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Friday Night Flicks: Marilyn Myllar

I posted this stop-motion animation from Parabella previously in 2014 after I visited Toronto for the opening of my solo exhibition Elemental at Typology, a no-longer-extant gallery. I had looked at a lot of ‘art’ in both public and commercial … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: On Being – Ars Poetica #100: I Believe

Here’s an animated poem to start the new year.  From the animator, Jocie Juritz: An animation for On Being as part of their new series sharing poetry with the world. Based on the poem “Ars Poetica #100: I Believe”, written … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Winter Tale (stop-motion animation)

I posted this flick once before, when Christmas fell on a Friday in 2015. I think it is worth re-posting this Christmas Day. In case you have a spare three minutes this Christmas evening, here’s a seasonally appropriate stop-motion video … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: John Lewis Christmas 2016

This week’s flick is another seasonal advertisement from a large English store. This time it’s the John Lewis Christmas promotion from 2016. The computer animation is stunning.     There’s a lot of computer animation in advertising these days, but … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: I am Square

Regular readers of my Sunday posts will know that my upcoming/postponed-until-January 2021 exhibition Square Dance uses the square as the basic design unit in all the works, so this video seems especially appropriate for a Friday Night Flick.     … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Asterisk

Tonight’s flick is the last in the recent series of videos selected with the theme of typography/lettering, and it isn’t really a flick at all. Asterisk is an interactive digital artist’s book by Julia Hou, created in 2019. To open … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kinetic Typography/Dev Valladares

Another student piece of animated typography, Dev Valladares’ video presents a palindromic poem by Jonathan Reed.     It might be fun to try creating a palindrome this weekend. You could try a word, or a sentence, or even a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kinetic Typography/Aitor Canto

This week’s flick by Aitor Canto demonstrates effective use of type in motion.     The music is uncredited, but I tracked it back to Tim McMorris. If you need something to get you moving this weekend, try watching his … Continue reading

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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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