A Tribute to Drive

Illustration // Friday, February 03, 2012
A short animated film based off of a tribute to the film Drive. Directed by Tom&Bruno with music by Glass Candy - Digital Versicolor, and sound design by Alexandre Poirier. Graphic, simple, well made illustrated animation.

Motion Feel by Shinji Inamoto

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 02, 2012
This isn't just a clever name, it really is a motion feel. Japanese artist Shinji Inamoto has created this bizarre, eccentric, and eclectic animation that is probably a bit much for your morning, unless you haven't had your coffee yet.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 31, 2012
We were looking through the Oscar-nominated animated short films this morning, and came across this great one, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore. We were caught by it because it was inspired by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books. That is a lot of interesting inspirations.

Trash Talk and Jay Howell

Illustration // Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Slander from Trash Talk's Awake EP is a new piece of animation, Art Directed and illustrated by LA based artist Jay Howell and Directed and Animated by Jim Dirschberger. Partyyyyyy!!!

Two Against One

Illustration // Tuesday, January 17, 2012
'It’s almost a guarantee that every time Philly-based Anthony Francisco Schepperd creates a piece of animation, it’s going to be more incredible than the time before. I don’t know how he keeps topping himself, but the guy is a one-man animation monster. He delivers again with stunning drawn animation on “Two Against One,” a music video he co-directed with Chris Milk for Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi.'

The Joy of Books Stop-Motion Video

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 14, 2012
We would like to thank the people who created this stop-motion, husband and wife team Sean and Lisa Ohlenkamp and their crew for making this incredibly time intensive piece, The Joy of Books. Filmed in Type bookstore in Toronto, we can only imagine how long just the stacking and restacking must have taken.

Malice in Wonderland

Erotica // Friday, January 13, 2012
I came across this hallucinogenic, twisted piece of animation called Malice in Wonderland, by Vince Collins back in 1982. It’s probably NSFW but don’t let that stop you. Creator Collins also has a MySpace with an entertaining account of his animation career thus far and links to more of his work.

Les Chiens Isolés by CRCR

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 12, 2012
We try and catch a few animations during the week to keep up with who is making great work, and we just saw this short by ellusive French duo CRCR called, Les Chiens Isolés (Lonely Dogs). It is beautifully rendered, well-paced, well-sounddtracked, following two friends as they work on an isolated oil rig.

The LEGO Stop-Motion Marriage Proposal

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 11, 2012
You know it, we know it, everyone knows it; we love LEGO art. Atlanta-based filmmaker Walt Thompson just created this incredible and time-consuming stop motion of a marriage proposal. The best part?It documents the proposal and courtship of his girlfriend Nealey Dozier.

I Think I'm Freaking Out Man

Illustration // Tuesday, January 10, 2012
A little reminder of one of the greatest hallucinogenic animated freak-outs in movie history, a clip from Beavis and Butthead Do America, from the ever talented creator Mike Judge. I'm glad to have these guys back on, somethings never die. Come to Butthead....

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