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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

4 days agoFilm / 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.

2 weeks agoOdd : 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

2 weeks agoOdd : 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

2 weeks agoOdd : 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

2 weeks agoUnited 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

2 weeks agoGenres / 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

2 weeks agoTechnology / 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...

Did You Know That The Folks Behind ‘Robot Chicken’ Use A Nintendo Power Glove While Animating?

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

AnimatorDillonMarkey hadaproblem.DuringaratherlargeshotforRobotChicken,Markeyrealizedhewaswastingtoomuchtimemovingfromonesideofthestagetotheother.Tofixhispracticalconundrum,hedidwhatanyothergrownmanplayingwithposabledollswoulddo–hegrabbedhistrustyNintendo PowerGlove.

Seth Green Made Guardians Of The Galaxy Action Figures for James Gunn

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Not only is he one of the awesome minds behind Robot Chicken (and also occasionally the galaxy's snarkiest pilot), but it turns out Seth Green is also pretty good at making custom action figures, looking at this set of toys based on the Ravagers he gave James Gunn for Christmas. Read more...

popmech: Watch This Robotic Butcher Perfectly Carve Up a...

popmech: Watch This Robotic Butcher Perfectly Carve Up a Chicken Ultra-precise, chicken-carving robots—what could go wrong? We’ll find out in Norway, where robotic butchers are becoming a reality.

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