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Annecy Favourites – one minute puberty

With the many new ways of animating, so much software to make the process easier and less time consuming, it’s rare to see a piece of really fluid, imaginative animation that really pushes the limits of drawings that move. One … Read more ⇒

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Annecy favourites – Animated… fish?

One of the things that is so exciting about animation, is the ability to bring pretty much anything to life. And by anything, I mean anything! One of the earliest animators, Vladislav Starevich used dead insects and other animals with teeny little … Read more ⇒

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Paperman – Disney’s new short

With their latest short from director John Kahrs, Disney have shown that they are once again at forging the way forward for animation. When Walt Disney died, he left a studio that was the very best at 2D animation. No … Read more ⇒

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Skwigly review – The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists

One of the most exciting animated releases this year will undoubtedly by The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists from everyone’s favourite Bristol based stop motion studio. That’s Aardman by the way. The lucky s*ds at Skwigly have been lucky … Read more ⇒

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25 Greatest Animated Films of All Time

You may have noticed a distinct lack of Oscar commentary from us here at Slurpy. Frankly we thought it was a thoroughly uninspiring year for animation, both shorts and features, and we still haven’t forgiven the Academy for not even … Read more ⇒

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How to commission an animated film

We know that commissioning an animated film can be a daunting task. Most people we talk to have never dealt with an animation studio before, and look positively petrified at the very prospect. That’s why a large part of our … Read more ⇒

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Animated Google Doodle celebrates Queen

If I had as much money as Google, this is exactly how I’d spend it too: making little films to celebrate important events and my favourite artists. A few weeks ago they surpassed themselves again with this GoogleDoodle to commemorate … Read more ⇒

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A film about poo.

This was one of my favourite animations from last years festival circuit. Well animated, quick moving, surprisingly cute and annoyingly catchy, ‘a song about poo’ is something I probably should’ve shared with you a long time ago. [iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/wapcr7sSQ-s” frameborder=”0″ … Read more ⇒

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Dreamworks’ Megamind Film Review

Regular readers of this blog will know that our film reviews are sporadic at best. Basically a film has to be either really good, or really really bad to move us to write a blog (or sometimes it’s just a … Read more ⇒

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Farnham Animation Degree Show

Well, if any event is going to make you feel both nostalgic and nauseous at the same time, it’s going to be the graduation show from your old University.  Nostalgic for a time when your main concern was your costume … Read more ⇒

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