Cannes Lions Innovation Film: The Mill BLACKBIRD

Up until now, if you wanted to shoot a car for a commercial or movie, you needed that actual car on-set. With The Mill Blackbird Transformable Car Rig, you can shoot any car you want using a single tool. The result of two years of development, the Blackbird can adjust its length by four feet and width by ten inches, and can swap out wheels and alter suspension to match most chassis designs. It’s powered by an electric motor that […]

This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?

We had supersonic transport — until almost 15 years ago, when it stopped. You might remember the Concorde, the supersonic plane that came to symbolize technological optimism and extreme luxury. Though it always had critics and a high ticket price, it delivered on the promise of supersonic transport, giving riders trans-Atlantic flights in under four hours. And then in 2003, the Concorde landed for good. What went wrong? The video above examines the tangled mess that doomed the Concorde. The […]