Animation

How To Propose A New Emoji

December 19, 2018

Kolin Pope of the Washington Post uses claymation to illustrate the process of successfully proposing a new emoji, in this case the “person meditating” emoji.

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Animator vs Animation In 4 Episodes

December 17, 2018

Alan Becker has created sendups of Adobe Photoshop with four delightful episodes of Animator vs Animation.

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What Role Does Perception Play In Storytelling?

December 2, 2018

This excellent explanatory video from The Atlantic discusses how our brains percieve the world generally and how that process plays a role in storytelling.

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Greenpeace Brandjacks LEGO & Shell Oil [VIDEO]

July 29, 2014
Greenpeace Brandjacks LEGO & Shell Oil [VIDEO]

During Episode 56 of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses Greenpeace’s amazingly well-executed brandjacking video of LEGOs in it’s criticism of the brand’s partnership with Shell Oil.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Monday Night Football Vine Ads [VIDEO]

November 15, 2013
Dunkin' Donuts Monday Night Football Vine Ads [VIDEO]

Albert Maruggi & David Erickson discuss Dunkin’ Donuts use of Vine to create television ads based on real plays of Monday Night Football games.

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Chipotle’s Scarecrow Content Marketing Campaign [VIDEO]

October 9, 2013
Chipotle's Scarecrow Content Marketing Campaign [VIDEO]

During this segment from the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses Chipotle’s anti-Big Food Scarecrow content marketing campaign.

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The Dangers Of Drunken Joking [VIDEO]

May 6, 2013
The Dangers Of Drunken Joking [VIDEO]

A tale of tortilla chip acrimony and the marketing lesson therein.

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Activision’s Amazing Real-time Animated Character Demonstration [VIDEO]

March 29, 2013
Activision's Amazing Real-time Animated Character Demonstration [VIDEO]

Amazing demonstration of Activision’s animation technology that can render a video game character in near photo-realistic fashion.

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The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

January 26, 2013
The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

Animator Andrew Park illustrates Denis Dutton’s provocative theory on beauty — that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply “in the eye of the beholder,” are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins.

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Awesome Promo Video For Inappropriate Greeting Cards That Don’t Suck

January 1, 2013

A fantastic promo video for a successful Kickstarter campaign for Inappropriate letterpress greeting cards that don’t suck.

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