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If You Can Get Through This “To This Day Video” Without Crying, You Are A Stronger Woman Than I

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Shane Koyczan was bullied as a kid. But rather than internalize that pain, he did something creative and powerful with it. He put together the “To This Day” Project, which enlisted several dozen animators and illustrators to create small segments that would be put together in one 8-minute visual poem. “My experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout my life but standing to face the problem has helped me in immeasurable ways,” Koyczan said about the project. ”To This Day” also offers opportunities to donate, mentor and help. Please watch, and try not to cry. [To This Day Project]

Michel Gondry Makes An Animated Film About A Haircutting Mouse, Continues To Be Weird

Michel Gondry, Still A Weirdo

Did I ever tell you guys about the time I met Michel Gondry? It was at a party for a magazine I used to work for, and he was exactly what you might think he would be like. Very charming and French, but also, slightly pervy and weird. He took a bunch of pictures with my friends and I, and then stuck his camera down the neck of my shirt took a picture of my boobs. Yup.

Anyway! Aside from that, I think he’s pretty cool, and I like the strange, childlike, mirthful feeling of his work. This new little short from Gondry is about a mouse with a hair salon and his unfortunate first client.

Marcel The Shell With Shoes On Returns!

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Our old friend Marcel the Shell with shoes on is back! And he’s got a bunch of new things to tell us, about how he travels (by bug), where he sleeps (in a slice of bread) and what he’d like his nickname to be (Ace, of course). Marcel happily illuminates life on the small side of things: “Guess why the bus isn’t running?” he queries. “Because the bus is a caterpillar and it threw up!” [YouTube]

The Woman Who Beat Up Her Subway Groper Gets Animation Treatment

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We get some weird email here at The Frisky and the weirdest one I’ve received today is definitely the main item from yesterday’s Today’s Lady News column … animated. Yes, someone animated the news item about 22-year-old Shyane DeJesus, the woman who beat the crap out of a man who groped her on the New York City subway. Shyane DeJesus also shoved her phone in his face and snapped photos, so hopefully cops can catch this perv. Sexual assault is not a laughing matter, yet something about the awkward blob-people in the animation treatment is … funny. Hey, whatever gets more people educated. [BigAppleDaily.TV Keep reading »

“What Do You Do?” Week: Lauren, Awesome Animator

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear Frisky readers, and we’re amazed by the incredible jobs you have. This is our attempt to learn more about what you do for a living.

After the jump, read all about Frisky reader lovely Lauren’s job as an on-point animator. Keep reading »

Why Is Shrek In A Fashion Editorial?

We are pretty consistent fans of uber-cool fashion mag V and its gentlemanly counterpart, VMan. That said, what in God’s name were they thinking with this Shrek editorial? I guess it’s a little funny? Kind of? But it’s mostly just perplexingly behind the times and a total non sequitur. We get that the ten billionth Shrek movie is coming out in a few weeks, but that hardly seems the sort of thing that V would give a crap about. Did the Shrek folk pay them for the placement? Is this just an ill-executed attempt at fashion shock value? Is it, perhaps, an effort at deeper commentary about the relationship between man and animated beast? The best editorials are more than fashion fluffery; they leave us with questions. These, however, are not the right questions. More totally confusing images from the shoot after the jump. [Fashion Copious] Keep reading »

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