Use your facial expression to search for relevant GIFs. [more inside]
This animated GIF was created for the Loopdeloop competition, based in Australia. Each month there is a different theme, and this month’s was….sisters. I immediately thought of two sisters and two hotels: the twins from The Shining, perhaps the most sinister sisters of all, who live in the movie’s Overlook Hotel, but also the Hotel Budapest, shaped like a cylinder and with more than a little Overlook-creepiness to it.
@eventuallybot is a Twitter bot that generates short films in GIF format, sourced from shreds of random YouTube clips. The films all tell stories, but sometimes the stories don't make a lot of sense. [more inside]
WGif is a command line tool for creating animated GIFs from YouTube videos. [more inside]
Ever want to overlay text on a GIF flipbook of your favorite tumblr? Well, now you can. [more inside]
I love Horse_ebooks and I love gifs, so I decided it would be interesting to try for a visual equivalent of the Horse_ebooks twitter account. Mostly this involves a lot of attempts at randomization and restriction of video frames. [more inside]
A distracting online writing tool [more inside]
GIFbites is a regular podcast and tumblr on/about/for animated GIFs. Each episode lasts no more than 15 seconds. [more inside]
Over the summer I picked up a 35mm camera that takes four images in sequence on a single frame. Naturally, the next step was turning the best (or at least the most interesting) of those images into very brief, rather rough, animated gifs. I publish these gifs on my blog, Animated Jimfs.
Stereoscopic wiggle GIFs from Mars Rover imagery. [more inside]
I thought the internet was missing this. We're still working out some kinks, but let us know what you love.
This is year number four for my animated Advent Calendar. All new. Click on any number to reveal that day's suprise (as well as those of all the days before it). You can't see any day's surprise until it is that day in CST, so check back tomorrow, and so forth. [more inside]
Sometimes you just need Lloyd Dobler to stand with a boombox held over his head as he stubbornly, earnestly yearns, with Peter Gabriel playing. Or maybe Lady Gaga. Or Black Eyed Peas. Or like Wagner or whatever, I dunno. Lloyd loves you no matter what you feel like listening to.