Category Archives: animation

Friday Night Flicks: Phenomena Exotica

A little bit of light entertainment this Friday, with a short animation from filmmaker Jossie Malis.     In case you experience an episode of synchronicity this weekend, remember that you should never underestimate the power of coincidence.

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Friday Night Flicks: Creature Comforts

Tim Allen is one of the great stop-motion animators working today. If you have watched a stop motion animated film in the last decade, Allen probably worked on it. Today’s flick is from a series I am particularly fond of: … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gizmosis

This week’s flick is just a little bit of light entertainment from Art&Graft Studio.     If you would like to check out more work from Art&Graft this weekend, their Vimeo page is here. I particularly recommend The Walk and, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Wheel of Life

There hasn’t been a zoetrope animation on Friday Night Flicks for a while. Today’s video by André Gidoin features a paper carousel. From the text on Vimeo: Paper is one of the most versatile and beautiful mediums available to makers, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: La Valse Botanique

Last in this series on papercut artists, tonight’s flick is a papercut stop-motion animation by Studio Apvis. The video even has a romantic ending appropriate for the date.     Perhaps you will share La Valse Botanique with your Valentine … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Joy of Books, Again

I’m taking it a bit easy for a few days after all the Advent posts, so today’s wonderful stop-motion flick is a re-post from August of 2015. If you saw it then, I hope you enjoy it this time around … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Nicholas Was

Some of you may feel the need of an antidote to a surfeit of seasonal comfort and joy about now, so today’s flick should do the trick. I first posted the video five years ago, but many of you may … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: First Christmas

Tonight’s flick is another story that gives a nod to the seasonal promotion of love and friendship and “goodwill toward men”, done in an entertaining and non-saccharine way. (And I couldn’t resist a film with a tiggywinkle as protagonist.)   … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Christmas 2019 Ad | John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners

It’s the first Friday in December, and in the hopes of showing this to you before everyone on your mailing list and all your Facebook friends have recommended it, I am posting this at the beginning of the month rather … Continue reading

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Bonus Flick: The Halloween Costume

It has been a while since I posted any animation, so I thought it would be nice to have an animated video for Hallowe’en. This quiet little flick by Jonathon Yule tells the story of his favourite costume.     … Continue reading

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