Yukai Du's "Way Out" Animation

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 13, 2015
‘Way out’, Yukai Du's MA graduation animation is inspired by ‘Alone Together’ by Sherry Turkle and a reflection of modern life in this digital age. The exaggerated contrast between emotionless citizens and characterized phones reveals our over-­‐dependence on virtual communication. A dramatic and extreme consequence shows a negative attitude, for which no one can escape the trend of technology that originally comes from the endless appetence of human beings.  

Shabazz Palaces "Forerunner Foray" by Chad Van Gaalen

Music // Friday, January 09, 2015
We've been fans of Shabazz Palaces for a while now and they've always done a fantastic job seeking out the best talent to do their music videos. Their latest is no exception. Directed by musician, animator, and label mate Chad VanGaalen, "Forerunner Foray" (off their latest album Le Majesty) is a surreal, psychedelic animated time-travelling, pizza-surfing adventure through space.

Best of 2014: These Fruits and Veggies All Faker Than Potato Head

Music // Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Butter Ya'Self is a new track featuring a banana (Nana Splits) and bread roll (ButterKrust) letting us know how much tastier they are. "We on a roll. Bitch, I am a roll. Getting hot and heavy in the oven like a casserole. Making bread. Shit, I'm made of bread. And these fruits and veggies all faker than Potato Head." You need to watch it.

Get Hyped for Charlie Kaufman’s “Anomalisa”

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 22, 2014
Charlie Kaufman, the man behind such films as “Being John Malkovich” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” has just wrapped his new stop motion animation film, “Anomalisa.” The release date is still unknown (and behind schedule) but some sneak previews and behind-the-scenes peeks can be found...

The Insects’ Christmas, 1913

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 22, 2014
If you’ve had enough of Rudolph and Frosty this holiday season, have a look at one of the first examples of stop motion animation from 1913, “The Insects’ Christmas” by Russian filmmaker Wladyslaw Starewi.

Music Video: Panda Bear "Boys Latin"

Music // Monday, December 15, 2014
Panda Bear has definitely been focusing on some great music video work. We loved the "Mr Noah" video we posted a few weeks ago, but this new animated, psychedelic adventure for the track "Boys Latin" directed by Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch from Encyclopedia Pictura is our favorite to date. 

Terry Gilliam's Do It Yourself Animation Show

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 08, 2014
In this 1974 video, legendary movie director, screenwriter, animator, and Monty Python member, Terry Gilliam shows us how to create stop-motion animations. 

Animations by Marcus Armitage

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 10, 2014
Marcus Armitage is a hand drawn and mixed media animator and director who makes films about change in modern Britain. Characters caught in the middle or fighting against it.

Juxtapoz Presents: A Visit with Titmouse Animation Studio

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 06, 2014
If you've ever watched shows like Black Dynamite, Superjail, and The Venture Bros. then you're familiar with Titmouse. They're one of the most edgy and innovative animation production studios today. While they're well known for creating shows on Adult Swim they also make music videos, commercials and recently hemmed an animated episode of NBC's Community. 

Flying Lotus' Releases Terrifying Animated Video

Music // Friday, October 31, 2014
Just in time for Halloween, Flying Lotus has released a video for "Ready Err Not" from the album "Your Dead." In the video by one of his favorite animators of all time, David Firth, Flying Lotus has his head chopped off in a creepy house in addition to quite a few other gruesome, spooky, graphic, and NSFW things...


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