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Watch Now: Disney's Animated Hybrid Paperman Makes its YouTube Debut

I heart Paperman.

Puffy heart love with little curliques and twirly ribbons drawn around it in glitter ink.

After having the chance to see the revolutionary short last year at a media screening for The Odd Life of Timothy Green, I was blown away.

And, judging from comments coming across my social networks, it sounds like those of you who caught it in theatres along with Wreck-It Ralph have fallen as head over feet too.

If you didn’t have a chance to see it, Disney Animation has released the short in full (!) on YouTube for public viewing. You’ll want to bookmark it immediately and watch it over and over again.

And with good reason. The Oscar-nominated short seamlessly blends the personality of hand-drawn animation and stylized computer-generated imagery in what can only be described as hybrid genius, and critics are saying the technique may change the future of animation.

Mainly because it looks hand drawn, but not. Modern yet vintage. Flat yet multi-dimensional.

You know, how Disney movies used to look.

Watch the game changer here:

http://youtu.be/aTLySbGoMX0

Photo credit: Walt Disney Animation Studios

Video credit: Disney Animation

One Mom MediaTravelhound Pilar wouldn’t mind being at Walt Disney World eating the ears off a Mickey ice cream bar right about now. But, since she can’t be at her “second home” year round, she curates happy thoughts on Disney Social Media Magic, a virtual springboard where breaking news and other Disneyfied thingamabobs are shared. For more mouse-minded geekery, join Pilar on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and personal site, One Mom Media.

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