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New York: Night and Day

New York: Night and Day

Amidst the post-Sandy recovery efforts, we would like to share with you New York: Night and Day by Philip Stockton. The New York-based animator and director created the film in attempt to explore the city’s relationships between night and day from a series of fifteen preconceived locations. Using an interesting mix of non-traditional video time-lapse and animation, Stockton combined four to eight hours of footage from each location into single sequences using rotoscoping techniques.

Review each location after the break…

  • Weehawken Waterfront Park, NJ
  • Dream Hotel, Midtown
  • Manhattan River Bridge, East River
  • South 1st st. Williamsburg
  • East 1st St. East Village
East Broadway, Chinatown
  • The Resevoir, Central Park
  • East 2nd St. East Village
Herman A Macneil Park, College Point
  • East Houston St. East Village
Williamsburg Bridge, Lower East Side
Skillman Ave. Williamsburg

Created By: Philip Stockton Music By: Noel Heroux Color By: Sal Malfitano

New York: Night and Day © Philip Stockton
New York: Night and Day © Philip Stockton

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "New York: Night and Day" 01 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>