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Amaro and Walden’s Joyride, Amusing Animated Adventures…

Expression is the ultimate joy of being an artist, a pleasure shared when we explore the art that they produce. Directors Tim McCourt and Max Taylor of the animation collective The Line have recently created an animation for all fun loving people to enjoy, this is Amaro and Walden’s Joyride.

The clever short animation sees McCourt and Taylor transform themselves into two street ready CGI characters out looking for fun, having one of those days that could lead anywhere and to anything. The blending CGI with live action, good characters, good story and a catchy beat all combine to make this one amusing little interlude.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest award winning video to come out of The Line. Art simply produced for art sake, and our enjoyment. Sit back relax and buckle up in the back.

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The Simpson Guy: The Family Guy and Simpsons Crossover Episode…

Fans of the Simpsons and Family Guy should get set for the greatest double reverse cameo crossover episode of all time when the Family Guy hosts TV’s original funny family the Simpsons. The Simpsons Guy episode is set to air in 2014, while it will be an episode of the Family Guy it will be in Homers hometown of Springfield as both families get to know each other.

According to Fox, the Family Guy characters will quickly bond with their Simpsons counterparts. Peter (Seth MacFarlane) and Homer will debate whether Pawtucket or Duff is the best beer, Stewie (MacFarlane) will be quite taken with Bart’s prankster ways, Lisa will take Meg (Mila Kunis) under her wing to find something the young Griffin is good at, and Lois (Alex Borstein) and Marge will ditch housework together.

Both episodes are of course produced by Fox, with a number of small crossover appearances already happening on both shows. Most recently Seth MacFarlane guest starred on the Simpsons, providing the voice for Ben, a charming married man who met Marge online when she accidentally signs up for an online dating agency.

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GoAnimate and the Rise of the Animation Automation Website…

Many attempts have been made in the past to simplify the creative process of animation. From templates to pre-drawn gifs there are many tricks of the trade to speed up the process but still animation remains a time consuming and often frustrating task. GoAnimate.com is here to change all of that.

Hiding under GoAnimate’s cartoon exterior is a serious animation engine capable of generating highly polished cartoons that are assembled very much like a Hollywood movie. On top of this very clever technology GoAnimate have provided a number of web applications that succeed in making animation fun, and incredibly easy.

With no applications to install or libraries of content to maintain getting started is as easy as logging in and clicking create animation.

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The Simpsons 500th Episode, 500 Episodes of Hilarity…

Our favorite four fingered family, The Simpsons, have reached another milestone. On Sunday the 19th The Simpsons aired their 500th episode, “Long Last Leave”, Episode 14 of Series 23 to be precise. Since first airing December 17, 1989 the Simpsons have gone on to become an an institution of hilarity. Springfield’s all over America have never been the same.

Executive Producer James L. Brooks said “I think it’s the flexibility of these characters. They can do any kind of comedy anyone ever thought of, from farce to reality. For a long time, we didn’t want to deal with the fact we could do anything we wanted. There were no sets, no past, no future. The first group of years was spent not taking advantage of any of that. Then we started letting it in.”

Opening with the ultimate montage of the funniest moments, the intro to the show lets you know, this is the 500th Episode. Also reminding us just how long the Simpsons have been a part of our lives. This was after-all one of the first cartoons to appeal to all age groups and demographics.

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