadavre Exquis takes us back to our childhood with his gorgeous short film Childhood of a Circle.
Kadavre Exquis worked with the multi award winning sound designer John Kassab to conjure ... Continue reading →
This is truly amazing. Using After Effects Jeff Desom stitched all of the scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window into a 20 minute, 33 foot, single image projected video installation. After combining ... Continue reading →
This video is immediately makes you smile and then it gets super depressing. Pulling off this level of detail and lifelike animation with puppets (not stop-motion) seems incredible difficult. Pretty impressive s ... Continue reading →
The crew over at Buck teamed up with goodbooks.com to produce this amazing homage to the late Hunter S. Thompson while still promoting Good Books, an online bookseller that gives all of it’s profits to charity ... Continue reading →