The illusion of life (by cento lodigiani)
The 12 basic principles of animation were developed by the ‘old men’ of Walt Disney Studios, amongst them Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, during the 1930s. Of course they weren’t old men at the time, but young men who were at the forefront of exciting discoveries that were contributing to the development of a new art form. These principles came as a result of reflection about their practice and through Disney’s desire to use animation to express character and personality.
The Editor. The work of film editor explained in a 2 minute animation.
You go your whole life without knowing John Hubley directed music videos for Herb Alpert’s legendary songs ‘Spanish Flea’ and ‘Tijuana Taxi’. Then bam, there they are in all their Academy Award-winning glory.
Promo ANIMAC 2014. Mostra de Cinema d’Animació de Catalunya. 20/02/14 to 23/02/14. Lleida, Catalonia.
Plastic Infinite is a 7” animated picture disc by Sculpture, released January 2014 and available here: plasticinfinite.bandcamp.com
Bathtime in Clerkenwell - Aleksey Budovskiy (2008)
A favorite little animation that brings to life the beats and surreal nonsense of The Real Tuesday Weld’s bubbly tune.
Title Sequence for the feature film “Simple Simon” (I Rymden finns inga känslor) which was the Swedish Oscar Entry of 2010. And was among the nine shortlisted films.
This animation was created by Jonas Lindman at Naive.
A Boy and His Atom – to explore the limits of filmmaking, IBM scientists create the world’s smallest movie, made by moving actual atoms frame by frame with IBM’s scanning tunneling microscope.
How far we’ve come in the half-century since Disney’s Our Friend the Atom.
Walt Disney explains depth and dimension with his multiplane camera (Filmed: Feb. 13, 1957).