Flying Frenchies Perform Extreme Feats
series: Euromaxx Highlights
air date: 12/26/13 5:00 AM
The Flying Frenchies - Tancrede Melet and his friends grew up in the French Alps and perform daring extreme feats combined with music and dance in the mountains. The have now shot another film that shows their breathtaking stunts. Corporate Christmas Cards - Companies in Germany send out between 50 and 80 million cards in the weeks before the festival. Graphic designs such stylized Christmas trees or stars are especially popular. The motto is: "less is more." Doppelganger on Demand In a world where you can get almost anything online, the Berlin-based start-up Twinkid is carving out a niche with 3-D printed, life-like painted figurines. Rich in detail, the miniature models are created through a fusion of photographic and 3-D technology, and are complete clones of their sitters. Crowdfunding - Most teenagers today wouldn't dream of buying a CD. Instead they get all their music online from downloads - whether legal or illegal. The Bianca Story is a band from Switzerland that is looking for its own revolution through crowdfunding - and sharing. Cardboard Artist Bartek Elsner - Bartek Elsner is an urban artist in Berlin who trained as a graphic designer, but ever since rediscovering cardboard he's been thinking outside the box. We meet him and look at some of his installation-creations.
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