Smile -Touching Animation
Smile is a touching animation about a robot that is searching for one thing that technology can not give it.
Animation by Paris Zarcilla
The Piano - Amazing Short
An old man shares his life story with his young grandchild through evocative music.
The song is: "Comptine d'un autre été: l'après midi" composed by: Yann Tiersen
Animation by Aidan Gibbons
Pixar - A Human Story of Computer Animation
[Recorded May 16, 2005]
Brad Bird, Writer/Director, The Incredibles, Pixar Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, Co-Founder and President, Pixar Animation Studios, Alvy Ray Smith, Co-Founder of four centers of computer graphics excellence (Altamira, Pixar, Lucasfilm, New York Tech) and a Microsoft Fellow, Andrew Stanton, Writer/ Director, Finding Nemo, Pixar Animation Studios , and Michael Rubin, Moderator, Author of Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution
Keeping Up With the Jones
Based on the newspaper comic strip by "Pop" Mormand, featuring a husband oppressed by his wife's obsession with high society and consumer fashion. This video is an example of anaimation in 1915. (3:34)
Krazy Kat goes Wooing
Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks. This video is based on the comic published in the Hearst newspaper in 1916. It was originally filmed on 1 reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. This demonstrates film history, silent movies, as well as history of animation.
The History of Animation
This is a third-grade project by Colin Williams which demonstrates how pictures were first made to appear moving. (03:41)
Animation Trends Timeline
For my school project.. a history timeline of animation, how it began and where it could be going. Starts from drawings done on cave walls to animation today. (5:01)
Little Red Writing Hood - Hooked on Phonics
This video is an adaptation of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" story. In this version, Little Red is bringing a basket to her granny's house with blocks, magnet letters, letter-shaped cookies, and alphabet soup. The wolf keeps stopping Little Red and stealing some of her letters. At the end, the viewer discovers the letters were used to make a "Happy Birthday" banner for a surprise party for Little Red at granny's house. (04:00)
The Shoemaker and The Elves There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
The Goose Girl (Part 2)
Part 2 of 2 concludes the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm called
The Goose Girl. This story is read by American male Grant R. Barrett. We see and hear only the reader, sitting and reading aloud. He invites the viewer to visit his website to hear more vintage stories and songs. (7:32)
The Wolf and The Seven Little Kids (Stop Motion Video)
Professional Stop Motion Video- Old stop motion featuring one of the brothers Grimm's classic fairy tales, The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids. The wolf tries to get into the house of the seven kids (goats) but they hear the gruff voice. He again tries to trick them by changing his voice but they see his black claws. As usual, the wolf keeps trying and trying. Scratchy music. (10:00)
Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, Part 1 of 2
In this animated cartoon film the mother goat leaves the house while her children remains inside the house. A wolf is hungry and spies on the house and its plump occupants. After the mother has disappeared, the wolf tries to enter frequent times. He tries once by swallowing chalk. He covers his paws with white paint so his feet look like those of goats. He then tricks the kids that he is their mother. When the door opens, he eats all but one last kid. The mother comes home and discovers her
Westward Expansion Overview
A two minute video from the viewpoint of a pioneering family. Lacks insights and the ending is questionable as to merit.
The Plymouth Colony
The Anglican Church became England’s official church during Queen Elizabeth’s reign from 1558 to 1603. At this time there was growing tension between Catholics and Protestants dating back to when Queen Elizabeth’s father, King Henry VII, broke from the Catholic Church in the 1530s. English Catholics wanted the Church of England to stress traditional Catholic practices while English Protestants following Calvinist ideals wanted to return to the “pure” Christianity of the New Testament a
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart by Cornelia Funke. It is about books coming to life when they are read aloud.
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter One Sims 2
A video clip made from Sim animation. The clip is based on Lemony Snickets,. A Series of Unfortunate Events Chapter 1.
Part 5: Writing Process: Maniac Magee and Milkweed
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about the writing process.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
Part 9: Maniac Magee Interview :Enchantment and Stargirl
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about Enchantment and Stargirl.
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
This ten minute video reviews what really motivates people and what does not help. The results are of note to teachers and others at it shows that higher grades may not be motivating when creative thinking is being encouraged. Mastery is motivated by tangible things in some instance