How We Met

Most animators really get into their work. And some people take this notion to extremes. Extremes that the rest of us sit back and admire. Showing here:

Yes, in case you were wondering, it’s a video that’s supposed to be viral in support of the Samsung G800. Stop motion appears to be the advertising animation technique of choice, I guess.

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Found via Jamie Smart, who can see your monkey.


By | 2017-09-24T23:25:04+00:00 November 13th, 2007|Animation|0 Comments

The Human Flipbook: Stop-Motion Sandwich Shilling

What can you do with a canvas made up of 150 shirts and an intern?

I know, it sounds like a very obscure dirty joke. But no. You can make a stop-motion commercial for a sandwich shop that’s actually pretty sweet. Well, you could. But it’s a lot easier to just watch this one from Erbert and Gerbert’s Subs and Clubs, because it’s already done.

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Make sure you go to their website where they’ve got a making-of video online.

Found via Craftzine.


By | 2017-09-24T23:27:03+00:00 September 29th, 2007|Animation|0 Comments

Mr. Toast: The Cartoon

I’ve enjoyed Dan Goodsell‘s Mr. Toast ever since I first ran across the book while trawling Comic-Con for newness. I think what I like best is its simple blend of surreality and whimsy.

If this were a real cartoon, I would be glad to put it in the Saturday Morning Cartoon Line-Up. It would be a nice counterpoint to Grant Morrison’s SuperFriends and The Adventures of Barry Ween.

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Found via Dan’s A Sampler of Things.


By | 2017-09-24T23:27:14+00:00 September 16th, 2007|Animation|0 Comments