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17 Jun Travelogue Tel Aviv

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/425216489"][vc_column_text]I love videos that leave you with feelings, impressions, and ideas, as opposed to always taking you down the linear path of a story. I have a lot of respect for the writers and directors (often the same person) of these pieces, taking such...

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17 Jun Idle, Torrent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/310781983"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This feels like a soundscape-y version of what Jackson Pollack might have made if his tools were maybe aftereffects and a wacomm instead of paint and canvas. I don't really know WHAT this is, but i really like it. I like the balance, the...

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17 Jun Split

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/196755403"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Extremely simple premise, executed brilliantly. I watched this fortuitously as i happened to be grappling with a big decision, my mind split into its two hemispheres, the right answer slapping back and forth , turning and swirling and stuck in the tar. Vincenzo "Cento"...

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30 Apr The Gift

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOFeSM1E2F0"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]A simply executed, relatable story about love with a beautiful score. Director Julio Pot used Toon Boom to bring this to life a frame at a time.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="100px"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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30 Apr Triplets of Belleville

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZeWp1D8MlU"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The Triplets of Belleville was eccentric French Director Sylvan Chomet’s debut feature film. It was nominated for an Oscar in 2003 and is weird and wonderful for a myriad of reasons. It has very little dialogue but an incredible original score, containing music made...

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30 Apr Spirited Away

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByXuk9QqQkk"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Spirited Away is an animated feature film by Japanese Director Hayao Miyazaki and chronicles the coming of age of 10 year old Chihiro, who loses her way in an abandoned amusement park and stumbles upon a doorway to the supernatural realm. She spends the...

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30 Apr Moon and the Son

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvfs-vJix-g"][vc_column_text]John Canemaker is a Director and Oscar winning filmmaker, writer, animation historian, teacher and artist. The Moon and the Sun is a 28 minute animated short film narrated by Eli Wallach and John Turturro and is based on Canemakers own turbulent relationship with his...

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30 Apr Izzo

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/w90PUm6iVyg"][vc_column_text]Inspired by the katana swords of feudal Japan’s samurai – considered to be perfect weapons – this is an incredible and unexpected commercial for the Izzo Trailbike. Clearly there’s a very very inspired CD @ YT Industries the progressive mountain bike company behind the Izzo model....

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30 Apr I think I was an Alcoholic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/29695702"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]All I can say is I love a good true story, and even moreso if it's animated. This was written autobiographically by John Callahan, directed by John Callahan & Kelley Baker, and animated by the talented Laura Di Trapani.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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30 Apr Confessions of a Stargazer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HrfpcQpig8"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Another great short from John Canemaker from waaay back.  I cant find a ton of backstory about this, but I love seeing work that so readily reveals the making OF the work, ie: the pencil first, the ink, the color. Frame by frame in...

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