I am a great admirer of Terry Gilliam's cut-out animations in Monty Python's Flying Circus.
They were an inspiration when I animated this blockchain explainer video for Institute for the Future:
In the above video from 1974, Gilliam shares how he made his animations. It's a complete course in cut-up animation in 15 minutes! I wish I'd seen this many years ago.
Via Open Culture.
Back in 1972-3, Disney ran a short-lived variety show called The Mouse Factory that intercut classic animation with live action, framed by celebrity hosts that kind of threaded it all together into a mashed-up, loose storyline.
Ugly is an animated film by Nikita Diakur and Redbear Easterman that examines the way all living things are connected, even the ugly ones.
Tattoo by Roy Rowlett of Mama Tried Tattoo Parlour in Louisville, Ky.
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