In a conversation with Simon Critchley on December 17, 2012, Philip Seymour Hoffman expounds upon happiness. The interview has been animated by the folks at Blank on Blank.
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5am film at 8:30am: good morning East Coast! Enjoy this film about Satanic school kids.
“Alone in the desert, a class of Satanic children goes about their day.”
Check out this song by Kidkanevil ft. Cuushe & Submerse
Video directed by sankaku
H/T Laughing Squid
Via the Vimeo Page:
In 1993, candid conversations between Charles Bukowski, his wife, and his producer took place in Bukowski’s home during the recording session for his classic Run With the Hunted.
We brought the outtakes to life for HarperCollins.
Animation by Drew Christie drewchristie.com/
Three passengers awake on a train which they do not remember boarding.
Do you feel passionate about something? Do you want to create change? Do something about it.
via Open Culture
Here’s a little animation for those times when the unlikelihood of winning public recognition for your work has you dejected to the point of inaction.
Children are repeatedly told that they can change the world, and, in my experience, most of them seem to believe that this is true.
How is it, then, that so many adults are paralyzed by feelings of powerlessness? Did something happen in middle school, or are the problems of the world so immense? (Both, probably.) Why bother, right?
Activist Jody Williams may have won a Nobel Prize, but she’s also a fan of starting small.
Storyboard Artist Marty Cooper uses a combination of traditional animation techniques and his iPhone to create this series of charming cartoons (which you will watch because you’re not super cereal all the time and aren’t above the childlike glee invoked by animation. Or I hope you’re not, Rankin-Bass help you.)
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Sergei Bondarchuk directed an 8-hour film adaptation of War and Peace (1966-67), which ended up winning an Oscar for Best Foreign Picture. When he was in Los Angeles as a guest of honor at a party, Hollywood royalty like John Wayne, John Ford, Billy Wilder lined up to meet the Russian filmmaker. But the only person that Bondarchuk was truly excited to meet was Ray Bradbury. Bondarchuk introduced the author to the crowd of bemused A-listers as “your greatest genius, your greatest writer!”
Ray Bradbury spent a lifetime crafting stories about robots, Martians, space travel and nuclear doom and, in the process, turned the formerly disreputable genre of Sci-Fi/Fantasy into something respectable. He influenced legions of writers and filmmakers on both sides of the Atlantic from Stephen King to Neil Gaiman to Francois Truffaut, who adapted his most famous novel, Fahrenheit 451, into a movie.
This brief interruption is brought to you by hyperspace.
Cosmic Egg is an incredible new animation project by DMT-Nexus member Matt Reed.
You can check out more of Matt’s art at http://mattreedart.com/
Mister Cok is the owner of a large bomb factory. Looking for efficiency and profit, he decides to replace his workers by sophisticated robots. The formers stare helplessly at the toil of the robotic labourers. But one of the workers does not accept being discarded so easily…