A Fishing Fish and a Pythagasaurus

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Two videos for you this week. First up is Aaron Long’s Fester Fish, a delightfully inane homage to 1930s cartoons. This is the second in the Fester Fish…

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Nichola Kehoe’s Showreel Takes All The Right Steps

Thursday, October 20, 2011

For animators, the standard showcase of your work is often the showreel, which is perhaps even more important in this modern, digital age. The advent of YouTube, etc….

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Mighty Antlers: A Short Film

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Tip of the hat to Broadsheet.ie for this one. Mighty Antlers tells a bit of an abstract story of what happens when a driver sees a deer in…

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The Tintin Opening Titles That Should Have Been

Thursday, October 13, 2011

With the impending premiere of the Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson 3-D, CGI, mo-cap potential flop that is Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn (no. I will not link to it),…

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Is Disney Self-Censoring Old Mickey Mouse Cartoons for TV?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

I came across this post on the Ammoland.com website yesterday (I’m not a regular reader or anything, these things just come to my attention sometimes) which berates the…

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So This Drunk Frog Walks Into A Bar

Friday, October 7, 2011

And stars in this hilarious short by Chris Allison for Toon Hole’s character, Lou the Frog (it’s mostly SFW) Share this… email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Tumblr Reddit

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Now the Films Inspire the Shorts!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Yup, nowadays the way it seems its right to do things is to gamble $300 million on a feature film and then make the shorts, all the while…

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Your Cartoon For The Day: Billion Dollar Limited

Saturday, August 13, 2011

I’ve slowly been watching the Fleischer Superman shorts, and I’ve garnered a lot of respect for them as a result. Check out the one below, where Superman must…

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An Animated Irish Celtic History Lesson

Thursday, August 11, 2011

It’s been almost a week of videos here on the blog so in the fashion of in for a penny, in for a pound, here’s some Irish animation….

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Here’s Proof That A Remake CAN Be As Good As The Original

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The recent winner in Aniboom’s (yeah, I know) competition in conjunction with Sesame Street was a stop-motion remake of the classic pinball short from before I was born….

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The Secret to Great Comedy

Monday, June 20, 2011

The difference between what the audience expects, and what it actually gets Once the audience is set up, the animators are free to go nuts with Tom and…

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