Monthly Archives: October 2011

Georges Schwizgebel

A Swiss animator and fine artist, Schwizgebel is another big name in the animation world known for his exclusively hand drawn or painted technique. In a q&a session at the Ottawa Animation festival, we revealed that his animations, which demonstrate … Continue reading

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D.B. Johnson

I had the good fortune to happen upon his work in the Brattleboro Art Museum in Vermont a while back and was taken by wonderful children’s book illustration. Particularly his book “Palazzo Inverso” inspired by M.C. Escher was very inspiring. … Continue reading

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Passion Pictures

London based studio, home to animation guy Pete Candeland who is responsible for the Beatles Rock Band promo video and the Gorillaz music videos. Can’t really tell you much about them so you will have to do the sleuthing for me. … Continue reading

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Kevin Laughin

Wow. Got to see his senior exhibition last year and man, was I ever blown away. I recently happened upon his website and I was even MORE impressed. I love the distance he keeps from his subjects in his work. … Continue reading

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Koji Yamamura

This is one animator everyone should know. His style and animation is very bizarre and inspired heavily by surrealism. Even more curious is how his unconventional animation stands out even stronger amidst the sea of Japanese anime from his homeland. … Continue reading

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Lebensader

I believe this film by Angela Steffen was a senior project done at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Germany, but you can find out for yourself on her website. All I know is I saw this film last year (which also … Continue reading

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