Saturday, May 18, 2024

Post 671 - ASIFA Analytical and Articulatory Animation Analyses - Appendix for May 2024

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Post 669: How Things Begin (with updates through 16 May 2024)

 Animate ASIFA, you say?  OK, test #1:

Test #2:

Test #3:

Now for some shading and details...

Test #4: Music added

Test #5 : With Different Music! (the things that pop up in the archives!)

Get Benny involved, you say?  OK, test #2:

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Friday, May 03, 2024

Post 668 - "Political Asylum" Annoys THE WORLD!

Delaware - final status on May 19

And Later, on May 19th:

"Exceptional Merit" - Woo Hoo!

Australia - July 31

Iceland (they also selected "Seule Tod", something that feels like I made at about the time of the French Revolution) - November 25

New York - June 7

Texas - April 1 - made the showing, didn't take a prize (aww)

New York City - May 23 (also with "Animating Buster Keaton: Home")
Burlington, Iowa -- Saturday July 13, 11am "Saturday Morning Cartoon" block of films

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