National Library of New Zealand
Harvested by the National Library of New Zealand on: Aug 24 2011 at 11:30:31 GMT
Search boxes and external links may not function. Having trouble viewing this page? Click here
Close Minimize Help
Wayback Machine
See all Show me
27. BON IVER "Holocene"
20 days ago
19. SEAL [secret]
11 months ago
Directed by:
Dp: Larkin Seiple
Editor: Isaac Hagy
Label: Jagjaguwar
Post: Peter Sauvey, Gustavo BKR
Producer: Jill Hammer
rep: Lark Creative
color: Marshall Plante
Production Co: NE Direction

special thanks to Hrafn Svavarsson @gaviatravel for you guidance in iceland, and Svana Gisla for hooking up your family

and to little Hilke, for doing a lot of walking for me!


  • CHRIS LLOYD 6 days ago
  • I agree. Great Stuff.
  • Stunning is right-and breathtaking. You did an amazing job.
  • Gunther Gheeraert plus 6 days ago
  • Julien-Pierre plus 6 days ago
    Really nice
  • suub plus 6 days ago
    nice photography!
  • Bart Stassen plus 6 days ago
    awesome (awesome country too ... and yes , you can still drink water from the river in Iceland ...)
  • Johannes W. Pannen 6 days ago
  • Esa Laukkanen 6 days ago
    Stunningly Beautiful
  • Will H plus 6 days ago
    that stone skipped like ... 6 times. dang.
  • Daniel Hayek staff 6 days ago
  • disco naïveté 6 days ago
    love love love
  • Fabian Weber pro 6 days ago
    Very nice!
  • Derek Beck staff 6 days ago
  • Karen Abad plus 6 days ago
  • Yufeng 6 days ago
  • Matias Klemola 6 days ago
    so beautiful
  • Oliver Hegarty 6 days ago
    Really beautiful, I'd love to visit Iceland, but Ireland will do for now. I just released my Ireland video for Holocene, if anyone would like to check it out ;)​27823653
  • benouwa 2 days ago
    Really great work ! Almost as good as the original !!!
  • Aaron Morrell plus 6 days ago
    Wanna LIKE LIKE LIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • deb 6 days ago
    GREAT ! Thank you
  • Jorge Bastos 6 days ago
    Well, fantastic.
  • Kevin Sweeney staff 6 days ago
    Beautiful shots. You absolutely did justice to this place!
  • Oliver Göthberg 6 days ago
    very nice
  • Abe Romano 6 days ago
  • Jessica 6 days ago
  • mikell varn 6 days ago
    This really touched my soul, so perfectly executed! I love the interaction between the boy and the bird.
    One question though, did that little boy really get 5 skips off that stone, or was that an edit?
  • Anton Seim plus 6 days ago
  • Iceland plus 6 days ago
  • Anton Seim plus 5 days ago
    You are beautiful.
  • Alexander Svensson plus 5 days ago
    (This above has got to be one of my favourite dialogues on Vimeo. :))
  • Marien MALET 4 days ago
    me too
  • Baobab plus 2 days ago
    me three
  • And Anton, Iceland, Alexander, Marien, and Baobab, YOU are beautiful for living in the world of magical words.
  • Bjarke Thomsen 19 hours ago
    (This above has got to be one of my favourite dialogues on Vimeo. :))

  • Blu Quill plus 6 days ago
  • Kitchen Vignettes 6 days ago
    Wow. Dreamy.. And so inspiring!
  • Bret Heiman staff 6 days ago
    Love this song. This video compliments it so very well.

    Awesome work.
  • Absolutely beautiful. A wonderful balance of melody, inspiration, and desire. Well done.
  • Weldon Byrns plus 6 days ago
    Beautiful work.
  • Tiago Coutinho 6 days ago
  • Ilya 6 days ago
  • felipe bibian 6 days ago
  • babee 6 days ago
  • plus 6 days ago
    the winter is coming, end of the world is a question of time. but before dying, thousand people could remember before their last breathe these beautiful pictures with this beautiful music. What Else ?
  • Juliana Gomez 6 days ago
    amazing, awsome!!!!!!!!!
    wich camera did you use??
  • Tanner Wickware 6 days ago
    What sort of VFX was done on this? and what camera did you use? Looks close to RED quality

    Great vid
  • Hagan Fuller 6 days ago
    What fantastic timeless shot composition, seamless FX !?! This one's gonna stick with me for decades.
  • nabil elderkin plus 6 days ago
    thanks all.. shot on RED, minor FX done.. the stones at the end rising/stone skip repeat.. again thanks for the comments
  • Pascal DELFLACHE 6 days ago
    wouaaw ... Iceland, ou les aventures du petit Hilke au pays des volcans... ça passe vite 5 minutes...........
  • Iris Lee 6 days ago
  • Marcos Mabanta 6 days ago
    Can I live in this video please?
  • Arnor Bogason 2 days ago
    I live in Iceland, you can't get much closer to it than that. I suggest you do the same :)
  • Jörg Sydow 6 days ago
    wunderfull pictures and wunderfull sound....
  • Ian Durkin staff 6 days ago
    Woah my god, that kid is a champ! So much magic.
  • Norman Mageto 6 days ago
  • la-underground 6 days ago
    we love bon iver.
  • Joe Moya plus 6 days ago
    awesome cinematography
  • Nikita Krupnova 6 days ago
    so beautiful and calm...thank you for posting it.
  • Willow 6 days ago
    sad that he died at the end.
  • Ryan Shelley plus 6 days ago
    Awesome video! reminds me of locations for game of thrones and the shire.
  • Nikki Vocino 6 days ago
    Took my breath away... So good to feel
  • SHAPE plus 6 days ago
    WOW this is surreal
  • steeven laing 6 days ago
    I absolutely love this. Great song and video. Very peaceful.
  • Tony Ahola plus 6 days ago
    So very lovely.
  • Rafael Tello 6 days ago
    Stunning video, beautiful combination. It brought back a lot of memories of our trip to Iceland.
  • folk radio 6 days ago
    Wow, what a wonderfully moving film. Love it!
  • James Chapman 6 days ago
  • Wayne J. Anderson plus 6 days ago
    One of the best videos I have ever seen.
  • john murko 6 days ago
    not bad
  • Becca Clason 6 days ago
    beautiful little film. perfect song. perfect place.
  • Lee Evans plus 6 days ago
    perfect !! big hugs for the team. great stuff.
  • Thank you very much, muchas gracias.
  • AGudmund 5 days ago
    Stunningly Beautiful
  • J.S.Ahn plus 5 days ago
    Beautiful made~
  • Pasko Trenou 5 days ago
  • Oliver S plus 5 days ago
    Sweet skim.
  • Joseph Fisher plus 5 days ago
    incredible. Loved it!
  • white_noise_bleed 5 days ago
    man! this is epic!
  • Andrew Schoneweis plus 5 days ago
    I want to go to there.
  • Tim Hiatt 5 days ago
    Beautifully shot! Edited to perfection! Haunting, gorgeous music! And I love the surprise at the end with the growing rocks, wonder why no one has commented on that. I loved it. I had to replay it to make sure my eyes weren't playing tricks on me.
  • phos pictures plus 5 days ago
  • D.M Hughes 5 days ago
    Just stunning! Where in Iceland did you shoot?
  • perfectly edited. nice work.
  • Very well Done sir.
  • milan peyrac plus 5 days ago
  • favourite 5 days ago
  • wow.
  • Alanedit plus 5 days ago
    Nice location!
  • Koos Iestra 5 days ago
    Beautiful. Impressive landscapes. Nice choreography. Beautifull filming. The boy 's well done his part.
  • awesome location, the last scenes it's look like a place in ireland Giant's Causeway
  • Daecan Tee 5 days ago
    I can a thousand times and wont get bored of it! Marvellous!!!
  • Fizah Rahim plus 5 days ago
    Wow. Now you made me want to go to Iceland.
  • Yves 5 days ago
    Awesome video. Really well done. I've been to Iceland in June so it was really good seeing some of those places again in a professionally shot video. I really miss the country now.
  • f8 in Motion plus 5 days ago
    Amazing work!!! I played it several times now. Justin's music was represented nicely!
  • t k 5 days ago
    i´ve been to iceland a long time ago and this clip just made me wanna go back right now! very beautiful! good work!
  • alexander char 5 days ago
    BORING - see; every other video shot in Iceland ever. I take it this was paid for by the Tourist office.
  • Mason Beckman 5 days ago
    This is gorgeous! Really excellent work. What did you shoot it on?
  • nabil elderkin plus 5 days ago
    thank was shot on red mx
  • Pure magic!
Showing 100 of 164 comments. Want to see the rest?
This conversation is missing your voice. Take five seconds to join Vimeo or log in.



Date Plays Comments
Totals 299K 3,736 165
Aug 24th 4,937 61 4
Aug 23rd 25.6K 301 15
Aug 22nd 34.1K 337 17
Aug 21st 31.6K 383 7
Aug 20th 35.2K 399 15
Aug 19th 70.9K 823 34
Aug 18th 102K 1,432 73

Related lessons from Vimeo Video School

Check out these lessons to learn more about how you can make videos like this one!