Category Archives: Animation

Armchair Reading


  • Anybody else end up moving around their chair, bed, sofa or floor like this? I swear I always end up in weird poses while reading.

Source: Atomic Samba (FB)

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The Secret of Kells

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” . . .so that they may have hope.”


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The Little Prince Trailer!

Can’t wait to see this animated version of The Little Prince. I loved the book.

The Film Monster

At the heart of it all is The Little Girl (Mackenzie Foy), who’s being prepared by her mother (Rachel McAdams) for the very grown-up world in which they live – only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator (Jeff Bridges). The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince (newcomer Riley Osborne). It’s here that The Little Girl’s magical and emotional journey into the universe of The Little Prince begins. And it’s where The Little Girl rediscovers her childhood and learns that ultimately, it’s human connections that matter most, and that it is only with heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Directed by Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) and featuring the voices of Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Mackenzie Foy, The…

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The Joy of Books: A Quaint Stop Motion Video

A whimsical stop motion video done by Sean Ohlenkamp for Type Books. All books featured in this short film can be purchased at the Type Books Bookstore.

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The Penguin English Library animation – Penguin Books

~ A cute animated short done by Penguin Books.

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How To Build A Fictional World

(via writeworld:)

How to Build a Fictional World – Kate Messner

Why is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling?
The full TedEd lesson may be found on their website:

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Dot Dot Dot

A prime example of why grammar should never be ignored.

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Defying Gravity Storyboard

Disney animator Heidi Gilbert recently put together this original animation based on the Wicked musical (which, in turn, was inspired by Gregory Maguire’s book Wicked). It was a charming and thrilling attempt. Take a look at Heidi Gilbert’s vision for Wicked as an animated film.

(via upperstories)

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Red (2010)

~ An adorable re-imagining of Little Red Riding Hood. The film is by Hyunjoo Song.

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