Tag Archives: animation

  • Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    The nation of Japan is known for many things, and one of them is its deep love of mascots. Everyone who was aware of this proclivity was therefore sensibly excited about what Japan had in store for the 2020 Olympics, and true to form the Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors don’t disappoint—made up, as they are, entirely of […]

  • ‘Face Lift’: CGI Head Gets the Adult Swim Treatment (Video)

    ‘Face Lift’: CGI Head Gets the Adult Swim Treatment (Video)

    Every once in a while Adult Swim comes out with a short film that captures the viral imagination, quickly becoming worn out after a week or so (remember Too Many Cooks?). Somehow, I think there’s a chance that that’s going to happen with Face Lift, even though it might be too weird and mildly unnerving […]

  • ‘Hayao Miyazaki – A Tribute’: Celebrate Animator’s 76th Birthday (Video)

    ‘Hayao Miyazaki – A Tribute’: Celebrate Animator’s 76th Birthday (Video)

    Yesterday was the 76th birthday of legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, and to celebrate Alexandre Gasulla has released a compilation featuring some of the highlights of his body of work. It’s called Hayao Miyazaki – A Tribute, and it’s the perfect way to (belatedly) celebrate the Master’s birthday. Hayao Miyazaki – A Tribute includes clips […]

  • ‘Magic Clay’: Claymation Short From Guldies (Video)

    ‘Magic Clay’: Claymation Short From Guldies (Video)

    As forms of animation go, they don’t get much more fun to watch than claymation. The animator known as Guldies is one of the new masters of the form, and his latest work entitled Magic Clay is a good, quick demonstration of why exactly that is. Magic Clay doesn’t have a plot, but instead is […]