When I'm tired of looking for redeemable videos on YouTube, I visit Vimeo. The only complaint you could give about this site is that it's too pretty. This week's best Vimeo clips include a slow-mo Colonial birthday music video, a streak of light in a forest, and a tight little episode of the two-man show Jake and Amir.

Jake and Amir:

Am I the only one easily impressed by After Effects?

I recommend watching this music video in high-def.

One week, two slow-mo videos! How could so many people discover this technique.

A French short film: