16.12.14 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: Panda Bear “Boys Latin”

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Here’s a glorious animation for Panda Bear, written and directed by Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch (from Encyclopedia Pictura). Colour overload! Watch the video for “Boys Latin” below.

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15.12.14 by Jeff

Video Profile: Melbourne-Based Artist RONE

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Here’s a nice video profile on one of the most talented people I know, Melbourne-based artist, RONE. It’s a thing of beauty watching him work; he doesn’t even use a projector. Here he shares insights about his work over process footage of a gigantic 9-storey mural he painted earlier this year. Watch the video below.

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13.12.14 by Jeff

Top 15 Posts on Booooooom in 2014

11.12.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Submarine Sandwich” by PES

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At long last PES returns with another imaginative stop-motion animation. Yes, that’s a boxing glove being put through a slicer to produce meat-coloured doilies. Watch “Submarine Sandwich” below.

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11.12.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Aye” by Sijia Ke

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Have a look at Sijia Ke’s first year film at the Royal College of Art. Love the weird sound design and visual style here. Watch “Aye” below.

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11.12.14 by Jeff

Animation: A Giant Montage of Gifs Created By Dozens of Animators

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Close to 40 different animators contributed gifs to GIF-JAM 2014, part of Animation Breakdown’s Free For All programming for LA-based cinematheque, Cinefamily. The video was edited together by Kevin Sukho Lee (Nickelodeon’s director of animation development) to music provided by Paul Fraser.

My favourite part comes at the 1:52 mark. Watch the animation below!

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10.12.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: A Visceral 60-Second Ode to Competitive Swimming

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“When You Say You’re a Swimmer”, a short film written and directed by Chris Shimojima offers a poetic taste of what it’s like to be a competitive swimmer. Watch the video below.

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09.12.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Rag’N’Bone Man “Hell Yeah” Featuring Vince Staples Directed by Truman & Cooper

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This is a stunner of a video; definitely one of the best I’ve seen this year. It’s not often you see something that feels this original. I love the poetic way the story is told here. Stellar performances from the actors, and really masterful work here from directors Truman & Cooper, who also directed one of my favourites last year as well (Kid Wise “Hope”). Watch the video for “Hell Yeah” below.

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