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Off the Air

Surreal and bizarre short films, based around a chosen theme.

Genre: Animation , Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Director: Dave Hughes

Country: USA

Duration: 11 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2011

IMDb: 8.3

Season 1 - Off the Air
2011-01-01
"Too moist to burn.\n\nFeatured videos: \"Big Bounce\" from Prelinger Archives \u2013 \"El Hombre Y La Tierra\" \u2013 \"Zodiac Animals\" by lilFUCHS \u2013 \"Cows and Zebras\" by Taras Hrabowsky \u2013 \"Meow Mix\" by Cyriak Harris \u2013 \"Triple Jump\" advertisement for JAL \u2013 \"The Music Scene\" by Anthony F. Shepherd \u2013 \"Cheese Rolling footage\" by SoGlos.com"
2011-09-02
"The language of the body in motion speaks all languages.\n\nFeatured videos: \"Big Bounce\" from Prelinger Archives \u2013 \"Involuntaries 4\" by Foofwa d\u2019Imobilit\u00e9, Vea Lucca, and Alan Sondheim \u2013 \"Opening Credits\" by Mark Phillips \u2013 \"Music Video for Buchstabe\" by Knorkator \u2013 \"Modern Daydreams 1: Deere John\" by Mitchell Rose and Bodyvox \u2013 Stock footage from iStock \u2013 \"Protective Cover (The Condom Song)\" by Nrityanjali Academy, from India HIV\/AIDS Alliance \u2013 \"Indian Dancing Prank\" by Christian von Nathusius \u2013 \"Angry Industrial Dancer in Little Saigon\" by Duy Huu Luu, aka Tank Nine \u2013 \"Tush It\" by Liam Lynch \u2013 \"Vessel (Four Tet Remix)\" by Jon Hopkins \u2013 \"Peacock Spider\" by Jurgen Otto \u2013 \"Robots Dancing\" by Jean-Charles Bazin and Young Cheol Lee"
2011-11-04
"Staring lovingly into the cold infinite void that will one day kill us all.\n\nFeatured videos: Mercury Freedom 7 footage supplied by NASA \/ Archive.org \u2013 \"Porculpa - Your Fault\" by Lyn Hagan \u2013 \"Opening Credits\" by Adam Fuchs (stock footage from Getty Images) \u2013 \"Toy Robot in Space!\" by James Trosh \u2013 \"Giant Leap\" by Kyle Botha \u2013 \"Zeroing\" by Andrey Nepomnyaschev \u2013 \"Space Ghost stock footage\" (featuring George Lowe) \u2013 \"Hell \/ ?????\" by David O'Reilly \u2013 \"Excerpt from Outside In\" by Stephen Van Vuuren \u2013 \"Noisebox in Space\" by 12foot6 \u2013 \"Carl Sagan - A Glorious Dawn (Symphony of Science)\" by John Boswell, featuring Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking \u2013 \"Quantum Leap animation\" by Thomas De Rijk \u2013 Apollo 11 Launch NASA film transfer by Spacecraft Films"
2012-06-01
"This is you. Explore your deep caverns. Consume yourself.\n\nFeatured videos: \"CORDS (hear us and have mercy)\" by Sara Lundberg. A Cappella performed by Linda Ohlin, Carina Aronsson, Gustav Nordlander, and Carl Slettengren \u2013 Stock footage supplied by iStock.com , Archive.org \u2013 \"Visible Human Project\" supplied by US National Library of Medicine \u2013 \"All Ways\" by Color Chart \u2013 \"Take This Pill\" by David Firth \u2013 \"going to the store\" by David Lewandowski \u2013 \"Hot Dog Hustle\" by Thomas Hunter \u2013 \"SyncBody\" by Daihei Shibata. Artwork by Hiroshi Sato. \u2013 \"Sossidge Arms\" shorts by Chriddof \u2013 \"Go Pro On a Hula Hoop\" by Nick Saik \u2013 \"Amalgamate Tide\" by Taras Hrabowski \u2013 \"Stinks\" by Glogman Johns \u2013 \"15 Denier\" by Harry Handyside"
Season 2 - Off the Air
2012-08-27
"Everything will be ok. The natural feeling of dread.\n\nFeatured videos: \"Experience Human Flight\" short film by Infinity List with special thanks to Soul Flyers \u2013 \"The Vision\" song by Ian Brady \u2013 \"Falling to Hell\" original animation by Devin Flynn \u2013 \"My Machine\" song by BATTLES (featuring Gary Numan) \u2013 \"Giant 6ft Water Balloon\" short film by Gavin Free \u2013 \"La Lindora\" song by Kodak to Graph \u2013 stock footage supplied by iStock Corbis \u2013 \"Hovding in Action\" footage supplied by HOVDING SVERIGE \u2013 \"In The Fall\" animated short by Steve Cutts \u2013 \"New Direction\" song by Black Lips \u2013 \"Valse Statique et la Theorie du Combo\" directed and animated by Maxime Bruneel \u2013 \"Fugue Trampoline\" performed by Yoann Bourgeois Zat Montpellier, April 2011 with special thanks to Charles Valade \u2013 \"Oceanview\" song by Atlas Sound \u2013 \"Derty Falling\" animated short by Taras Hrabowsky \u2013 \"Coming Down\" song by Dum Dum Girls"
2012-10-30
"Collect them all. Like smells for your eyeballs.\n\nFeatured videos: LSD GIRL footage provided by T3Media Head On \u2013 Lior Ben Horin This Girl Can Handle a Shotgun \u2013 Brandon401401 Grindin' \u2013 Rogier van der Zwaag The Biggest Domino Circle - 11,000 Dominoes! Youtube Record! \u2013 TheRealMcJoni and TheDominoator Dahlia \u2013 Michael Langan The Doldrums \u2013 Plastic Horse Dinosaurs \u2013 Kristofer Str\u00f6m Paint \u2013 Sony Bravia and Fallon London Datamosh \u2013 Yung Jake Bars & Tones \u2013 Andre Chocron Optimist \u2013 Brian Thomson Stock footage supplied by iStock Featured music: Grindin' \u2013 Nobody Beats the Drum The Doldrums \u2013 Paul White Dinosaurs \u2013 16bit La Gassa Ladra performed by Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performance conducted by Senja Karel Datamosh \u2013 Yung Jake Perpetuum Mobile \u2013 Penguin Cafe Orchestra Serve The People \u2013 Handsome Furs"
2012-12-12
"They don't only happen while you're sleeping. You're having one right now.\n\nFeatured videos: Real Demons Caught on Tape \u2013 Justin Martinez Plaster Casts of Everything \u2013 Patrick Daughters of Riff Raff Films Superduper \u2013 Thomas de Rijk Coaster Test \u2013 Steve Cutts Headcleaner \u2013 Alessandro Bevari Her Lovely Fears \u2013 Ben Wheele Homelands \u2013 Jimmy Joe Roche Zombie Bands Suck \u2013 Liam Lynch Stock footage supplied by iStock You Ruined It \u2013 Michael Langan Crooked Rot \u2013 David Firth Music by Marcus Fjellstr\u00f6m Nightmares Fear Factory Souvenir FEAR pics \u2013 Nightmares Fear Factory Image manipulation by Geoffrey Lillemon (Random Studios), Christy Karacas, Brandon Lively, Dax Norman, Trey Wadsworth, Terry White (Fly Bitches) Featured music: Journeyman \u2013 Amon Tobin Plaster Casts of Everything \u2013 Liars Headcleaner \u2013 Einst\u00fcrzende Neubauten Dust Flesh and Bones \u2013 Matt Elliott Battery Point \u2013 Beak>"
2013-10-01
"Brighter than a thousand digital suns.\n\nFeatured videos: \"Combustion\" short film by Renaud Hallee \u2013 Opening titles by Adam Fuchs \u2013 \u201cNatural Thing\u201d song by Nobody Beats The Drum \u2013 \u201cNatural Thing\u201d music video by Johan Rijpma \u2013 \u201cCandy Shoppe\u201d song by Emeralds \u2013 \u201cLight Drive\u201d short film by Kim Pimmel \u2013 \u201cGlowing Man\u201d short film by Jacob Sutton \u2013 \"Jelly Trip Experience\" animation by Burkhard Reike \u2013 \u201cDubstep Dispute\u201d animated short by Jason Charles Giles \u2013 \u201cDubstep Dispute\u201d Music by Andrew Hill \u2013 \u201cFlawed Symmetry of Prediction\u201d short film by Jeff Frost \u2013 \u201dRichard Feynman\u2019s Fun To Imagine\u201d footage provided by T3Media \u2013 \u201cThe Sky Was Pink\u201d song by Vessels \u2013 \u201cThe Sky Was Pink\u201d music video by Morgan Beringer \u2013 \u201cI See You\u201d animated short by Jacob Streilein \u2013 \u201cLight\u201d short film by David Parker"
Season 3 - Off the Air
2013-12-31
"They're on to us.\n\nFeatured videos: \u201cAndrew\u201d song by Jonwayne \u2013 \"Jelly Wobbler\u201d short film by Nik Ramage \u2013 Robot footage provided by Diginfo \u2013 \u201cBlinding\u201d song by Zach Schimpf \u2013 \u201cAnts In My Scanner\u201d short film by Fran\u00e7ois Vautier \u2013 \u201cRobogran\u201d animated short by Cyriak Harris \u2013 \u201cKill Your Co-Workers\u201d song by Flying Lotus \u2013 \"Kill Your Co-Workers\" music video by Beeple \u2013 \u201cMichael\u201d animation by Space Shower Networks Inc \u2013 \u201cGod Knox\u201d animated short by KOKOFREAKBEAN \u2013 \u201cBoss Wave\u201d song by Xilent \u2013 \"Boss Wave\" music video by Kristofer Str\u00f6m \u2013 \u201cOstrich Copter\u201d short film by Pricordia supplied by Viral Spiral \u2013 \u201cRaw Data\u201d animated short by Jake Fried \u2013 \"Big Dog Beta\u201d short film by Pantless Knights \u2013 \u201cDental Fur\u201d song by Freesha \u2013 \u201cDrawing Apparatus\u201d short film by Robert Howsare \u2013 \u201cAI vs. AI\u201d short film by Igor Labutov and Jason Yosinski \u2013 \u201cAerial Technology Demo Reel\u201d footage by Uncage The Soul \u2013 stock footage provided by iStock"
2014-01-07
"Love it or leave it.\n\nFeatured videos: Visions of the Wild USDA film provided by Prelinger Archives \u2013 Brats by Ian Cheng \u2013 Hyper Geography by Joe Hamilton \u2013 Stock footage provided by Getty Images \u2013 Australian Tree Fern timelapse by The Upthink Lab \u2013 Fungia Food by Coral Morphologic \u2013 Staring Out the Window by Ninian Doff \u2013 Woos by PetPunk \u2013 What's Up? by Liam Lynch \u2013 A Walk in the Woods by Weebl \u2013 Madam Butterfly by Gabriel Kempers \u2013 Land by Hiraoka Masanobu \u2013 The Ghostly Voices Once Said! by Randy Knott \u2013 Featured music \u2013 \"Brats\" by Liars \u2013 \"Into the Deep Time (One Sun)\" by Candy Claws \u2013 \"Staring Out the Window\" by Fulton Lights \u2013 \"What's Up?\" by Liam Lynch \u2013 \"Humming Chorus\" by Giacomo Puccini, performed by Apollo Symphony Orchestra \u2013 \"The Ghostly Voices Once Said!\" by Randy Knott"
2014-04-22
"This train will be making all stops between Everything and Nothing.\n\nFeatured videos: \u201cSadhus: India's Holy Men\u201d documentary by Bedi Films And Denis Whyte \u2013 \u201cCannons\u201d song by Little Scream Secretly Canadian \u2013 \u201cBye Bye Macadam\u201d song by Rone Infine Music \u2013 \u201cBye Bye Macadam\u201d music video by Dimitri Stankowicz \u2013 \u201cHypnogogs\u201d animated short by Paul Hartner \u2013 \u201cJesus Pwn3d U\u201d short film by Barats and Bereta \u2013 \u201cDOOM II: Circular Ruins\u201d animated short by Noah Spidermen \u2013 \u201cThe Circular Ruins\u201d song by Zac Traeger \u2013 \u201cChristian Connections\u201d by Longmont Potion Castle \u2013 stock footage provided by iStock and Getty Images \u2013 \u201cUnaspeckles\u201d image by R. Land \u2013 \u201cEnter The Mystic\u201d original animation by Dax Norman \u2013 \u201cBummer Dreams\u201d song by Elvis Depressedly \u2013 \u201cGod Smash\u201d original animation by Taras Hrabowsky \u2013 \u201cTotem\u201d original animation by Caleb Wood \u2013 \u201cMagma\u201d song and video by DVEIN (sponsored by Adobe) \u2013 \u201cAstroblast\u201d animation by Alexandre Lehmann \u2013 \u201cJesus Was Way Cool\u201d written and performed by King Missile "
Season 4 - Off the Air
2014-09-01
"The tangled web we weave.\n\nFeatured videos: \u201cWords of Wisdom\u201d short film by Matthew Silver and Rony Portillo \u2013 \u201cBackwell\u201d song by Beak \u2013 \u201cFlora\u201d short film by Aaron Michael \u2013 \u201cHairsperiments, Etc.\u201d animation by Beeple \u2013 \u201cBeach Bums\u201d original animation by The Great Nordic Sword Fights \u2013 \u201cBeach Bums\u201d original music by Groundislava \u2013 \u201cCut That Mullet\u201d song by Wesley Willis \u2013 \u201cVR Haircut Simulator\u201d footage provided by Diginfo \u2013 \u201cWigella\u201d short directed by Geoffrey Lillemon \u2013 \u201cWigella\u201d robotics by Neil Mendoza \u2013 \u201cHair Growth Experiment\u201d short film by David Birdsell \u2013 \u201cThe Fly\u201d animated short by Liam Lynch \u2013 \u201cAscention\u201d song by Tycho \u2013 \"Ascention\" music video by Charles Bergquist \u2013 \u201cRobothair.mov\u201d animated short by Bernardo Britto \u2013 \u201cHair Monsters\u201d short film by Gerald Zahn \u2013 \u201cMemine: Haircut Store\u201d original short by Alan Resnick \u2013 \u201cShave My Pussy\u201d song by Chad VanGaalen \u2013 \u201cShake\u201d short film by Carli Davidson and Variable \u2013 stock footage provided by Getty, iStock and Pond 5 \u2013 Additional Graphics by Amy Cobden, Jordan Gum"
2014-12-23
"Arbitrary goals, invented glory, permanent brain damage.\n\nFeatured videos: \u201cYour Highness\u201d short film by Max Hattler \u2013 \u201cFeel The Drip\u201d song by Black Moth Super Rainbow \u2013 \u201cOolympacs\u201d original animation by Johnny Woods \u2013 stock footage provided by iStock \u2013 \u201cBim Bam Boom\u201d clip from Forbidden Zone by Richard Elfman \u2013 \"All That Matters\u201d song by Professor Kliq \u2013 \u201cMagic Ball Man\u201d short film by Maximilien Czech \u2013 \u201cCody Jumps Skip\u201d short film by Pixelworkers \u2013 \u201cI Didn\u2019t Know That\u201d music and video by The Books \u2013 \u201cFrisbee God\u201d original short by Malcolm Sutherland \u2013 \u201cAirlock\u201d song by Bayou \u2013 \u201cGhillie Ball\u201d original short by Dave Hughes, Adam Stockett, Alan Steadman \u2013 \u201cData\u201d song and animation by WOLFSHIRT \u2013 \u201cCitius, Altius, Fortius\u201d animated short by Felix Deimann \u2013 \u201cInstant Disassembly\u201d song by Parquet Courts \u2013 \u201cRed Bull Winch Sessions\u201d footage courtesy of Red Bull Media House North America, Inc."
2014-12-30
"Life without the hassle of living.\n\nFeatured videos: \u201cOne Got Fat\u201d footage provided by Prelinger Archives \u2013 \u201cDream House\u201d song by Deafheaven \u2013 \u201cYield\u201d animated short by Caleb Wood \u2013 \u201cStillicide\u201d animated short by Eric Ko \u2013 \"Stillicide\" music by Alex Cook \u2013 stock footage provided by iStock and Getty Images \u2013 \u201cBang The Drum Slowly\u201d song by Timber Timbre \u2013 \"Bang The Drum Slowly\" music video by Chad VanGaalen \u2013 \u201cCrowd Dynamics\/UFO\u201d animated shorts by David Fothergill \u2013 \u201cArterial\u201d song by Lucine \u2013 \u201cArterial\" music video by Christophe Thockler \u2013 \u201cCheckpoint\u201d original short by Robby Rackleff \u2013 \u201cOcean Death\u201d song by Baths \u2013 \u201cDeath Fest\u201d original animation by Kutay Cengil \u2013 \"The Jump\u201d animated short by Charles Huettner \u2013 \"Life is Flashing Before Your Eyes\" song by Lewis Motisher \u2013 \u201cLife Is Flashing Before Your Eyes\u201d animated music video by Vince Collins"
Season 5 - Off the Air
2015-07-20
"Slippery when wet.\n\nFeatured videos: \u201cRun Walter, Run\u201d footage provided by Newsflare \u2013 \u201cParade (Dominik Eulberg Remix)\u201d song by Rone \u2013 \u201cPhantom Water Reel\u201d footage by Chris Bryan \u2013 \u201cHelium Shark\u201d animated short by Thomas Marqu\u00e9 \u2013 \u201cIce Crystal Timelapse\u201d short film by Shawn Knol \u2013 additional footage by Alan Steadman \u2013 \u201cMachine Networks 2013\u201d short film by Ryan Tyler Martinez and SCI-Arc \u2013 \u201cMost Incredible Volcano\u201d short film by Geoff Mackley \u2013 \u201cBBBB\u201d animated short by Natalia Stuyk \u2013 \u201cA Family Affair\u201d original short by Ed Schrader, Kevin Sherry and John Voigt \u2013 \u201cSummer Storm\u201d song by Fox + Sui \u2013 \u201cBubble Device #2\u201d short film by Nicholas Hanna \u2013 \u201cBryn Marina\u201d song by Sound Of Ceres \u2013 \"Bryn Marina\u201d music video by David Jude Harris \u2013 \u201cSplashy Duck\u201d animated short by William Anderson \u2013 \u201cAtomic Bomb\u201d footage provided by VCE Inc. \u2013 \u201cVertical\u201d song by Vessels \u2013 \"The Huber Experiments Volume 2\u201d short film by Erik & Matthew Huber \u2013 \u201cGreat River Road\u201d song by Zach Schimpf \u2013 \u201cVagabond Mutant Liquid\u201d original animation by Tobias Stretch \u2013 \u201cDry Lights\u201d short film by Xavier Chassaing \u2013 \"Dry Lights\u201d composed by Thomas Vaquie \u2013 \u201cThe Mountain Dew\u201d song by The Clancy Brothers \u2013 \u201cKayakers Lose Control In Drainage Ditch\u201d short film by Rush Sturges and Ben Marr"
2015-10-26
"Straight blasting Ron.\n\nFeatured videos: \"Anatomy of a Street Fight: How To Win When You're Outnumbered\" Video by Don Wasser President of PFS Video Inc. \u2013 Thug It Out song by TT the Artist \u2013 Conflict Animations by Sean Buckelew Kyle Mowat Jonathan Djob Nkondo Caleb Wood \u2013 Bloops animation by Johnny Woods \u2013 Green song by Azel Phara \u2013 music by bif \u2013 Plug Party 2k3 animation by Albert Omoss \u2013 Squid Sandwich prank call by Longmont Potion Castle \u2013 Unabomber Speckles image provided by R. Land \u2013 stock photos provided by iStock \u2013 The Picture song by Ty Segall \u2013 Angry Ram Destroys Punching Bag video by Marty Todd \u2013 Pivot animation by Albert Omoss \u2013 Angry Prokaryote animation by Caleb Phoenix Pleasant \u2013 Cody's Positive Affirmations animation by Joseph Bennett \u2013 SSI's Shred of the Month \"The Monster\" footage provided by SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. \u2013 Scud Books song by Hudson Mohawke \u2013 31 Ways To Say F**k Off animation by Emanuele Kabu"
2015-12-28
"Now, new."
Season 7 - Off the Air
2017-12-24
"You break it, you buy it"
2017-12-24
"404 Not Found"
2018-01-26
"Revised audio version Lost and Found"
Season 8 - Off the Air
2018-05-29
"9 out of 10 doctors disagree"
2018-08-29
"it's inside of you right now"
2018-10-30
"Listen with your eyes"
2019-01-01
"The ultimate bookend to humanity"