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Friday Night Flicks: The Cyclotrope and The Bicycle Animation

In late December I posted a video that involved making music with bicycle parts. Today’s flicks use bike wheels to animate images. Tim Wheatley has taken the rear wheel off a bike for his video.     Katy Beveridge (and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Keith Newstead and Paul Spooner

I only discovered the work of Keith Newstead after getting high speed internet, but I have known about Paul Spooner since the late 1980s, when my brother-in-law gave me a book by Spooner called The Zoo of Tranquility. It contained … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Greatest Gift

I know it’s a promotion for a rather large chain, but it’s a good message. Directed by Sam Fell and produced by Passion Pictures, The Greatest Gift tells a story with a reminder for everyone about what really matters.   … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Xmars

You are likely getting busier and busier as December moves along, but perhaps you might find time for a one minute video. Produced as a self-promotion video by Dabarti CGI Studio, Xmars is a little gem.     Is your … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: OK GO and 567 printers

Some of you may have already seen this video, but I couldn’t resist sharing.     You can read more about the project here. Perhaps you will find something interesting to do with a printer this weekend.

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Friday Night Flicks: Be The Snow

Tonight’s short flick by Amir Honarmand tells the story of a pillow who runs away from home. I selected it because we had out first real snowfall this week — one that is likely to stay for a while, if not … Continue reading

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Halloween 2017 Bonus Post

In case you need something to entertain you between trips to the door to hand out candy to ghosties and ghoulies and assorted Disney princesses, here are two videos and a link to an article for your intermittent amusement. First, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: How To Catch A Bird

Tonight’s haunting little stop motion short was made by Vera van Wolferen as her MA in Animation graduation film at AKV St. Joost Breda.     You might want to spend part of your weekend viewing more of her videos … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Typography

Tonight’s flick is a student animation of a poem by Taylor Mali. I love this poem, and Ronnie Bruce does a fine job of presenting the text visually.     If you want to re-read the text of the poem, … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Race Books Complete

We finished the twenty copies of The Mexican Bicycle Race this week. David trimmed head and foot, four at a time because I am still a little anxious about slippage when using Ko-Ko. I cut one-and-a-half inch wide strips of … Continue reading

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