I thought this was pretty neat!
The North Wind Blew South from Keith Loutit on Vimeo.
Those are actual people and (life-size) places; they only look tiny because of a trick of the eye created with a special lens (and stop-motion photography). (Or something like that. I'm not sure I completely understand how it works, but I can still appreciate the videos. (g))
For more of this type of thing, search Vimeo (and other video-hosting sites, too, I'm sure) for "tilt-shift".