Comet: an animation about a lost alien by George Shelbourn

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By Dan Markowitz in Video on Saturday 26 May 2012

I really like the minimalist style of this animation by George Shelbourn. The color scheme makes me feel like I’m at an old arcade. It also experiments with the letterbox aspect ratio. I love it when movies play around with their format in unexpected ways.

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Stop-motion animation made from pieces of construction paper

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By Dan Markowitz in Video on Friday 25 May 2012

Stop-motion animation always looks amazing, and this music video for a song by Josh Ritter is no exception. It was made with thousands of cut-out pieces of construction paper, and every time you think you’ve seen all they can do with the medium, they hit you with some amazing new effect. Definitely worth all of […]

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Juggernaut: a 44 second 3D animation by Jonathan Monaghan

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Wednesday 23 May 2012

Artist Jonathan Monaghan has just released a new video, Juggernaut, a 44 second 3D animation about an unfortunate meeting between a lamb and businessman. Monaghan notes the colloquial English use of the word ‘juggernaut’ as a metaphorical force regarded as mercilessly destructive and unstoppable. The clip is part of a larger series of hallucinatory, video game-inspired vignettes […]

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Animated music video for Sick Of It All’s District

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By Olgica Terzic in Video on Tuesday 22 May 2012

Everybody who knows New York hardcore band Sick Of It All, and has watched the video for the song District and Relentless knows Mike Pappa. His work has a rough, raw style that goes with his hardcore music (which I am fan of).

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Stunning animation work by Laundry

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By Saad Moosajee in Video on Tuesday 22 May 2012

California based animation studio Laundry has been producing incredible motion graphics for several years now. In addition to directing major spots for Levi’s, Svedka, and Wrigley’s, they’ve also spearheaded award-winning music videos for artists like Nicki Minaj, Green Day, and M.I.A.

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Swelter: an animation that’ll make you sweat by Jacob Streilein

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By Dan Markowitz in Video on Monday 21 May 2012

You might turn up the air conditioner while watching this short animation by Jacob Streilein. The colors and texture just make you sweat. It’s also the kind of movie that instantly makes me want to see more stories taking place in the same world (as long as I have a glass of water with me, […]

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