Category Archives: animation

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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Send In the Clowns

This is my 600th post since I began this blog, and this week I reached (and surpassed) the total number of views I had for last year. In recognition of those milestones, it’s time for another giveaway. Since many of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gastaloops

Tonight’s flick is a mesmerising collection of 100 gifs created by Gasta in one of those self-inflicted internet challenges. From the text on the Vimeo page: Browsing on internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pnit by Pneuhaus

Tonight’s flick is an unlikely choice for two reasons: the video was featured on Colossal, which means it already has extensive exposure, and it has nothing to do with paper, or books, and only a tenuous relationship with animation. It … Continue reading

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