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➤  Sharing Animation Fun & Inspiration

Have you Hugged a Giant Bear Today?

Here is a great spot for Pro Infirmis called “Get Closer” Enjoy the video: A wonderful spot with a great message… … After you’ve found some tissues, and properly composed yourself,… Bonus Feature: Dare To Fight? And now for something a little different, with possibly less merit then the last video, but much fun, from…

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What Inspires Creativity [and what does not]

SO GOOD! — This video entitled ‘Deadlines‘ created by Hungarian ad agency Café Creative (shared by KreativMagazin), created for their clients, illustrates how innovation and creativity need time. Awarded to the 2011 Golden Drum Shortlist Enjoy the video:

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Plot Device

This is simply brilliant!  — A young filmmaker obtains a mysterious device that unleashes the full force of cinema on his front lawn.  — Created for Red Giant TV, writer/director Seth Worley, executive producer/co-writer Aharon Rabinowitz… and what-the-what!… It seems my old friend Andrew ‘Beans’ Embury did some work on this.  Check it out… Enjoy…

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TIME LAPSE OF EARTH… FROM SPACE

Providing five minutes of child-like amazement,… edited by Michael König, and compiled using images from NASA, this time lapse fly-over-view from Space of our planet Earth is sure to be the envy of every timelapse photographer on the planet.   The time lapse sequences are courtesy of astronauts aboard the International Space Station, more specifically…

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Animators Rap!

Showing how 2D do it… The Phineas and Ferb “Animatin” rap music video is a humorous take on a day in the life of the show’s co-creators and producers, Dan Povenmire and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh as animators on the animated TV series Phineas and Ferb. Enjoy the video:

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Cinematic Storytelling with Brian McDonald

Here is an incredibly insightful discussion about story and the art of cinematic storytelling, in which Warren Etheredge interviews author/teacher/comedian Brian McDonald at The High Bar.  — Great for anyone who wants to write a script and/or is interested in storytelling with appeal that resonates. Enjoy the video: Brian McDonald is the author of two…

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The Title Design of Saul Bass

To celebrate the release of the long-awaited book “Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design”, editor Ian Albinson put together a brief visual history of some of Saul Bass‘s most celebrated work. Again, for those of you who aren’t aware of Saul Bass (1920-1996) was not only one of the great graphic designers of…

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The Pixar Story

  Awe-inspiring and informative here is Leslie Iwerks’ award winning 2007 documentary… … about the inspirational story of Pixar. Enjoy the video: Available on the Wall-E 2 & 3 Disc Sets

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