Documentary filmmaker Jess Gibson has just completed a 30-minute movie about adult fans of LEGO here in the Pacific Northwest. You can watch the complete “AFOL: A Blocumentary” right here: AFOL A Blocumentary from Jess Gibson on Vimeo. Jess attended BrickCon 2009, joined us for a SEALUG meeting, and interviewed many fans who’ll be familiar Continue reading →
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LEGO stop-motion animation has a long history, going all the way back to LEGO’s own collaboration with Steven Spielberg in the 1990s. Whether you’re into music videos or iconic scenes from your favorite video games, you’ll find lots of great LEGO videos here on The Brothers Brick.
I have no idea what LEGO CL!CK is about — probably because I don’t have the patience to wade through the pseudo-interactivity of someone’s love affair with Flash. But that doesn’t stop this video from being gorgeous. Perhaps CL!CK has something to do with the vaguely useless iPhone app FBTB reviewed (or vice versa), which Continue reading →
We interrupt our scheduled blogging with a message from David Pickett (fallentomato): orange is the new green.
Sean Kenney presents a public service announcement for bikers. Its message is simple yet striking. Check out Red Light.
Though it does at times feel a bit like an extended ad for the current LEGO Star Wars sets, “The Quest for R2-D2″ is a fun 5-minute video featuring some slick animation and funny moments reminiscent of the LEGO Star Wars video games. Via Bricks3D.com.
Tomas Redigh spent 1,500 hours using LEGO to animate a song by Daniel Larsson. With appearances from Mario, Pong, Tetris, Pac-Man, and more, the video is sure to please any video game fan. Via Wimp.com. Great tip, nnenn!
This incredible Brickfilm by pe668 has some of the smoothest animation I’ve seen in a very long time. Check out “Cyclic“. Thanks to Caylin for the heads up!
LEGO stop-motion animator David Pagano has stepped forward as one of the people behind the recent LEGO Space Police teaser. Check out the first episode in what is apparently going to be a series. And yes, we know that the new sets are starting to show up at TRU.
Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated technical concept is through LEGO bricks. I spent my workday today shifting capacity around for a pair of virtual servers I manage (Hyper-V rocks), so this video about server virtualization in “the cloud” really hit home. Ignore the “Lego’s” in the text, and Yes, it’s an ad Continue reading →
Sjaak Alvarez has just completed the fourth installment in his “It’s Hard to be a Stormtrooper” series. Click through to Bricks3D.com to watch this hilarious video: As always, Sjaak renders and animates all his videos from scratch.
Chris Wunz and his coworkers at Valley Video Services in La Grande, Oregon put together this funny LEGO Star Wars animation, called Planet TR-57: Planet TR-57: Pilot from Valley Video Services on Vimeo. Planet TR-57 debuted at BrickFest 2009, where the team also held a stop-motion animation workshop, or Animate-a-thon. Stay tuned to PlanetTR57.com for Continue reading →
There’s something inherently funny about advertising a sold-out product, as Peter Edwards does with a hand car from Big Ben Bricks in this video: The video features a fantastic Technic bridge long enough to span a LEGO Amazon:
This awesome video is making the rounds on the ‘net, but for those who haven’t seen it yet, check out David Gunstensen‘s stop-motion movie of minifigs building the Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon: Building the LEGO Millennium Falcon from Gizmodo on Vimeo. As originally featured on Gizmodo.
Jesus Diaz has just announced winners in the Gizmodo GO MINIMAN GO Video Contest. Head on over to check out the top five entries, including the winning brick-flick by David Boddy: For those of you wondering when we’ll announce winners in our own GO MINIMAN GO Photo Contest, we’re almost there! Look for an announcement Continue reading →
For those of your rightfully envious of all our great prizes and giveaways for Zombie Apocafest 2008 at BrickCon next month, there are even better prizes to be won for our GO MINIMAN GO Photo Contest. Remember, the contest is open to everyone over the age of 18 worldwide. Here are just a few of Continue reading →