The Lamp and Ball that Started it All: Pixar’s Luxo Jr.

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At Pixar Animation Studios, two seemingly mundane items have become iconic: A desk lamp and a ball. The unassuming lamp and ball are ever-present in Pixar's history. Even with a few variations, every Pixar intro features a hopping lamp which flattens the letter "I" in the company's name. The ball...

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Radiohead – Burn The Witch

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Radiohead released the song Burn the Witch in 2016, as the lead single of their ninth studio album A Moon Shaped Pool (2016). The band promoted the album through a mysterious campaign where they deleted their online presence and mailed leaflets to fans in the UK.

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Game Review: To The Moon

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To the Moon, developed by Freebird Games, is an indie 2D roleplaying game (RPG) released in 2011 and 2014 for Windows and OS X/Linux, respectively. In the game, two doctors travel through the memories of a dying man in order to fulfill his dying wish. Along the way, they journey...

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Performance Art: POW2045 by Walz Binaire

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Choreography and performance by Raphael Hillebrand and Christian Mio Loclair, sound design by Colin Stetson.

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Magic Clay by Guldies

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Alexander Unger (aka. Guldies) is a YouTuber and stop-motion animator from Sweden. Guldies is best known for his experimental claymation videos and mesmerizing optical illusions that fall somewhere between the stop-motion magic tricks of PES and the surreal mind-bending loops of Cyriak. Some of his indescribable creations are a bit...

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Left-Brained Larry & Right-Brained Rachel by Sally Andersen Ward

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Evocative of the style of Tim Burton and Edward Gorey, this gloriously macabre short about telepathic conjoined twins presents a very different take on sibling rivalry issues. It also has the bonus of being narrated entirely in rhyming verse.

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Vicious Cycle by Michael Marczewski

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It isn't easy being a robot. Especially a robot trapped in the deceptively cheery pastel-colored world created by animator Michael Marczewski.

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The Me Bird by Gabriel Kempers and Maria Ilka Azêdo

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A moving stop-motion inspired by the short poem of the same name by the Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda. The animation is composed of hand-drawn paper stencils for each individual frame of animation, using rotoscoping and video compositing software to pull off the layered strata effect.

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