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Charting culture

Charting culture
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15 Little-Known 'Frozen' Facts Packed Into One Video If you have kids or little brothers and sisters, you've probably seen 'Frozen' ohhh a thousand times by now. But, even if you can sing "Let It Go" forwards and backwards in your sleep, you still might not know everything there is to know about Disney's biggest animated movie ever. For example, did you know that there is a hidden Mickey Mouse in 'Frozen'? Or, that it took a team of 600 animators over 3 MILLION hours to make this movie? These are just some of the little known bits of trivia packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on Disney's modern classic 'Frozen'. 'You Think You Know Movies?' For more cold hard truth on 'Frozen', chill out and watch the latest video! Watch more installments of 'You Think You Know Movies?' Next Up

A History of the World - List of Objects Metro - Lemmings Very cool flat animated piece using Sortie and other aescripts tools by Stage2 Tools used Author Notes I want to give you more detail about how some aescripts + aeplugins tools were crucial to our workflow on this project: For this project we had to create a huge library of more than a 100 looped character animations. Ease & The golden standard of jiggly and bouncy motion in After Effects. a huge timesaver, this time for taking control of tons of layers (every single character animation was a loop on its own precomp). Submit If you would like to submit a piece for inclusion in our INSPIRATION category please submit it to us here.

Graphic: As Ebola's Death Toll Rises, Remembering History's Worst Epidemics Ebola is the latest in a long list of infectious disease outbreaks that have plagued humankind. The worst become pandemics, sweeping across continents and killing as many as tens of millions of people. Today, nations are struggling to get Ebola under control. This week saw New York City's first case, while the World Health Organization declared Nigeria and Senegal free of Ebola. How much higher this epidemic's death toll might climb remains to be seen. Jason Treat, NGM Staff; Edward Benfield. Plague of Justinian (541-542):This bubonic plague outbreak spread throughout the Byzantine Empire but centered on the Mediterranean region.

underrated gems(no particular order) - a list by sreeni_pacino www.vox by Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015 English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps and charts that explain how English got started and evolved into the differently accented languages spoken today. The origins of English Where English comes fromEnglish, like more than 400 other languages, is part of the Indo-European language family, sharing common roots not just with German and French but with Russian, Hindi, Punjabi, and Persian. The spread of English The colonization of AmericaThe British settlers coming to different parts of America in the 17th and 18th centuries were from different regional, class, and religious backgrounds, and brought with them distinctive ways of speaking.

Menno Fokma Studio - Direction for Film & Motion Design black project_view FITC 2012 Amsterdam/Titles We started with the theme of personality in social media at first. After narrowing it down and let it match with FITC we took it into the direction of the creation process. Credits Direction & Design: Floris Vos (Soulbase) & Menno Fokma Creative Writer: Tifene Huchet Music & Sounddesign: Joris Van Grunsven (Studio Takt) Narrator: Terry Mann Boy: Mick Lefevre Animators Designers: Fredrik Ekholm / Heerko Groefsema Kevin Megens / Sander Van Dijk / Ton Mikkers Wouter Kroese / Marius Denisse / Johannes Matsson InfografĂ­a a La Vanguardia BBC Radio 4 - The Goddess of English Video Company on Motion Graphics Served Description 15 years ago, media seemed to be static... Today with the consolidation of electronic media, social and professional networks, media is alive and needs to reflect authentic human touch. In our screens, there has been a change: advertising and branding are alive.

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