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Buddhist animator seeks team

By Munisha on Sun, 4 May, 2014 - 13:00

Buddhist animator seeks team

By Munisha on Sun, 4 May, 2014 - 13:00Seen the “What meditation isn’t” animation on our homepage this week? It’s the work of Stephen Heppell, a mitra training for ordination at the London Buddhist Centre.

“I’ve always been passionate about Team Based Right Livelihood”, he says, “and have always loved creativity so I thought I’d try and bring these interests together in the form of Moving Vision Motion Graphics, a video production company. I’ve set it up with two aims:
  • To be a Team-Based
  • ...
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What Meditation Isn't - An Animation

By Candradasa on Tue, 29 Apr, 2014 - 19:26

What Meditation Isn't - An Animation

By Candradasa on Tue, 29 Apr, 2014 - 19:26Over on the New Ventures space (you’ll have to join the group to view some posts) Stephen Heppell from Motion Graphics has posted the latest in his excellent series of animations. This one is about meditation, and it was made for Breathing Space in London who teach meditation in schools and workplaces to help with the prevention of relapse into depession and addiction.

You can join our online meditation group if...
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Dhammapada verses video

By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 22:55

Dhammapada verses video

By lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 22:55Here’s a great animated version of the first two verses of the Dhammapada, created by Stephen Heppell, a young London mitra who’s set up the animation company Moving Vision Motion Graphics. Part of their mission is to “re-imagine the Buddha for the digital age”. The text is based on the translation by Sangharakshita and you can find Stephen’s introduction to the piece on his website here.
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Verses From the Dhammapada (as you've never seen them before)

By Candradasa on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 16:52

Verses From the Dhammapada (as you've never seen them before)

By Candradasa on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 16:52The first of two videos today, each taking a different experimental path to exploring the life and teachings of the Buddha and why they are relevant to us today.

Here is a computer animation by Stephen Heppel from Moving Vision, a new Right Livelihood business in the UK, illustrating the first two verses of the Dhammapada in translation by Sangharakshita. Stephen writes:

“Buddhism is an ancient tradition which is only...
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Balak Bhiva trailer

By aryaketu on Mon, 4 Mar, 2013 - 07:34

Balak Bhiva trailer

By aryaketu on Mon, 4 Mar, 2013 - 07:34This is the trailer for our first animated movie. We have been working on it since 2011. It is based on the life of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. The DVD will be launching soon in the month of Oct-2013.