Video of the Week #15, November 2nd, 2011

From: Dance your PhD is as much about VIDEO PRODUCTION as it is about DANCE by Carin Bondar at PsiVid.

Original source: Dance Your Ph.D. contest at Science and Cedric Kai Wei Tan on Vimeo.

The winner in the biology category for this year’s ‘Dance your PhD Contest’ is by Cedric Tan at the University of Oxford. Cedric s video incorporates a great story and is chock-full of entertaining dancing. The epic mating battle of the fruit flies stars three dancers who undertake extremely clever choreography to depict various stages in the process. This video also makes use of many great editing techniques including integration of a comic book template, effective mixing of color and black and white footage, and clever use of fast motion.