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.
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