Watch: Incredible 'Centrifuge Brain Project' Faux Theme Park Ride Doc
by Ethan Anderton
July 18, 2013
A surpisingly cool panel in Hall H at Comic-Con came from Ron Diamond (program curator and president of Acme Filmworks and AWN.com) in the form of The 14th Annual Animation Show of Shows, presenting the best and newest in international animation. Films like Disney's Paperman and others played, but one that really tickled our fancy was a live-action faux documentary called The Centrifuge Brain Project. The film follows the studies of pseudo-mad scientist Dr. Nick Laslowicz and his wild amusement park prototypes, brought to life by some impressive visual effects work. "Gravity is a mistake," says the doctor.
Here's The Centrifuge Brain Project from the Institute for Centrifugal Research:
Till Nowak directs this impressive and unique faux documentary short which has won a slew of awards at dozens of film festivals around the world. The director currently works as a digital artist, designer and filmmaker on his own independent projects and as an efficient one-man-production-company for high profile clients. For more information on the projects and films from Nowak, check out his production company website Framebox.com, and to learn more about The Centrifuge Brain Project, visit the homepage of the Institute for Centrifugal Research with Dr. Nick Laslowicz on Facebook. Do you like this short?
Reader Feedback - 15 Comments
I would ride all of those!!!! And probably die on one!
Sky on Jul 18, 2013
Rich on Jul 18, 2013
He sounds like Christopher Waltz
Brad Bode on Jul 18, 2013
More like Werner Herzog I would say.
Blimp on Jul 18, 2013
I loved the remark he made about the 10K horse power (4:55). Basically referencing it to the human brain, where we only use 10% of it. But if we were to use 20%, then imagine the possibilities and capabilities of the human mind.
ali3000 on Jul 18, 2013
Bizarre, but I liked it.
Carpola on Jul 18, 2013
That was fun
Nick Sears on Jul 18, 2013
This is very old. Good, but old.
ccoltmanm on Jul 18, 2013
Hasn't this has been posted on here before?
BurnZ on Jul 19, 2013
Ah ok. Fair enough. I tried to find the older article but failed.
BurnZ on Jul 19, 2013
This video is like an extreme version of the computer game, Roller-coaster Tycoon.
dandassow on Jul 21, 2013
now THAT put a smile on my face!!!
Azz on Jul 24, 2013
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