20.03.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Trifling Habits” by Sarina Nihei

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This short by Royal College of Art student, Sarina Nihei, is hand-drawn animation perfection. The Japanese-born animator has created a masterpiece, and from what I understand it’s her first-year film?! That’s enough to make me want to put everything I made in school in a pile, and set fire to it (I was maybe going to do that this weekend anyways).

The uneasy universe of the story is brilliantly brought to life by sound designer Pat Hime. This is one of those things you watch and as you are watching it you already know it is your favourite.

Watch “Trifling Habits” below.


 

Sarina Nihei on Vimeo

Sarina Nihei’s Blog

Sarina Nihei / Royal College of Art













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

    the quick changes in perspective are terrific. god i love this

  • Steven

    i love the pot shuffle sequence at :42

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      me too

  • http://www.spencervanderzee.com/ Spencer van der Zee

    Damn, that’s some good work

  • Morijah Oslund

    The daily grind.. damn thats good!

  • Daniel

    Uncomfortably creepy and hilarious at the same time.





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Animation of the Day: “Papercut” (Grey remix)

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Our favourite animation of the year so far! The video for Zedd’s track “Papercut”, featuring Troye Sivan is an amazing collaboration that connects 10 different artists, each with their own unique style, into one seamless animation. Watch it now on Booooooom TV!

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Elegiac Americana by Seattle-based artist Kellie Talbot. See more images below.

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A selection of works by London-based illustrator Thomas Danthony. More images below.

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