17.12.14 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: Skateboard Cool Guy

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Love this hand-drawn animation by Evan Red Borja, he perfectly captures the movement of skateboarding. Watch “Skateboard Cool Guy” below.

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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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13.12.14 by Jeff

Top 15 Posts on Booooooom in 2014

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Here’s some weekend links for you, I dug up the 100 most popular Booooooom posts from the past year, and then whittled down the list to 15, as a sort of best of the year roundup. If you missed last year’s roundup here it is: Top 15 Posts on Booooooom in 2013.

 

1) Ingenious Hummingbird Flip-Books Made Out Of Recycled Bike Parts

 

2) Kid With No Money Makes His Own Action Figures Out Of Twist Ties

 

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3) Colourful Giant Handmade Textile Butteflies And Moths

 

These are Not Pieces of Trash They Are Detailed Paintings on Carved Wood

4) These Are Not Pieces Of Trash They Are Detailed Paintings On Carved Wood

 

CLASSIC ALBUM COVERS LOCATED IN GOOGLE MAPS

5) Classic Album Covers Located In Google Streetview

 

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6) Fantastic Time-Slice Photography By Dan Marker-Moore

 

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7) Incredible Folded Paintings By Artist Marcelo Daldoce

 

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8) Guitar Solo To The Exact Tune Of Japanese Politician Crying Hysterically

 

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9) Gorgeous Soft Pastel Drawings By Artist Zaria Forman

 

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10) Japanese Photographer Photoshops Herself Into Her Own Childhood Photos

 

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11) Allison Schulnik’s Fantastic Stop-Motion Animation Made Out Of Clay

 

Invention of the Day: 3D-Printed Machine Gun That Folds and Shoots Paper Airplanes

12) Guy Creates 3D-Printed Machine Gun That Folds And Shoots Paper Airplanes

 

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13) Photographer Has Her Identity Stolen And Gets Revenge With Art Project

 

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14) Meticulously Cut And Re-Arranged Photos By Artist Ed Spence

 

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15) Heavy Metal T-Shirts Made Into Handmade Quilts By Artist Ben Venom

 

 

 

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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08.12.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Tourist “Illuminate” Feat. Years & Years

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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.

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02.12.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Animation Continuously Morphs Through Popular Films

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Animator Chris Carboni created this terrific animation which continuously morphs through popular films. The piece is a music video for a band called Cruisr, but sorta feels completely unrelated to the music. I actually muted the video and listened to it with Flying Lotus’ Parisian Goldfish (much better). I expected to see a lot of classic films here but it was nice to see more recent films like Under The Skin included too. How many of the films can you recognize? Watch the animation below.

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