Posts Tagged ‘Cool Stuff’

Cool Stuff: We R Super Heroes

by Eileen Cruzon September 24, 2009
Today we have another music video, We R Super Heroes, by Robbert Bobbert and the Bubble Machine. Robbert Bobbert is the children’s music alter ego of Apples In Stereo frontman Robert Schneider. The music video was directed by PUNY Entertainment.   (via @t_animation, Cartoon Brew)

Cool Stuff: Dead All Along

by Eileen Cruzon September 23, 2009
Dead All Along has compelling visuals to go along with some equally cool music. This music video follows a child named Yorick. He enters a magic kingdom after being enchanted by a pixie. Upon his return home, he finds time has ravaged all he had known. The video was animated by MFA student, Giles Timms […]

Cool Stuff: Urs

by Eileen Cruzon September 18, 2009
The culmination of three years of work, Urs is the thesis project of recent recent  Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg  graduate, Moritz Mayerhofer. The 10-minute short follows Urs as he sets out on a journey to find a better life for he and his aging mother. Urs was completed in March of 2009 and is currently making its […]

Cool Stuff: Her Morning Elegance

by Eileen Cruzon September 15, 2009
I’m told that if you love something you should set it free. If it comes back to you, then it’s meant to be. (That was entirely stupid. I apologize.) I saw this music video for Oren Lavie’s song, Her Morning Elegance awhile ago. I completely forgot about it because there was no site blog with […]

Cool Stuff: Mario Tells You To Just Say No

by Matthew Williamson September 7, 2009
I have a tape collection larger than that of many television stations. I don’t believe in editing commercials out, and often I revisit these tapes just to rewatch the ads and promos. This results in such gems as this, which came from my collection: That’s Captain Lou, who played and voiced Mario in the Super […]

Cool Stuff: A Record of Life

by Eileen Cruzon September 7, 2009
I enjoyed this short because it allowed me to zone out and simply absorb the imagery. Sometimes, that’s just what you’re in the mood for. This tasty bit of animation loosely follows the evolution of life on our tiny blue planet and was created by Owen Gately & Luke Jinks. A Record Of Life from […]

Cool Stuff: The Cat Piano

by Eileen Cruzon September 6, 2009
You’ll find some great use of color in this somewhat dark short from the People’s Republic of Animation. In The Cat Piano, we follow our feline protagonist as he attempts to find the source behind a string of kidnappings. This short was directed by Eddie White & Ari Gibson and produced by Jessica Brentnall. The […]

Cool Stuff: Muzorama

by Eileen Cruzon September 2, 2009
Muzorama was inspired by the works of French artist, Jean-Philippe Masson (Muzo) and created by students of Supinfocom Arles. Muzorama from Muzorama Team on Vimeo. (via @ aniboom, via @ Talotan)

Cool Stuff: I Lived on the Moon by Yannick Puig

by Eileen Cruzon July 7, 2009
This great little bit of animation was created by Yannick Puig. Yannick’s website goes in depth on his creative process and inspirations behind this animated video clip. “I lived on the Moon” by Yannick Puig (june2007) (via sknygrydg07 on twitter)

Cool Stuff: Oktapodi

by Eileen Cruzon June 28, 2009
Originally released in 2007, here’s an adorable short involving two octopuses attempting to escape from a restaurant cook. Oktapodi was created as the graduation film of Julien BOCABEILLE, François-Xavier CHANIOUX, Olivier DELABARRE, Thierry MARCHAND, Quentin MARMIER, Emud MOKHBERI, former students of Gobelins.  (via RositaCortez on twitter)