This animated short is the best 10-second adventure you'll take today

Animation and live action meet halfway in Golden Age of Insect Aviation: The Great Grasshoppers, a whimsically bold 10-second adventure by Wayne Unten. » 1/25/14 8:00am 1/25/14 8:00am

NYC Commuters are Suspended in Time in Stainless

Artist Adam Magyar uses sophisticated software and high-speed camera rigs of his own design to capture beautifully haunting slow-motion footage of commuters, trains and passengers inside NYC's Grand Central Terminal. » 1/12/14 10:00am 1/12/14 10:00am

What if Disney followed Cars and Planes with Boats?

Somewhere in Los Angeles, a group of executives gather to discuss their next big tentpole film: Boats. This comedic short envisions the cynical development meeting in which merchandising ideas come before story. » 10/13/13 7:30am 10/13/13 7:30am

What if aliens mistook cars for the dominant life form on Earth?

If an extraterrestrial were to spy on certain corners of the Earth, might it decide that the automobile was top dog on our planet? The 1966 short film What on Earth! pokes fun at car culture by imagining a misunderstanding Martian report on Earth's dominate species: the car. » 8/03/13 5:00pm 8/03/13 5:00pm

An engineer tries to flee a dark storm in this stylish steampunk short

There's a great paper cutout feel to Thomas Plaete's short film Nimbus Machina. An engineer in a monstrous steampunk vehicle must flee the storm he created. » 7/06/13 3:00pm 7/06/13 3:00pm

Jalopnik Poll: Noir Cars: Your Take?

Due to the rather tumultous affections of the last five women we've fallen for like a flaming lunchbag of well-overly-ripe okra dropped from 45,000 feet onto the Bonneville Salt Flats, we've developed a serious thing for Neko Case's music. It's what happens when punkers grow up, gain an appreciation for the rural and… » 1/19/07 5:00am 1/19/07 5:00am