Tiktok isn’t just about viral dances, ASMR, and kids pranking their parents. Scratch the surface — or rather, harness the algorithm — and you’ll find a wealth of playful, creative art.
The video-sharing platform, which hosts user-generated clips of up to 60 seconds, is incubating its very own animation scene. Highlights from the platform are showcased in an article by Submarine Channel.
The article leads with a fantastic video by animators at Laika (Coraline, Missing Link). Riffing on the Fight Challenge trend, which sees users stage mock fights remotely through smart editing, the minute-long film features an epic stop-motion brawl between animated characters (some of which will be familiar to the studio’s fans). Watch it below: