01.12.14 by Jeff

Animation: Compassion Crew “Masters Of The Gentlemanly Art”

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A cheeky animation following a ticket man on a train, by one of the most talented illustrators working right now, Simon Landrein. The visual innuendos in this play out like the dialogue in a James Bond film. Watch the music video for “Masters Of The Gentlemanly Art” below.

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30.11.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Crowded” by Andrew Khosravani and Cristina Florit Gomila

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The crowdedness of our planet captured in an animation by Andrew Khosravani and Cristina Florit Gomila, made primarily out of plasticine. Watch “Crowded” below.

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28.11.14 by Jeff

Animation: RL Grime ft. Djemba Djemba “Valhalla”

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Love David Rudnick’s graphic work and typography for RL Grime’s debut album, VOID. This is flawless work, and I love how it carries over into the animation for RL Grime’s single “Valhalla”. The video was directed by David Rudnick and Daniel Swan, and features animation by Bob Walmsley and Andrew Keyser. Watch it below.

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28.11.14 by Jeff

Trippy Video of the Day: Animation Made With Sound-Responsive Algorithms

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Cool music video by Jeremy Rotsztain for Russian musician COH created using sound-responsive algorithms. I imagine this is what people with synesthesia see when they hear music. Watch “BECHA-KPACHA” below.

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27.11.14 by Jeff

Animation: New York at Night in 3,454 Oil Paintings

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Here’s a hand-painted rotoscope animation by Zachary Johnson, featuring 3,454 oil paintings, with music by The Sea The Sea. Watch the animation below.

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21.11.14 by Jeff

Animated Gifs by Japanese Illustrator Daisuke Nimura

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Terrific animated gifs by Japanese illustrator Daisuke Nimura. More below.

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19.11.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Poulicroc” by Joshua Catalano

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Enjoyed this weird little animation by Joshua Catalano. Watch “Poulicroc” below!

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04.11.14 by Jeff

Funny and Creepy Video of the Day: “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 3″

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My favourite video series returns with a new episode! “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” is a project by Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling (previously featured here and here) and is quite honestly one of the best things on the Internet. The writing is so funny (and creepy), the sets and costumes are terrific, and the combination of live-action and animated elements are flawless.

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