Peer Production: PLATOON OF POWER SQUADRON

PoPSposterA web drama series that we actually enjoy. (And we say that as people who are much more likely to want to watch something and laugh our butts off instead of worry about, you know, something bad happening to the heroes.

Oh, we also like the way this series pretends to deconstruct the whole heroic saga notion while actually injecting it with fresh, and vibrant, life.

Check out the first episode. (Don’t worry. There are plenty more.)

Go to the website.

And the blog.

And the YouTube page.

There’s a Facebook presence. Oh, and also a Twitter account, but you’ll have to find those yourselves. Our ADHD is kicking in–

Peer Production: UNIMAGINED FRIENDS

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LB fell in love with this one. We can understand why:

This sweat thing was made at the Animation Workshop, of which TVWriter™ now is a major fan.

Peer Production: GOLDEN AGE OF INSECT AVIATION

Hey, waddaya know? TVWriter™ just discovered an unsung hero of peer production. But we don't think he'll be that way for long!
Hey, waddaya know? TVWriter™ just discovered an unsung hero of peer production. But we don’t think he’ll be that way for long!

Man, do we wish we’d made this:

“In 1903, Olivia Wright was the first to pilot the great grasshoppers of North America.”

While taking my kids to the playground, I shot live-action footage of a grasshopper, using my iPhone.
This is one of many short animated clips I’ve made for fun. I might continue this particular clip as an Insect Aviation series… who knows 🙂
It was my first project using TV Paint animation software. (No rotoscoping used. Where’s the fun in that?!) My work-in-progress can be found on my blog: animatingforfun.com.

Animation by Wayne Unten
Music by Dave Gottlieb

Peer Production: PORTRAIT

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More peer producing genius. We look at something like this and all we can think is, “If only….”

Oh, a word to the cautious: This one’s kinda, erm, creepy. Okay, definitely creepy – as if you couldn’t already tell:

by donato sansone milkyeyes

Peer Production: DATING SAVANNAH LOVE Definitely Works for Us

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Remember the series GIRLFRIENDS? It’s okay if you don’t cuz it wasn’t all that. DATING SAVANNAH LOVE, OTOH, is exactly what GIRLFRIENDS should have been:

Learn all about it