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23 Jan Tussilago

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/84763962"][vc_column_text].[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of my favorite .. genres? i don't even know if its considered a genre or just "an awesome approach that someone can decide to take" is using a real story or interview, with a real person telling it, and animating whatever comes to...

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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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30 Apr Regina Spektor “Us”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fczPlmz-Vug"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is Regina Spektor's first music video, done largely with stop motion and is a parody of Georges Méliès's silent film "The Diabolic Tenant" (1909) in which a man rents an apartment and furnishes it by unpacking objects from his trunk in the same fashion...

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30 Apr When the Day Breaks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rIBbhymIzw"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]There is so much good work coming from the National Film Board of Canada, i admire it so. This is one of my favorite shorts ever.  I love everything about it, its two quirky Alberta-loving Directors, I love the look of it achieved by...

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30 Apr The Quinte Hotel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/91436902"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is Director Bruce Alcock's take on Canadian poet Al Purdy's poem "At The Quinte Hotel", which tells the story of a man's experience at the bar. The video is experimental, playful and imaginative. Say its creators of the process used to make this:...

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30 Apr Carol Cleveland Sings

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]https://www.instagram.com/p/B-2ZDHpD10p/[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Carol Cleveland Sings is the psychedelic bedroom pop project of Thomas Hughes and Gretchen Lohse. And now, presumably, their baby too. They are Philly based musicians and filmmakers who create their own original music, and insanely charming live action/animated loops using lines and choruses of everything...

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30 May Story of Michael Lewis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/345562386"][vc_column_text]BlinkMyBrain aka: Ariel Costa is an emmy winning mixed media animation Director who’s 2d/3d/cutout work stands out as so… so…. Well. SO BlinkMyBrain. Vox commissioned this piece where Costa illustrated a story about a job interview as told by journalist and author Michael Lewis,...

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30 Apr Hearts a Mess

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpN1j8R5lZ8"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]If Giacometti had a baby with one of the Octonauts, I think it would look like the strange pied piper “caretaker” character in this award winning music video for Gotye’s “Heart’s a Mess.” Luckily for me, I like Gotye’s music as much as a...

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30 Apr Fantaisie in Bubblewrap

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p5GnB3mDAw"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I saw this first at a screening or festival, I vowed never to forget it I thought it was hysterical. “Attainable” in a way. There are films that I watch that seem so simple and then I see the pages and pages of credits...

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30 Apr Bip Bip

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/15885316"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Director Romain Segaud has really patented a motion, a bouncy, flimsy, over extended then quickly course corrected articulation of body parts and objects in his films. Its utterly charming and lends itself perfectly to Joe Dassin’s playful song “Bip Bip.” I love using cutout...

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