Awesome Animation
May 20, 2008 4:09 AM   Subscribe

Amazing Animations: Morphing, Graffiti, Mixed-Media, Sand (also from Ilana Yahav and Ferenc Cakó), Paint-on-film, Paint-on-glass, Pinscreen & The Greatest Stop-Motion Movie of All-Time. (Some reposting, but it's worth watching again. trust me.)
posted by FeldBum (6 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite
The 'paint-on-glass' clip from the Old Man and the Sea was beautiful. As was the sand. Thanks for this.
posted by farishta at 4:38 AM on May 20, 2008

Just a heads up, if I may.

If any video link requires anything special like QuickTime, it is often considered good form to gve a warning like "Movie of All-Time (QT) or Movie of All-Time (QuickTime)". Or something like that. (grin)

Saves time for those of us that may be on machines without it installed.

Loved the rest of the stuff (especially the Cakó stuff - an old favorite of mine, and a frequent jawdropper with guests).
posted by Samizdata at 5:10 AM on May 20, 2008

Makes me miss my History of Animation class in college. (Best. Class. Evar. where else can you get 3 credit hours for watching Bugs Bunny Cartoons)

oh, and thank you, National Film Board of Canada.
posted by ShawnString at 5:58 AM on May 20, 2008

Oh God, my hand!
posted by wastelands at 6:30 AM on May 20, 2008

For Pinscreen, Александр Алексеев ^= Alexandre Alexeïeff.
posted by StickyCarpet at 6:38 AM on May 20, 2008

I think you devalue this stuff by agglomerating it all into a context-less lump like this.

where else can you get 3 credit hours for watching Bugs Bunny Cartoons

This attitude is why I was unable to finish my social science degree. It was such bullshit.
posted by autodidact at 1:38 PM on May 20, 2008

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