Yes, but is it Art?

moviebarcode: It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

If your Netflix or Amazon instant video queue is a little slow at the moment, how about changing gears and taking in some art?  I promise it’s still film related.  The folks at moviebarcode have taken some of your favorite films and rendered them, scene by scene, into beautiful works of art.

moviebarcode: The Nightmare Before Christmas

The scene data from each film is sampled and collected into a compressed version.  The result ranges from the muted wasteland of Terminator‘s future to the bright, cheerful tones and hues of Tim Burton’s Nightmare and Schulz’s Halloween.

moviebarcode: Terminator Salvation

While you’re there, you can also check out their available prints.  Who wouldn’t want their favorite Tarantino scene hanging in their living room?

Can’t get enough?  Then check out this great short about Frederic Brodbeck‘s interactive program that creates cinematic “fingerprints” and prepare to have your mind blown:


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