Category Archives: Animation

Animated video from the 80s – Take on Me – A-ha

Put this video in the context of time (1985) and you have a real cutting edge piece of art.

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Cool animated opening for David Blaine’s “Beyond Magic”

Spectacle of the Real from Buck on Vimeo.

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Fantastic psychedelic video for Kraftwerk’s Autobahn (1979)

In 1979, Roger Mainwood, just out of the Royal College of Art, created this wonderfully trippy animation for Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn.” It was a commission from the band’s record company but Kraftwerk had no input on the film, and Mainwood says … Continue reading

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Machinima Expo, a virtual film festival, takes place 11/23/2014

Machinima is real-time computer graphics filmmaking. The Machinima Expo, now in its 7th season, will take place on November 23, 2014, from 9am to 4pm PT on its Ustream channel. The virtual film festival will also be embedded on its … Continue reading

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Incredible digital animation brings master paintings to life

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Mind-bending animated GIF illusions

David “Davidope” Szakaly is a talented Hungarian animator who specializes in trippy, freaky GIFs that pulse and twist and melt your brain. Szakaly began experimenting with the vector animation program Macromedia Flash back in 1999 where he used the software … Continue reading

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Computer animated film from 1974 – Hunger

Hunger from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo. The short film “Hunger” by Peter Foldès was made over 40 years ago using computers. The design is fresh. It looks like it could have been made today. Animated film satire … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Thriller Animated Music Video

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Vincent Van Goghs “Starry Night” Animated

Petros Vrellis has created an interactive visualisation and synthesizer that animates Vincent Van Goghs “Starry Night”, using openframeworks to create a simple and elegant interaction. A fluid simulation gently creates a flowing fabric from Van Goghs impressionist portrait of the … Continue reading

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