Dirty Vs. Clean

When creating something purely digital, one of the greatest dangers is to create something aseptic. Images too clean, sounds too perfect, scenes too staged. Computer animation studios spend a huge amount of time making things look used or worn, yet their films often still look clean. Hand-drawn and stop motion animation usually do not have… Continue reading Dirty Vs. Clean


Poets have known it since hundreds of years: there’s beauty in brevity. There’s this scene in Brooklyn 99—a TV series obsessed with quickness and not dragging out emotions—where Amy falls in love with Jake. Early on, we learn that when she’s insecure, she tucks her hair behind her ears. And at the end of the… Continue reading Brevity