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14 Life Lessons from He-Man

At the end of every episode of the 80s animated TV series He-Man, a character from the show would come on and offer kids a tip for life. Here are 14 such tips. Watch the video now: via

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The Third & The Seventh

From Spanish filmmaker Alex Roman, full of style and beauty comes this stunning short film. A visual feast of poetic images done in a hyper-reality rendering style, with exceptional pieces of architecture,… Amazingly only a few elements (sky backgrounds, pigeons flying, the wandering photographer guy, etc.) are real.  The rest of this film is almost…

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A Story of Dogs

Here is a couple great vids, that one of my mentors Jay Jackson turned me onto, featuring some awesome character animation, as well as some “behind the scenes” footage: A Story of Dogs: “Making of” clips from Disney’s (1955) “Lady And The Tramp” Watch the video now (Part #1): Watch the video now (Part #2):…

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Some Interactive YouTube Videos

More from French Canadian autodidact director Patrick Boivin: Bboy Joker: An interactive breakdance competition in stop-motion… Click on the video to interact, and let the awesomeness begin: YouTube Street Fighter: A Youtube video game in which you can control your character by clicking one of the 4 buttons (on the video player screen)… Click on…

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Pure Genius Advertising Stunt

via Anyone who’s ever tied a string to a fly as a kid (or an adult) (I’m not admitting to anything 🙂 will truly appreciate this brilliant piece of non-traditional advertising… “To promote their exhibition stand at the Franfurt Book Fair, Eichborn the publisher with the fly prepared 200 flies with an ultra light banner.…

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Stop Motion Animation Awesomeness

More from French Canadian autodidact director Patrick Boivin: Ninja’s Unboxing: Commissioned by Google to promote Google’s Nexus One phone:  When it comes to “unboxing”, ninjas know how to handle things… Watch the video now: Boda Fett’s Mandalorian Dance: Patrick Boivin created this stop motion animated short with everyone’s favorite Star Wars bounty hunter; which he…

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Iron Baby

An Iron Man movie parody, from French Canadian autodidact director Patrick Boivin, starring his baby girl. The costume was created by her uncle STROB. http://www.youtube.com/user/STROBdotNET Patrick Boivin’s newest video has gone viral, including a mention on Twitter from Iron Man director Jon Favreau who tweeted “You need to see this if you like Iron Man…

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Looky who is in NYC TIMESSSSSSS

This is cool.   Jessica Borutski, one of my former students (from back in the day when I taught some courses at Algonquin College for a few years) , has been popping up in the news lately for her redesign of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and other iconic WB characters for a NEW animated TV…

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