Gifaanisqatsi is outstanding. Click it and off it goes, grabbing random GIFs and setting them, with a little treatment (such as time-lapse and slow-mo) to Philip Glass’s score to Koyaanisqatsi. The result is comically nihilistic, confirming both the trivial universality of the movie’s sentiments and that the sense of the awe commanded by the filmic…
Every creator’s creations are their coping mechanism for life — for the loneliness of being, for the longing for connection, for the dazzling incomprehension of what it all means.
Toronto-based developer Jacob Jackson just launched a simple visual search engine that’s particularly adept at gathering results with similar patterns, compositions, and textures.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_nW5bmRcB0 As the Trump Administration draws to a close, Trump Bites animates a second series of real audio clips of The Donald. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGSBhxRN2MI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOaPVexQ_f4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F-wNFGnYeQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qspuuW90rs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKv3iitPP0g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVB79WQrN7E Image: YouTube / Trump Bites
Mathijs Luijten directed and animated “Nights” by Jesper Ryom, based on gradient and line animation designed by Sofie Lee. Mathijs first came to my attention with the video for Tycho’s “Weather” earlier this year.
Pixar’s new animated film Soul is the story of Joe Gardner, a middle school school music teacher with big dreams about performing jazz onstage. “Music is all I think about, from the moment I wake up in the morning to the moment I fall asleep at night,” he says. “I was born to play.”
Anyone who came of age in the latter part of the twentieth century will recall the constant flow of animated cartoons that made up most of children’s programming on TV. In a culture of supposedly short memories, they were an art form that reached right back across time.
Yes, Stan Lee was known for punctuating his commentary with a hearty “excelsior!”. But this cute animated short, using some archival recordings from the Marvel Comics legend in action, sees him express a fondness for a shorter, equally emphatic bit of profanity.
Over two years in the making, this is the world’s first Universal LEGO Sorting Machine, an AI-powered automated sorting machine that is capable of recognizing and sorting any LEGO part that has ever been produced*.