In this Oscar®-winning short film, Norman McLaren employs the principles normally used to put drawings or puppets into motion to animate live actors. The story is a parable about two people who come to blows over the possession of a flower. Directed by Norman McLaren – 1952
Canadian Animator Ryan Larkin’s acclaimed Street Musique from 1972.
A new series of short animated fantasies using actual Donald Trump audio clips as the basis of surreal animations that capture Trump’s paranoia, narcissism, and xenophobia.
Directed and animated by Bill Plympton, 2018. Produced for the Opinion section of The New York Times website by Billy Shebar and David Roberts of 110th Street Films.
Says filmmaker Bill Plympton: “This president has no censorship in his brain. He says whatever crazy exaggeration or lie serves his purpose in the moment, and most of it is on tape. So I don’t think we’ll ever run out of material.”
The segment in the film version is a full-length animated sequence of vivid colour and disturbing visuals; the animation was originally designed for the album’s concert performances, before being reworked for the film adaptation. Political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe directed the design for the sequence.
This Oscar®-winning animated short from Chris Landreth is based on the life of Ryan Larkin, a Canadian animator who produced some of the most influential animated films of his time. Ryan is living every artist’s worst nightmare – succumbing to addiction, panhandling on the streets to make ends meet. Through computer-generated characters, Landreth interviews his friend to shed light on his downward spiral. Some strong language. Viewer discretion is advised.
Animator Ryan Larkin uses an artist’s sensibility to illustrate the way people walk. He employs a variety of techniques–line drawing, colour wash, etc.–to catch and reproduce the motion of people afoot. The springing gait of youth, the mincing step of the high-heeled female, the doddering amble of the elderly–all are registered with humour and individuality, to the accompaniment of special sound. Without words.
A Victorian woman in mourning drops a rose to forget.
A frame-by-frame animated evolution of Nightmare with HMC logo.
An animator is haunted by his own creation.
A frame-by-frame animated walk sequence featuring The Ramones and Blain the Train.
Loner Captain Penelope roams the hills of Bummertown.
Hobo Moon Cartoons logo.