Unsatisfied, unsatisfying situations illustrated and animated

Thursday, 10 November, 2016

Unsatisfying situations animated. The animation, and illustration, by Paris based motion design studio Parallel Studio, however is more than satisfying.

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Kingdom of Colours, harmony in hues, by Thomas Blanchard

Wednesday, 9 November, 2016

This is enjoyable. Soothing. Calming even. Kingdom of Colours, by Lyon based designer and artist Thomas Blanchard. Take two minutes and sixteen seconds of your time, to see what I mean.

Who knows, this might come in handy mid-afternoon, east coast of Australia time, when the results of a certain presidential election become known.

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Flying over Iceland, for a second time, by Yannick Calonge

Wednesday, 9 November, 2016

Flying over Iceland (Part. II), by French filmmaker Yannick Calonge. I don’t need to tell you how stunning the scenery will be, do I? An ethereal soundtrack, In Exile, by Australian musician Lisa Gerard, rounds this clip out nicely.

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T2: Trainspotting trailer. Would you choose to revisit your past?

Tuesday, 8 November, 2016

The official trailer for T2: Trainspotting, the much anticipated sequel to 1996’s Trainspotting. Will it be any good though? Well, much of the original cast return, Danny Boyle also comes back to direct, and the screenplay is based on Irvine Welsh’s novel Porno, the follow-up to his original book, Trainspotting. So here’s hoping.

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Back to the Future, pulling apart top notch story-telling

Monday, 7 November, 2016

Back to the Future is a film I watch once a year, and part of its enduring appeal is down to the structure of its story. Screenwriters and authors take note, this is how to write successfully. Parts two and three are ok, but they really don’t hold a candle to the original.

Also, revisit Back to the Future’s opening sequence. It’s incredible just how much of the story is set up from there.

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What’s twelve sided and bimetal? The new British one pound coin

Monday, 7 November, 2016

Very nice, the United Kingdom is rolling out a brand new one pound coin. The bi-metal coin has twelve sides, and a number of features that make it difficult to counterfeit. It’s the visual design that appeals to me though.

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Earthquaker, a song written by Coco Banana

Monday, 31 October, 2016

Earthquaker, by American songwriter Coco Banana, features a quirky video clip produced by London based illustrator and animator Simon Landrein. Note that some scenes may be a little on the NSFW side. The fact this is the “screw” edit of the song might be a giveaway in that regard.

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Red, the grass is always greener on the other social media profile?

Friday, 21 October, 2016

Red, a short film by Los Angeles based art director and animator Daveion Thompson, touches on all too familiar subject matter, social media profiles that portray our lives as being more than perhaps they are.

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Dream, four animals on the verge of extinction tell their stories

Thursday, 20 October, 2016

Dream is an animation by São Paulo based production company Zombie Studio, that features four animals who are facing extinction talk, or more to the point, sing, about themselves.

Their stories are set to “I Dreamed a Dream”, a song from from the novel, stage production, movie, Les Misérables.

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Autumn, by Bear In Heaven, animated by Peter Burr

Wednesday, 19 October, 2016

Autumn, by New York artist and animator Peter Burr, set to the music of Bear In Heaven. In other words, it’s the video clip for their track, Autumn.

So you know, there are some strobe-light like effects, should that be a concern.

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