I'm not sure what this says, if anything, about modern directing and/or the quality of stock imagery – but I like it.
Shutterstock, giant purveyor of stock photography, video footage, and music, has decided to use some of its assets to construct some pretty cool tributes to a handful of famous directors.
Yes, the video you're about to see was created with nothing but stock footage.
The segments on Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, and David Fincher are good enough. But what really shines is the use of stock video to recreate the look and feel of a Terrence Malick film. Just wait for it.
Check it out: