The Windmill Farmer: animated short by Joaquin Baldwin

Animator and filmmaker Joaquin Baldwin, whose work I've featured before on Boing Boing Video, has a lovely new short up: the tale of a farmer in danger of losing his crop of windmills when he struggles against the cyclical forces of nature. Joaquin created this at the UCLA Animation Workshop, with music by Nick Fevola.…

BBtv Animation: "Placenta" and "Papiroflexia," by Joaquin Baldwin

Today on Boing Boing tv, two short works from the young Paraguay-born animator and web designer Joaquin Baldwin, now a student at UCLA in Los Angeles. First, Papiroflexia, "An origami tale of a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands." Next, Placenta, an "autobiographical film using photography, motion graphics and rotoscoped…

Autotuned cat and dog

There's finally a good use for autotuning; use it to enhance your pet's vocals. Animator Joaquin Baldwin (previously on BB) did just that. He autotuned his cat Elton using an app called Voloco. It's really funny! Elton's not the only pet who got autotuned. In fact, it seems it may have started with a howling…

Portal companion cube puzzle box

[Video Link] Genius animator Joaquin Baldwin, whose 3D-printed projects I've featured here before, says: For the fans of the Portal games, this is the latest 3d-printed weirdness I made, a puzzle box. It was much harder than I expected, went through 2 prototypes to get it to work out, and I still had to fix…

Pigeon Impossible

Lucas Martell's new animated film, Pigeon Impossible: "A rookie secret agent is faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase." (Thanks, Joaquin Baldwin)

BB Video: Recent Episodes, For Your Viewing Pleasure.

Recently on Boing Boing Video… * "TO." An ambient animated short by filmmaker Bob Jaroc and the band Plaid (Warp Records). Best enjoyed with stereophonic supersonic headphones, so you can appreciate the shift from one channel to another, while you watch thousands of starlings take flight in a burnt sunset sky. (DOWNLOAD / YOUTUBE) *…

Web game: AIG-Catcher

NSFW, but you can take out your revenge on those rat bastards who ran AIG with this handy Flash game by the incredibly talented animator Joaquin Baldwin. AIG CATCHER. Previously: BBtv Animation: "Placenta" and "Papiroflexia," by Joaquin Baldwin … BBtv: Sebastian's Voodoo, by Joaquin Baldwin

BBtv: Sebastian's Voodoo

In today's episode, Boing Boing tv presents an animated short by Joaquin Baldwin, a UCLA grad student working towards his MFA in animation. Joaquin has recieved numerous awards for his work, including Best Animated Short at the Sedona International Film Festival and has been featured on the front pages of Youtube, Crackle.com, and Dailymotion.com. In…