Madonna is Bombing Sarajevo

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By Anthony Freda in Video on Friday 30 August 2013

Simply brilliant song and video by one of my favorites, the great Alice Donut. The first few seconds of animation sum it all up in a hysterically dark take on life itself.

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The Innovation of Loneliness: animation by Shimi Cohen

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Monday 19 August 2013

‘Loneliness has become the most common ailment of the modern world’. This hauntingly accurate statement gives us a new perspective on how social media really affects our lives. In a society where the illusion of individuality is prized, and a person’s status is measured by career success and monetary gain, it’s not surprising that social […]

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Planet 7: a new animation from Andy Martin

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By Andy Martin in New Film on Saturday 10 August 2013

Here is my latest Planet animation from my ongoing Illustrated Aliens project. I’m now up to Planet Seven, where we find two of its inhabitant having a chat that gets a bit too much for one of them. If you’ve missed any of the other six planets, catch up with them on their dedicated Vimeo […]

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Quandulums JukeBox: a mini-animation by Steve Piro

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By William Vale in Video on Wednesday 7 August 2013

This is what happens when you take either too many drugs, or possibly not enough. Piro’s collection of ‘out there’ wacky mini animated vignettes is clearly the markings of a creative madman. You can’t help but laugh at the absurdity and rawness of each video. If AquaTeen and Monty Python had a kid, you might […]

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Installation immerses visitors in school of fish

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Wednesday 10 July 2013

Wow. After Brooklyn-based artist Robert Hodgin stunned us with his beautiful work on the Planetary app, we’re wowed again by his wicked computer animation and rendering skills for ths Boil Up installation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in New Zealand. The installation engulfs visitors in a stimulated experience of New Zealand’s waters as schools […]

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Alphabets Heaven: a new animation by Renata Gąsiorowska

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By Heidi Romano in New Film on Wednesday 5 June 2013

I really like this strange but captivating fantasy animation, Alphabets Heaven – Birthday, by Polish animator Renata Gąsiorowska. Her whimsical sketches transform this animation into a delightful video, all to the quirky tunes of Alphabet Heaven.

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Monstrosity: a brilliant new animation by Anitos

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By Anna Dowsland in Video on Thursday 23 May 2013

Illustrator and animator Anitos has made a stop-motion animation that will make you chuckle. Using the classic song by Ray Cathode, aka George Martin, called Time Beat, it tells a story about a monster being born and trying to figure out its surroundings.

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Epic music video combines watercolour with digital effects

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By Calvin in Video on Thursday 23 May 2013

In this music video, the artist combined traditional watercolor techniques with digital effects. Every texture, illustration or letter was painted and scanned several times to achieve this beautiful effect. It took weeks to produce because of the high level of details and the painting effect the artist wanted to achieve. It’s a brilliant combination of […]

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Hand drawn creatures star in Amanda King’s new music video

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By Nicola Smanio in Video on Thursday 23 May 2013

Amanda King’s music is a mesmerizing form of indie folk. The music video for her song Yellow Velvet Mountain, directed by Nicola Smanio, is a mix of live action, plastic lenses, model landscapes and hand-drawn creatures, all spiced up with a bit of dreaminess and mysticism.

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Animated visualization of every observed meteorite that has hit Earth

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 15 May 2013

I’ve always had a small, nagging fear in the back of my mind that a monster meteorite might splinter the earth into a million pieces. But when I step back and think it through, there actually have been a whole lot of meteorite strikes. And the earth is still just fine. Thanks to the smarts […]

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Outside: animated music video for new David Bronson single

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Wednesday 8 May 2013

‘I knew I wanted to work with Johnerick as soon as I met him’, says New York-based singer-songwriter David Bronson about animator Johnerick Lawson and his contribution to the new music video for Bronson’s song Outside. Johnerick’s work is a creative mixture of animation techniques that compliments the song’s themes of inner reflection. ‘Who can […]

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Get yourself Cartoonized by animator Natali Voorthuis

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By Joyce de Gruiter in New Art on Thursday 25 April 2013

Interested in getting yourself cartoonized? Send an email to animator and designer Natali Voorthuis, known for her ironic and humorous animations and her bittersweet pretty girls with ugly comic faces. For a small commission, she will create a cartoon drawing of you or the one you love. Score.

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Seasons: a web game starring a unicycling egg

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Thursday 11 April 2013

Remember that time you had a crazy dream about an egg riding a unicycle around the countryside? Now you can relive it and guide your friend through autumn, winter, spring and summer with Seasons, a cute little flash game created by web designer Vectorpark.

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The animated video for Lilies by Bat For Lashes is simply astounding

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Wednesday 20 March 2013

Bat For Lashes’ latest music video from their critically acclaimed album The Haunted Man uses visually stunning stop-motion animation, life-size puppets, and morphing animation. This unique video highlights and echoes the mysterious and cryptic lyrics of the song, Lilies.

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ANIMATSUDA creates 10 short animations for the Heal Japan Tsunami Appeal

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By Miho Lomon in Video on Friday 15 March 2013

ANIMATSUDA is a pixilation animator and illustrator. I have made a series of 10 short animation to send cheer to people who were affected by the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011. The project is called Pixilate to Heal Japan Tsunami Appeal. ANIMATSUDA is raising money for Save the Children: Japan Earthquake Tsunami […]

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