Chris McClean and Mark Waters’ Uncommon Ideals is an award-winning short film featuring scenes and stories from the North Sea. “From the fjords to the lochs, from brown to blue,” says their Vimeo page. “Surfing’s sepia dipped North Sea tales foretold.” The video is set to the music of UNKLE and narrated by the poem Uncommon Ideals by Daniel Crockett and read by Jeff Hordley.
Long have I wanted to visit the Pacific Northwest, especially Seattle and Portland. This video makes me want to even more. Lake Cushman was filmed by Vimeo users Caleb and Shawn while visiting the 4,010-acre lake in Washington.
On a recent visit, Ynon Lan decided to capture New York City through countless still photographs featuring some common sights around of the city. Watch as images of yellow taxis, brownstones, as well as the hustle and bustle of its residents flash before you like a flip book in the video Still NYC.
What if we lived the same way we traveled? Sebastian Linda tackles that very question in Travel Where You Live. This short video is more than a PSA for the “staycation” and takes you all around Saxony, Germany as the subjects explore their home country as if it was very far from home.
Jeanlee captures his visit to Greece, specifically the islands of Santorini and Mykonos in this aptly titled short video. With much of the country in the grips of bitter cold weather, Travel Greece is a welcome warm weather and mental respite.
Ionian, a short video by London-based video editor and producer Ryan Clarke, takes you along on a short sailing vacation in the Ionian Islands of Greece. The colors and soundtrack work in tandem with Clarke’s images of Kefalonia and Ithica.
Martijn Doolaard of DAMP DESIGN wanted to portray Norway and Iceland in a different way. Little Nordics, his timelapse and tilt-shift video, does just that. “I wanted to portray this like you are watching an ants hill, which gives such a funny perspective on things,” he says on his Vimeo page.
Cinematographer and timelapse photographer Ryan Emond captures Canada’s most populated city in Toronto Skyline Porn, a “full-frontal visual journey” through the city’s changing skyline. He shot the video over a series of four years and multiple seasons.