Category Archives: Animation

The plot of Breaking Bad neatly truncated by Cineytele into one minute in the style of a 1A4 Studio speedrun on the occasion of the series’ first transmission 10 years ago this week.

Spoiler alert, eh, we suppose.

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Christopher Walken as a barista is the least weird thing about this short by Leah Dubuc.

And that’s only as it should be.

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A stop motion short by Guldies (made in his bedroom using 2500 still pictures) in which a giant human hand prepares for a relaxing day on the river.

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Or, ‘Short But Sweet’: a frenetic and hilarious animation by Netherlands-based studio KLOMP! that manages to pack in every cliché of the fantasy movie genre, while still rescuing the princess in record time.

If your Dutch is any less than fluent, keep captioning on.

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An impressive 2015 graduation short by five students of SUPINFOCOM Valenciennes telling the tale of a legendary sea monster.

But who are the real monsters here?

It’s humans. It’s always humans.

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Animator Kevin Parry (even he of 100 Walks) – for whose job an intimate understanding of the characteristics of motion is key – demonstrates 50 different ways to take a seat.

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A cyberpunk short with a warning for us all by Mads Broni and Salla Lehmus.

A dystopian future, isolation, technology versus humanity and so forth.

You know the score.

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A short by FX Goby based on the short story by Jack London. To wit:

In the harshness of midwinter, a trapper is crossing the Yukon with his dog. Struggling to survive, he attempts to build a simple fire. 

3:1 ration so best in full screen.

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A short feature on how an undulating ‘ocean’ was created for Mark Smith’s stop motion animation The Two Balloons using an intricate, elegant network of strings, pushrods and plastic laminate layers.

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