Persistence of Vision

You have an idea. You’re pretty sure you could direct/write/draw/compose/play/sing/act/animate this thing you have imagined, and it will be great. You get to work. Some of it is good. But it’s not good enough. You ...

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Dr. Stuart Sumida

One of the highlights at TAAFI 2013 was hearing Dr. Stuart Sumida speak. A renowned vertebrate paleontologist, he has advised animators at Disney, Dreamworks, and other animation houses big and small, regarding vertebrate anatomy, physiology, ...

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Together Mixtape ‘Immortal Joe’ Edition

Welcome back to our bi-weekly playlist! In this instalment, we have an inspiration mixtape for our upcoming western ghost story. The third entry in the ‘Beastly Bards’ collection… Enjoy!  Together Mixtape ‘The Ballad Of Immortal ...

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Dumbells in Stereo

On June 15th, Jason Wilson, an award-winning Canadian reggae artist and musician/composer extraordinaire, put together a performance called “The Dumbells: Soldiers of Song” at Hugh’s Room here in Toronto. The show was based on the ...

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Vacation Contemplation

Recently, we are able to get out of town for a break, and, not surprisingly, it was great to get away. Having a new to-do list, or no to-do list gets us, at least temporarily, ...

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Little Books, Big Inspiration

Our collection of children’s books never ceases to inspire us. Whether in the words or the pictures, and often in both, children’s books introduced us to sophisticated esthetic ideas and forms of language when we ...

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A Second Look at Second Acts

We’re still thinking about Wayne White. In the documentary we discussed last week, White mocks the idea that it is strange or preposterous for him to have a new and successful career as a fine ...

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One Step Forward…

You may have noticed that we at Together love looking backward. (We love looking forward too, but that’s another post for another day.) From vintage fashion to our penchant for Mid-Century Modern, we can spend ...

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