11.06.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Butts” by Tyler Hurd

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This is the most important video you will watch today. Watch “Butts” below.

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20.05.14 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared”

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Becky & Joe are the creators of “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared”, a brilliant video series that mixes live action, stop motion, 2d animation, puppetry, learning, and a touch of pure evil. You can see the first two episodes here and here. They’ve just announced plans to make several more episodes and would love to do it independently so they can keep the creative spirit of the show alive.

Watch the video below!

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12.05.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Totem” by Caleb Wood

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Another feast for the eyes from animator Caleb Wood (previously featured here, here, here, and here). Watch “Totem” below.

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06.05.14 by Jeff

Animation: “I Decided To Leave” by Daniel Britt

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This surreal animation by Daniel Britt (from the insanely talented This Is It Collective) is nothing short of a masterpiece. Brilliant writing, and flawless animation. Hats off to everyone involved, especially sound designer Oswald Skillbard. Watch “I Decided To Leave” below!

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05.05.14 by Jeff

Animation: “Birder Dash” by Max Litvinov

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Apparently this is Max Litvinov’s first animated short, kinda hard to believe though. Fantastic style here, really looking forward to seeing more. Watch “Birder Dash” below.

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18.04.14 by Jeff

Beautiful Flip-Books Made From Recycled Bike Parts by Artist Juan Fontanive

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These flip-books by artist Juan Fontanive are incredible, I’ve never seen an animation feel this alive before. Fontanive builds the mechanisms by recycling old parts from bicycles and clocks, and hand draws, paints, and screen prints images onto paper.

Watch the videos below, the sounds that the machines make are a beautiful compliment to the movement of the animations. These are maybe my favourite works I’ve ever posted.

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10.04.14 by Jeff

“Woodoo” Stop-motion Animation by André Maat

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André Maat brings some little pieces of wood to life with a terrific stop-motion animation. Watch “Woodoo” below!

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04.04.14 by Jeff

Satisfying Video of the Day: “Shape” by Johnny Kelly

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This animation by Johnny Kelly poses the question: “If for one day you had the power to make your world work better, what would you change?”

Thoroughly enjoyed this, watch the video below.

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