Motion Graphics Meets John Lennon
By Richard Harrington | July 07, 2008
I was over at YouTube posting a new tutorial.... came across a great clip that mixes multiple animation styles... this is VERY cool. It's nice to hear the man so off-the-cuff... yet wise.
"In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview about peace. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film about it. Using the original interview recording as the soundtrack, director Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative which tenderly romances Lennon's every word in a cascading flood of multipronged animation. Raskin marries the terrifyingly genius pen work of James Braithwaite with masterful digital illustration by Alex Kurina, resulting in a spell-binding vessel for Lennon's boundless wit, and timeless message."
Learn more about it here (and yes... I missed this one somehow).
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