ASIFA-East Open Screening 2013

ASIFA-East Open Screening 2013

On Thursday, December 5, ASIFA-East held its annual Open-Screening for the year 2013. Strangely enough, this one took place later in December, as opposed to September or October, just as the ASIFA season is getting back in full swing. Even so, the Open Screening offers a platform for members and alike to share personal and […]

TIME-LINE (SVA & NYU Animation) by Robert Lyons and company.

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Viewseum | One Comment
TIME-LINE (SVA & NYU Animation) by Robert Lyons and company.

Warning: One of these segments includes frontal nudity, but simplified. Probably nothing to get offended over. I love anijams. Whatever or however the grouping works, I love seeing how different artists can be from one another, even with the same guidelines in mind. It’s an excellent project for animation students, and Robert Lyons has proven […]

Happy Holidays…

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in Viewseum | No Comments
Happy Holidays…

…from all of us at ASIFA-East. For the Viewseum’s first Holiday occasion, here are two clips: one from the past, and one from the present. The first is a set of Holiday identifications made for Nickelodeon by Curious Pictures, submitted by Robert Lyons. The clips are traditionally animated, and feature techniques such as back-lit art, lens […]

Time Lapse by Robert Lyons

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in Viewseum | 6 Comments
Time Lapse by Robert Lyons

This week’s Viewseum exhibit is one of Robert Lyons’s many timelapse films. This particular film explores the difference between a quiet country life and the energy of a fast-paced city. Timelapse is one of the most unique tricks you can pull off with a film camera. You can capture things that a human eye can’t […]

“Rites” by Robert Lyons and U-Arts Film-Digital-Film

Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in Viewseum | One Comment
“Rites” by Robert Lyons and U-Arts Film-Digital-Film

This week’s Viewseum entry is an example of an alternative/experimental style called “Cameraless Animation.” Robert Lyons regularly teaches Stop-Motion and Experimental Animation, and his trademark is ending each course with a collaborative-class project, often involving original film-stock. “Rites” was made with his “Film-Digital-Film” (35MM Class) at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, hand-made directly on 35mm […]