Lines of Thought
Mine! Mine! Mine? Studying collaborative filmmaking dynamics at the heart of Hothouse 11, the NFB's English Animation Studio Apprenticeship Program.
In a world where animation is reality, how would animated characters judge the best of filmed narratives?
Darth Vader is Luke’s father, Hans is the real villain, there is no Santa. Did this ruin your life? Not really, say some cognitive scientists.
If you’re reading this, you probably survived the latest zombie attack and undoubtedly followed the CDC protocols for dealing with the zombie apocalypse.
That disturbing feeling you get when something familiar suddenly appears strange or “off?” Psychologists call this the “uncanny.”
Character animation is really not the illusion of life, but the illusion of “intelligent or motivated life” and takes advantage of four universal truths about how the mind works.