The story “Anatomy of Tzedakah” depicts the life of a Sjnoderbook, transformed into a magic, self- consuming hand disguised as a glove, representing the Rambam’s Eight Levels of Tzedakah. The selfless, self-devouring, self-regenerating hand, the magic hand that reaches its heart and disappears. View this new work from the Israeli-born, Dutch artist Billha Zussman:
After over a year of work, animator Nina Paley has finished the stunning “embroidermotion” of Chad Gadya as an intermission piece for her still in production feature length Seder-Masochism project. The exhaustive process used newly developed software by Theodore Gray to bring it to life, which you can read about in detail here. Every frame […]
Los Angeles-based graphic designer Hillel Smith is creating GIFs to count the Omer, the 49 day cycle between the Passover and Shavuot holidays. Continue to count every night with Hillel as he updates each day at his Tumblr here.
Nina Paley, animator and activist behind Sita Sings The Blues, has been working on her new project Seder Masochism since 2011. She has just released a new work in progress scene, “G0d Calls Moses To Mt. Horeb”. God Calls Moses to Mt. Horeb from Nina Paley on Vimeo.
Did you donate to the Samurai Jew fundraising campaign we posted about? Well they made the animation! It is fun and funny and good to see an animation like you would on TV but with hilarious and knowledgable Jewish characters.
Wish there were more Jewish content animations? Welcome Samurai Jew! The Jewish answer to Samurai Jack Samurai Jew was created by Nadav Nachmany, an animator and filmmaker from Jerusalem who holds his degree from Bezalel art academy in Jerusalem. Nachmany graduated from Betzalel six years ago and became interested in Judaism around that time. His […]
Brazilian cartoonists Adam Grzybowski and Luis Goldman will present their off-color humorous take on the Torah with the cartoon series BIBLE: Unauthorized Version the evening of May 28th at the Midrash Centro Cultural in Rio De Janeiro. International audiences can read the BIBLE: Unauthorized Version comic strip and view the animated shorts in English, Spanish […]
Applications are now open for the 2013 Studio G-dcast residency at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, California. Accepted entrants will spend six days adapting wild stories from Jewish tradition into animated shorts and interactive multimedia experiences under the guidance of professionals. They are looking for animators and illustrators (among writers, musicians, coders and […]
by Emma Silvers, JWeekly.com They’re not exactly reinventing the Talmud, but a group of creative thinkers will be in San Francisco next week to bring the ancient Jewish text to life. With the help of a dozen university students from around the country, a handful of professional artists, and a hefty dose of creative energy, […]