Tag Archives: childhood

A stop motion short by Kangmin Kim recounting the dark (and true) tale of a gruesome childhood rite of passage.

Here’s how the puppets were assembled.


A festival-favourite 2016 short by Tel Aviv based animators Hani Dombe & Tom Kouris. To wit:

Lili refuses to let go of her childhood and fights a sandstorm that threatens to take it away. In the heart of the storm she rediscovers the joy of childhood, but forced to choose between illusion and reality.


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Further to yesterday’s post about the schools collection from  Duchas – stories handwritten by schoolchildren in Ireland in the 1930s…

Anon writes:

The image above might bring some people back to their Irish childhood education. I found it while looking through some of my old primary school copybooks. The closing line is the real killer…

Yesterday: How We Wrote

Helen Keller?

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Paul Barritt’s evocation of childhood malevolence and youthful memory, combining pen and pencil, mixed media, paper cut-outs a purposefully crude style and a genuinely unnerving, layered soundscape.


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A short by Nathan Campbell based on the extreme fear of water he developed after relocating with his family from Western Australia to Melbourne.




No Button Moon.

Chris O Hara writes:

“I thought your readers might be interested in checking out this little nostalgia trip I animated recently…”

How many can YOU name?


The ‘collaborative animation’ of a powerful spoken-word poem by Shane Koyczan about bullying.

Part of an ongoing project you can read more about here.