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Archive for March, 2012

ReconstructMe

Christoph Heindl’s real time 3D model reconstruction program, ReconstructMe, looks promising.

Friday, March 30th, 2012 | 5 Comments »

Marco Tempest: A Magical Tale

Marco Tempest presents A Magical Tale at TED. And check out the making-of at onformative.

Friday, March 30th, 2012 | Comments Off

[Call for entries] Scratch European Animation Festival


The Scratch European Animation Festival is accepting submissions. C’mon, it’s free!

Friday, March 30th, 2012 | 1 Comment »

SXSW 2012: Music Videos


SXSW 2012′s selected music videos featured a mix of techniques and ideas, from men who cry to disco ball-head ballerinas to doing a guitar (that last one is NSFW).

Check out all twenty-three SXSW 2012 selections and our write-up here.

Congrats to the Winner of Best Music Video at SXSW 2012: DANIELS for Battles “My Machines”.

Friday, March 30th, 2012 | Comments Off

New releases from onedotzero’s collaboration with Granimator


New releases from onedotzero’s collaboration with Granimator featuring work from Grant Orchard, Motomichi Studio and Lobo. Stay tuned for releases by: Cassette Playa, Logan, Universal Everything, Richard Hogg, Tokyoplastic, Trevor Jackson, Troika and Intro.

Friday, March 30th, 2012 | Comments Off

Team Getaway @ SVA: Getaway

Check out this super-cute and well-executed mini-film, Getaway, created by Team Getaway (a group of Juniors from SVA’s BFA Computer Art Dept.).

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 | Comments Off

[Interview] John Kassab: “Childhood of a Circle”, et al.

As I was being transported back to my youth watching Childhood of a Circle, I noticed a thread lining several recent posts here…

Melbourne-based audio designer & deep sea diver John Kassab has been making a subtle but sound statement through a handful of featured Motionographer articles, notably: Callum Cooper’s Full Circle, Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing (exerpt + interview), and of course, Kadavre Exquis’ recently released piece above (among others).

As the sculptors of all things aurally beautiful, sound designers are not often given their proper due, so be sure to lend an ear to John & all the other artists here who routinely tickle our cochlea.

Additionally, Exquis’ fine work showcased above definitely deserves a hand – specifically, the backgrounds are just killer.  View landscape set 1 / set 2 + check out more behind-the-scenes work in his Secret Files. Kadavre is also a musician, and you can pick up the retro-inspired Childhood of a Circle original soundtrack here.

UPDATE: John Kassab provided us a discussion in which he extends some great insight into his processes, perceptions of the field, finishing work in the digital age, and the beauty of the imperfect.  Read more after the jump.

Interview + Credits

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 | 3 Comments »
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