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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.
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Bill Baird (of Sunset) put out a rad new album this year that is a slight departure from his old stuff. Dig on it
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A playlist created by photographer and artist Eric Carroll relating to his Rayko Photo Center show titled Plato’s Home Movies.
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Your stressed out. You need to chill the fuck out and take this in.
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This album has been doing the trick for me lately. I’m a sucker for anything western and psychedelic.
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Woah supernerd! What do you got against the design of our site? Here's the feed. Geek.
Film & Motion
The Collective's Work
Our Inspiration
Motion Picture Portraiture
I’ve always been in love with portraiture. Every face is different, but almost more interestingly, every face moves differently. Every face has its own language, tendencies, ticks, nuance, shine, and blas ... Continue reading →
We are happy to share with you the latest animation from I Shot Him. We collaborated with Participant Media and Take Part to create a website and animation for a social action campaign about the power of storytelling f ... Continue reading →
My pal Kalvin Lazarte, from Play Nice, got a gig doing the video for the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2011 line. I assume he was really scared and felt like he was in over his head.  I assume this is why he called up the person ... Continue reading →
Kendl Winter + Angelo Spencer.
Olympia, Washington is an odd, beautiful town. With a population just under 50,000, its the home of The Evergreen State College, an “experimental” liberal arts  college that functions without the us ... Continue reading →
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“Old Plank Road” The Portland band Hillstomp swung by our office to play a few songs. After a quick dumpster dive for instruments they set up and let loose.  Yee Haw! “Banjo Song # 1″ “ ... Continue reading →
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We are working on the SFpark project over at I Shot Him and have just finished the video explaining the whole pilot project. Normally I’d expect you to run for your lives to keep yourself from being bored because ... Continue reading →
Back in February 2011, I was fortunate enough to receive an invite to MADE for a David LaChapelle doc screening, where I met the man himself along with many other creative juggernauts Berlin has to offer (thanks Emil ... Continue reading →
Julia Pott – The Event
Once again, Julia Pott stuns with a beautiful yet bleak short film “The Event”. Commissioned by Random Acts and based on a poem by Tom Chivers. It premiered last night on Channel 4. For those of us acros ... Continue reading →
Keepers of the Craft
A beautiful short documentary about the dying art of traditional sign painting.
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We Always See It Too Late – Scott Benson
God damn I love Scott Benson’s style.  I’ve posted about Scott a couple times and am happy to find yet another of his motion graphics gem. This time a handful of zoetropes he put together in after effects. ... Continue reading →
This short is by writer/director/composer Benh Zeitlin, the same writer/director/composer for the upcoming Beasts of the Southern Wild which appears to take place in the same world of fantastic realism in the dee ... Continue reading →
CRCR’s opening for the Annecy animation festival is not very new but I just stumbled upon it and thinks it is pretty damn terrific.  I love the color pallet and textures.  Good work dudes. Also check out their ne ... Continue reading →