sept 102011

John Vigiano Senior had 2 sons : John and Joe. John Junior was a firefighter like his father. Joe was a police detective. On September 11th, 2011, John and Joe were both killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center. The voice over this touching animation is John Vigiano’s. This animation is part of a wider project : Storycorps. They want to record the story of every single victim in the 9/11 attacks. My deepest thoughts go to the families of the victims. RIP. Continue reading »

mar 032011

Some stories get better with time. Especially when it’s kids that are passing the story along. Take a look at the actual events of this true story (as told from the memory of young ones). Par 2 and 3 below…

« In our family, there is a story that will forever live in infamy… »

Pour les anglophones, mais c’est une des vidéos les plus drôles et les mieux réalisées que j’ai vue depuis très longtemps. Continue reading »

fév 122010

Toute l’histoire du monde en 3 minutes et 12 secondes. Il fallait le faire. Jamie Bell (alias Displeased Eskimo) a réussi ce défi en racontant l’histoire en stop motion. Il a utilisé 2100 pages, 50 cahiers et a passé 3 semaines à travailler sur ce projet pharaonique. Finalement, les dessins sont simples, efficaces et même si on n’apprend pas grand chose, on révise au moins la chronologie des événements. Et franchement, le résultat est plutôt plaisant.

A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything is the final piece for my AS art course, a flipbook made entirely out of biro pens. It’s something like 2100 pages long, and about 50 jotter books. I’d say I worked on and off it for roughly 3 weeks.
Song is French Cancan by Jaques Offenbach.
Additional sounds credited to Valve, specifically from their game Team Fortress 2. [
Displeased Eskimo]