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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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Friday Night Flicks: Van Gogh – Challenging the ‘Tortured Genius’ Myth

It was Mental Health Week in Canada last week. This is Mental Health Awareness Week in Britain, and it is Mental Health Month in the USA. Tonight’s flick, produced for the Tate Gallery, examines attitudes relating to mental health and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Forest Dreams

Tonight’s flick has a short accompanying statement on Vimeo from the animators. Forest Dreams is a collaborative noncommercial project of two artists – Victoria Samoilova and Yaroslav Primachenko. It is our declaration of love to the animated films with their … Continue reading

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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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