Posts Tagged ‘computer animation’

Without Arms

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Imagine what it’s like to be an armless sculpture in a museum. A brilliant Master of Fine Arts thesis by Alec Vacura. The music is Fantasy in D- by Mozart. Found at Vimeo from Alec Vacura.


Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Bucket is a short animated film by Ahmet Ünveren. Found at from Ahmet Ünveren.

Darth Vader, Tai Chi Master

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Learn Tai Chi from the master, Darth Vader. Animator John Leo created this animated video of the dark lord performing Tai Chi forms. Found at Vimeo from John Leo via Holy Kaw!

Soviet-Era Computer-Animated ASCII Cat

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

This computer animation was made in the Soviet Union in 1968. A group of Russian physicists and mathematicians with N. Konstantinov at the head, created mathematic models of the cat and its movement and programmed those models for the computer “BESM-4”. The computer printed hundreds of frames on paper using alphabet symbols and then they were converted to the cinefilm. Found at YouTube from avatarlemon via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Walking With Dinosaurs: How Dinosaur’s Really Walked

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

has reached the UK, but how realistic is it? A palaeontologist gives his thoughts and talks about his own research. Found at YouTube from NewScientistVideo.

Playing Paintball: A Funny 1980s Arcade Video Game-Style Animated Portrayal

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

If you’ve never played paintball, you really should. It’s a blast. I don’t think you need to have played it to enjoy this video, though. Found at Vimeo by Qoob TV. From the description:

It tells you how fun it is to play sports…when they get out of control. All that, by using small and colourful pixels. And now, get lost in the world of paintball.