Fly the Friendly Skies of Downtown
You may not know the name, but you're very familiar with the work of filmmaker Phillip Thomas -- he's the man behind the camera for such things as the Dallas Mavericks' home-opening videos, the IMAX intro at Museum of Nature & Science in Fair Park, countless commercials and, no kiddin', this Queenryche video. Over the weekend, Thomas posted to Vimeo his time-lapse aerials taken of downtown -- both day and during the night -- that have been cut and pasted into a few of his shorts; I've left messages, but this appears to be the first time he's let the whole reel roll. After the jump, a bonus: his State Fair of Texas short.
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