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April 12 at 10:30am

If You Love Something, Set It Free

I caught all the toads I could as a kid.  I kept them in cages.  One morning, they were all gone, and in their place was a note from Walter Wart The Freak Frog.  This lovely short animation reminded me of those days…

TANK from Nate Milton on Vimeo.

Thanks yet again for Disposable Film Festival for tipping me to this.


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April 5 at 10:25am

When It Blows Like This, You Know Someone’s Finger Is On The Switch

WIND from robert loebel on Vimeo.

Thanks again to the Disposable Film Festival for tipping me off to this.


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October 5 at 10:00am

It’s The Weekend. Come On Down To THE PUB.

It’s not where I care to hang, but I do dig both the style of animation and the mood and tone Joseph Pierce captured. Very well done piece.

The Pub from Joseph Pierce on Vimeo.


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September 7 at 10:30am

Why Man Creates

As per Saul Bass…


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August 28 at 10:30am

From Last Week’s Tragic Artist

If you watched “RYAN” last week on this blog, you know of which I speak. If you haven’t start there and then come back.

This short was conceived and animated by Ryan Larkin.

Walking by Ryan Larkin, National Film Board of Canada


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August 24 at 10:30am

This Short Captures So Many Things I Love

RYAN is a perfect balance of form with content.  It is an expressionistic documentary, an animated essay film.  It respects life and our struggles. It is about the creative process and inspiration.  It is not to be missed.  It won an Oscar in 2004.

 

Ryan by Chris Landreth, National Film Board of Canada


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December 22 at 10:22am

Styles Of Animation 101: Beautiful Profundity For All Ages

I am the walrus I mean hedgehog in the fog. Go explore, but never forget what sits by the fire. This should be San Francisco’s National Film Anthem, IMHO.

Hedgehog in the fog from Vikram Dakad on Vimeo.


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