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.
Director Fabio Friedli animated 3,000 images to tell the story of humanity “from a seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse.” “It is such an excessive amount of things, shown in such a short time, you are never able to perceive everything,” Friedli told Vimeo. “I like to believe it’s one’s […]
This 8 year old is a lot more patient and creative than most adults I know. What a cool little kid-made short film.
A seasonal Russian animation from 1966. Directed by Vladimir Degtyarev, it’s 10 minutes long and you won’t need subtitles ’cause there ain’t no dialogue. [via Metafilter]
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