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Friday Night Flicks: Helvetica and Helvetica Now

Helvetica is one of those fonts that some people love to hate, but like most fonts (yes, I would even include Comic Sans) it has its uses. There are two short flicks tonight. The first is an animation by Jon … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Relationshapes

Today’s flick is an entertaining portrayal of a number of human interactions. Using simple shapes and a variety of styles, animator Nerdo portrays some basic aspects of relationships.     You might spend part of the weekend considering what simple … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Table Dance

Today’s short video features stop-motion animation and dancing doilies. It is the work of Saskatchewan artist Lindsay Arnold.     You might want to spend part of your weekend checking out her other videos, or looking at some of her … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Trepō – Zoetrope Pottery

I haven’t shown a zoetrope video for a while. Today’s flick features the work of ceramic artist Kenny Sing who decorates platters with designs that become animations when the piece is rotated at the correct speed.     If you … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Ghosts of Gone Birds

I haven’t posted a video of an automaton for a while. Here’s an excellent piece by Keith Newstead. As a bonus, it includes drawings by Ralph Steadman.     If you are interested in seeing close-up images of this piece … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2018 Bonus Flick: Merry Christmas

Just a little something for your Christmas Eve entertainment from Passion Animation Studios and Rollin’ Wild:     Merry Christmas everyone!

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Friday Night Flicks: Christmas Card ’10

Tonight’s flick is an old —well, from 2010—  animated Christmas card by Kilogramme. Some of us occasionally find the modern version of Christmas a bit weird. This one definitely is.     Perhaps you can spend a bit of time … Continue reading

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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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