“The Bellows March” by Eric Dyer

Eric Dyer’s The Bellows March is a sublime way to end our unintentional zoetrope week on Cartoon Brew. I first saw Dyer’s film when I was …

“Chunkothy” by Celyn Brazier

Experimental – and cool. Chunkothy was directed and animated by Celyn Brazier at London-based Nexus. The track is from the new Wagon …

“The Cyclotrope” by Tim Wheatley

I’m really into zoetrope-related experiments this week, which is a line I don’t recommend using as a conversation starter at any party. …

“Rotary Signal Emitter” by Sculpture

“Rotary Signal Emitter” is a picture-disc LP created by Sculpture, the London based duo of musician Dan Hayhurst and animator Reuben …

“Hamihadarigeri” by Sojiro Kamatani

This experimental music video for Oorutaichi’s “Hamihadarigeri” directed by Sojiro Kamatani defies easy description but it excites my …

How To Create Cartoons in Google Docs

As part of Google’s Demo Slam, a team of three artists created a piece of animation using the spreadsheet program Google Docs. Tu+ …

“Horse Glue” by Stephen Irwin

Stephen Irwin, the innovative director of The Black Dog’s Progress, has created a new experimental short made up of two films which …

Cows & Cows & Cows

Tons of artists create photo cut-out animation using After Effects, but few do it as creatively as Brighton, UK-based Cyriak. Be sure to …

“Lion in a Coma” by Ori Toor

Israeli animation student Ori Toor made this unofficial music video for Animal Collective’s “Lion in a Coma” at the Shenkar School of …

The Hulk Hands Theory by Nunub

Rotoscoped animation based on the sitcom The Big Bang Theory doesn’t sound like a particularly good recipe for entertainment, but French …

Spin by Max Hattler

Max Hattler is my kind of experimental animator. His stuff is thought provoking, aesthetically pleasing and, as far as I’m concerned, …

Eyjafjallajökull-mation

Wild time-lapse photography of the volcano by Sean Stiegemeier. (Thanks, Saschka Unseld)

Enter the Void Titles

Gut-punchingly intense titles for Gaspar Noé’s Enter The Void, designed by Noé and Tom Kan. Motion graphics, experimental animation, …

Fixed Fluid Fragmented by Michel Gagné

Trailer for Fixed Fluid Fragmented How do you do something new when you’ve already made your own animated shorts, worked on features …

Natural Animation by David Montgomery

Florida-based filmmaker David Montgomery creates animated films entirely out of objects found in nature. The imagery found within these …

Sonar by Renaud Hallée

An elegantly layered visual representation of sound by Montreal-based Renaud Hallée. Sonar was made in Flash with keyframe animation (no …

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