Blacklist’s Cisma Scores for ESPN and the NBA


Cisma (a.k.a. Denis Kamioka, formerly of Lobo, now with Psyop’s Blacklist) has directed a series of incredible cel animated spots for ESPN and the NBA. Like the rest of Cisma’s work, they are effortlessly fluid, inventive and full of confidence. The full package consists of four spots and was completed with the help of a large team or artists and designers. For more details, read the press release.

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Justin Cone


Together with Carlos El Asmar, Justin co-founded Motionographer, F5 and The Motion Awards. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with is wife, son and fluffball of a dog.

Before taking on Motionographer full-time, Justin worked in various capacities at Psyop, NBC-Universal, Apple, Adobe and SCAD.

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  • Lilian

    OOoohh love that text resolve in the end. bloody sexy, mate.

  • i want to be like them. I’ll keep working (or dreaming?)

  • beautiful inspiring work. Great combination 2D cell and 3D cell rendered animation.

  • Its what i call ‘Motion Design Art’ :D

  • The frames are well designed and I love the transitions and overall design of the typography. Yummy, my eyes want more.

  • oeuf

    I just wet myself.

    I expect nothing less from P-S-Y-O-P and their affiliates.

  • ChicO

    Thats a lot of people. Nice.

  • That is awfully awesome.

  • josefo

    Buck + Psyop + Presstube?

  • agradable mirar

  • mica

    nice. Finally a nice piece of work.. Great work.
    I was getting tired of all this half ass “motion graphics” pieces.