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Here Are the 10 Best Bits From Robot Chicken’s First 10 Years

On Feb. 20, 2005 Robot Chicken aired its first episode and introduced the world to its skewed version of stop-motion comedy. TV hasn't been the same since. The post Here Are the 10 Best Bits From Robot Chicken’s First 10 Years appeared first on WIRED.

Wooper

2 weeks agoHumor : Kottke.org

Wooper is a Robot Chicken parody of Looper, in which cartoon characters like Elmer Fudd are sent back in time to be killed because they can't show guns in children's cartoons anymore. (via @gruber) Tags: Looper movies remix video

Did Billy Dee Williams Just Confirm More Lando in New 'Star Wars' Trilogy?

From Stars Rebels to The Lego Movie and Robot Chicken, Billy Dee Williams has been keeping his Lando Calrissian sharp, in vocal form. But what about in-the-flesh? There has long been talk that Williams would join other Original Trilogy stars in the new films. Show More Summary

‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Pilot Not Going Forward, ‘Roadies’ & ‘Billions’ Looking Good At Showtime

Showtime has opted not to proceed with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Rachel Bloom’s half-hour comedy pilot with musical elements directed by Marc Webb. The project, co-penned by comedian and Robot Chicken staff writer Bloom and The Devil Wears...Show More Summary

Panamarenko Universum

Panamarenko, the artist and inventor who builds zeppelins, mechanical chickens, flying backpacks, flying saucers, robots, submarines and other machines designed to travel over land, under water and in outer space, is having a big and rather wonderful retrospective at the M HKA, in his home town of Antwerp

Robot Chicken Christmas Specials

last monthFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Dawn Hunt Quote: "This compilation is one I'm happy to have on my shelves."

A "Robot Chicken" Animator Turned A Nintendo Power Glove Into The Ultimate Stop-Motion Animation Tool

Stop-motion animation: It's so bad. The Power Glove occupies a very special place in the heart of a certain type of person in their thirties: If you grew up on Nintendo, and were nerdy enough to love the idea of "wearables" more than...Show More Summary

Robot Chicken animator uses modded Power Glove for work

Next time someone tells you that Nintendo's Power Glove accessory was a flop, point them to Dillon Markey, an animator who works on projects like Cartoon Network's Robot Chicken. Markey has been using a modified Power Glove for more than a year now,...

Robot Chicken Totally Uses The Power Glove For Animation

The Nintendo Power Glove was about as useful as a bull’s nipple when it was released as a way to control video games, but that doesn’t mean this maligned piece of gaming history doesn’t have its uses. More »      

Robot Chicken Animator Uses a Hacked Nintendo Power Glove to Help Animate

This video is called Playing with Power by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Ava Benjamin. It’s about Dillon Markey, a stop-motion animator for the Adult Swim stop-motion animated series Robot Chicken. It focuses on an unusual aspect of…

Hacked Power Glove Gives Robot Chicken the World’s Baddest Bionic Animator - He's the a wizard.

last monthHumor : Geekosystem

A DIY stop-motion animation helper would be cool on its own, but Robot Chicken animator Dillon Markey took the idea one step further by building the functionality into an old Nintendo Power Glove. Sadly, the Power Glove is much better at animation than it ever was at playing games, no matter how much The Wizard made us all want one.

Playing with Power: When a Nintendo Power Glove Becomes a Stop Motion Animation Tool

Dillon Markey, an animator that creates shorts for Robot Chicken and PES, needed a tool to help him work more efficiently, so along with the help of an electrical engineer, he modified a Nintendo Power Glove and transformed it in one of the most awesome animation tool ever. Show More Summary

Robot Chicken’ Stop-Motion Animator Utilizes a Hacked Nintendo Power Glove as Part of His Workflow

last monthHumor : Laughing Squid

In “Playing with Power” by Los Angeles filmmaker Ava Benjamin, Dillon Markey, an animator for the Adult Swim stop-motion animated series Robot Chicken, shows off the hacked Nintendo Power Glove he uses to help animate scenes. The number pad has been outfitted with a new circuit board for capturing shots and playing back frames, a […]

Nintendo Power Glove as animator's tool

last monthHumor : Boing Boing

Animator Dillon Markey (Robot Chicken and PES) hacked a Nintendo Power Glove (c.1989) to control his stop-motion animation system. (Thanks, Chris Arkenberg!)

Finally, a Use for Your Old Nintendo Power Glove

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Dillon Markey, an animator for Robot Chicken among other things, converted an old Nintendo Power Glove into a Bluetooth animation tool. Both awesome and ridiculous... but mostly awesome. Playing with Power from Ava Benjamin on Vimeo. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Animator Turns Nintendo Power Glove Into Functioning Stop-Motion Film Tool

Dillon Markey, an animator for Robot Chicken and famous animation studio PESfilm, recently teamed up with an electrical engineer and took an old Nintendo Power Glove, replaced the circuit board, added bluetooth connectivity, and transformed… The post Animator Turns Nintendo Power Glove Into Functioning Stop-Motion Film Tool appeared first on Highsnobiety.

A Jury Rigged Nintendo Power Glove Animates Robot Chicken

Now you're playing with power. To many of us who grew up in the 1980s, the Nintendo Power Glove was our first real heartbreak. We fell in love with the marketing of a glove that would allow us to reach out and touch our video games,Show More Summary

Robot Chicken Uses A Nintendo Power Glove As The Raddest Animation Tool

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Nintendo Power Glove never really took off, but one of those gloves has gotten a second life thanks to Robot Chicken animator Dillon Markey. It may have been a clunky video game controller, but it's actually quite handy as stop-motion animation tool. Read more...

Robot Chicken and Power Glove: a match made in animation heaven

Dillon Markey animates one of the hottest Adult Swim programs on television, Robot Chicken. Better yet, he uses an old Nintendo Power Glove to do it. The Emmy-winning show consists of short sequences of stop-motion animation using action figures of … Read more ›

Animator turns Nintendo Power Glove into cool stop-motion film tool

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Animator Dillon Markey—who works for Robot Chicken and famous animation studio PESfilm —took an old Nintendo Power Glove, replaced the circuit board, added bluetooth connectivity, and transformed it into a cool animation tool. This short documentary explains how he did it: Read more...

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