- A Stop Motion Animated Short
. "The mechanical life form Ohm inhabits a bleak and devastated planet. The thousands of mechanical creatures of this world share a single cycle of energy. In this cycle, Ohm is a rogue element. His nature is to devour and absorb others. When one day a gargantuan foreign object appears in the skies. Drawn in by mysterious creatures of light, the Ohm tracks them across the planet, changing the known order of matter, time and space." [Via]
The Adjustable Cosmos.
"In the fifteenth century, three worthies come together to tackle the Emperor's disastrous horoscope. They lift themselves to space in their medieval vessel, braving the terrors and wonders of the of the Ptolemaic universe, to reach for the stars..." [Via]
"Through the eyes of a young girl suffering from mental illness, CALDERA
glimpses into a world of psychosis and explores a world of ambiguous reality and the nature of life and death." [Via]
"An egg and an apple build competing broadcast towers that vie for the attention of a transistor radio." [Via]
Terry Gilliam - The Christmas Card.
Gilliam made this in 1968 for the children's TV series Do Not Adjust Your Set
is the fabled Tyrannosaurus practiced in the skills of trigonometry and long division. Apparently he knows all eight numbers. [Via]
is nice little animated short about a man who comes into possession of an object which shines an new light on his reality. It's in French and there are no subtitles, but the dialogue is minimal and the story is easy to follow. [Via]
Machu Picchu Post
. Cute animation about an air mail pilot in the Andes and his strange encounter with a boy and his llama. [Via]
There's a red star up on the Christmas tree. [Via]
The latest brain-spillage from Cyriak
. [Embedded QuickTime.] [more inside]
"After inadvertently offending a strange entity that accosts him on his way to work, a 1970s businessman quickly finds himself in the midst of a bizarre predicament." 205.2 MB Quicktime available here
. [Via Neatorama.]
The Inner Life of an Intelligently Designed Cell?
Remember The Inner Life of a Cell
animation (discussed here
)? Apparently the Discovery Institute
(recently discussed here
) is showing it in presentations
with a new title and narration, and without attribution.
A cute animation about 3C70, a worker in a clockwork world whose life is turned upside down by a strange flower. You can download the hi-res version
from Rhubarb Zoo
. [Via ectoplasmosis.]
Big Brother State.
Nice animation about life in a surveillance society. [Via BB.]
Take a stroll through some famous works of art
(larger version here
.) More Pocket Movies
. [Via The Cartoonist.]
Hybrid Medical Animation
creates fascinating 3D animations
of biological phenomena, including one of SARS
. [Via J-Walk Blog