Animated video for Needle And The Damage Done

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By Zolton in Video on Thursday 25 November 2010

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.

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I am a Forest by Alex Schulz

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By Gerry Mak in New Film on Thursday 4 November 2010

More paper-based awesomeness in this really short animated film by Alex Schulz. Mark my words, lemurs are the new owls.

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Virgin America get animated with their safety video

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By Zolton in Cool Travel on Thursday 21 October 2010

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.

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Animated interpretation of the word jazz song Orange

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Wednesday 1 September 2010

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.

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35mm animation: name the movie references

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By Gerry Mak in New Film on Thursday 26 August 2010

See if you can name all 35 movies referenced in this fun little one-minute animation by Sarah Biermann, Torsten Strer, Felix Meyer, and Pascal Monaco.

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Between Bears by Eran Hilleli

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Monday 9 August 2010

Here’s a stunning little film done by Israeli animator Eran Hilleli for his graduation from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.

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1000 Voices: award-winning animation

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By Francis Andrews in Video on Saturday 24 July 2010

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, […]

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Stop-motion video for Neon Indian’s 6669

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By Zolton in Video on Thursday 22 July 2010

We love this dope stop-motion animated video for the new Neon Indian song, 6669 (I Don’t Know If You Know).

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The Deranged Lego Movie

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Wednesday 7 July 2010

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 […]

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On Melancholy Hill: New Gorillaz video

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By Zolton in New Music on Friday 25 June 2010

The new Gorillaz video, On Melancholy Hill, is a rad combo of 2D and 3D animation and video, with cameos from Lou Reed and Snoop Dogg. Damn this is good.

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Star Wars inspired animation

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Thursday 24 June 2010

We like this fun little Star Wars-inspired animation by Melbourne crew Adam McKenzie and The Hounds.

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Venom Vs Spiderman: stick figure throwdown

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By Zolton in Video on Monday 21 June 2010

I love the energy in this ballistic animated battle royale. Two stick figure Ninjas, slugging it out until the brilliant end. But who will prevail?

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Logorama short animation

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Tuesday 18 May 2010

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.

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Stunning animation for Sweet Tooth song

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By Zolton in New Events on Saturday 27 March 2010

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.

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The Head animated short

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Friday 5 March 2010

Not to be confused with the MTV Oddities series of the same name, this short by Argentine artist Matias Vigliano features some really nice hand-drawn animation.

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