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Blitzen Trapper, "Furr"

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Sepia-toned flip book animation by Jade Harris.

This video is over two years old, but we can justify posting it now because SHFT didn't exist then and because it's crazy good. It's the video for the earthy title track off the Blitzen Trapper's 2008 album, Furr. Director and fellow Portlander Jade Harris does the song proud with this analog stop motion animation. “The video consists of a little over 3000 photos and took about two months......read more

G. Love & Special Sauce, "Stone Me" (Unofficial)

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Stop motion animation by London's Florence Jones

Florence Jones wasn't satisfied that one of her favorite tunes was video-less, so she did what a creative and enterprising internet user should do -- she made her own and uploaded it to the web. Laid-back Philly blues-hop trio G. Love & Special Sauce are the benefactors of her creativity, which outfits the jam with a lovingly made stop-motion treatment that nicely fits the......read more

Mobius

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Amazing amalgamation of sculpture and stop-motion animation

Video clips don't come any more captivating than this. With a commission from Melbourne's Federation Square, the environmental designers at Eness studio built a series of triangular sculptures then shot them in various configurations around the city. The result is this next-level interpretation of public art. The hypnotic stop motion animation was shot over a period of two weeks, with each shot......read more

Great Lake Swimmers, "River's Edge"

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Wavy wooden animation by Nir Ben Jacob

This clip for "River's Edge," a highlight off Great Lake Swimmers' '09 LP Lost Channels, is an oldie but a goodie. Director and animator Nir Ben Jacob (well known for his excellent video for "On The Water" by The Walkmen) flexed his impressive stop-motion skills with a flowing, woody animation that matches the earthy eloquence of the tune. "About half a year ago, I stumbled on these wood-chip......read more

SHFT Green to Blue

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Gripping eco-drama in stop motion by SHFT's Liz Klein.

SHFT animator extraordinaire Liz Klein creates a moving message about the environment and climate change, using the tried and true technique of stop motion animation. Just in time for the holidays. Watch this before they run Rudolph....read more

Ragapella "Microrhyzae"

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Analog stop motion animation by Eric Power.

Animated interpretation of the Hindu legend Shiva and the Hunter. In the story, a Hunter in search of game is forced up a tree by a hungry tiger. In order to stay awake the Hunter plucks the leaves from the Bilva tree which pleases Shiva who is fond of that particular leaf. With the arrival of the sun, the Hunter looks down and finds the tiger gone. In the tiger's place is Lord Shiva, who......read more

Zeus "Marching Through Your Head"

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Amazing stop motion video directed by Alan Poon and Adam Makarenko.

Glorious animated representation of the great outdoors, interpreting fantastic song from Canadian indie band Zeus. What a set! ...read more

Bowerbirds "In Our Talons"

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Stop-motion nature spectacle directed by Alan Poon.

North Carolina new-folk trio Bowerbirds enlisted Alan Poon to direct the video for "In Our Talons," from their debut album Hymns for a Dark Horse. Poon hits it out of the park with with this stop-motion spectacle done in the style of a nature documentary. Says the director, "We explore 3 magical creatures from 3 different lands, equally beautiful yet doomed by the hand of......read more

Fluffy McCloud

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Charming mix of stop motion, handdrawn and live action animation by Conor Finnegan.

For Conor Finnegan's IADT grad project, the young Irish animator gathered an assortment of cameras and went to work with paper clouds and scale models to create this wonderful, dialog-free short film that speaks to man's relationship with nature. It's a delight to watch. With talent like this, it seems pretty certain that Finnegan will get some solid clients in no time....read more

Monsters of Folk "Dear God"

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Director Laura Faggioni gets cosmic for indie supergroup.

The video for "Dear God," the soulful first single from Monsters of Folk, featuring Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes), M. Ward (She and Him), and Jim James (My Morning Jacket), is a kaleidoscopic affair. Directed by Laura Faggioni, the semi-animated film opens with a view of earth from space, zooming down on a man laid out on the ground. The perspective then goes microscopic, into the......read more

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