How The Technology We Own Ends Up Owning Us

July 9, 2014

Calling Tyler Durden: no, this isn’t “Fight Club”. It’s an animated short film that explores our problematic relationship with technology, and how all of the laudable advances we have made might come back to bite us one day.

A Unique Animated Short Film Made Entirely With Post It Notes

May 26, 2014

Post-it notes don’t have to serve as repositories for recording all of your daily drudgeries. As evidenced by this remarkable short film, they have positive, creative potential, too.

A Hilarious Animation Of How Your Brain Works On A Date

March 19, 2014

As Ringling College of Art and Design students Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song and Joon Soo Son remind us in their CGI film, “Brain Divided”, first dates are always distressing. Watch, wince and relate to this man as the right and left sides of his brain wage war on each other. Which wins out the emotional and impulsive right side, or the logical left?

An Intricate Ink Animation

January 4, 2013

Just imagine if this technology were around when Picasso painted Guernica.

The Four Biggest Innovators in Animation

November 11, 2012

Biggest Innovators in Animation: Émile Cohl

Emile Cohl

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Émile Cohl was a French cartoonist and animator who is often referred to as “the father of the animated cartoon.” In 1907, Cohl began work at Gaumont, a motion picture studio who hired him as a scenarist, which is someone who came up with one-page story ideas for movies. It was between February and May of 1908 that Cohl made what is regarded as the first fully animated film: Fantasmagorie.

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The Evolution Of China’s Borders

September 18, 2012

The Development of Chinas Borders GIFs

Tracing the development of China’s borders over the last 3 millenia.