OK, it’s Friday June 15th so you know what that means — we’re getting our tuxes ready for Jim Mahfood’s L.A. Ink Stains vol. 1 Prom/Book Release Party over at Titmouse Animation Studios. You know we’re big fans of Mahfood’s L.A. inspired illustrations, and can’t wait to get our hands on his L.A. Ink Stains book, so [...]
Animation studio Yum Yum London debuts their new collection of figures based on their Happy Food short. The quick 1-minute video was scored by David Kamp and created by YYL’s Beth Algieri and Jonny Plummer, and is a continuation of sorts of their Parallel Parking clip. You can pre-order the collection of 5 vinyl figures here [...]
The world which Jim Mahfood (aka Food One) illustrates with his long-running L.A. Ink Stains comic strip is really unlike any other — a highly personal, humorous black & white adventure following his everyday exploits in Los Angeles. Afternoons spent hunched over a desk drawing cartoons that make the world chuckle are offset by long [...]
Pablo Ferro is a legendary filmmaker and graphic designer credited with the design of seminal title sequences like that of Dr. Strangelove and Beetlejuice. Following his life’s journey and work from his humble origins in Cuba to his partnerships with film and animation legends like Stan Lee, the film pieces together the story of an [...]
Nowness brings us this short animation by Spike Jonze, who created the film in collaboration with French designer Olympia Le-Tan: “Designer Olympia Le-Tan’s embroidered clutch-bags spring to life in director Spike Jonze’s tragicomic stop-motion animation Mourir Auprès de Toi (To Die By Your Side). On a shelf in famed Parisian bookstore Shakespeare and Company, the [...]
16bit dropped his brand new video for “Dinosaurs” this weekend — a trippy and squishy romp of animation directed & animated by Kristofer Ström, Colonel Blimp & Blinkink. The video is to promote the London dubstep producer’s EP, Boston Cream, released today (August 29th) on MTA Records.
Walt Disney, known for his perennial thoughts of dreaming, innovation and enjoying life like a kid (as well as some alleged racism), was a fan of the original Airline Chair. So much so that he personally selected the Airline when he built his original Burbank animation studio in the late 1930s. Now Los Angeles designer [...]
It’s a good day for free movie watching on the interwebs. Shortly after Scenes From the Suburbs was posted online, Wired Italy was kind enough to upload the award winning Megunica — a documentary centered on Italian street artist Blu. We’ve waxed poetic about our love for Blu’s work, so sitting down and watching this [...]