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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.
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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…
I have taken melatonin off and on for some time. It certainly can enhance dreams, yet I’ve not tripped out on it or whatever this animation is suggesting. Either way, check it out.
Disinfonaut artist KREET-N’s explosively animated digital art mixes trippy images of death, sex, drugs and politics, carpet-bombing the frontal lobe into submission. Check his gallery out here. (NSFW)
A door opens onto a world, haunted by flying fishes, buried chimaeras and deep fancies.
Enjoy this amazing video animated by Tel Aviv artist Ori Toor.