Category Archives: Animation

All Wet

“All Wet,” with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, 1927. Directed by Ub Iwerks. Animated by Iwerks and the Disney Oswald staff. ______________ Short link: https://wp.me/p6sb6-qhu Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may … Continue reading

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A Dream Within A Dream: Animation by RedCloud Studio – Faith is Torment

Short experimental animation about dreams by Beijing-based RedCloud Studio. The animation focuses on an astronaut’s dreams as he goes through low-temperature hibernation while traveling to a planet outside the solar system, only to wake up years later. Although it has some … Continue reading

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One Minute Art History: A Hand-Drawn Animation in Myriad Historical Art Styles

Filmmaker and educator Cao Shu captures the history of art in an experimental short film that lasts for less than one minute. Throughout the film, the central character goes through the small motions of everyday movements like checking the time and having … Continue reading

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NPR Invisibilia // Alien Hand

Invisibilia, NPR’s radio program and podcast that fuses storytelling with science, came to us with their very first animation assignment. The story of a woman who’s hand has a mind of its own.

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Journey Birds

Personal stories fuse together as man and bird in a cinematic commentary on immigration.

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Adam Savage Learns About Aardman Animations’ Stop-Motion Puppets Used In Their Film ‘Early Man’

Adam Savage  of Tested visited Tested visited Aardman Animations‘ workshop in Bristol, UK and got a good look at the gorgeous stop-motion animation puppets and sculpting material used in their upcoming film, Early Man.  Savage chatted with senior model maker Jimmy Young about their ‘model making processes for the puppets’ sculpts, … Continue reading

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Negative Space: A Short Film That Explores a Father-Son Relationship Through the Art of Packing

Presented above is the trailer for the stop-motion film Negative Space, co-directed by Baltimore-based animators Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata. The short film is an adaptation of the eponymous poem by Ron Koertge, which tells the story of a relationship between a father and son … Continue reading

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Le petit cordonnier (2015)

In a timeless street of Paris stands a shoemaker’s shop. Mr. Botte takes care of his shoes with such passion and skill that they come to life and start moving in his expert hands. But his daily life is about … Continue reading

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Richard Williams- Animating Movement

In a world where live-action and animation are growing closer and closer to one another, Richard Williams was and still is one of the last remaining members of the old guard who wanted to push animation in the exact opposite … Continue reading

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Going Fishing: A Stop Motion Fishing Excursion Filmed on a Bedroom Desk by Guldies

Swedish animator Guldies (previously)  just released his latest stop motion short titled Going Fishing.  The entire clip was filmed in his bedroom on a desk requiring 2,500 photographs shot with a Canon EOS 600D. The attention to detail in giving weight to small … Continue reading

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