Maria & Hodei: Sopa De Galets

Maria Berga (Architect & Graphic Designer) & Hodei Ensunza (Graphic Designer with a special interest in motion graphics) created this piece illustrating how to cook Sopa De Galets, a traditional Spanish soup typically made for Christmas day. We might follow the recipe and create the dish next year as part of our Christmas feast!


Fabian Koppenhöfer: Faenger

German freelance CG artist and motion designer Fabian Koppenhöfer has just released this 'Catcher In The Rye' inspired animated short titled 'Faenger', created during his final year at the Artschool in Kassel. The short is a collaborative piece with illustrative artist Markus Färber who designed the characters and landscapes.


Ken Sortais GaG Exhibition

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Parisian artist Ken Sortais aka Cony has his first show on in London... The 'Princes of Darkness' show is open now through to January 12th at Galleries Goldstein. Cony creates loose illustrative paintings reminiscent of old Walt Disney or Looney Tunes characters but distorted into a darker and more contorted look.

Printed to accompany Ken Sortais' 'Princes of Darkness' exhibition at GaG a 3 colour hand pulled screen print on a heavyweight 300gsm paper in an edition of 25 has been made available for purchase at £45.00 via the GaG online store.

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Aleph - Messa (A-Moll)

Russia born and raised artist/animator/director Chichirik now lives and works in Hamburg Germany where she has created numerous music videos for the Hamburg music scene. Her latest video is for Russian musician Aleph, and their track 'Messa (A-Moll)' released on the album 'Year Two' via King Deluxe Records. The video features an imaginative blend of live action footage and grainy black and white animated embellishments.


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Here is one last selection of animated festive greetings to enjoy before we sign off until after Christmas. See you in a few days.



Layla Atkinson animated this seasonal treat for Trunk Animation, which invite us to "Drink along with Martin."



Patrick Raats & Balder Westein animated this papercraft stop motion Christmassy piece for Dutch communications agency Van Santen Network.



Nigel Upchurch animated this festive pixel fire place loop, free for all to download from his Vimeo page.

Rone - Bye Bye Macadam

The Creators Project is a global digital platform celebrating art and technology. Founded by a revolutionary partnership between Intel and VICE, The Creators Project supports visionary artists across multiple disciplines who are using technology in innovative ways to push the boundaries of creative expression.

They recently uploaded this music video for Rone track 'Bye Bye Macadam', which was directed and presumably animated by Dimitri Stankowicz.


Magnus V. Östergren: Exodus Trailer

Magnus V. Östergren is a motion graphics director/art director based in Stockholm, Sweden. This is the trailer for his latest short film 'Exodus', which is set to premier in January, 2013.

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In this roundup of festive animation, we've picked out some of the superb darker offerings from this years selection...



New York based, Exit 73 Studios, combined their animated seasonal greeting with an apocalyptic Dooms Day sequence... very festive.



Another New Yorker who clearly isn't smitten with the Holiday season is Leah Shore.



And as you might expect this year’s Christmas animation from Cyriak, 'The Spirit Of Christmas' is well... just watch it...

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Another three Christmas treats from this years selection of awesome animated greetings...



We posted We Think Things' 'Cummulus & Nimbus' short back in March, now the characters have returned for this seasonal version in 'Cummulus & Nimbus Winter Edition'.



Neal Coghlan and Studio ASZYK! animated the rump shaking 'Booty Reindeer $$$' for their Christmas greeting.



David Luepschen animated this sweet piece for his seasonal greeting, the second we've posted this Christmas featuring original music from David Kamp!

The Lower Class - Extraneous

The Lower Class are an up and coming Hip Hop web savvy trio from Texas with various indie blogs already buzzing about their music. They recently teamed up with blogs 'Oh So Fresh' and 'Apple Juice Break' to release their much anticipated album 'Wingfield'. Promoting themselves so successfully online required some pretty slick video content to accompany their release, this latest music video for 'Extraneous' by Xavier Palin is no exception. Keep your eyes peeled for various pop-culture icons like Batman and Homer Simpson.


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Continuing the plethora of great seasonal animation with a second roundup of the best on offer...



'Christmas With Nathan' from HOPR was inspired by the festive ramblings of partner/CD Chris DiFiore’s four year-old nephew for their animated holiday greeting.



'Merry Xmas My Friends!' from Gal Shkedi.



Gobelins graduate Emmanuelle Walker puts her beautiful illustrative style to her Christmas greeting, 'Hairy Holidays 2013'.

Mixtape Club For VH1 Classic

Mixtape Club and director Aaron Stewart teamed up to create this twisted rock version 'Jingle Bells' for VH1 Classic.


Disney's Planes To Get Theatrical Release



Originally destined to go straight to DVD when we posted the trailer back in June, 2011, it now looks like Disney Pixar's 'Planes' will actually get a theatrical release to coincide with Dreamworks release of 'Turbo' in the summer of 2013.

Here is the trailer for 'Planes', to remind you what to expect:


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There have been so many great animated Christmas greetings this year it seems like it's all we've been posting over the last few days. We've collected a few more of the best offerings here:



London based Blue Zoo studio brings us this sweetly animated snowball fight.



Animade show us how festive animation is done properly in their Lernz series.



Stop motion short, 'Star Of Wonder' sees a shepherd meet a grim end, lovingly animated by Joseph Wallace and Becca Rose.

Otto Schade Party Time Print Competition

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Christmas is fast approaching and ottoschade.net have organised a fantastic competition with 12 fantastic prints to give away to 12 lucky winners.

There are 3 different hand pulled and hand finished silk screen print images hot off of the press with 4 copies of each up for grabs. Alongside Otto Schade's homage to Banksy, 'Fuck the Olympics' image and 4 hand sprayed stencil prints of 'I'm Out', there a 4 copies of the Mickey Mouse 'Party Time' print you see above.

All you have to do is subscribe to the mailing list on the ottoschade.net website and the 12 lucky winners will be chosen at random from their list of subscribers on the 12th night of Christmas and informed on the 10th January 2013.

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Nearly Normal: Purpy & The Evil Carrot Man - Xmas Time

Nearly Normal present 'Purpy & The Evil Carrot Man - Xmas Time', their animated Christmas ode celebrating being broke and the joy of sharing a handmade gift with your friends and family. If you’re feeling particularly uninspired or uncreative just share this animated ditty and sing along together... "It all came from my heart... And not from China..."

Jens & Anna: Oh Tannenbaum

Here comes another fantastic Christmas animation, this time courtesy of AnimateMe duo Jens & Anna and musical magician David Kamp of Sound Creatures. 'Oh Tannenbaum' is a little bit different to the other seasonal greetings we've posted so far this year as there is very little narrative, but it does feature a menagerie of cute animal-like decoration squirming on a Christmas tree.


Michael J. Ruocco: The Life And Death Of A Novelty Christmas Wreath

Michael J. Ruocco's, rather dark but very funny festive greeting, 'The Life And Death Of A Novelty Christmas Wreath' utilises an interesting fixed in centre character to tell its bleak story. 'The Life And Death Of A Novelty Christmas Wreath' is a nice contrast to the usual Christmassy schmaltz.

Beakus Christmas 2012

The 2012 Christmas greeting from London based animation studio Beakus parodies the recent epic John Lewis advert.


KAWS Original Fake 'Woodstock' Vinyl Toy



After the release of the KAWS 'Astro Boy' vinyl toy back in October, we didn't expect to see another animation inspired KAWS vinyl piece this side of 2012. Right before Christmas, artist KAWS and his brand Original Fake are back with a new figure... 'Woodstock' from the Peanuts franchise gets the official KAWS styling with head bones and X-ed out eyes in 'Woodstock' original yellow colourway. The release is scheduled for release on December 22nd.

Felix Sputnik: Merry Christmas

Felix Sputnik (Michael Schlingmann) has updated the clever 'Spinning Away' zoetrope wheel animation test we posted a couple of weeks back with this Christmassy twist.


Emily Smith: Ornithophobia

Emily Smith, a cat obsessed RISD illustration student who seemingly likes to experiment with various animation styles, has hit her stride with this latest short. Animated in a striking blend of scratchy black ink character with soft colourful watercolour backgrounds, 'Ornithophobia' tells the story of a cat confronting his fear of birds.


LLAMALLAMA: A Little Christmas Miracle

Just in time for Christmas, LLAMALLAMA (a collaboration of creative minds that focuses on animated storytelling) have debuted their first animated short film titled 'A Little Christmas Miracle'.

The narrative revolves around the, weird and slightly creepy looking, due Robert and Tray and their bizarre Christmas adventure.

"Robert and Tray are garden leprechaun gnomes and old friends. Robert is having a middle age crisis while Tray is having the life Robert is jealous of; a carefree life with sunbathing and parties. On their way, Tray and Robert meet Santa who is suffering from a severe stomach ache. Tray and Robert trying to help Santa, enter his stomach where they meet Krampus, Santa’s demonic alter ego. Little did they know that their life was about to change forever."

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Gobelins students, Deborah Cruchon, Myriam Fourati, Jonghyun Jung-boix, Nadya Mira & Laurent Moing, animated this end of the world sequence to round off 2012. Nice!

Leon - An Emotional Flipbook



Andy Voda's Optical Toys Company is devoted to producing a unique array of pre and proto-cinematic toys including a superb selection of flipbooks. Amongst their range is a collection of Thomas Edison flipbooks showing seven experimental film sequences shot by Edison Laboratories in the earliest days of motion pictures, a similar range for Eadweard Muybridge's animal sequences and the 'Gestation Animation' flipbook in which obsessive photographer Karl Baden documented his wife’s pregnancy.

Their latest release is 'Leon - An Emotional Flipbook' which takes the flipbook concept to new extremes. The idea behind 'Leon' is that the 200 individual flipbook pages depicting various states of emotion can be reconfigured to create surprising results! If you want to depict joy, sadness, trust, disgust, fear, surprise, anticipation, optimism, disappointment, anger, aggression, longing, pride, envy, irritation, rage, love... sort the cards into their various sets (perplexed, longing, torment, suffering, affection and love) and just pick out the combination of cards you need! Needless to say the complexities of such a project meant, after the initial concept for the flipbook in 2005, its taken 6 years before completion and its release in August 2011, with stock only recently finding its way to shops in the UK.

On a rather geeky side note, if you were to use all 200 cards for each flipbook combination, you could make

788,657,867,364,790,503,552,363,213,932,185,062,295,135,977,687,173,263,294,742,533,244,359,449,963,403,342,920,304,284,011,984,623,904,177,212,138,919,638,830,257,642,790,242,637,105,061,926,624,952,829,931,113,462,857,270,763,317,237,396,988,943,922,445,621,451,664,240,254,033,291,864,131,227,428,294,853,277,524,242,407,573,903,240,321,257,405,579,568,660,226,031,904,170,324,062,351,700,858,796,178,922,789,623,703,897,374,720,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

different flipbooks... apparently! That's not bad for the $14.00 it costs to buy a copy.

Art & Graft: Happy Christmas!!!

London based creative studio, Art & Graft, have brought us another fantastic animated Christmas card. We're pretty sure this is actually based on CCTV footage from Art & Graft's Christmas party last year, we've been to enough works Christmas parties to know this is pretty much EXACTLY what they're all like!


Scrapomatic - Rat Trap

Brooklyn-based animator Brett Underhill, you may remember his humorous Krypto The Superdog short posted on AR back in August, has created this music video for Scrapomatic track 'Rat Trap' featuring a nice blend of live action and animation.


Robert Loebel: Wind Trailer

This teaser trailer for Robert Loebel's animated short 'Wind', produced at the HAW Hamburg - University of Applied Sciences in 2012, makes it look pretty special. The short will hopefully be appearing on the festival circuit soon and we're really looking forward to seeing the full film.

It's also worth noting that David Kamp provided the sound designs... check out his 'Sound Creatures' project here.


Luke Thompson - On A Slow Boat To China

Animator/director Dan W Jacobs, who featured on the Animated Review in August with his excellent graduation short 'Seen And Not Seen', has just released a new music video co-created with fellow Manchester School of Art graduate Nicholas Barnes.

This is the video for Luke Thompson's 'On A Slow Boat To China', but the videos Dan has animated for his own band, Fun Adults, are worth checking out too!


Jacques Khouri: Xmass Video Card

Following on from Mummu's animated Christmas Carol comes another animated seasonal greeting, this one's from New York based freelancer Jacques Khouri.


The Hundreds X Cool World Apparel

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Über-trendy streetwear clothing label The Hundreds have collaborated with Paramount Studios to bring us a collection of apparel illustrated with characters from Ralph Bakshi's 1992 live action/animated feature film 'Cool World'.

The collection includes T-shirts, a snapback and a chambray shirt featuring Holli Would and other zany "doodles" from 'Cool World'.

The collection will be launched at The Hundreds flagship stores on December 14th with an online release to follow on December 17th.

The Hundreds official release statement:

"When the cult cartoon/live-action mash-up film 'Cool World' first debuted in 1992, it wasn’t the format that titillated audiences. In fact, controversial and sensational animator Ralph Bakshi had already established a name by merging the two worlds of filmmaking with 'Heavy Traffic' in 1973 and 'Coonskin' in ’75. It was always the content that raised eyebrows… With 'Cool World', he sought to direct a gritty murder mystery, revolving around sex as the conduit to travel between the animated and real world. The movie starred Kim Basinger as the nymphomaniac sexpot, Gabriel Byrne as a cartoonist jailed for murdering a man he found in bed with his wife, and a young Brad Pitt as the detective cop trying to keep the two worlds separate.

Drama also unfolded after the film’s release with as rumors of Bakshi’s disappointment with the film’s editing made the rounds. But as 'Cool World' celebrates it’s 20th anniversary, the movie continues to live on and flourish amongst cult audiences, fascinated with both the behind-the-scenes and onscreen stories. Just as the story intended to portray, the collision of the two worlds which are never to intersect, were what ultimately immortalized it’s legacy. And we continue that idea with Cool World clashing The Hundreds’ world…

The limited edition The Hundreds X 'Cool World' collection comprises three graphic tees, a chambray button up and a twill wool snapback, featuring various art from a full-length illustration of the film’s iconic femme fatale, Holli Would; a compilation of its myriad minor characters; and a special tee bringing into focus some of the more notable, albeit underrepresented, background characters."

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Pokepoke Pocket - Ohayo Carotene

Japanese animator Saki Iyori has created this wild music video for Pokepoke Pocket and his latest release 'Ohayo Carotene'. Enjoy!


Anam An Amhráin DVD



Just in time for Christmas, Cartoon Saloon have released their 'Anam An Amhráin' DVD. Available to purchase for around £20 through their online store.

'Anam An Amhráin' is a collection of well know traditional Irish songs, sung by celebrated musicians, brought to life through Cartoon Saloons stunning animation. Originally conceived to accompany a 5 part series for a TG4 music series, in which award winning singer Iarla Ó Lionáird takes a trip to meet friends and introduce us to new interpretations of old Irish songs. The series first aired in December 2009, so this DVD's been a long time coming, but well worth the wait.

We've posted a couple of excerpts from the DVD here, but you should buy yourself a copy or get it on your wish list to Father Christmas.


'An Poc ar Buile'
Directed & Storyboarded by Tomm Moore
Design: Tomm Moore & Marie Thorhauge
Animation: Fabian Erlinghauser, Sean Mc Carron, Tomm Moore, Patrick Semple & Andrew Murray


'Oró, Sé Do Bheatha Abhaile'
Directed & Storyboarded by Roxanne Burchartz
Designed by Roxanne Burchartz & Marie Thorhauge
Animation: Fabian Erlinghauser, Roxanne Burchartz, Sean Mc Carron, Patrick Semple & Andrew Murray


'An Sean Duine'
Directed & Storyboarded by Nora Twomey
Design: Marie Thorhauge
Animation: Frederick Villumsen, Louise Bergholt, Fabian Erlinghauser, Nora Twomey & Tomm Moore

Mummu: The 12 Days Of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas Mummu sent to me... an animated Christmas carol.

The London based studio have day-by-day been extending their animated version of 'The 12 Days Of Christmas' verse-by-verse...

Daniela Sherer: The Man Inside Mickey

Daniela Sherer is currently studying an MA in animation at the Royal College of Art in London, amongst her fabulous variety of work she has animated the first instalment for 'Don't Talk To Strangers', a new animated documentary blog site.

'Don't Talk To Strangers' ask you to get in touch and recount your experience living in London, a city full of strangers. They want to hear stories from the awkward, alienating or unpleasant to the amusing, bizarre or touching. This first short, titled 'The Man Inside Mickey', is about a street performer's loneliness.

If you'd like to submit your story to be considered for animated adaptation head over to 'Don't Talk To Strangers' or phone them 020 3290 4348.


Room On The Broom



In addition to 'The Gruffalo' and 'The Gruffalo's Child' of past Christmases the BBC have commissioned yet another animated adaptation of a Julia Donaldson picture book for this year’s prime time slot on Christmas Day!

"'Room On The Broom' sees a witch and her cat flying happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch’s hat, bow and wand. They are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, and in return each animal asks for a ride on the broom. They climb on, one after the next, until the broom is so heavy that it snaps in two! What will happen next as they tumble into a bog and meet a greedy dragon?"

The film is narrated by Simon Pegg and the six lovable characters are voiced by a host of acting talent - Gillian Anderson as the Witch, Rob Brydon as the Cat, Martin Clunes as the Dog, Sally Hawkins as the Bird, David Walliams as the Frog and Timothy Spall as the Dragon.

This enchanting tale of friendship and family has been beautifully adapted from the magical picture book by the same creative team that brought us 'The Gruffalo' and 'The Gruffalo’s Child'. 'Room On The Broom' is again produced by Michael Rose and Martin Pope of Magic Light Pictures ('The Gruffalo', 'The Gruffalo’s Child', 'Chico & Rita'), animated in the same textural GC style by Studio Soi in Germany, directed by Max Lang (who also directed the original 'Gruffalo' special) and René Aubry has composed the music.

Stuck In The Sound - Let's Go

What a fantastic concept for a music video... A boy dreams of becoming an astronaut and dedicates his life to achieving his goal. When he finally lands on the moon he witnesses the end of the Earth! This superb music video was animated by Alexis Beaumont & Rémi Godin ('The Rabbi’s Cat') for French indie band Stuck In The Sound and their latest single, 'Let's Go'.


FMX 2013 Rollin' Animals Trailer

FMX (Film and Media Exchange) is an annual conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia for students in Stuttgart, Germany. The 2013 trailer series 'Rollin' Safari' were all directed by Kyra Buschor, Ännie Habermehl and Constantin Paeplow, all students at the Institute of Animation, Effects and Digital Postproduction at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

"Our initial idea was to tell a high speed chase - but different to known scenarios. Imagine the story of a hunter pursuing a fat rollin’ deer in the forest - Hilarious! As we loved the idea of rollin' animals that much we decided the hunter should also be an animal - even more hilarious - and everything should take place in the savannah since in this region we were given a bigger choice of typical wildlife hunting scenes."






FX Goby For HMV

Director FX Goby, whose background is primarily in animation, has just released the series of spots he created for HMV. The spot's feature the two characters from the company’s logo, the dog and the gramophone, brought to life and given personalities. The gramophone is very much like the Anglepoise lamp from Pixar's 'Luxo Jr' short.


YACHT - Second Summer

Animation Domination High Def (ADHD) teamed up with YACHT, to help them celebrate their tenth anniversary of music making, by animating this awesome music video for the track, 'Second Summer'. The track clocks in at a little less than two minutes, but it's irritatingly catchy beat and lyrics like “Can you stand by your man when shit hits the fan?” will stick in your head for days.

The Snowman And The Snowdog Trailer

Admittedly when we first heard there was going to be a sequel to the classic 1982 animated adaptation of Raymond Briggs' 'Snowman' we were a little apprehensive. It's always a worry when something so beloved from your childhood is resurrected and ruined in the process. Our fears were somewhat put to rest when we learned that the short was being handled by London based animation house Lupus Films, many of the original animators were returning, and it's been made with the same traditional techniques as the first film. The plot sound like it may flow nicely from the first film also... A new little boy (the son of the original character) rebuilds the Snowman and a new friend, the Snowdog, who then all go on an adventure flying over international landmarks, much like the original storyline.

The 23-minute sequel titled 'The Snowman and the Snowdog' is scheduled to air on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve in celebration of both the 30th anniversary of the original short and of Channel 4 themselves. They've just started to advertise the film on TV and the trailer you see below allows us to confidently say that it's going to be a great Christmas!


Gotye - What Do You Want?

Yet another fantastic animated music video has been released to accompany a track from singer-songwriter Gotye! This one was created by papercraft stop-motion animator Lucinda Schreiber, featuring dancing skeletons and a singing werewolf.

In addition to the music video we've also posted a spot Lucinda recently animated for Australian mobile phone company Telstra. Both pieces are stunningly brilliant!



Alexandre Petrov: Russian Railways

Montreal based Pascal Blais Studio have been specialising in animation for advertising and film for more than 25 years. Their roster of internationally acclaimed directors, work in a wide variety of styles and techniques including: 2D, 3D-CG, Stop-Motion, Live-Action and Flash.

In the case of this spot for ‘Russian Railways’ Pascal Blais collaborated with their long-standing partner Alexandre Petrov, with whom they have maintained a close relationship after helping to fund his Academy Award winning film 'The Old Man And The Sea', both done in his instantly recognisable oil painting on glass style!


Loaded Pictures: Skip Pitts Tribute

Back in 2011 Loaded Pictures worked on a video biography about the Memphis all-star soul ensemble The Bo-Keys titled 'Got To Get Back!’ They we're so struck by the fantastic stories told by the band members, particularly that of lead guitarist Charles "Skip" Pitts', that they decided to create the animation you see below. Unfortunately earlier this year Skip passed away, but this film now exists as a rather fitting colourful tribute to this soul legend.

BUCK For Ginger Grouse

The Famous Grouse Whisky brand is set to roll out its Whisky-based Ginger Beer across the UK after the trial period in Scotland last October. 'Ginger Grouse' is being launched with a major marketing campaign including this animated spot from BUCK.


Alex King: Snow Business

Vancouver Film School student Alex King animated this sweet little short titled 'Snow Business'. Watch as a freezing traveller encounters a magical fox...

Disneyland Nanoblocks

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Kawada Nanoblock's are a line of Japanese designed and made building block toys, similar to LEGO but much, much smaller (the smallest brick measures just 4x4x5mm.)

Kawada's official description is:

"The smaller it is, the more realistic the work becomes! Nanoblock is an extremely small building block. The smallest part is a mere 4x4x5mm! This amazingly small micro sized block makes it possible to create detailed and even smaller projects than what can be made with standard sized blocks. Nanoblock is a stimulating and entertaining hobby material for everybody, especially for grown-ups."

As part of their ever-expanding popularity, you can easily pick them up in retailers in the UK, Kawada have branched out into character licensed collaborations including an ongoing series of limited edition Disney characters exclusively available at Disneyland Resort Tokyo. Not counting seasonal and anniversary releases they're now on their 6th wave of characters, which includes Bambi and Thumper. The Nanoblock Fan Page website has a comprehensive list of the range starting with the first releases back in 2010, where we also discovered other animation inspires Nanoblock creations including 'The Pink Panther' and 'Woody Woodpecker'!

We've just picked out a couple of our favourite Disney characters to feature here...

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Felix Sputnik: Spinning Away

Felix Sputnik, the guy behind the animated map sequences from Aardman's 'Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientist' and the sexy walk cycles we posted in October, has uploaded this very clever zoetrope wheel animation test, in which we see a man leapfrogging over a static man, who then jumps over the original jumper.

Felix talks about the complexities of such an animation:

"Hell, this was difficult...

My friend Steve showed me a zoetrope disk he'd animated, which not only had a repeating cycle on it, but also an object passing on, from image to image on the disk, once per revolution. I sat for half an hour in front of it, trying to figure out how he did it. As the object passes over to the left, there has to be one less of it, than there is of the other elements on the disk. 12 drawings in the cycle, only 11 of the object. I decided I would never be able to just figure it out in my head, so I decided to do one of my own.

My idea was to do one cycle of a man leapfrogging over a static man, who would then jump over the original jumper. That's easy if you allow the jumped man to slide backwards into the position from which the jumper took off. But that's not what I wanted, I wanted for them to remain static when jumped and then leap continuously forward.

The only way, that would work is if the disk returns to its original position only after 2 revolutions. So I divided it into 25 segments, hitting the uneven ones the first time round, the even ones on round 2. I know this all sounds terribly complicated, do you now see why I had to do it..."


Clammbon - Rough & Laugh (KZ Remix)

Self proclaimed "pirates of design", Tymote, animated this simple yet sophisticated music video for Clammbon's new single release 'Rough & Laugh', available via the Shirokuma Cafe record label.

Nosaj Thing - Eclipse/Blue

Watch the official music video for Nosaj Thing track 'Eclipse/Blue,' by Daito Manabe, takcom, Satoru Higa, and MIKIKO with support from The Creators Project. Manabe utilised a Point Grey camera to track the dancer's movements, so the animated graphics could be projected in real time over the live performance.

'Eclipse/Blue,' featuring vocals by Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino and is the first single off Nosaj Thing’s upcoming album 'Home.'