Parallel Parking – a short film made by Yum Yum London

December 17th, 2014|

“Personally, I love characters to have humour and an element of story-telling. If one of our character designs can make someone laugh then that’s the best thing ever.” Yum Yum was founded by Beth Algieri and Jonny Plummer. Together they make toys and animations for fun and put lots of love into all their creations.

It […]

Trained mice doing all kinds of nifty tricks

December 16th, 2014|

Mice are very intelligent creatures.
Although rats are more often trained than mice (simply because they are easier to train and can perform a wider variety of tasks), a well trained mouse can be very impressive. Anyone who has seen movies like The Green Milecan attest to the kinds of tricks these little fellows can learn. The […]

Drone porn – best footage of the year

December 16th, 2014|

We got the chance to see the world from new heights as drones gave us unparalleled views of some of the most beautiful sights in the world. From sweeping views of the Aurora Borealis over Iceland, to a look inside a fireworks display, here are some of our favorite videos captures by drones in 2014.

Somewhere […]

Dot – The world’s smallest stop-motion animation character shot on a Nokia N8

December 16th, 2014|

Professor Fletcher’s invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment, was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman, Dot. It stars a 9mm girl called Dot as she struggles through a microscopic world. All the minuscule detail was shot using CellScope technology and a Nokia […]

Jetman flies in formation with a stunt plane

December 16th, 2014|

God never granted us wings, so we had to build them ourselves. Fly on, Jetman! Soar into the sunset like a beautiful futuristic animal!

Swiss ex fighter pilot, Guinness Book record holder and first man to fly with a jet-propelled wing, Yves Rossy A.K.A. Jetman is back in the sky pushing the boundaries of aviation by […]

Tortoise to the rescue! Giant sulcata tortoise rescues overturned comrade.

December 16th, 2014|

These are sulcata tortoises, and they are a lot smarter than you might think. The tortoise on its back is a male, which you can tell by the way it is dished out on the bottom. They are motivated by food and i am certain i could teach them tricks.

Short film – Death Buy Lemonade

December 15th, 2014|

The short film Death Buy Lemonade is created by Kyu-bum Lee. Of all films at Sheridan College is the shortest in Cartoon Brew TV’s Student Animation Festival. Don’t be fooled by its running time though. Within its brief length is contained a solidly constructed story, personality-driven animation and chuckles.

To learn more about the production of the film and […]

Apollo 17 lifted off from the moon 42 years ago today.

December 15th, 2014|

Human beings haven’t travelled beyond low Earth orbit ever since.

Apollo 17 was the eleventh manned space mission in the NASA Apollo programme. It was the first night launch of a U.S. human spaceflight and the sixth and final lunar landing mission. The mission was launched at 12:33 a.m. EST on 7 December 1972, and concluded […]