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The Mind's Eye (1990)

| Animation, Short | Video
A compilation of early computer animation experiments.

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(as Jan C. Nickman)
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The Mind's Eye is a compilation of experimental computer animations from when such technology was in its early infancy. The animations are from various studios, having been arranged in a sort of "2001" evolution-timeline theme, and set to synthesized music. These pioneering CGI projects later gave rise to films such as Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Antz, and Shrek. Written by Tyler Norman

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A Computer Animation Odyssey

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It took over 300 computer animation artists to make this 40 minute compilation. See more »

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Followed by Odyssey Into the Mind's Eye (1996) See more »

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Breaking the Ice
12 October 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I recently found a copy for $5 at a video store, and snapped it up eagerly. While the music and (obviously) graphics aren't up to the standards of my favorite of the series, Beyond the Mind's Eye, I am still entranced by one segment:

Stanley and Stella in "Breaking the Ice". The music is brilliant, and the emotions feel real. The clip on Odyssey's website doesn't have the story nor the music, unfortunately.


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