World’s Strangest

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Winnebago Birdhouse

A good camper can provide all of the comforts of home. Some lucky bird will get this house by Ethan Allan Smith. It’s one of many artist-submitted birdhouses being auctioned this Friday by LAIKA, the animation studio that made the movie Coraline. You can view more at the link. Link -via Super Punch | Photo: Ethan [...]

What’s in the ParaNorman Mystery Box?

Woohoo! It’s good to be a blogger sometimes. The good folks at Laika, the animation studio that created ParaNorman, sent us this ParaNorman mystery box. A little googling will tell you that other blogs received similar mystery boxes (I particularly like John Struan’s ParaNorman Box #3). What do you think is inside? Let’s have a bit of [...]

Classical Music as a Roller Coaster Ride

Animation studio Virtual Republic turned classical music by German composer Ferdinand Ries into a rollercoaster ride for this clever ad for the Zurich Chamber Orchestra. The musical notes are synchronized, so the visual part of the rollercoaster [...]


(Video Link) Muzorama is a surrealist short film created by students at the animation studio Superinfocom and presented last month at the Siggraph 2009 computer animation festival. The six students involved, Laurent Monneron, Elsa Brehin, Raphaël Calamote, Mauro Carraro, Maxime Cazaux, Emilien Davaux and Axel Tillement were assigned to create an animated short based upon the [...]