Tag: Vimeo

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten on Vimeo

“If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.”
Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all.

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Produced by WG Film with the support of
The Swedish Film Institute – Film commissioner Andra Lasmanis.

DIRECTOR: Fredrik Gertten
PRODUCER: Margarete Jangård and Elin Kamlert
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Lina Bertilsson
CAST: Anna Haupt, Terese Alstin
CAMERA: Marek Wieser
SOUND RECORDIST:Emma Svensson
BOOM OPERATOR: Emma Thorsander
EDITOR: Klaus De León Heinecke

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Evolution of the Bicycle on Vimeo

300 years compressed to a 1 min animation telling the interesting history of the bicycle, all the way from the wooden horse to the modern racer.

The video was made in combination with an application to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, 2013.

Animation : Thallis Vestergaard
Music : Flying Home by The Benny Goodman Sextet

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Note: Video updated September 2014

“A bicycle is a two wheeled, human-powered vehicle, with one wheel behind the other.“

The first track of the bicycle goes back to 1493 where Leonardo da Vinci made a sketch of a very advanced bicycle. This is not proven to be true though. So is there many uncertainties on when and who invented the
bicycles improvements along it’s history.

00:05 – 00:12
1790, A Frenchman named Comte Mede de Sivrac says to be the first to attach two wheels in each end of a piece of

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