Thanks to friend Jim for letting me know about these artists. They have some wonderfully creative stuff and use a combination of puppetry, stop motion, line animation, and computer animation — truly living the dream of many current animators!
Here is their independent 10-minute film: Something Left, Something Taken
And here is their They Might Be Giants video for “Electric Car”:
The Red Giant site has a behind the scenes look at how they do some of their animations.