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January 25, 2011

Pop-Up Superstitions

Filed under: animation, paper crafts, pop-up books — Tags: , , — popularkinetics @ 5:29 am

Here’s another great video featuring a pop-up book format. Superstitious by Irish moving image designer David Magnier was done as part of his masters degree program at Kingston University in London. A lonely protagonist who’s life is bound by superstitions keeps a tally of his good luck/bad luck encounters. But his fears are dispelled with the appearance of a mysterious visitor. Watch the video for the denouement.

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July 16, 2007

ShitDisco Pop-Up Music Video

Their four-letter-word moniker may serve to get attention, but what’s most impressive about this group’s music video “OK” is it’s clever use of pop-ups, inventive production, and the music itself. It’s a reflection of the fact that pop-ups have grown up. Hopefully, this work is a harbinger of things to come, as producers recognize the potential for fun and funky pop-up animation. Check it out!

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