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.
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!
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.
Skate Video of the Day: Skateboarding Inside Abandoned Multi-Million Dollar Aspotogan Resort in Nova Scotia
Twenty years ago construction crews abandoned construction on a multi million dollar resort development on a remote peninsula in Nova Scotia. In September of this year, Ryan Decenzo, TJ Rogers, Joey Brezinski and several other skaters got the opportunity to skate inside the unfinished hotel.
My friends, director Alex Craig, and the Zenga Bros used materials found around the resort to build features around the 175,000 square foot area.
Watch Red Bull’s “Last Resort: Aspotogan” below!
Super fresh style in this animation directed by Nicolas Ménard, for Tourist’s song “Illuminate”. The visual style is a nod to two video games: X (Gameboy), and Super World Runner (NES).
“In 1992, a man receives love letters in Korean. Since Google Translate doesn’t exist yet, he’s left confused. What could this mean?”
Watch the animation below.
Filmmaker Tony Zhou returns with another brilliant video for “Every Frame A Painting”, his on-going series of video essays on all things film. In this episode Tony breaks down the genius of Jackie Chan and the art of making a good action comedy. Chan has terrific insights into the proper way to cut together action, and the video illustrates how many of today’s editors and directors are ruining films with their editing and framing choices.
This video is for anyone who has tried to watch a Transformers film and had no idea what happened during any of the action sequences. If you’re a filmmaker, of any kind, this is required viewing. Watch the video below.