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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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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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