What I find interesting about this 15 minute tutorial in cutout animation, beyond seeing a young Gilliam being sensible and coherent, is the connection between his approach to and style of animation and the Flash work that came out of B3ta in the early 2000s from the likes of Joel Veitch and Jonti. This, for example, is not a million miles from Gilliam.
This list from Eric Kim is pretty good for people wanting to stretch themselves. And as is often the case, most of them can be applied to the rest of you life, even the seemingly technical things like “stick to one lens”. Here’s the list: