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Google – Martha Graham

More animation awesomeness from Ryan Woodward: Director’s note:  “Hope you guys like the Google Doodle I did in commemoration of legendary Martha Graham. This was released on May 11, 2011 on Google.com. It was really great to work with Dancers and Choreographers from the Martha Graham Dance Company in New York on this. Martha was…

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Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity

This TED Talks video has been around for a little while, but I came across it again today, (I think it was like my 3-4 time watching it), and I thought it was worth sharing: Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love” muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and…

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Thought of You – Making Of

Following up on one of my previous posts, in which I showcased Ryan Woodward‘s mind-blowingly-gorgeous short film Thought Of You… … here is the final cut of the making of, Thought of You: Click the player below, and enjoy the video: Great, inspiring stuff. AND AGAIN… if you haven’t seen the short film… do yourself…

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Todor & Petru by CRCR

This is crazy-cool… … from French collective CRCR, the team of Gobelins students that introduced us to Jesus 2000, comes “Todor & Petru”  a mind-melting eclectic fusion of stop-motion and cartoonish 2D graphics. The project was completed over a 2-month summer stay at WIZZ design in Paris. Click the player below and enjoy the video:…

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Dogboarding!

LMAO! From: danieldaniel.us music: “Helena Beat” by Foster the People Click the player below and enjoy the video: No animals were harmed in the making of this video. Don’t harm animals, dummy.

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Disney/Dali’s Destino

This is just gorgeous.   Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company.  Destino is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion.  The project was a collaboration between Walt Disney and Spanish painter Salvador Dalí.   The original version featured music…

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Aaron Hartline Interview

Every animator’s and artist’s path is different — here is a bit of the inspirational journey animation elite Aaron Hartline has taken. Aaron Hartline is Animator at Pixar Animation Studios. Aaron worked on “Toy Story 3”, “Up”, the “Ice Age Trilogy”, “Horton Hears a Who” and “Robots”. Click the players below and enjoy the video:…

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Trailer for Dargaud’s ‘Siegfried’

Some really gorgeous traditional animation work done here. Trailer based on Dargaud’s ‘Siegfried‘ — Animation by ‘Pendragon Imageforge‘ Apparently due to a lack of funding this project hasn’t moved forward since 2007 (Booo…) still well it is worth checking out the trailer: Click the player below and enjoy the video:

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