Posts Tagged ‘ animation ’

Ricky Gervais Podcast Gets Turned Into An Animated Cartoon

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Video

British comedian Ricky Gervais has translated his popular podcast, The Ricky Gervais Show, into an animated series for HBO. The animated series takes the audio of the podcast and puts animation to it, intercutting retro-styled animated scenes with animated versions of Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. See the HBO site for details.

The Pigeon: Impossible Podcast Looks At Making A 3D Animated Film

Jan 27th, 2010 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Internet TV, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts

The Pigeon: Impossible video podcast takes a look at what goes into making a 3D animated cartoon short. The cartoon, above, has received over 3 million views on YouTube alone. It’s a comic romp on the idea of a secret agent getting sidelined by a pigeon. The “making of” video podcast for Pigeon: Impossible is […]

Is Apple Big Enough To Make Flash Irrelevant On Mobile Devices?

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

There’s a lot of discussion today about Adobe’s plan to bring Flash to Research In Motion, Windows Mobile, Palm and Google phones. To bring Flash to all the major cell phone platforms, it seems, except for Apple’s iPhone. “This is bringing the full Flash capabilities to these devices, it hasn’t been available before,” said Adrian […]

Ricky Gervais Podcast To Get Animated For HBO

May 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, General, Video

UK comedy blog Chortle reports that Ricky Gervais’ world-record breaking podcast is getting turned into an animated series for HBO: The 13 half-hour episodes, due to air next year, could make an unlikely star of sidekick Karl Pilkington, whose strange opinions they mercilessly mock. ‘Karl is a man who believes that a sea lion is […]

Ashton Kutcher’s Blah Girls Video Site: D.O.A.

Sep 8th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Ashton Kutcher introduced his web startup, Blah Girls, at the TechCrunch50 today.  As NewTeeVee’s Liz Gannes puts it, “Not only is this one a celebrity-driven startup, but it’s about celebrities. It’s an animated web video show with interactive elements.” It’s also dead on arrival.  Everybody seems to be so wowed by the Ashton Kutcher angle […]

This Computer Animation Technology Will Amaze You

Aug 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Video, Video Software

We’ve highlighted several amazing new video software apps in the last few days – but the demo video above, from Image Metrics, is jaw-dropping. It features a Emily – a computer graphic illustration produced using a new modeling technology that enables the minute details of a facial expression to be captured and recreated. For the […]

Open Source Animated Film Ready For Remixing

Jun 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Big Buck Bunny is an animated short, released under the Creative Common Attribution license. The film is about “a giant rabbit with a heart bigger than himself. When one sunny day three rodents rudely harass him, something snaps… and the rabbit ain’t no bunny anymore! In the typical cartoon tradition he prepares the nasty rodents […]

Classic Speed Racer Cartoons On Hulu

May 9th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Streaming Video

Excited about the new version of Speed Racer? Hulu has a collection of classic Speed Racer episodes available on demand as streaming video.

He-Man, She-Ra, Fat Albert Coming To YouTube

May 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video

Family media firm Entertainment Rights has announced deals that will bring a variety of classic cartoons to the Web via YouTube, Joost and Babelgum. The launches will see Entertainment Rights provide all three platforms with a selection of retro programming, including: He-Man She-Ra Trapdoor Felix the Cat Rocky & Bullwinkle The Archies Fat Albert Casper […]

Vlogger Taking Photo of Himself Every Day for 6 Years

Sep 6th, 2006 | By | Category: Video

Noah Kalina, a New York photographer, has published a video that provides a unique self-portrait. Kalina took 2356 photos of himself, a photo each day for six years, and then combined them to create a a sort of stop-motion or time lapse self-portrait.