Cyclotrope Cinema – Feature Presentation!

Great crowd for a festive evening of animation-making.  The bike shop was sparkling as a make-shift screening space!

Cyclotrope Cinema visits Dr. Jeff's

Dr. Jeff’s Optometry – the perfect venue to exhibit this fantastic blinking eye piece by workshop participant Ciaran Sullivan!

Cyclotrope Cinema visits Bank Barber

Off to work installing the Cyclotrope at Bank Barber in Downtown Topeka.  Heard stories from patrons who remembered flip-book style animation players at the Kansas Free Fair!

Cyclotrope Cinema : Animation Workshop

Great turnout today for a Cyclotrope Cinema workshop despite some rainy weather.  Youth and adults from a Topeka home school network learned about basic animation and created imaginative gestures [...]

Cyclotrope Cinema : Work in Progress

Preparations are under way for Cyclotrope Cinema at the Topeka Community Cycle Project shop space. Inspired by a nifty bicycle picnic box, TCCP volunteer Ben Alford whipped one together. Ours [...]

Cyclotrope Cinema: Coming to a storefront near you!

Plans are spooling and gears are spinning for Cyclotrope Cinema! Do you have your opera glasses? Well, you won’t need them, since we’ll be installing our bicycle-based projector [...]

Cyclotrope Progress

We continue to experiment with the look of the player. Workshop participants will hand-draw animations to be played through the cyclotrope in Topeka this spring. For more about the project, see [...]

DIY Camera Box

Camera box prototype?  Check!  Now for the DIY guide! Cyclotrope_CamBoxProto

Cyclotrope Cinema : Prototype #1

Hello Rocketblog readers! Our first proof-of concept is a success! We are currently in the testing phase for the Cyclotrope projector; trying techniques ranging from flashing bike lights through [...]