Cloning the food supply has disastrous consequences in this freaky animated short

In Patrick Smith's multi-award-winning animated short film Masks, a race of sadistic masked men chow down on a seemingly helpless species of smaller folk. When a scientist devises a way to clone the squeaky little people, the masked men think they've hit on an endless food supply—one that will radically change the… » 3/12/13 11:06am 3/12/13 11:06am

Uncanny Valley masks transform you into a beautiful nightmare

Designer Meike Harde has printed out a series of two-dimensional masks of attractive human features that — when skewed by the contours of the actual face — become positively repellent. The flawless (albeit substitute) eyes and lips meld with the exposed skin, and these perfect traits become imperfect and downright… » 4/16/12 8:40am 4/16/12 8:40am

This insane homemade Predator mask is perfect for dinner parties

Looking for the perfect headgear to spruce up your social life? This custom-made Predator helmet — which boasts a functioning tri-laser and 45-centimeter horns — by Yautja aficionado Mike Loh is the ultimate in peacocking. A mere $1050 will get you this formidable chapeau and a fan fiction backstory to impress new… » 3/20/12 6:50am 3/20/12 6:50am

Blue Aliens Face Off with Braveheart Bots in New Animated Short

Great battle scenes are few and far between, especially when animated alien-bot wars are what make your blood boil. When you want your alien-bot war, the only thing to do is watch Masks, an short created by Microsoft's Zune Arts and NYC design studio PandaPanther. It's packed with horned blue aliens in pumpkin head… » 11/21/07 11:00am 11/21/07 11:00am