Voices is an animation from 1985 by Joanna Priestly, a contemporary film director, producer, animator, and teacher. In "Voices," Priestly animates a 4-minute caricature of herself. She explores her personal fears, worries, negative thoughts, and the way these things affect her daily life. She illustrates these ideas through a totally surreal animation style, where a self portrait morphs into different characters and situations — It's pretty brilliant.
Happiness is a 2017 short animated film by Steve Cutts about a rodent's journey to find happiness within the "rat race" of society. The film is moving, and the animation is incredibly detailed and creative. I had to pause the film multiple times to admire all of the fantastic city-scapes. You can check out more… READ THE REST
There really isn't an arm of animation that's more impressive than another. Whether it's three-dimensional models or traditional hand-drawn animation, making cartoons requires a ton of dedication and hard work. However, one branch of the animation tree is notorious for how demanding it can be: stop-motion animation. The process of arranging individual pieces of an… READ THE REST
When Illumination's Super Mario movie hits theaters next year, it will have been 30 years since Nintendo tried to bring everyone's favorite Italian plumber to the big screen. And while some may argue that the Bob Hoskins-led Super Mario Bros. movie is a misunderstood gem, its legacy as an epic film flop is indisputable. The movie bombed so… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The day-to-day life of the American office worker features a lot of the same themes: getting up early, sitting in traffic, scrolling through emails, scrolling through social media, killing time on… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With living spaces getting smaller, rent getting higher, and the cost of living generally increasing across the board, during this year's Deal Days sale, we're offering the ideal accessory to light up your… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There is no worse feeling than realizing the endless creativity you can achieve on your phone or laptop actually does have an end. That horrible moment you realize your storage drive… READ THE REST