I love this stop-motion animation by Sasufi and Redman for the Laura Marling cover of Neil Young epic, The Needle and The Damage Done.
Perhaps it’s just because I’m on a plane that has taken off out of a gray and windy Los Angeles airport, but for the first time ever I actually watched the pre-flight safety video. Why? Finally someone has done something clever, creative, and different with that usually generic message that no one ever watches.
Here’s a great animated interpretation by Jada Lewis of Ken Nordine’s ‘word jazz’ song, Orange. Lewis’ paper-based style suits Nordine’s voice perfectly.
This award-winning animation from young UK director Tim Travers Hawkins is pivoted on recorded phone conversations he had with detained asylum seekers in British ‘removal centres’. It is visually dark and absorbing. The recordings provide a chilling narrative and a window into the hidden world of these ‘invisible’ peoples whom the British government, it seems, [...]
Word on the street is that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are in ‘final negotiations’ to make Lego: The Movie, the ultimate tribute to the brilliant rebranded play thing. But, really, can they improve upon this effort already out there — The Deranged Lego Movie — by Legoreel? Only time, and a heaping of [...]
Directed by the French animation collective, H5, this short animation screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2009 and opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Oh, and it won a 2010 Academy Award, too. Nice.
This beautifully rendered and conceptualized video for Sweet Tooth’s song, Everybody Wants To Be In Love, was created by David Packer Sheep Films based around illustrations by Aaron Bevan-Bailey.