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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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30 Apr Charles Bukowski

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTiW_zpMP8U"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Blank on Blank is an audio first animated series on Youtube in partnership with PBS and Quoted Studios that brings hidden stories and lost interviews to life with animation. Im a “real audio + animation” junkie, probably because the mature nature of the narration...

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06 Dec Cuphead

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/4TjUPXAn2Rg"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]There’s nothing I’ve seen in the gaming world like Cuphead. Inspired by 1930s cartoons, the game’s visuals are hand drawn and inked on paper, all of the backgrounds are watercolor paintings or physical models, and the music is all original jazz recordings. One of the...

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06 Dec The Cat Piano

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/3985019"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]“The Cat Piano” is a poem written by Eddie White, and this is a 7:00 2D animated short film to accompany Nick Cave’s narration of the poem. The idea of a cat piano, or Katzenklavier, is thankfully, pure fiction as it involves a hypothetical musical...

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06 Dec Flipbook

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/250949335"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Donato Sansone is a visionary Italian director who creates incredible experimental films that rely on animation, precise editing, collage, VFX, rotoscoping and compositing to achieve their mesmerizing effects. Of all of his work that will cause you to do a double take, this flipbook...

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12 Aug Yule 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/149220480"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is an annual collective that ran for i believe 4 years, from 2013 - 2016 of creative interpretations by animators and animation companies of the traditional holiday Yule log. It was started by designer/animator Daniel Savage and has grown to require a panel...

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12 Aug Luminaris

Shorts The story of Luminaris was written based on the tango “Stars Rain” composed by Oscar Maderna in 1948. The technique used throughout the film is called “pixilation” which involves animating actors in stop motion. It took over 60 days to shoot the film, spread out...

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31 Dec Mind Frame

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/183257013"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Jake Fried began his artistic career as a painter, but as he went through the process of layering and modifying images, he realized what truly interested him was the way the images metamorphosed in the course of making a painting and he changed tracks...

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