Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category
Posted in Animation, tagged Animation, Art, Arts, fairy tales, film, Folklore, Jiří Barta, Krysar, Movies, Pied Piper, Rat Catcher, Stop Motion, Television, Videos, Watch In Full on March 30, 2013 | 10 Comments »
Switch to full-screen, turn off the lights and prepare to be transported…
Posted in Animation, tagged Animation, Art, Blog, Dina Velikovskaya, Entertainment, Family, film, Filmmaking, Grandparents, Movies, My Strange Grandfather, Short Film, Stop Motion, Videos on March 22, 2013 | 7 Comments »
Posted in Animation, Movies, tagged Adventures of Prince Achmed, Animation, Art, Cinderella, Fairy gif, Fairy tale, film, Folklore, Lotte Reiniger, Movies, Television, Thumbelina, Videos on March 16, 2013 | 9 Comments »
German animator Lotte Reiniger created the first surviving full-length animated feature, The Adventures Of Prince Achmed, back in 1926.
An enchanting collection of Reiniger’s paper silhouette Fairy Tale adaptations is now available on DVD.
You can watch Cinderella (1922) right here…
Why not lose yourself in another stop motion short film?
Lost Things (2010) written and directed by Angela Kohler and Ithyle Griffiths.
Music “Sleepwaking” by A Fine Frenzy.
Posted in Animation, tagged Animals, Animation, Cartoon, cute, film, Magic, Movies, Nature, Out Of A Forest, Slow Show, Stop Motion, The National, Tobias Gundorff Boesen, Videos, White Rabbit on March 9, 2013 | 8 Comments »
Watch it, love it and share your thoughts on Zero (2010) a Stop Motion short from Zealous Creative.
Posted in Animation, tagged Animation, Arts, Christopher Kezelos, Cute Bunny, Cute Rabbit, Entertainment, film, Free, Gothic, Like Tim Burton, Short Films, Short Movies, Stop Motion, The Maker, Videos, White Rabbit, Zealous Creative on March 4, 2013 | 7 Comments »
View in full Zealous Creative’s wonderful Stop Motion short, The Maker (2011).
Written and directed by Christopher Kezelos.
Posted in Animation, tagged Animation, Arts, Entertainment, fairy tales, film, Like Tim Burton, Movies, Oscars, Paul Berry, Sandman, Short Films, Short Movies, Stop Motion, Videos on March 2, 2013 | 10 Comments »
You may never sleep again!
This wonderful Oscar nominated animation by Paul Berry should provide a clue about this month’s blog theme…
View part 1 of 6. Discover parts 2 to 6 on YouTube.
According to Blackadder the only thing Dr. Johnson’s Dictionary is good for is looking-up rude words (how true). So, when Victorian Era photographer and film-maker Eadweard Muybridge invented Bullet Time it was inevitable he would use his remarkable new-fangled equipment to capture images of naughty ladies (and a few game gentlemen too)!
It’s old. It’s black and white, so it’s Art
*Warning* Adult Content.
Okay, he did a few other amazing and groundbreaking things too…
Victorian Era Bullet Time!
Here as promised.
As with any Supergroup or side project involving big names there is the added pressure to succeed or at least, you'd hope, sound good. Metallica and Lou Reed failed at even this, most pedestrian of accomplishments. Chickenfoot, Black Country Communion and Adrenaline Mob are all concurrent bands among many that have stared down the barrel of Supergroup hype.
Title: The Secret of Kells (2010) IMDb
Director: Tomm Moore (yes, two M’s)
Voice Actors: Evan McGuire, Christen Mooney, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally
Score Composer: Bruno Coulais
Length: 75 minutes
Rating (US): No MPAA rating; suitable for older children, but beware of a few very intense, scary sequences, including an implied slaughter of village folk
Spoiler-free Synopsis: In the Irish monastic community at Kells, young Brendan dreams of becoming a master illuminator, but is frustrated by his Abbot’s obsession with fortifying against the Vikings over book-keeping.
Special fairy tale edition of our usual quick round-up of news and factoids, articles and more that struck our fancy, tickled our interest, and had us scratching our heads. For readers, writers, and genre fans of any form.
A cache of 500 folk tales were discovered in Germany recently, many of which have not been a part of our previously documented understanding of the folk tradition in Europe.