Category Archives: animation

KJFG No. 5

During the month of July I had some great days enjoying the Anima Mundi, the 16th International Animation Festival of Brazil. I watched several short animations and three animated feature films. If you ask me about them, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Wrigley’s Extra Commercials

Joining humour and attractive images has been very used in the last product campaigns. If you make the public smile you won some points, that’s probably the idea. The agency DDB Sydney used this strategy to the last year’s campaign … Continue reading

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Takorasu

Takorantis is the site of the Japanese studio Takorasu, “Las octopus” according to a weird on-line translation. On the Takorasu portfolio you will find their work of wonderful illustrations and animations with robot-like giant animals, which transport tiny whimsical steam … Continue reading

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Game Over Project

GAME OVER is a brilliant video performance project created by the Swiss artist Guillaume Reymond, using stop-motion (pixelation) technique to visually reproduce classic arcade games, pixel by pixel. It consists of a series of collaborative animation movies which revive some … Continue reading

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Steve Scott

The London based animation director and illustrator Steve Scott has a marvellous work. He started directing animated promos in the late 90s, creating clips for many bands, including Silverchair, New Zealand’s Salmonella Dub and his own band, Telemetry Orchestra. His … Continue reading

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Illustrations from Hedgehog in the Fog

The Russian LiveJournal community Kidpix published some illustrations with part of the text (in Russian) from the book “???? ? ??????“, known as “Hedgehog in the Fog“. “Hedgehog in the Fog” was at first a Soviet animated film directed by … Continue reading

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No Quarter

The animated short film No Quarter it’s a light-hearted comedic view on the devastating consequences of overwhelming greed. The animation, by Mike Trent, was created as his conclusion project for 3D Animation program at Vancouver Film School. I enjoyed very … Continue reading

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How to Save the World

Every new year people do their predictions: doing more exercises, eating more healthy food, visiting new places, being more kind with other people, and many other things like that. In my personal, and mental, predictions list I also listed things … Continue reading

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L’âme Seule

L’âme Seule (The lonely soul) is a touching animation created by three talented students from EESA (Ecole Européenne Supérieure d’Animation): Cédric Berthier, Jean-Sébastien Leroux et Maximilien Royo. The short-film (4min) tells the story of a lonely character and the discover … Continue reading

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Savage Chickens

Doug Savage is known for his humorous cartoons Savage Chickens drawn on post-its. The Savage Chickens is daily cartoon with an acid humour, and for your enjoyment has a feed available. And I must say that just now I’ve got … Continue reading

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