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2010s

Mortal Enemies

In the magical land of Riigo-Faloo, sharks and clowns hate each other like pirates and ninjas do in Internet lore. Many thanks to Harrison Allen for his informative docudrama about this tragic feud. What makes “Sharks and Clowns” memorable is a creative story told in an interesting way. I love …

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It caught on in a flash

Signe, editor-in-chief of ReBrick.com, has just shared the lowdown on a new contest. LEGO fans are being tasked to create a Halloween-themed video using LEGO Monster Fighters parts and elements. As an example of what they’re looking for, the blog post references this recent, relevant vid from Marc-André Caron… The …

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ABS meets AMC

Zach Macias (Mindgame Studios) brings us this minfig-styled Mad Men parody, made for a recent AMC video contest. I know very little about the shows involved, so any humorous aside or snarky wordplay you might imagine will be better than what I would have come up with here. Cool sets …

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“Insomniac” is right

17-year-old Dylan Woodley of Insomniac Animations made this really sweet music video for the song “Houdini” by Foster the People. There’s nothing terribly noteworthy about the animation or story — the video does drag in a few parts — but the real triumph here is in the staging and lighting …

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