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Friday’s favorite things: August 14th

Colm Larkin

August 14, 2015

Every Friday we round up some of our favorite finds on the web, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. This week, we’ve been assessing some short animations.

Pale Blue Dot
Carl Sagan’s majestic monologue about viewing the earth from distant space is animated in suitably wonderful style by UK-based production studio, Order.
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When I Was Done Dying

Nine animators – Jake Fried, Chad Vangaalen, Colin WhiteDimitri Stankowica, Taras Hrabowsky, Anthony Schepperd, Masanobu Hiraoka, Caleb Wood, KOKOFreakbean – contributed to this wonderfully strange and psychedelic music video for electronic musician, Dan Deacon.

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A Tale of Momentum and Inertia
A hard-working rock monster has to save a city from certain destruction in this incredibly gorgeous animated short film by Portland-based studio, House Special.

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