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Friday Night Flicks: Christmas Light Bob Training

Who knew that it was such hard work being a Christmas light? Tonight’s really short flick by Ink and Giants gives us a peek at the secret life of bulbs.     Perhaps you’ll get some exercise this weekend putting … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Troublemakers – Christmas

Everyone is busy at this time of year, so I picked an animated flick for today that is twenty-two seconds long. It was directed by Burcu and Geoffrey for Troublemakers.tv.     Here’s hoping you can stay out of trouble … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Meco Jr. and Luxo Jr.

I mentioned in the comments on last week’s flick that I am a sucker for inanimate objects brought to life. Animators sometimes do this exceptionally well. Possibly the most famous CGI short film ever made —and the first to be … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Truth About Algorithms/Cathy O’Neil

At a time when algorithms are being used to determine everything from what kind of news people get to how people convicted of a criminal offense will be sentenced, the general public needs to understand what an algorithm is and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Spooktacular

In honour of the upcoming festival of Hallowe’en, here’s a short animated alphabet from Adam Osgood with soundtrack by Donnie Moore.     Perhaps you will be inspired by the video to make an unusual costume this weekend.

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Friday Night Flicks: My Paper Mind

This will be the last paper cutting video for a while. (No, really!) My Paper Mind is an extremely short stop motion animation by Javan Ivey. It’s a sort of animated tunnel book or 3D flip book.     Ivey … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Move

Continuing with the idea that you can make anything out of paper, tonight’s flick is a stop motion animation done with paper. Mandy Smith’s film, The Move, is a very short story about moving in Amsterdam.     The film … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Aport (Fetch!)

We have been enduring the Dog Days of Summer here, so a little animation featuring canines seems appropriate. This film by Denis Voronin clearly demonstrates that a story doesn’t have to be either long or complicated to be entertaining.   … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Dreams of Flight

I have posted videos from The McGuires before: Psycho — Homage to Hitchcock in October 2014 and The Hunter in January 2015. I thought it was time to re-visit their unusual combination of paper cuts and video projection again. Tonight’s … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: If I were a Typewriter and G_AAAH

Both short flicks tonight were produced using typewriters. If I were a Typewriter is a student animation by Batuhan Ins and was made for a Kinetic Typography course.     G-AAAH was created by Lizzie Hobbs on an Underwood 315 … Continue reading

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