Category Archives: Animation

New Peanuts movie !

At the end of the month, the new Peanuts feature, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, will be released on DVD.  And even though Warner Premiere had a normal trailer made to promote the video, they also compiled this … Continue reading

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Inception in 60 seconds

For the German edition of the Gone In 60 Seconds competition (the purpose of which was to recreate a well-known film in only one minute), Austrian illustrator and animator Wolfgang Matzl did a great job in compressing Chrisopher Nolan’s Inception … Continue reading

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Shaun Tan wins an Oscar !

At yesterday’s Academy Awards ceremony, Australian cartoonist, writer and illustrator, Shaun Tan won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.   He received the award together with Andrew Ruhemann for The Lost Thing, which was based on his picture book of … Continue reading

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Tom Gauld gives the Heart Truth

Earlier on, Tom Gauld designed some very nice cans for Diet Coke. Now he’s designed the complete look of the new Diet Coke campaign to raise awareness for women’s heart health (organised in partnership with The Heart Truth). This involved … Continue reading

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Last Kiss Animated

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, John Lustig’s Last Kiss Comics breaks through the comics medium and gets all animated !  Monday morning romance (of a kind) ensured ! (video © Last Kiss Comics)

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Lost Building

Charlie Gower pointed me to yet another great animation by Chris Ware from the excellent radio programme , This American Life, which you really should listen to.

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The essential Batman

Hey, have a look at this.  Spanish illustrator Javier Olivares manages to capture the essence of Batman in a very stylish animated short of merely 1 minute and 2 seconds.  That’s class ! (via  Álvaro Pons at La Cárcel de … Continue reading

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New Tintin stamps in 2011

Every year, or so it seems, the Belgian Post Office issues a new set of stamps featuring Tintin.  For next year, and probably meant to cash in on the release of the Secret of the Unicorn film, they are planning … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman is a cat

I’ve always known he was of the feline persuasion. (via Wired.com)

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Superheroes are cool !

Judging from these arbitrary recent blog posts, you’d think that superheroes are continuing their never-ending comeback as epitomes of cool.  Earlier this week, Taco Bell (above) launched their Super Delicious Ingredient Force, a group of unlikely superheroes, battling the Cruddy … Continue reading

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