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Animated Fragments #26

Animated Fragments is our semi-regular feature of animation tests, experiments, micro-shorts, and other bits of cartoon flotsam that doesn’t fit into other categories. To view the previous 25 installments, go to the Fragments archive.

“Shave It” by 3dar

Shave It comes from directors Fernando Maldonado and Jorge Tereso of Bueno Aires, Argentina-based 3dar. The monkey at the center of the …

Spots from Punga

Animator/designer Gabriel H. Fermanelli has turned me on to the commercials he’s producing through Punga, a collective of artists in …

Animated Fragments #16

FoxRetro X-Mas Spot by Váscolo (Argentina) Thor facial rig test in Softimage by Stephen McNally (Ireland) Strip Tease by …

“Domino Party” by Studio Ronda

This is fun. Studio Ronda has been creating cool TV spots and station IDs in Argentina since 2007. Here’s a neat little new short they …

“MTV Top Ten at Ten” by Pepper Melon

Our friends at Pepper Melon, a motion graphics company based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, sent us their latest project, created for client …

Animated Fragments #10

Face Animation Test by Jonathan Campo (US) Taste It by Ronda (Argentina) One Day Animation: Nose Drop by Toby Jackman …

“Les Triolets” by Lucas Nine

My love for bouncy retro-style cartoons has no bounds. This was produced a few years ago (2002?) by Argentine cartoonist and animator …

“Angel Vitamina” by Diego De Rose

Angel Vitamina is a personal project of animator Diego De Rose and a small team of independent animators in Argentina. This is the second …

“Hotcorn!” by Juan Pablo Zaramella

Another simple and well-executed visual idea by Juan Pablo Zaramella, whose film At the Opera appeared on the Brew last month. Hotcorn! …

“El Empleo” by Santiago Bou Grasso

El Empleo, created by Santiago Bou Grasso from Argentina, is a five-minute film that I feel should be about three minutes long. Usually, …

Pictoplasma Intro by Pepper Melon

Pepper Melon, a young motion graphics company in Buenos Aires, Argentina, created a hypnotic liquid open for last month’s Pictoplasma …

Disney in Argentina, 1941

We’ve all seen the 16mm color footage of Walt Disney visting South America in 1941. Now, courtesy of the Buenos Aires Ministry of Culture …