The Late Night Work Club is go… at last. And it is stunning.
A ‘loose, rotating collective of indie animators’ the result is a series of shorts aimed at promoting the genius behind the artists involved. And it doesn’t fail.
Some of the best, most personal, experimental and vital animation going right now is happening on the internet. It’s being made late at night when other people have gone to sleep and on weekends when everyone else is out. It’s being made by students, freelancers, full-timers and folks with unrelated day jobs. It means something to us. It’s our scene.
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Mica Angela Hendricks shared some of the (reluctant) collaborative sketches she did with her daughter… and the results are incredible.
The BBC are teasing their upcoming series - including Sherlock, The Musketeers, The Great Train Robbery, What Remains, By Any Means, Quirke and Ripper Street.
Looks like there’s a whole world of good TV coming this way.
The original 1961 LEGO patent, submitted by Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, though the toy had been sold since 1947.
News from the Venice Film Festival, confirmed by Koji Hoshino, a senior producer at Studio Ghibli, is that Hayoa Miyazaki is to retire.
“Miyazaki has decided that Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) will be his last film, and he will now retire.”
The director of My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle - his eleventh film, The Wind Rises, will be his last.
Read more over on Deadline.