Animation students at Carnegie Mellon University were recently tasked with reimagining classic film footage of a galloping horse from the late 19th century. They did not disappoint, drawing on Burger King, space aliens, rainbow centaurs, and modern art for inspiration.
It's easy to take classic animation for granted, especially these days when far more complicated images seem to appear like magic with the click of a button. But thanks to Reddit user jamieleto, these spliced rotoscoped images let us catch a glimpse at just how dedicated early Disney animators were to crafting a…
This is Mongrel & The Wrath of the Ape King, a three-minute rotoscoped send-up of Ralph Bashki's swords-and-sorcery flicks. (The production team at Gorgonaut also claims there's a dash of He-Man and Heavy Metal.) A dude fistfights with a lion! I had no idea I needed that today.
It has World War II intrigue. An unsolved puzzle hiding a historic fortune. A Rube Goldberg machine escape. And it's all gorgeously rotoscoped. The Thomas Beale Cipher, a short film by Andrew Allen, is worth your next ten minutes.
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