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Studio 360

A Beautiful Music Video Is Buried at the End of This Obscure Video Game

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Only a video game released exclusively in Japan would reward its players with a spare, sleek, utterly delightful ode to color and sound.
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Studio 360

How "Finding Nemo" Changed My Life

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A kindergarten teacher with a comfortable job watched “Finding Nemo” on a whim. She didn’t realize how it would change her life. 

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Studio 360

Reality Gets Demented

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Using nothing more than an iPhone and some office supplies, an animator makes the real world teem with cartoons.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Life Sharing Meals with Man's Best Friend

Friday, February 13, 2015

Patrick Osborne talks about his Oscar-nominated short, “Feast,” the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, through the meals they share.

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Studio 360

Classic Disney Pencil Animations Come to Life in GIFs

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

GIF turns out to be the perfect format to experience the simple beauty of hand-drawn animation.
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Gertie, The Dinosaur Who Gave Birth to a Mouse

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The first animated character wasn’t a mouse — it was a dinosaur, Gertie. Her creator thought cartoons would become a great art form, and was bitter when they went commercial.

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The Greatest Animated Film Never Made

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

"The Thief and the Cobbler," an Aladdin-like film worked on by former Disney animators, took 30 years to make and was never released.
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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Bowie's free jazz and Reznor's new game are great. Too much fun isn't a good look for Fallon.
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Have We Finally Conquered the Uncanny Valley?

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Animating a realistic human being has been the holy grail of CGI. Australian animator Chris Jones may have cracked the code with "Ed."
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WNYC News

Humans of New York Comic Con

Friday, October 10, 2014

"It's like Halloween early," said one Comic Con attendee. "Only it's like somebody's passion, and they really put time and effort into it."

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PRI's The World

A worldwide viral hit shows a different side of Ukraine

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Much of the news coming out of Ukraine these days is about the ongoing war against separatists and the violence that has ruined small towns near Donetsk. Then along comes an animated music video by a Kiev-based band called Brunettes Shoot Blondes that's impressed people around the world.

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Studio 360

A Digital Terarrium For Your Desktop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

This graphic artist's self-contained animations are the digital equivalent of a snow globe. 
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Studio 360

This Is Your Bird on Drugs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Australian multimedia artist Andy Thomas makes bird songs dance with 3D animations. It’s the latest in his line of “audio life forms.”
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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: How Animation Helps Us Appreciate Good Audio

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The greatest interview ever recorded won’t get as many hits on YouTube as a cat giving a high five. The people behind Blank on Blank are using animation to make audio go viral.

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Studio 360

Gertie, the Dinosaur Who Gave Birth to a Mouse

Friday, June 27, 2014

Years before Mickey Mouse, Gertie the dinosaur amazed audiences who had never seen a drawing that moved. Her creator, Winsor McCay, thought cartoons would become a great art form — and was disappointed when they went commercial.

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Studio 360

Stop Motion with Heart

Monday, June 09, 2014

Ainslie Henderson is a Scottish animator with a keen sense of humor and a number of unresolved childhood issues. His work will break your heart in the best way.

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Radiolab

A Young Woman Falls In Love With Everything

Sunday, May 25, 2014

You start with difference, with mystery. Some things spiral, some become spheres, some branch, some don't. We know that inert atoms quicken, become bees, goats, clouds, then dissolve back into randomness. We look at these things, all these very, very different things, and we wonder, are they really different, or ...

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Soundcheck

Animator Ralph Bakshi On Four Decades Of Provocative Films And 'American Pop'

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ralph Bakshi is one of the most innovative animators of the last five decades. Baski, whose work is the subject of a retrospective at BAM, talks about about the future of animation, his love of jazz, and his 1981 film American Pop.

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The Takeaway

To Infinity & Beyond with Pixar Chief Ed Catmull

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Ed Catmull, now the president of Pixar and Disney Animation, discusses how both managers and employees can contribute to a more creative, and ultimately productive and profitable workplace.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Carol Burnett with Leonard Lopate, Cartoonified

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

David Gerlach the founder and executive producer of Blank on Blank talks about his latest animated interview, which features an interview Leonard did with Carol Burnett on August 19, 2003.

 

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