Returning to the DC Animated Universe he helped build, Bruce Timm returns for a special DC Nation Short honoring Batman’s 75th Anniversary. Written, designed, and storyboarded by Bruce Timm, the animated short allowed Timm to takes his original slender and retro designs and craft a period piece set in Batman‘s early days. The result is pretty damn terrific black-and-white short. Although I usually prefer a little more color in my Dark Knight, my only real complaint is that it is far too short.
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If you have a few free moments check out this short look at marine life under high magnification. You can learn more about the film here.
Slow Life via kottke.org
In the near-future time travel will be readily available, but that doesn’t mean everyone should time travel.
Created by Mitchell Hammond, Batman versus The Terminator gives us a Dark Knight Returns-style Batman on the hunt for the Terminator in a future that draws some inspiration from the designs of the original Tron.
I really shouldn’t have to say this, but CAUTION – SPOILERS!
Gravity (Done in 60 Seconds) via Gizmodo
If you have a couple of free moments take some time to watch this animated short from The Animation Workshop of Viborg, Denmark, about an imaginary creature without much patience waiting to be brought into the real world through a child’s drawings.
The apparent magical nature of an elevator gets the better of a curious couple of kids in this short film from director Apichate Taninratapat.
Magic Door (2013)
An over-ambitious beaver enlists the help of his friends in this fun animated short.