Every frame of "The New America"
was laser engraved into a block of maple then photographed.
"Mountain of Dinosaurs" (1967)
A Russian cartoon, directed by Rasa Strautmane
. WARNING: things don't end well for the Dinosaurs. [via
An early '90s Russian parody of '80s American action heroes. [more inside]
: a short, stop-motion film by Hayley Morris. [via
a post-apocalyptic animated short. [via
Animator James Curran
has created an unofficial title sequence
for Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin
, "featuring elements from each of the 24 books." Evidently
Spielberg likes the work and has offered Curran a job on a future film.
"These giant monsters of the past are seen to breathe, to live again, to move and battle as they did at the dawn of life!" The Ghost of Slumber Mountain
(1918), by Willis O'Brien
"Just last week you read about the H-bomb being dropped. Now two great English writers, two very imaginative writers — I’m gonna tell you if you have youngsters in the living room tell them not to be alarmed at this ‘cause it’s a fantasy, the whole thing is animated — but two English writers, Joan and Peter Foldes, wrote a thing which they called ‘A Short Vision’ in which they wondered what might happen to the animal population of the world if an H-bomb were dropped. It’s produced by George K. Arthur and I’d like you to see it. It is grim, but I think we can all stand it to realize that in war there is no winner.
Some early test shots
from legendary filmmaker and animator Ray Harryhausen's
unfinished film, Evolution
. [more inside]
has mapped NASA LIDAR
data of Earth's moon to frames of an animated gif
created by Paul Robertson
is the result. This
is the result in GIGANTO-VISION [7000x7000]. This
is some video, compressed to hell and back. Via Waxy Links
Asteroid Discovery From 1980 - 2010:
an animation of the solar system that highlights asteroids as they are discovered. I would suggest watching it in a high resolution.
an educational film about Graboids
Pixar's Studio Stories:
animated reenactments of stories from the making of Toy Story
& Toy Story 2
is a short monster movie created by four animation students. Here's a version with English subtitles
(although it's hardly necessary). [via
Pixar's papers on computer graphics