Chris Wade is an animator who is currently working on an indie film called "The Will of Monsters". You can follow at:

➡️ @ItsmeChrisWade

VidCommons Animation posts creative commons and public domain animations to the Fediverse. You can follow at:

➡️ @animation

If the videos aren't visible from your instance yet, you can see them all at vidcommons.org/a/animation/vid

Joe Gran is an animator who does lovely short animations, often with a surreal style. You can follow at:

➡️ @joe@greatview.video (video account)

➡️ @joe@mstdn.io (main account)

Gran has a million subscribers on YouTube, but runs a PeerTube instance so people can watch on the Fediverse instead:

greatview.video

The instance has many different animators, you can follow from Mastodon by clicking on their "subscribe" buttons.

Krita is a free open source professional painting/drawing/illustration application (and also supports 2D animation). You can follow them at:

➡️ @Krita (main account)

➡️ @kritafoundation (video account)

➡️ @Krita_artists (community account)

Krita is available for Linux, Mac and Windows from krita.org

Yatoimtop is an animator and musician who often combines these skills into self-made music videos. You can follow at:

➡️ @yatoimtop

If the videos aren't visible from your instance yet, you can see them all at greatview.video/accounts/yatoi

(I particularly recommend the videos "Awashed" and "All I Know".)

The music is available via Bandcamp at yatoimtop.bandcamp.com

Dan Root is a game developer and animator who makes really nice videos about how games handle animation. You can follow at:

➡️ @danroot

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them at tilvids.com/a/danroot/videos

Blender is a professional free open source animation suite for making 3D & 2D movies. You can follow at:

➡️ @Blender@mastodon.social

and their video account at:

➡️ @blender@video.blender.org

They've just released their latest libre film, Sprite Fright, which you can watch on their PeerTube instance:

video.blender.org/videos/watch

Blender software is available for Linux, Mac and Windows from blender.org

Damage Control is a blog dedicated to video games, anime and general geek culture. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @damagecontrolblog

Their website is at dcgameblog.com

They also do occasional livestreams.

PlayCONtent posts enthusiastic video reviews of film and television (usually animated). You can follow at:

➡️ @playcontent

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at tilvids.com/a/playcontent/vide

Megan OwlQueen creates fun, weird, very short animations. You can follow at:

➡️ @owlqueen

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at greatview.video/accounts/owlqu

Head Swap randomly combines video game and animated characters' heads and bodies. You can follow at:

➡️ @headswap

The combinations are sometimes a bit strange...

Blender is a professional free open source 3D graphics suite, which lets you create 3D and 2D animations, edit videos and more. You can follow at:

➡️ @Blender@mastodon.social

You can also follow their video account at:

➡️ @blender@video.blender.org

Blender is available for Linux, Mac and Windows by downloading from blender.org

Monarobot is an artist and illustrator who reinterprets modern concepts using the style of Mayan script. You can follow at:

➡️ @monarobot

Monarobot is also a prop designer on the new Crunchyroll animated series "Onyx Equinox".

You can see their website at monarobot.com

Krita is a free open source professional painting and drawing app for illustrators and 2D animators. It has a big presence on the Fediverse:

➡️ @Krita (main account)

➡️ @kritafoundation (video account)

➡️ @Krita_artists (community account)

Krita is available for Linux, Mac and Windows. You can download from the official site at krita.org

Danielle animates weird short little films, you can follow at:

➡️ @danielle

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at greatview.video/accounts/danie

Each is very strange, but maybe the catchiest is this one: greatview.video/videos/watch/8

Riles Jones is an artist combining different styles, mixing figurative with the surreal. You can follow him at:

➡️ @unibrawn

The style is really distinctive and interesting, hard to place in a particular box.

It's like a mashup of impressionism and 1980s / 1990s pop culture aesthetic 🖼️ 😎

Joe Gran is an animator who does fun, surreal short videos. You can follow at:

➡️ @joe

As well as the animations themselves, Gran also does livestreams (using PeerTube's new livestream feature) showing how the animations are put together. For example, the creation of this video was livestreamed:

greatview.video/videos/watch/8

If the videos aren't all visible on your instance, you can see them at greatview.video/accounts/joe/v

Yatoimtop is an animator, artist, musician and game developer. You can follow his video channel at:

➡️ @yatoimtop

He did a really nice music video to go with an EP he released:

greatview.video/videos/watch/5

The video is made with the FOSS animation suite @blender

You can find the EP on Bandcamp at:

yatoimtop.bandcamp.com/album/g

Blender is a free open source software suite for creating 3D and 2D CGI animation, stills and effects. You can follow their official Mastodon account at:

➡️ @Blender@mastodon.social

They also have an official PeerTube account at:

➡️ @blender@video.blender.org

The official website is at blender.org

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