Category Archives: Animation

The Mesmerizing Animation of Sinusoidal Waves in GIFs by Étienne Jacob

24-year-old French student Étienne Jacob produces black and white GIFs that transform the curvature found in sinusoidal waves into a multitude of experimental forms. The animated spheres imitate the appearance of mutating microbes or fiery stars, yet tend to remain … Continue reading

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Anim18: A Celebration Of British Animation At Venues Across The UK – Skwigly Animation Magazine

A celebration of animation across the UK showcasing the best of British talent will be launched in April. From childhood favourites to experimental shorts, Anim18 will run right through to November, with screenings, workshops and pop-up events that aim to … Continue reading

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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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