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A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything

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Inventive furniture pieces crafted from highly sustainable material.

Epic stop-motion animation in pen and crayon, created by 17-year-old Jamie Bell, sums up the history of the universe as we know it....read more

Satellites: A User's Manual

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Part 1 in a series of charming informational films on the science of satellites.

Ever wondered how satellites work? Neither have we, but the short animated films made by This is Real Art for European satellite company Astra manage to make the subject thoroughly fascinating. If high school physics was this awesome, we'd all be scientists. (Via Creative Review)...read more

Yoriyos "The Pied Piper"

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Pop-up book style animated video tells a story of environmental renewal.

Judging from the lyrics of this song -- and the story of its beautifully conceived video -- indie-folker Yoriyos has the same values as his dad, Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens). Directed and animated by Ron Winter and Jon Watts, the video is a tightly wound narrative of environmental and spiritual reawakening. Great piece....read more

Skateboardanimation

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Sweet stop-motion skateboarding animation. Get rad.

In what must have been painstaking creative process, German skater-artist Tilles Singer used papercuts and photos from old skate mags, along with "a ton" of digital photos, to create this stop-motion skateboarding feast. Gotta love the guy's commitment to his craft. The opening turntable scene is so great. ...read more

Sea of Glass

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The coastal landscape of West Wales provides the setting for this little dreamlike gem.

Animation, music and photography are juxtaposed to explore the liminal space between land and sea. A short and beautiful film by Sean Vicary....read more

The Empathic Civilization

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Jeremy Rifkind on the evolution of empathy—and how it could save the earth.

The central thesis of 'The Empathic Civilization,' the bestseller by political adviser and renewable energy proponent Jeremy Rifkind, is that people's innate capacity for empathy will ensure that we make the shift from carbon based energy and stop climate change. In this short animation produced by the RSA, the talented folks at Cognitive Media brilliantly bring Rifkind's......read more

M. Ward "Rave On"

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Animated puppets provide visuals for ethereal pop version of Buddy Holly classic.

M. Ward's cover of Buddy Holly's timeworn classic “Rave On," the second single off his 2009 record Hold Time, is less 50s rock-and-roll than 21st century dream-pop, featuring distant-sounding backup vocals from She & Him collaborator Zooey Deschanel. In the video, UK animator Mike Please sets the tune in a world inhabited by weird wooden puppets, who wind up throwing out......read more

Kwoon "I Lived On the Moon"

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Animated visuals by Yannick Puig.

Question: What's the perfect visual narrative for a haunting and atmospheric post-rock song? Answer: This. Yannick Puig's fantastical animated video for "I Lived on the Moon," the lead single off the debut 2006 album by Kwoon, is as good as video-making gets. Inspired by Puig's love of nature, the story recounts a father's life on the moon, a place filled with flying......read more

Blockhead "The Music Scene"

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An animated mind melt into a post-apocalyptic New York.

Ninja Tune Records commissioned Anthony F. Schepperd to make a video for the title track off NYC hip hop producer Blockhead's album, "The Music Scene," released late last year. The director came through with this Dr. Seussian animation that imagines a psychedelic, post-apocalyptic New York where humans don't exist and animals and TV rule. Amazing stuff....read more

Bowerbirds "In Our Talons"

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Stop-motion nature spectacle directed by Alan Poon.

North Carolina new-folk trio Bowerbirds enlisted Alan Poon to direct the video for "In Our Talons," from their debut album Hymns for a Dark Horse. Poon hits it out of the park with with this stop-motion spectacle done in the style of a nature documentary. Says the director, "We explore 3 magical creatures from 3 different lands, equally beautiful yet doomed by the hand of......read more

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