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June 27, 2008 2:17 PM   Subscribe

Our wonderful nature is a hilarious 5-minute animation about the mating rituals of the water shrew. The action starts at around 1:30. Other gems found at the bitfilm 08 Digital Film Festival include "The post-it note prison".
posted by sour cream (12 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Is Isabella Rosellini involved? Because I've become accustomed to having her star in all of my mating ritual film watching experiences...
posted by miss lynnster at 2:25 PM on June 27, 2008

I was amused.
posted by Caduceus at 3:10 PM on June 27, 2008

Anthropomorphizing woodland creatures with the power of computer animation! Why don't the big studios think of this stuff??
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 4:13 PM on June 27, 2008

I hate that fucking mouse. Also, Ricky Martin needs an editor to correct his spelling mistakes.
posted by Naberius at 5:27 PM on June 27, 2008

Sailor was pretty good...overall high quality animation on many of these..thanks for the link!
posted by samsara at 5:48 PM on June 27, 2008

Hey, there's an episode of Zero Punctuation on here.
posted by JHarris at 6:47 PM on June 27, 2008

I think you meant to link to this.
posted by teraflop at 8:29 PM on June 27, 2008

Also, the Realtime category has some real winners, including the excellent Lifeforce by Andromeda Software Development. Also on the site is "debris", which fits in just 177 kilobytes of code and data.

Unfortunately, this site's video player isn't really high-quality enough to do these demos justice — if you have Windows and a fairly recent graphics card, make sure to download the executable versions and try them out in high resolution. If not, capped.tv has decent quality captures available.
posted by teraflop at 8:43 PM on June 27, 2008

I actually LOLd. It must be late.
posted by davejay at 11:54 PM on June 27, 2008

Ah, thanks teraflop.
posted by JHarris at 2:22 AM on June 28, 2008

i want to have a voice like the narrator
posted by kindel at 9:03 AM on June 28, 2008

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