Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Migration by Fluorescent Hill

A vintage nature film follows the migratory pattern of a herd wild creatures.

Super 8 mini-documentary directed by Fluorescent Hill (Mark Lomond & Johanne Ste-Marie).


Mister Modo & Ugly Mac Beer “Judgment Day” (Remix by Ugly Mac Beer).

Written & Directed by Hugo Ramirez & Olivier Patté.

The Experimenters: Buckminster Fuller “The Geodesic Life”

“I must reorganize the environment of man by which then greater numbers of men can prosper”
– Buckminster Fuller as told to Studs Terkel during interviews recored in 1965 and 1970.

The Experimenters, from the creators of Blank on Blank:
Icons of science, innovation and technology on what spurred their creativity.

Director: Patrick Smith • Animator: Jennifer Yoo • Interviewer: Studs Terkel.


How do you know when to hide a rock and when to pick it up and do what has to be done?

Script, direction & animation: Katharina Huber • Sound design: Marian Mentrup • Music: Wolf Eyes.

Autism Speaks: Signs of Autism // Jacob’s Story

Directed by Guilherme Marcondes for Autism Speaks.

An Animated Lesson About The History Of Treadmill

“The constant thud underneath your feet. The constrained space. The monotony of going nowhere fast. Running on a treadmill can certainly feel like torture, but did you know it was originally used for that very purpose?

Conor Heffernan details the dark and twisted history of the treadmill.”

Lesson by Conor Heffernan • Narratation: Addison Anderson • Illustration & Animation: Yukai Du.

Filthy but Fine

A tough night in a tough city.

Directed, animated & designed by Arthur Metcalf.

Music by Dance with the Dead • Sound Design by Arjun G. Sheth.

Boom is Life

“Boom is Life” was completed at the Royal College of Art in 2014.

Direction, animation, music & sound by Jesse Collett.

The Wisdom of Pessimism

How do you ensure contentment? A good pessimist knows just how.

All this is written & narrated by the great philosopher Alain de Botton • Direction: Claudio Salas.

Four Animated Films About Nobel Prize Winners

Illustrated & animated by Dog & Rabbit • Sound by Nigel Manington.

Radioastronomer Robert Wilson recalls a pair of pigeons who almost thwarted the discovery of cosmic background radiation. Wilson’s discovery, “the echo of the big bang”, earned him a share of the 1978 Nobel Prize in physics.

The story of the evolution of life on earth during one photon’s journey across the universe. Told by Saul Perlmutter who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe.

How to break a fundamental law of physics and win a Nobel Prize to boot. Stefan Hell explains super-resolved fluorescence microscopy for which he shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

From jellyfish to ants, all life is beautiful in the eyes of Elizabeth Blackburn, co-winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. She talks about her fascination with living things and the discovery of telomerase and telomeres.