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Sigur Ros - Create an Original Video and Have a Chance at Winning $5,000 in the Mystery Film ExperimentSome of you may have already seen the video that was posted over the weekend (which starred Shia LaBeouf), but if you haven’t, it’s quite a heartbreaking trip. Sigur Rós, whose members hail from Iceland, has been asking specific filmmakers to make videos for their new album Valtari. The project, called the Mystery Film Experiment, has made the biggest news with the Alma Har’el directed experimental video, but there have been a few others released so far — with more being released throughout the summer and fall. Since the band is a bit outside the mainstream when it comes to much of their work, it’s no surprise that they are encouraging filmmakers from any and all backgrounds to make a video for a chance to win $5,000 and be a featured video in the Mystery Film Experiment. More »

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Every once in a while a typecasted Hollywood actor goes outside their comfort zone and surprises everyone. Though some might think that there are always selfish motives behind some of these choices, often actors like being challenged and want to participate in projects because they love the material. Shia LaBeouf, unfortunately best known for being the goofy Sam Witwicky in the Michael Bay Transformers series (the newest being Dark of the Moon), turns in a beautifully moving performance in this Alma Har’rel (Bombay Beach) directed experimental music video/film for Sigur Rós. More »