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Aug(De)Mented Reality

“Using a unique animation technique involving traditional animation cels and his iphone 5s, Hombre_mcsteez turns everyday life into an odd creature infested cartoon universe.” (YouTube) I love this little video. So simple, yet surprisingly effective. It’s also rather funny! I love … Continue reading

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A wonderful animation and poem, entitled Typography, about language. Poem by Taylor Mali, animation by Ronnie Bruce. I do like these types of animations, and they really suit poems (like Storm). You know? Onwards!

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Sintel is a beautiful and emotional piece of animation, by Blender Foundation. Despite being  under 15 minutes long, it hits all the right spots. Great story, superb animation, emotional characters, and an ending that makes you wonder what happens next. … Continue reading

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BBC Knowledge Explainer DNA

Explaining science in short, concise, and precise information is difficult, but BBC Knowledge Explainer does a pretty good job at it. The video above about DNA is a good example of this. It describes what DNA is and does, as … Continue reading

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“Introducing a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly merges computer-generated and hand-drawn animation techniques, first-time director John Kahrs takes the art of animation in a bold new direction with the Oscar®-nominated short, “Paperman.” Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the … Continue reading

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The A-Z of Epidemiology

A wonderful, if slightly gross, animation detailing the A – Z of epidemiology, written and performed by Jennifer Gardy and animated by Tom Scott. Germs have never been so appealing. Onwards!

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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy

“Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it’s headed? Voiced by David Mitchell, this series of twelve 60 second animations examines different scientific concepts from the big bang to relativity, from black holes to dark matter. … Continue reading

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I, Pencil: The Movie

A short animation showing what goes into making a single, simple pencil. The answer? Actually quite a lot. Everything is connected in one form or another, which is rather wonderful. More information can be found at ipencilmovie. Onwards!

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Animated Factorisation Diagrams

What number is displayed in the diagram to the left? That’s right, it’s 729! Otherwise written as 9 x 9 x 3 x 3, which is the pattern you can see here. This is a factorisation diagram, and it’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Life Of A Star

A neat and informative animation describing the entire life of a star. Well worth watching to learn about this amazing process. “This is a teaching resource I’ve created for the Cherenkov Telescope Array. It includes the topics of the formation … Continue reading

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